Author Archives: Helen Hathaway

‘What did I do wrong?’: Supporting independent learning practices

My paper on the project What did I do wrong? Supporting independent learning practices to avoid plagiarism was well received in Manchester last week at LILAC. What is the project about? It is one year project at the University of … Continue reading

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Spreading the word and learning some new ones

My colleague Erika Delbecque and I spent a useful day yesterday in Bath at the University Library promoting the good work being done here in Reading on the Digitally Ready project and learning about what is happening there – especially from the perspective of … Continue reading

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A must for Bank Holiday reading

I am happy to announce that after some delay between this book being advertised (I placed an order back at the beginning of December) it has finally been published and is now in the University of Reading Library. It is of course … Continue reading

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Digital scholarship

Interesting page from Martin Weller on digital scholarship which was the subject of an LSE  seminar yesterday  also delivered online. Description of the seminar taken from a promotional email – “The advent of digital, networked and open technologies is impacting … Continue reading

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Digital literacy vs Information Literacy?

Does an information literate person need to be digitally literate and vice versa? This is me hopefully playing a bit of devil’s advocate here and shamelessly promoting work by Librarians in the field of Information Literacy. Much of the discussion … Continue reading

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Working with partners

 JISC invited 11 sector bodies and professional associations to work in collaboration on supporting activities to realise the benefits from the JISC Developing Digital Literacies programme for staff and students in further and higher education and as SCONUL (Society of … Continue reading

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Introducing myself – Helen Hathaway

  I am a University of Reading Teaching Fellow, the Information Skills Co-ordinator within the Library and a member of the HEA. I was a founder member (1998) of the Society of College, National and University Libraries (SCONUL) Advisory Committee … Continue reading

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