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Wednesday 29 June 2016

Show&Tell Online wrap-up

By Suzana Sukovic

Show & Tell last week was a historical occasion - LARK's first online event ever. Online report tells us 14 people logged in. Our guest speakers presented their interesting projects and people sent questions and comments, mainly via chat. Technology behaved most of the time and, when it didn't, Alycia Bailey was on the case promptly. Altogether, a very enjoyable event thanks to everyone's participation.

Our presenters have kindly made their slides and links available for sharing.

Sally Pewhairangi (@sallyheroes) - Director, Finding Heroes
Project: Library as a classroom for library staff
Sally explain how she used the Creative Classroom Research model to address the limitations of traditional professional development and how this has resulted in the library as a classroom for library staff.

Mary Coe - PhD student and indexer
Project: Search tools in ebooks
Mary's investigation compared the use of search tools, including indexes, in nonfiction print books and ebooks.
Mediaval helpdesk was an entertaining introduction into Mary's talk
Sally shared this related link on Twitter after the meeting

Janet Chelliah - Library Scholarly Information Manager, University of Technology, Sydney Library
Project: Flipping the textbook: student created textbook for Masters of Data Science and Innovation students
The aim of this project is to investigate the processes and procedures required to embed open education resources as a key component for student learning in a course. Alycia presented Janet's slides and read her notes.

During the presentation the following related link was shared on chat.

Thanks to everyone for sharing.

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