Altmetrics

Altmetrics or Alternative Metrics, the BUZZ word in measuring research impact via online social mentions from Facebook, twitter, blogs, social bookmarking and referencing tools, etc. Altmeric.com, Plum Analytics, ImpactStory and Research Scorecard are one of the many...

Jumping on the MOOC Wagon

There has been a lot of buzz on Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and the hype had caught Singapore with NUS being the first university here to start 2 MOOCs in January 2014. So what is MOOC and it’s implications on the learning institutions and on libraries?...

5 Tools to Manage your Research

Research collaboration between different academia across different institutions and borders seems far fetch or nearly impossible in the past but with the invention of internet, the possibilities are endless. Most tools are also compatible on multiple devices and...

DIY Microlectures

I came across the term microlectures from Educause. As the term implies microlecture refers to mini lecture in recorded format (can be a audio or video file) on a specific topic for 3 – 5 mins. Though I have seen certain microlectures that went up to nearly 10...
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