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Ninjas in a Dojo with sushi and scratch wasabi, fancy some Raspberry Pi?

No we’re not talking about a mad hatter’s tea party, Japanese style. We’re talking about young people learning to create tech in a community setting using free open source software and inexpensive kit. There’s little doubt that digital skills are becoming integral to employability, and coding clubs are a fun and democratic way to open … Continue reading

Inspired by the Internet Librarian International Conference!

by Clare Harrison (@RCPSGlibrary ) This year, thanks to MmITS, I was lucky enough to attend the Internet Librarian International Conference at Olympia in London. This was a fantastic opportunity both for my own personal development and for the continued development of the services we offer at the library of the Royal College of Physicians … Continue reading

Information and Digital Literacy – what does it mean to you?

by Leigh Bunton In a recent MmITS committee meeting, we were discussing possible themes to underpin our group activities throughout the year. Information Literacy was mentioned and we agreed it was a likely contender for future consideration, but I confess I didn’t give the concept much thought beyond the meeting. I was then given the … Continue reading

Understanding the 2012 library user: some vital UK statistics

by Louise Morrison The way users are interacting with library and information services is changing and libraries have to work hard to keep up. It’s becoming ever more important for library and information professionals to understand how their users are interacting with technology and to ensure library services anticipate and meet their needs. With this … Continue reading

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