New group – information science people

I’ve set up this group after a few discussions with others – ¬†for those who are involved in (or interested in) the library world and information science. I wasn’t really sure what to call it , but hopefully this will do! Really it’s just another way of getting people together and meeting each other.

Hopefully anyone who is involved in this line of work or just interested in it will join in, and then we can share thoughts/experiences/ideas …

E-learning Journal Recommendations?

Bound JournalsIn our white-knuckle ride through our fast-moving field, it seems we increasingly draw authority, information and inspiration from blogs and tweets and the like; while many aspects of the ‘traditional’ model of academic journal publishing have come in for criticism lately, or been called into question by developments in Open Access repositories and journals*, or advanced web search tools aimed at academics.

Nevertheless peer-reviewed and edited journals are still the places we must turn to for reports of considered, detailed, serious academic research. The VLEs and handbooks for each module on the MSc Programme abound with references to articles in academic journals about education, and the other areas touched on in our wonderfully catholic syllabus (technology, information and cognitive sciences, philosophy, etc): but I wondered whether there is anywhere a complete-ish list of journals that esteemed tutors and colleagues recommend most highly for news of cutting-edge and thought-provoking insights in the field?

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