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The next 2 online Carpentry Lessons: Git and OpenRefine

Dear Colleagues,The next two carpentry lessons will be delivered online this weekIntroduction to Git April 1 10:00 am (Instructor – Liam O’Dwyer)OpenRefine April 3 10:00 am (Instructor – Sinead Keogh)Book now to avoid disappointment. Link below:https:/…

Spring events in the Unboxing Open Scholarship series

Dear Colleagues,You are warmly invited to the following events in our Unboxing Open Scholarship series<https://libguides.tcd.ie/open-scholarship/relive2019>:<https://libguides.tcd.ie/open-scholarship/relive2019>’Open Education Talks’. Dr. A…

Re: Library Website Usability Testing

Dear Maura,We used heat mapping with hotjar. It was very useful and informed some changed that inceased website usage.NIamh[cid:image001.jpg@01D5D6B4.E55507B0]Niamh Walker-Headon BA, MSc LIS, ALAI.Systems LibrarianTallaght Campus

Library Website Usability Testing

Dear all,If anybody out there has done any library website / library search engine usability testing, I would be very interested in how you approached the process, and what if any external tools you used?We are looking at testing using a heatmapping se…

LIR AGM

Dear Colleagues,We will be holding the LIR AGM at 11am on the 20th of February. If anyone wants to represent their institution at the committee, then now would be a good time. We also would like to hear from you if you have any suggestions for amendmen…

Call for submissions LAI-CILIP

Hi all,Circulating on behalf of AS & L.Thank you,JeanMs Jean Murphy BA, MLISLibrary Digital Systems and Services Co-Ordinator[cid:rcsi-crest-signature_f581c185-1d03-45c8-a786-23d8ece3d391.png]RCSI RCSI LibraryRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland26 …

Santa must have attended the Library Carpentry sessions

[cid:image001.jpg@01D5B4D7.20B4DD30]Ms Jean Murphy BA, MLISLibrary Digital Systems and Services Co-Ordinator[cid:rcsi-crest-signature_f581c185-1d03-45c8-a786-23d8ece3d391.png]RCSI RCSI LibraryRoyal College of Surgeons in Ireland26 York Street Dublin 2 …

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I’ve had the March edition of Cilip’s Information Professional Magazine beside me for months now, and failed to actually pick it up. Cover story was on AI and Ethicshttps://www.cilip.org.uk/news/442030/Kriti-Sharma-Ethics-AI-and-bots.htmRegards,PeterFr…

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Hi David,I have retweeted the OCLC article from the LIR twitter account.Let me take a look at mentimeter.regards,James MolloyCollege Liaison LibrarianEngineering and ArchitectureUCD LibraryRoom 302, Level 3, James Joyce BuildingT: +353 (0)1 7167369 | E…

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Hi David,On a related note:It’s a week tomorrow (Friday Dec 12th) since we held the Seminar.We need to send out the Menti feedback link to attendees while the seminar is still fresh in their minds.As we were unable to get the link working last week in …