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March 31, 2009

Paying for open access publication charges - RIN guidelines

March 31, 2009

“The Research Information Network and Universities UK have produced a guide (March 2009) to provide advice on paying open access publication charges: that is, fees levied by some journals for the publication of scholarly articles so that they can be made available free of charge to readers, immediately upon publication. The guide also sets out recommendations for universities ...

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March 27, 2009

Intrallect conference 2009

March 27, 2009

The title of this year’s conference was Open Educational Resources: share, improve, reuse and Wendy and I were invited by Intrallect to talk about the work we have been doing to repurpose intraLibrary as an OA research repository. We travelled through the stunning Northumbrian countryside up to Edinburgh on Wednesday morning so unfortunately we ...

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March 26, 2009

Hash # from Intrallect conference in Edinburgh

March 26, 2009

WiFi problems on Wednesday but plenty of discussion off and on-line today: ...

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March 24, 2009

Reminder: Deadline 16/04/09: Computer Science Education Journal Special Issue on Social Technologies in CSE

March 24, 2009

Second Call for PapersComputer Science Education Journal Special Issue on Social Technologies in Computer Science Education Guest Editor: Professor Janet Finlay, Leeds Metropolitan University, j.finlay@leedsmet.ac.ukThere has been much interest of late in the use of social technologies to enhance teaching and learning.  Increasingly educators are exploring the role of Multi User Virtual Environments and so called “Web 2.0” technologies, ...

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Future of Emerge - the clock is ticking....

March 24, 2009

At the last two F2F meetings there has been a lot of talk about continuing at least the online Emerge community and seeing whether it can "re-emerge" as something self sustaining. I have contacted privately those people (outside the support team) who expressed interest in helping to keep this going. But we are rapidly approaching the time we have ...

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Dawn’s report from Belfast

March 24, 2009

Report here: Also her most recent post on Streamline News,  “The Sharing Vision” (poetic title!) ...

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March 23, 2009

pattern methodologies symposium @ CAL’09 tomorrow

March 23, 2009

(cross posted from ) Planet is hosting a symposium at CAL’09 tomorrow. If you’re in Brighton, drop in and join the discussion. Our plan is to break away from the usual talking heads format, and devote most of the time for conversation. We’ve set up a web-space for the symposium at: Where you can find drafts of ...

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March 19, 2009

Archive and Special Collections

March 19, 2009

A colleague has recently set up a blog for Archive and Special Collections at Leeds Met: One particularly interesting area, from my point of view, is work on developing machine-readable lists of the various collections/cataloguing and finding aids.   Keith and I have already discussed how we might use the repository and I intend to ...

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March 18, 2009

Formative e-Assessment: theory, practice, patterns

March 18, 2009

The Centre for Work-based Learning and the London Knowledge Lab are presenting findings from the JISC-funded project ‘Scoping a Vision of Formative E-Assessment’ on Tuesday, April 28. The event will present our theoretical findings, case stories and design patterns, and will include keynotes by Dylan Wiliam and Diana Laurilard. The event is held ...

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March 16, 2009

Journal Authors’ Rights: Perceptions and Reality

March 16, 2009

Must read this when I get a chance… ...

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