Category «Critical Reflection Activities»

The Wrap Up

My Contributions to the Learning Community this Semester   Image from : http://www.freedigitalphotos.net/images/search.php?search=google In order to reflect on my contribution to the learning community this semester, I’d like to talk about the extent of my presence throughout the community. I’m going to go off on a bit of a tangent here, so I apologise for this, but …

Pop Culture in Libraries: Making libraries relevant to our youth or a transparent gimmick?

Connecting with people is one of the specialties of libraries and I see no better way for libraries to connect with young people than by bringing pop culture, ‘modern popular culture channelled via the mass media that is aimed particularly at young people’, into the library in a variety of forms. When reading through the discussion questions for …

Service Review: Calling All Seniors! Go to your Local Library and Get Tech Savvy!

  Preamble: One of the questions posed in the IFN614 chat on ‘Information and Digital Literacy’ was about what types of programs, products and services libraries should offer to support information and digital literacy. The answer to this is clearly dependent upon the specific needs of the community they serve, i.e., services that should be …

Program Review- ‘Page Turners’

  ‘Page-Turners’ is a reading program run at Logan Central, Beenleigh and Marsden Libraries, which all fall under the jurisdiction of Logan City Council’s Library and Cultural Services Department.  A synopsis of the program, as outlined on the Logan Libraries webpage, is that it encompasses a one-to-one personalized service where library staff and volunteers listen …

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