Though there be madness there is method in it!

So while Megan, Hanna, and Dermot dealt with the huge task of narrowing down and editing our literature review, Sam and I began the process of finding information for our Methodology section. Bear with me, this may get a little dry.

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“People who know what they’re talking about don’t need PowerPoint” – Steve Jobs.

As part of our Capstone module for the MLIS, we have to do a short 5-10 minute long presentation about our work on the project so far next Friday (April 15th 2016). Luckily for us, we have kept a very detailed work log throughout the project (thanks Hanna!) and, because of this blog, we have a heap of information that could make up a presentation!

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In the beginning there was…

A still from our video rendition of ‘On Top of Spaghetti’. It was relevant, I swear.

For our Masters program in Library and Information Studies in University College Dublin, rather than doing individual theses, we are encouraged to undertake Capstone projects; independent group work. Even the mere mention of the words ‘group work’ tend to inspire levels of fear and sweat in the average person. Knowing this was a project that needs to be completed to acquire the Masters degree, as well being a group of people the next nine months would be spent in close contact with, it’s safe to say that it was not an aspect of the degree most of us looked forward to.

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