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In our section of the library, we use OneNote for many different tasks. We use it to advise staff of rostered tasks. We also use it for taking meeting notes. When our Library implemented a new Library Services Platform, we were able to use the section …

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I must admit to having never used tumblr before. However it didn’t take me long to find a number of very interesting sites that have nostalgic photos of NYC. A couple of these excellent sites are https://nycnostalgia.tumblr.com/andhttps://wanderin…

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Here in Australia, the national broadcaster ABC has an app which is easily downloadable onto your iphone or android, called ABC Listen. It contains a very wide range and number of recorded programs from most ABC radio stations, including music, co…

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For my investigations I chose Youtube. I found that it was easy to navigate and to create a playlist, although I needed to create a channel before I could create a playlist. There didn’t seem to be any way that I could download a video to another …

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 After a bit of searching I found a introductory Library Science textbook from within the OER Commons. It is called “Introduction to Library and information science” and can be found at https://www.oercommons.org/courses/introduction-to-…

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I used the CC search to find images that I could use in a presentation on the changes in the methods of discovery in Libraries. This fantastic image below of the University of Michigan’s card catalog would be very useful.University of Michigan Library …

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Being somewhat familiar with Wikipedia, I had a look at the Wikimedia foundation home page and was quite astounded at the large range of free items available. I simply was not aware of the depth and range of resources available. Some resources wer…

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It’s only because of lockdowns associated with the spread of COVID-19 that I’ve used the Videoconferencing tools such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams. We’ve had a few teething problems with the set up, but after that, the tools have worked very well. …

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I was surprised at the sheer number of options that are available in “Basic Privacy Settings and Tools”. When I investigated I found that a number of private contact details that I don’t want widely known were available to those who are Facebook friend…

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  I opted not to set up a Twitter account as I had never really used this form of communication previously and I wanted to have a browse first. I searched on library related subjects allied to my current role as a Resource (read Metadata) Libraria…

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 This was an insightful topic. As someone who has no accessibility issues with using online material, it was good to be reminded that online content should be accessible for those who have such issues. I put a number of University home page w…

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I must admit that I had previously not given much thought to the use of emoji’s/emoticons online. It seems reasonable to me to expand the range of possible emoticons to include people previously excluded from representation.  Now I’m just wai…

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