Introducing my PhD: ‘Traversing the Ethical Badlands of Social Media’

Hello, In 2017/18, after 30 years of working in the education sector as a learning support assistant and school librarian, I chose to expand my horizons and joined the Library Information Science (LIS) course at City University London. Only one eye-opening year later, I graduated with an MSc in Library Science which enabled me to … Continue reading Introducing my PhD: ‘Traversing the Ethical Badlands of Social Media’

Final Dissertation Process Reflections of a CityLIS Student.

This post was adapted from my reflections section in my dissertation: 'Ladies and Gentlemen the School Library has Left the Building: An Investigation into School Libraries, their Efficacy, Successes and Dilemmas'. The dissertation process has been akin to driving a new car badly; stopping at the traffic lights to reconsider which direction to turn at the … Continue reading Final Dissertation Process Reflections of a CityLIS Student.

Where am I now? The Meanderings and Demons of a Dissertation Mind.

Presently I am drawn to thinking about the processes and difficulties of the dissertation cycle. Life works very much in phases, childhood, adolescence, various eras of our personal 'ten yearly signpost,' to reach and meander past. Making sense of who we are and what we want from life is very much based on geography, family, … Continue reading Where am I now? The Meanderings and Demons of a Dissertation Mind.

DATA DITA Everywhere Time to Stop and Think

 My Personal Learning Journey within the DITA DATA Conversation Sink or swim? I am drowning in Library Information Science (LIS). Questions about data, information about data, relevance and efficacy of data. Messy data, tidy data, historical data, personal data and much more in a constant loop of information that is melding with the other modules in a … Continue reading DATA DITA Everywhere Time to Stop and Think