Teaching with CamGuides for Undergraduates

This week I had the enormous privilege and great fun of working with the most magnificent group of Sutton Trust students. 26 of them, in Year 12, from a variety of schools, and all really keen on studying English Literature at Cambridge or universities like it. I wanted to use CamGuides for Undergraduates in the … Continue reading Teaching with CamGuides for Undergraduates

Whose impact is it anyway? CamGuides, assessment and learning

One of the biggest challenges for CamGuides for Masters was how to assess its impact. Sure, we could use analytics to look at page views and bounce rate and device type, and so on. I can tell you, for example, from the preliminary stats, that CamGuides for Master’s attracted significant interest – over 25,000 page … Continue reading Whose impact is it anyway? CamGuides, assessment and learning

Snippets from our LILAC diaries

The Cambridge contingent at LILAC was HUGE this year – we had fun, we talked, we ate lots of cake and we learnt one or two things as well. Impressions of LILAC from attendees ranged widely: The profoundly situated, contextual and iterative nature of information literacy. Also how embodied the process is, posing interesting challenges … Continue reading Snippets from our LILAC diaries

CamGuides UG – interviewing and filming students

The CamGuides UG project is on target to launch in July 2019. The team have been busy recently writing content and in March, several library staff helped to interview students in order to create video content for the resource and provide the important ‘student voice’. Two staff who were involved in the interviews share their … Continue reading CamGuides UG – interviewing and filming students