New IAESTE summer intern Dushko Stanoeski joins the Connect team

Tracey Binnie, Dushko Stanoeski, Cheryl Cairns

Dushko with his summer 2013 colleagues Tracey Binnie (L) and Cheryl Cairns (R)

Dushko Stanoeski joined us this week at Edinburgh Napier University to help complete a summer project.

Dushko is a final year student at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, Macedonia where he specialises in Informatics and Computer Engineering.

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Sharing the DREaM blueprint: lessons in community network building from the DREaM project

rcahms logoThis afternoon I gave an invited presentation to staff at the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS). The RCAHMS is Scotland’s national collection of buildings, archaeology and industry. I’d been invited to contribute to the Commission’s research seminar series not for my knowledge of history, but to share my experience of using social media to support community development. My specific remit was to distil key lessons from the AHRC-funded Developing Research Excellence and Methods (DREaM) project completed in 2012, the main aim of which was to develop a formal UK-wide network of Library and Information Science (LIS) researchers. My full presentation is available on SlideShare.

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Leadership in libraries: tying library and information science research to practice

uuheaderThis evening from 18:15-19:15 I will be delivering a paper entitled Leadership in libraries: tying library and information science research to practice at the Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster.

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Forthcoming presentation at the Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster

uuheaderI have been invited to deliver a paper entitled “Leadership in libraries: tying library and information science research to practice” at the Institute for Research in Social Sciences, University of Ulster on Wednesday 13th March 2013.

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Latest outputs from CSI projects completed in summer 2012

LIS Research Coalition DREaM RiLIES logos

Summer 2012 was a very busy time as I brought three projects hosted within the my research centre to a close: (1) the implementation of the Library and Information Science Research Coalition in July; (2) RiLIES2, also in July; and (3) the Developing Research Excellence and Methods project in August.

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