Thinking about Google over the last week, I have fallen into the typically procrastinatory habit of every so often typing the words "what is" or "what" or "wha" into the Google search box at the top right
Sebastian Faulks observed recently that ease of access to the internet is leading to a "net loss of knowledge" in this generation of adults, leaving the modern intellectual world in a "kind of catastrophe".
It goes without saying that students use Wikipedia extensively, probably more than any other social group. Although the website's founder Jimmy Wales once warned readers not to use the website for academic
After decades in which attention and accolades in the higher education sector have focused on research, policymakers across the UK are clearly signalling that this emphasis must shift – to teaching and
I have tried, really hard, not to write about Moocs. But I can't keep it up forever, and what better time than the silly season to write about this phenomenon, which may transform higher education, or
The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a multi-campus university located in Brisbane, Australia with 4,300 staff and 45,000 students. The challenge for QUT library is to support the university's