The University of Staffordshire have created their own
ASK breaks the whole assigment task - which can seem daunting to students making the transition to HE - into smaller, more manageable steps and helps students with their planning and time management. It also directs them to sources of research information which they may not be aware of and should therefore help improve the quality of their research and final assignment work.
A mischievous fellow, loving all things Web 2.0 and beyond, Social Media, new technologies and their application for research, teaching, learning, collaboration. Views are my own.
- University of SheffieldInformation Specialist, present
Have We Got Reviews For You? A bite-size guide to finding review article...
Louise & I were invited to deliver a session on "finding reviews" as part of the "BiteSize" staff training series at ScHARR. Our target audi
The Top 10 Articles Published by HEDS staff in 2015
2015 was a busy year for HEDS researchers and below we present the top 10 publications according to their altmetric score. Altmetrics are al
How can scholarly communication avoid becoming just a cacophony of noise?
White Noise -CC BY 2.0 Kyknoord (Mental State) I was asked to write an editorial for the UKSG newsletter. UKSG purpose is to connect the kno
Andy Tattersall and Leo Appleton's CILIP Conference Presentation on Soci...
Dr Andrew Cox talking about Wicked Problems Last week I made the trip over the Pennines as part of a small ScHARR expedition to present alon
Productivity Hacks for the Digital Academic: Part Two
This is part two of a blog post I wrote for the Digital Science Guest Blog Image CC BY 2.0 Dennis Hamilton The first part of this guest blog
Productivity Hacks for the Digital Academic: Part One
This post was originally published in the Digital Science Guest Blog Image CC BY 2.0 Sean MacEntee Anyone who works in research will know th
10 Chrome extensions to help manage references, notes, citations and cap...
This is an article I originally wrote and published in the LSE Impact of Social Sciences Blog - republished under a Creative Commons Attribu
Who, What, Where, When, Why: Using the 5 Ws to communicate your research
Image used under CC-BY 2.0 Steven Depolo http://bit.ly/1as0zM1 This article was originally written by Andy Tattersall for the LSE Impact Blo
The Digital Academic: Tools & Tips for Research Impact & ECR Emp...
On Monday I was lucky enough to be invited to give a talk as part of a half day event run by Jobs.ac.uk and Piirus, hosted at The University
Gmail mass email tips: Avoid the spammy look with the personalized touch
Make it look special (even if it was sent to 75 other people). Create your own mail merge in minutes, with some help from Google Sheets and
How to be a Successful Digital Academic to Boost your Career
This week I was lucky enough to be invited to a live Google Hangout Q&H hosted by Jobs.ac.uk on the topic of: How to be a Successful Digital
Gig Review: Social Media for Researchers event, 19/1/15
Establishing an online presence - Created with Haiku Deck, presentation software that inspires Yesterday, myself (@beakbeccroft) and IR's ve
Where is my mind? - Experiences of my first write club
Armed with pen and paper I attended "write club" in ScHARR Library yesterday afternoon facilitated by my IR colleague Helen Buckley Woods an
MmIT AGM and Talks on Social Media for Librarians and Academics
Earlier this week I attended the CILIP special interest group Multimedia and Information Technology (MmIT) Annual General Meeting and aftern
Reverberations: #SocialMedia, Impact and #Altmetrics within Libraries an...
I changed my CILIP Special Interest Group membership recently and, although it is too early in the year to tell, it’s possibly cemented the