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Post-grad study for mature students : 15 tips

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A while back, a friend and colleague who is about to start a PhD asked me if I had any advice. I said, don’t ask me, given that I had to interrupt for a year, and I’m living on borrowed … Continue reading

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Varieties of reading: drawing in and pulling away

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I’ve just finished reading Matthew Crawford’s The World Beyond Your Head, which I’d happily say is one of the best books I’ve read in the last year.  I wonder when the subtitle changed from On becoming an individual in an age of distraction to How to … Continue reading

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IT tips #11: Use dummy text to help you write

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Dummy text for dummies This much I know – it’s much harder to write an article of 250 words than one of 2,500.  The word count of articles I’ve written for Dance Gazette over the last 12 years has gone … Continue reading

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Great Zotero tips

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Zotero fans – here’s some great tips, even though they’re from 2008: 12 must know Zotero tips and techniques from The Ideophone. I still think that one of the best short introductions to Zotero is this guide from The Old … Continue reading

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Zotero guide from The Old Bailey

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This is the advantage of following Zotero’s twitter feed – you find out about brilliant resources such as the guide to using Zotero from The Old Bailey (yes, that Old Bailey).  It’s concise, clearly written and laid out, and tells … Continue reading

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Zotero book on its way

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Just as I was wondering when there would be such a thing, here’s the news: Jason Puckett, blogger over at Librarian X (tagline: with great power comes great bibliography) is writing  Zotero: A guide for librarians, teachers and researchers. If … Continue reading

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