NZ Symphony Orchestra board members appointed →
Searching for an old tweet? →
Older Brains Better At Longer Term Strategy Games? →
Child health and poverty linked: study →
Auckland Libraries wins diversity award →
Three More Beloit Mindset List Alternatives →
Google search bar
I just noticed that you can now ‘speak’ a search into Google search bar - or at least I presume that is what the microphone icon is for …
Trends in Academic Libraries, 1998 to 2008 →
Ten-year study shows increased need for academic... →
Blogging as a research tool - experimental... →
I attended this seminar this afternoon at the Philosophy department - not my subject area but the topic was certainly of interest to me. The group is looking at Early Modern Experimental Philosophy and have been blogging about aspects of their Marsden funded project for the past year. One of the most exciting points that came up was the discovery of a text by Berkely that had been part of...
Macmillan Brown lectures →
“The Macmillan Brown Lecture series has been an institution at the University of Canterbury since 1941, meaning that it is the longest-running event of its kind in the country’s history. Over the decades, the subject of lectures has ranged widely, from a survey of contemporary Māori art to an exploration of New Zealand’s culinary traditions. The 2010 Macmillan Brown Lecture...
World University Rankings 2010-2011 →
Trying to get my head around different metrics for measuring value of citations and the impact of journals. See the Measuring Research guide for more …
1981 Hitting the Road →
Goodbye Pork Pie, the Springbok tour, Tally-ho!
Do you care about the environment? #otago
We’re building an e‐portal to support environmental study at Otago and we need YOUR help. Students from ANY DEPARTMENT OR SCHOOL are invited to join us. Sign up! Contact Gloria Gomez at firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday Sept 5th 2011 (Just type count me in in the email subject line and Gloria will get back to you.) Who is doing this? The Environmental Studies Working Party is behind this....
What Students Don't Know →
Future of health in NZ
“New Zealand’s Health service is unlikely to meet future needs with more complex, chronic disease, workforce shortages and the price tag continuing to climb in the decades to come. Radio New Zealand’s Health Correspondent, Karen Brown, speaks to those planning for the future about new technologies, including the ability to build new body parts, and developments in IT.” ...
A Short History of Social Media (Infographic) →
August President's Blog - Jane Hill →
TWIL #50: Gene Tan (President Library Association... →
Accurate Predictions About Technology from 1994 →
Friday Fun: Restart the Fire →
Is a hired gun writing your student's thesis? →
For the techies out there: popularity of... →
The funny Germans →
I must say, every German I’ve meet has been enormously funny. I don’t know where the observation that they’re not a funny people originated … was it Python?
Hilary Evans obituary →
Information Outlook: A Philosophy for Staying... →
Experimental Philosophy: Old and New →
Combining classics from the past and cutting-edge works of the present day, this exhibition brings together books on philosophy, science, literature and medicine. Together they illustrate the theme of Experimental Philosophy as it was understood and practised 350 years ago and as it is understood today. More …
My first Storify project
Proceedings of #OUTweCon
Students love technology
Social Networking for Information Professionals →
Animated Tattoo Makes Great Use of QR Code →
TWIL #49: Erna Winters (Managing Director at... →
What Can Social Media Tell Us About American... →
New website captures Canterbury earthquake stories →
Plesiosaurs gave birth to big babies →
Duffy and libraries spread reading message to... →
Adviser called in to fix library staff problems →
Free wireless internet trial extended →
Pub in metamorphosis / ODT →
According to this article, this is going to be “essentially a kind of library hub and cafe for students.” Excellent.
Teen Brains →
Edinburgh festival book lovers to attempt reading... →