Recent Submissions

  • The opportunities and challenges of hosting on the cloud 

    Hickey, Brian (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    The idea of the presentation is to present at a high level the benefits and pitfalls of using Cloud Computing within a Library setting. As budgets within libraries are becoming further squeezed, more and more of the daily ...
  • Migration to the Koha open source LMS : the DBS Library experience 

    Hughes, David (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    As the Library Management System (LMS) sits at the heart of the library, it is important that both staff (desktop interface) and users (OPAC) are happy with the LMS that is in place. In 2013 after a period of growing ...
  • The role of the librarian in measuring research impact 

    Thornley, Clare (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    In recent years there has been a greater emphasis by research councils, and other bodies, on measuring the impact of research. This presentation examines the different ways in which impact can be measured and discusses ...
  • The reading list challenge : implementing Loughborough Online Reading List Software (LORLS) 

    Brewerton, Gary; O'Neill, Marie (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    This presentation explores the importance of reading lists in the higher education sector asserting that they are integral in transitioning students from ‘dependent to autonomous learners.’ The presentation opens by exploring ...
  • Assignment planner and reference tracking 

    Kouker, Alexander (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    This presentation describes and demonstrates two tools that support and inform the delivery of education services to higher education students. 1) A customised online tool, that can help improve understanding of the library's ...
  • The benefits of cross-institutional collaboration 

    Rogers, Maria; Brittle, Keith (Dublin Business School, 2014)
    This presentation discusses inter-institutional collaboration in the Higher Education sector in Ireland with a particular focus on academic library collaborative initiatives and networks. It begins by asking ‘what is ...