Tag: Information Literacy

Planned downtime for UPLift! maintenance (Saturday 22 April 2017)

We regret that due to essential maintenance, the UPLift! Library and information tips service will be unavailable on the morning of Saturday 22 April 2017 from approximately 6am – 12 noon. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.  

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Join the grand criminological tradition

Criminology has enjoyed a long and proud tradition from Enlightenment thinker and opponent of the death penalty, Cesare Beccaria, in the 18th century seeking sweeping reforms of the criminal justice systems of his day to focus on the prevention of crime

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Amazon voucher for your thoughts?

Have you ever wished someone had given you more support and advice on developing research and study skills?  If so, this is your opportunity to shape the development of a new online learning package to do just that.  We are

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I-Find Academic Information (CCi students)

Missed a timetabled library workshop recently?  Just need to find a few extra academic sources for your essay or dissertation? Then please come along to one of the i-find Academic Information workshops, scheduled especially for students in the Faculty of

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Journeys in visual learning

Had the pleasure of attending the launch of the East Midland’s WritingPAD Centre on 26th June.  It was an opportunity to share experiences and practice in visual and kinaesthetic learning techniques with academics, librarians and learning developers. It involved visually

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Three little pigs advert

In a TOTD extra, we could helping thinking this is a brilliant advert: http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/video/2012/feb/29/open-journalism-three-little-pigs-advert While it’s not TOTD’s place to endorse the Guardian in any way, we do wholeheartedly support the message of the advert – to get the ‘whole

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Et Plagieringseventyr

(For those whose Norwegian isn’t up to it: A Plagiarism Adventure) There seems to be have a minor rush of videos being circulated recently.  Here’s another well produced one that might tempt you to take a look at the University

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Librarians do Gaga

Beware of this catchy tune which can get into your head all too easily: http://www.boingboing.net/2010/05/29/librarians-do-gaga.html

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Internet Detective

Are you interested in using the Internet effectively for studying? Well now you can with Internet Detective: http://www.vts.intute.ac.uk/detective/index.html Working through the scenarios, you can learn how to find good information, how to evaluate it and to make sure it is

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National Information Literacy Awareness Month

Barack Obama has declared October 2009 to be National Information Literacy Awareness Month. You can read his press release here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Presidential-Proclamation-National-Information-Literacy-Awareness-Month/

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