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Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

RAISE 2016 – Student Engagement

‘Excellence’ in Student Engagement Conference at Loughborough University

8 – 9 September 2016

To all digital literacy enthusiasts, welcome back to a fresh start of Michaelmas term. I hope everyone’s summer was a summer to remember, and that we are all energised and refreshed to crack on with the year ahead. This summer I had the most fantastic opportunity to attend […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

#LDSM2016 at LSE

LSE SADL, a partnership programme between LSE Library and LTI, has on the 15th June hosted the 3rd London Digital Student MeetUp (#LDSM2016). The LDSM is an event designed to facilitate networking, sharing of experiences and exploring new themes in the field of digital literacy and student engagement in the London Area. It is an event for Students and […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Me, SADL and the indispensable tools

Over the course of the three years of my undergraduate life at LSE, few things have characteristically stayed constant. Course have changed, career paths have swayed and well let’s not even comment about London weather. But in the great turbulence of times and tides, from the wide eyed days of first year to the more cynical chasm of the […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Holiday chat and map making!

Last week we had the official summer break. We celebrated the end of the year with a light lunch, plenty of chats about exams, graduations and holidays. We also had a little game in the manner of SADL, which gave everyone something to take away – a handy tool to  help drawing a digital footprint map. The following is […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

The 2016 Summer London Digital Student Meet-Up is here!

LSE SADL is hosting the Summer 2016 London Digital Student Meet-Up!

The LDSM is an informal opportunity for students in the London area, involved in Digital Literacy/Student Partnership projects to share ideas and discuss the benefits of such projects on their studies as well as on their personal and professional lives. Come along to hear how other student projects are […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

May 19th, 2016|Staff Post|0 Comments|

Summer Term, make it a Summer of Innovation!

Summer term, a term of exams and other forms of assessment for you to show:

what you know
How well you know it
How well you can demonstrate it under pressure

Why not make it exciting too? As you prepare for your assessments, note down all the annoying things you come across throughout the day and then use them to generate innovative solutions […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

April 29th, 2016|2015-16, Staff Post|0 Comments|

Procrastination locked out!

Hello readers!
If you are like me or to be more precise, like most average student who owns a smartphone, then I can bet that the first thing you do when you wake up is that you check your phone.Doing so, and with the amount of distractions at the tip of your fingers, it is easy to find yourself engrossed […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

SADL – Up for a Party!

The Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy Programme (SADL) has another graduated cohort ready to celebrate its achievements. In its third year, the programme run by LTI and the Library offers students and staff an opportunity to learn, share and collaborate in workshops and surgeries to produce resources fit for the 21st century.
At the celebration, staff will present the ambassadors […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

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    Concentration and technology: no longer mutually exclusive

Concentration and technology: no longer mutually exclusive

Instead of fighting your urge to go online when studying, why not use technology to enhance your concentration? Studies have shown that the right level of ambient sound can increase your productivity and boost your creativity by keeping your brain engaged at a subconscious level.

Here are some of my favourite picks:

1. Soundrown
With a neat user interface, users get mix […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.

Referencing: a pain in academia no longer!

Referencing I’m sure you all know can be the most tedious part when writing in academia. Where did I find that quote? Where did I store that reading? Why does it take so long? Are a few of my thoughts when referencing. I’m sure they’re relatable, notably as we scurry through our notes, trying to quickly assemble some references […]

Sonia Gomes

About Sonia Gomes

Sonia is the Learning Support Library Assistant for LSE’s Library Information Skills programmes as well as the Student Ambassador for Digital Literacy project (SADL). She has worked with LSE Archives and Special Collections and has a special interest in collections such as The Women's Library and the Hall-Carpenter Archives.