Category Archives: Skills & competencies

Teamwork

Teamwork is one of those skills that seems to crop up very frequently in job applications, so this page is all about my team experiences.    Both in my professional and in my college life, I have been involved on … Continue reading

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Artefact 5 – lesson plan

I developed this lesson plan as part of  one of my other classes, Information Professional as Teacher and Collaborator. The assignment was to develop an information literacy course of my choice.  I created a scenario where I was designing a … Continue reading

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Artefact 4 – Class presentation

This is the first collaborative piece I’ve included in my artefacts.  The presentation you see here was for a class on Cost of Information and the Open Access debate.  The class was a collaboration between four students in my class … Continue reading

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Artefact 3 – website

I always thought that building a website was a HTML filled job.  I spent several months this semester learning all about codes and the finer points of closed brackets.  However, I also used WordPress to build this site which was … Continue reading

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Elevator pitch

Hi, my name is Caroline Rowan.  I worked in financial services for 13 years in a variety of areas, acquiring customer service, project management, teamwork, communication and time management skills along the way.  I recently went back to college to become … Continue reading

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The Open Access debate

One of the biggest debates taking place in academia these days is the issue of Open Access.  For those of you not familiar with the term Open Access it is, according to the overview created by Peter Suber of the Harvard Open … Continue reading

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HSLG2013 – Day 2

Day 2 of the HSLG2013 conference opened with the HSLG Annual General Meeting.  The main theme of the AGM was the importance of member participation in working groups.   There is always a need for new people to participate in … Continue reading

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HSLG 2013 – Day 1 – the afternoon

It’s a tribute to the quality of speakers at a conference when the lightning rounds at the end of the day can make you sit up and go “Wow!  What a great idea!” and that was exactly my experience when … Continue reading

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HSLG2013 – Day 1 – the morning

Yesterday I attended my first Health Sciences Library Group (HSLG) Conference which was on at the Radisson Blu hotel  in Dublin city centre. For this conference the sponsors were BMJGroup, EBSCO, Elsevier (encompassing ClinicalKey, E-library and Journals Consult), ProQuest, Springer, Swets and Wolters Kluwer Health … Continue reading

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LIRHEAnet2013

On Friday (22 March 2013) I attended the LIRHEAnet Annual Seminar at Liberty Hall in Dublin.   Waking up to a downpour of rain did reduce the spring in my step somewhat as I made my way there.  But, being … Continue reading

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