Hmm, mentoring, now, I do have some experience in this area. I did once work in an organisation where there was a formal mentoring scheme. All new members of staff were matched up with a mentor so when I started I was introduced to a colleague and when I was long enough in the tooth I agreed to become … Continue reading
At work we use Google Mail, Google Docs and there is a Google Calendar. I have not needed to use this for work purposes, it is not something that is standard practice. In previous job roles calendars sharing and associated bonuses such as automated meeting booking was commonplace. In the interests of science, I have now populated … Continue reading
I’m not going to do this one. I just don’t have the problem that Evernote hopes to solve i.e. commenting on websites and archiving this along with my own notes. Summary: Not for me.
Deep cleansing breath… CILIP groups. Here we go. By dint of geography and the sector within which I work the most relevant CILIP groups are: Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG), which as of the beginning of 2012 is now the focus at national and regional level for my sector. Previous to this both CoFHE (Colleges of … Continue reading
Hello there Dear Reader. You know by now that I have to write these things down or I will just plain forget that I have done them. Very excited to have added a Twitter Button from http://www.twitterbuttons.net/Buttons2.php to my previous post. *sighs with satisfaction*. Today’s ‘To Do:’ list had Pushnote at the top… So, from the Pushnote home page … Continue reading
Thing 4 suggests investigating RSS Feeds, Twitter and Pushnote. Deceptively little to investigate one might think. For my own reflection I’m going to list my actions: 1) Led to Andy Priestner’s blog by the CILIP weekly news email, I read this lovely post on ‘Twitter for Research’ . Oh, Twitter doesn’t look so bad thinks I, … Continue reading