TILE: Libraries, usage data and recommendation

Tesco know how old my children are. They know this because, through tracking what we buy online or using a loyalty card, they know when we started to buy nappies and baby talc. They have used this information to send us special offer vouchers for baby foods etc. The library at my home institution have similar information about students’ borrowing habits and in principle have access to information about what courses the students were enrolled on and what they access through the VLE. This information was described as a goldmine, but libraries don’t use it. This workshop was about how they might use it, with the related questions of should they and could they.
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The learning content management repository virtual environment system 2.0 and its future, summarized

As I explained earlier, at this year’s JISC CETIS conference I was in charge of running a session comparing content management, virtual learning and repository systems. I’ve just finished updating the session page on the wiki with links to all the presentations and commentaries available from the day. Here are my own summary and reflections on the session.
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