Author Archives: Jane Secker

Research into OERs and librarians – we need your help

As a librarian and/or someone with an interest in open educational resources, I am inviting you to participate in our research, which is investigating how people think about and use different types of online resources. This research is being carried … Continue reading

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Jorum’s Information Literacy collection needs your help!

Recently Jorum created a new and customised Research Data Management (RDM) collection within their collection, which was announced last week. The Jorum team has realised the existing collections were not an adequate location to host these resources, and that the … Continue reading

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CO-PILOT strategy for sharing IL resources as OERs

As part of the CO-PILOT project Nancy and I have written a strategy for sharing information literacy resources as OERs internationally. This document is now available online and is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. It is based on our experiences … Continue reading

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Finding, sharing and creating OERs for information literacy – a free workshop

The CoPILOT committee have organised their first event on the 30th May which will be at the university of Surrey. It’s a free workshop on finding, creating and using open educational resources for information literacy. Places are booking up fast … Continue reading

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CoPILOT workshops

Nancy and I gave two workshops before Easter at the LILAC conference at the University of Manchester and at the OER conference at the University of Nottingham. Nick Sheppard wrote up our session at OER13 on the official blog. Our … Continue reading

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CoPILOT Project case study now complete

Nancy and I were asked to produce a case study as part of the JISC / HEA funded project CoPILOT, which we worked on from October – December 2012. The project looked at whether we could build an community of … Continue reading

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,200 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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