Diversifying OER through inclusive imagery

Diversifying OER through inclusive imagery

I attended my first CC Summit last week. I didn't do much Tweeting but I have reflected on one of my favourite sessions that I attended and have included a great list of openly licenced websites that contain diverse and inclusive imagery. Strategies for Assessing and Adapting OER for Inclusion by Suzanne Wakim, Rachel Arteaga … Continue reading Diversifying OER through inclusive imagery

Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

I have Deaf anxiety. I’ve only come to realise this during the pandemic because of mandatory mask wearing and my inability to rely on lip reading (which I have been unconsciously doing my whole life). I’m fully deaf in my left ear and moderately deaf in my right. Although, I wear hearing aides most of … Continue reading Deaf anxiety (and how you can help)

The view from here: five years as a librarian

The view from here: five years as a librarian

This month I celebrated five years working as a librarian, and four years post my librarianship degree. As someone who is naturally reflective, I wanted to look back on what I have achieved and the challenges I faced as a new librarian – as well as my hopes for the future. I entered the library … Continue reading The view from here: five years as a librarian

The skills I didn’t learn in my library degree

The skills I didn’t learn in my library degree

As I approach my fifth year working in a library, post my librarianship degree, I’ve been reflecting on the skills that I didn’t learn in my degree, but that I learned on the job and by engaging in the profession more broadly. I’d like to acknowledge that unlike most if you, I haven’t done a … Continue reading The skills I didn’t learn in my library degree