The Festive Season and Mental Health in Academia: Why We Should Resolve to be Selfish

There is nothing like the merriment of the festive season to amplify internal negativity in the hearts and minds of… Continue Reading The Festive Season and Mental Health in Academia: Why We Should Resolve to be Selfish

New Project: Embedding Digital Literacies in HEIs

I recently began a new position as the DARIAH Ireland Postdoctoral Researcher. I am based in the discipline of digital… Continue Reading New Project: Embedding Digital Literacies in HEIs

Finding Your Stephen King and Your Way Around the Paywalls when the Academic Library is Out of Reach

A few months ago I was invited to speak to the #PhDchatUCC group in University College Cork about my experience… Continue Reading Finding Your Stephen King and Your Way Around the Paywalls when the Academic Library is Out of Reach

A Domain of One’s Own: Taking Control of Digital Selfhood

I attended Jim Groom’s talk in Cork (31st march 2017) and want to say a few words while it’s fresh… Continue Reading A Domain of One’s Own: Taking Control of Digital Selfhood

Staffless Libraries in Ireland: A Brief Appreciation of Librarians

Former minister Mary O’Rourke penned an open letter to Simon Coveney regarding plans to roll out staffless libraries across Ireland. It’s… Continue Reading Staffless Libraries in Ireland: A Brief Appreciation of Librarians

Much To-Do about Organsing My Time: Managing the Mess of Schedules and Lists

As the tasks and deadlines of the new year loom I find my eyes drawn to any tweet, post, update… Continue Reading Much To-Do about Organsing My Time: Managing the Mess of Schedules and Lists

#AcWriMo Update: Explorations in Peer Review, Data Collection, and Losing Myself in the Chthulucene

Unfortunately, I have not been able to maintain the kind of momentum I was so optimistic about at the beginning… Continue Reading #AcWriMo Update: Explorations in Peer Review, Data Collection, and Losing Myself in the Chthulucene