In April, I accepted an offer to pursue a doctorate in Library and Information Science at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. The transition of moving to the Northeast from the Gulf Coast, combined with a summer spent working a variety of LIS jobs in fields ranging from digital archives to software technology, has kept me … Continue reading Dissertation formation: a LIS reading list
In August 2015, my colleague Tammera Race transitioned from her role as the science liaison librarian to Systems, Assessment, and Metadata Librarian, which allowed me to join the college and fill her original position. We worked together to make the change cohesive and understandable to the campus community. One of our efforts toward this goal included co-teaching … Continue reading From Potato Chips to Vegetables
For the past year, I’ve been creating videos for information literacy instruction. While recording and editing media takes time, it is well spent if there is low (or no) attendance for the workshop, the instruction needs to repeat, or if the material is presented in a flipped classroom. A piece I wrote for Against the Grain, volume … Continue reading Multimedia Creation in the Small Campus Library
Fall 2016 was a busy term for me. The first thing to share from it is this contribution, made with my colleague Scholarly Resources Librarian Amelia Kallaher, for Taylor and Francis’ Library Voices. In the recording, Amelia and I discuss an approach to teaching metaliteracy by guiding students through the creation of their own research journal.
To teach copyright to undergraduates, an associate and I are creating a series of videos using a combination of stop motion and still images. This was our first effort: “The Basics of Copyright.”
For aquaculture to have the most benefit while causing the least harm, it is important for leaders in the industry to work together and share knowledge.
How do we give students information about authorship?
People are more valuable than the data they generate on social media. Genetic research needs to recognize this fact when attempting to recruit people from social media networks and share information using these tools.
Creating and recording voiceover presentations is a fairly simple process.