Social, Accessible, Mobile

How to do things

Links to all sorts.

Guide to social media
This is an excellent guide to social media. It was produced by Leeds, York and Manchester University Libraries for their students but it will help anyone who wants to start using social media effectively in all areas of their lives whether with friends, for research, other professional activities and for work.

Jisc Inform Journal
Jisc, the Joint Information Systems Committee researches and develops new education related technologies and ways of working. The Jisc Inform Journal provides information and news on which technologies are being used, and how they are being used, in universities around Britain. It is currently published four times a year. The Jisc web site provides relevant and useful advice, digital content and network and IT services.

Worcester ILS in YouTube
University of Worcester ILS Channel in YouTube – Loads of videos from the Academic Librarians, everything from how to search Summon to how to use your SkyDrive

Do you need to be reminded how to use some small aspect of an IT programme? Look no further, help is at hand with QuileR. Just search for your topic and find the video you need.

Looking for help with PebblePad? Here are some videos on the PebblePad help page. There are also two documents, Getting started and Creating assets that you might find helpful.

Loads of useful tips and instructions you should know about learning and teaching in the digital era.

Turnitin is best known for their plagiarism checker. Have a look at their site where you will also find links to their other programmes, WriteCheck, iThenticate, Turnitin for Admissions and The University uses Turnitin plagiarism checker as part of the grading process of assignments, if you want access to Turnitin or advice on how to use it contact

UseMyAbility is a web site jointly created by Dr Val Chapman (UW), Dr Phil Gravestock (UG) and Judith Waterfield from ASSIST. The site provides guidance on employability, especially for those with a disability. It has useful information and links for students, staff and employers.

Weather and Buses
May be you just want to know what the weather forecast is or you need to know where the nearest bus stop is.


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  1. Pingback: News – Resources from Jisc | SAM

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