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Dr Jane Secker

Senior Lecturer Educational Development

Learning Enhancement and Development

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City, University of London
Northampton Square
London
EC1V 0HB
United Kingdom

About

Overview

My research interests include information and digital literacies, online learning, copyright, copyright literacy and the impact of new technologies on teaching and learning in higher education.

Qualifications

  1. Fellowship, Royal Society of Arts, London, United Kingdom, 2017
  2. Honorary Fellowship, Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, 2016
  3. Fellowship, Higher Education Academy, York, United Kingdom, 2011
  4. PGCert, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 2009 – 2011
  5. PhD, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, Jan 1995 – Jan 1999
  6. BA (Joint Hons) History and Information and Library Studies, Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, United Kingdom, 1992 – 1995

Employment

  1. External examiner, University College London, London, 2015 – present

Expertise

Geographic Areas

  • Europe

Publications

Books (5)

  1. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). Copyright and E-learning A guide for practitioners. Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78330-060-0.
  2. Secker, J. and Coonan, E. (2012). Rethinking Information Literacy A practical framework for supporting learning. Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85604-822-4.
  3. Secker, J. (2010). Copyright and e-learning: a guide for practitioners. Facet Publishing.
  4. Secker, J., Boden, D. and Price, G. (2007). The Information Literacy Cookbook: Ingredients, Recipes and Tips for Success. ISBN 978-1-84334-225-0.
  5. Secker, J. (2004). Electronic Resources in the Virtual Learning Environment A Guide for Librarians. Elsevier. ISBN 978-1-78063-070-0.

Chapters (7)

  1. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). Copyright education and training. In Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (Eds.), Copyright and E-learning A guide for practitioners (pp. 211–238). Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78330-060-0.
  2. Secker, J. (2012). Digital literacy support for researchers: The personalised approach. Personalising Library Services in Higher Education: The Boutique Approach (pp. 107–125). ISBN 978-1-4094-3180-0.
  3. Secker, J. and Price, G. (2008). Virtual Libraries as virtual learning spaces: the experiences of the LASSIE project. In Hodgson, V., Jones, C., Kargidis, T., McConnell, D., Retalis, D., Stamatis, D. and Zenios, M. (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Networked Learning 2008 (pp. 342–349). Lancaster, UK: Lancaster University. ISBN 978-1-86220-206-1.
  4. Secker, J. and Fryer, C. (2008). Information Literacy and RSS feeds at LSE. In Goodwin, P. and Parker, J. (Eds.), Information Literacy Meets Library 2.0 UK: Facet Publishing. ISBN 978-1-85604-637-4.
  5. Secker, J., Boden, D. and Price, G. (2007). Information literacy beef bourguignon (also known as information skills stew or i-skills casserole): The higher education sector. The Information Literacy Cookbook: Ingredients, Recipes and Tips for Success (pp. 123–152). ISBN 978-1-84334-225-0.
  6. Secker, J., Boden, D. and Price, G. (2007). Conclusion: Coffee, cheese, biscuits and petit fours. The Information Literacy Cookbook: Ingredients, Recipes and Tips for Success (pp. 153–157). ISBN 978-1-84334-225-0.
  7. Secker, J., Boden, D. and Price, G. (2007). Appetisers and aperitifs: Getting started with the information literacy cookbook. The Information Literacy Cookbook: Ingredients, Recipes and Tips for Success (pp. 1–9). ISBN 978-1-84334-225-0.

Conference Papers and Proceedings (15)

  1. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). Understanding Librarians’ Experiences of Copyright: Initial Findings from a Phenomenographic Study of UK Librarians. 4th European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) 10-13 October, Prague, Czech Republic.
  2. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). Copyright literacy in the UK: tackling anxiety through learning and games. LILAC 2016 21-23 March, Dublin, Ireland.
  3. Morrison, C. and Secker, J. (2015). Copyright Literacy in the UK: European Conference on Information Literacy 2015. European Conference on Information Literacy 2015 19-23 October, Tallinn, Estonia.
  4. Secker, J. (2015). Information literacy beyond the academy: recent perspectives from the UK. Österreichischen Bibliothekartag! 15-18 September, Vienna, Austria.
  5. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2015). UK Copyright Literacy Review. 11th Northumbria Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services 20-22 July, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  6. Secker, J. and Jackson, C, (2014). Getting published: tips for aspiring authors. 2nd European Conference on Information Literacy (ECIL) 20-23 October, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
  7. Secker, J. and Graham, N. (2014). From Local to Global: Open and Sustainable Ways to Sharing Our Teaching Resources. Library Instruction West 2014 24 July, Portland, USA.
  8. Bell, M. and Secker, J. (2014). Transitions from school to higher education: Understanding the needs of undergraduates at LSE. .
  9. Secker, J. and Bell, M. (2013). Developing Digital and Information Literacies in LSE Undergraduate Students. ECIL 2013 22-25 October, Istanbul, Turkey.
  10. Secker, J., Graham, N., Zazani, E., Kelt, M. and Kasinskaite-Buddeberg, I. (2013). CoPILOT - Developing a community of practice for sharing information literacy resources as open educational resources. European Conference on Information Literacy 2013 22-25 October, Istanbul, Turkey.
  11. Secker, J., Bond, S. and Grussendorf, S. (2010). Lecture capture: rich and strange, or a dark art? ALT-C 2010 6-9 September, Nottingham, UK.
  12. Secker, J. and Lingard, M. (2010). Developing students’ information management skills to match the 21st century internet. The Fifth CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Joint Conference 21-23 June, Exeter, UK.
  13. Secker, J., Chatzigavriil, A. and Leape, J. (2010). The impact of technologies in a first year undergraduate course for social scientists. .
  14. Secker, J. and Price, G. (2007). Libraries as a social space: enhancing the experience of distance learners using social networking tools. Libraries Without Walls 7: Exploring 'anytime, anywhere' delivery of library services 14-18 September, Lesbos, Greece.
  15. Stoker, D. and Secker, J. (1997). The design and content of an electronic current awareness service for information professionals: The newsagent project. .

Internet Publications (2)

  1. Secker, J., Morrison, C., Stewart, N. and Horton, L. (2016). To boldly go… the librarian's role in text and data mining. CILIP
  2. Morrison, C. and Secker, J. (2016). Nine things you need to know about copyright: a good practice guide for administrators, librarians and academics..

Journal Articles (50)

  1. Morrison, C. and Secker, J. (2017). Understanding librarians’ experiences of copyright: Findings from a phenomenographic study of UK information professionals. Library Management, 38(6-7), pp. 354–368. doi:10.1108/LM-01-2017-0011.
  2. Todorova, T.Y., Kurbanoglu, S., Boustany, J., Dogan, G., Saunders, L., Horvat, A., Terra, A.L., Landøy, A., Repanovici, A., Morrison, C., Vanderkast, E.J.S., Secker, J., Rudzioniene, J., Kortelainen, T. and Koltay, T. (2017). Information professionals and copyright literacy: a multinational study. Library Management, 38(6-7), pp. 323–344. doi:10.1108/LM-01-2017-0007.
  3. Secker, J., Philbin, M. and Jones, R. (2017). TeenTech: getting young people engaged with information literacy. CILIP Update pp. 34–36.
  4. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). From anxiety to empowerment: supporting librarians develop copyright literacy. ALISS Quarterly, 12(1), pp. 10–13.
  5. Goldstein, S., Morrison, C., Secker, J. and Walton, G. (2015). ECIL 2015: Information literacy in the greenhouse. Journal of Information Literacy, 9(2), pp. 133–135. doi:10.11645/9.2.2058.
  6. Coonan, E. and Secker, J. (2015). Transition and evolution as we welcome the new editor! Journal of Information Literacy, 9(1), pp. 1–3. doi:10.11645/9.1.2003.
  7. Morrison, C. and Secker, J. (2015). Copyright Literacy in the UK: a survey of librarians and other cultural heritage sector professionals. Library and Information Research, 39(121), pp. 75–97.
  8. Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2015). Copyright literacy in the UK: Results from a survey of library and information professionals. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 552, pp. 191–201. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-28197-1_20.
  9. Secker, J. (2014). A matter of perspective. Journal of Information Literacy, 8(1), pp. 1–2. doi:10.11645/8.1.1912.
  10. Secker, J. (2014). Broadening the scope of information literacy in 2015: Beyond libraries. Journal of Information Literacy, 8(2), pp. 1–2. doi:10.11645/8.2.1960.
  11. Secker, J. (2014). A Guide to Teaching Information Literacy: 101 Practical Tips. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 48(2), pp. 220–222. doi:10.1108/PROG-02-2014-0012.
  12. Secker, J. (2013). Towards universal information literacy 40 years on. Journal of Information Literacy, 7(2) . doi:10.11645/7.2.1868.
  13. Secker, J. (2013). An information literacy spring: new approaches and projects. Journal of Information Literacy, 7(1) . doi:10.11645/7.1.1830.
  14. Secker, J. (2012). JIL begins a new chapter. Journal of Information Literacy, 6(2) . doi:10.11645/6.2.1774.
  15. Coonan, E., Secker, J., Wrathall, K. and Webster, H. (2012). ANCIL in action: progress updates on A New Curriculum for Information Literacy. Sconul Focus, 55, pp. 4–8.
  16. Secker, J. (2012). Teaching Information Literacy Online. Program, 46(2), pp. 281–283. doi:10.1108/00330331211221909.
  17. Secker, J. and Coonan, E. (2012). Developing a New Curriculum for Information Literacy. ALISS Quarterly, 7(2), pp. 20–22.
  18. Secker, J. (2012). Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd edition. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 46(2), pp. 279–280. doi:10.1108/00330331211221891.
  19. Secker, J. and Macrae-Gibson, R. (2011). Evaluating MI512: An information literacy course for PhD students. Library Review, 60(2), pp. 96–107. doi:10.1108/00242531111113050.
  20. Secker, J. (2011). Technology Training in Libraries: The Tech Set 6. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 45(2), pp. 240–242. doi:10.1108/00330331111129769.
  21. Secker, J. (2010). Book Review Secker, J. 2010. Book Review of Welsh, T.S., and Wright, M. 2010. Information Literacy in the Digital Age: an evidence based approach. Cambridge: Chandos. Journal of Information Literacy, 4(2), pp. 103–104.
  22. Secker, J. and Bell, M. (2010). Copyright? Why Would I Need to Worry About That? The Challenges of Providing Copyright Support for Staff. Legal Information Management, 10(03), pp. 166–170. doi:10.1017/S1472669610000654.
  23. Secker, J. (2010). Information literacy education in US libraries. Journal of Information Literacy, 4(1) . doi:10.11645/4.1.1460.
  24. Secker, J. (2010). Copyright: Interpreting the Law for Libraries, Archives and Information Services. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 44(2), pp. 170–172. doi:10.1108/00330331011039535.
  25. Secker, J. (2010). Searching 2.0. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 44(3), pp. 291–293. doi:10.1108/00330331011064285.
  26. Secker, J. (2009). Digital Rights Management: A Librarian's Guide to Technology and Practice. Program, 43(2), pp. 230–231. doi:10.1108/00330330910954433.
  27. Secker, J. (2008). Social software and libraries: A literature review from the LASSIE project. Program, 42(3), pp. 215–231. doi:10.1108/00330330810892640.
  28. Secker, J. (2008). The adventures of LASSIE: Libraries, social software and distance learners. Serials, 21(2), pp. 112–115. doi:10.1629/21112.
  29. Secker, J. (2008). Going the distance: Library instruction for remote learners. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 42(1), pp. 76–77. doi:10.1108/00330330810851618.
  30. Secker, J. (2008). Digital copyright, 2nd edition. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 42(3), pp. 333–334. doi:10.1108/00330330810892794.
  31. Secker, J. and Lloyd, C. (2008). Libraries, social software and distance learners: the adventures of LASSIE. Health Information on the Internet, 62(1), pp. 6–8.
  32. Secker, J. (2007). Blogging and RSS: A Librarian's Guide. Program, 41(4), pp. 433–435. doi:10.1108/00330330710831657.
  33. Secker, J. and Price, G. (2007). Libraries, social software and distance learners: Blog it, tag it, share it! New Review of Information Networking, 13(1), pp. 39–52. doi:10.1080/13614570701754536.
  34. Secker, J. (2007). Book review of Martin, A. and Madigan, D. (eds) (2006) Digital Literacies for Learning. London: Facet Publishing. Journal of Information Literacy, 1(3), pp. 70–71.
  35. Secker, J. (2007). Teaching web search skills: Techniques and strategies of top trainers. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 41(3), pp. 315–317. doi:10.1108/00330330710774200.
  36. Secker, J. (2007). Libraries and Google. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 41(2), pp. 180–182. doi:10.1108/00330330710742944.
  37. Secker, J. (2007). The NextGen librarian's survival guide. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 41(1), pp. 98–101. doi:10.1108/00330330710724962.
  38. Secker, J. (2006). Digital copyright. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 40(4), pp. 392–393. doi:10.1108/00330330610707962.
  39. Secker, J. (2006). Developing the new learning environment: The changing role of the academic librarian. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 40(2), pp. 194–196. doi:10.1108/00330330610669325.
  40. Secker, J. (2006). New copyright licence allows scanning services to be extended in Higher Education. ALISS Quarterly, 1(3), pp. 20–22.
  41. Anderson, I. and Secker, J. (2005). Managing Digital Rights: A Practitioner's Guide. Program, 39(4), pp. 395–396. doi:10.1108/00330330510628088.
  42. Secker, J. (2005). DELIVERing library resources to the virtual learning environment. Program, 39(1), pp. 39–49. doi:10.1108/00330330510578796.
  43. Secker, J. (2005). Qualitative research for the information professional: A practical handbook, 2nd edtion. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 39(3), pp. 285–288.
  44. Secker, J. (2004). Developing Web-based Instruction: Planning, Designing, Managing and Evaluating for Results. Program, 38(3), pp. 219–220. doi:10.1108/00330330410547331.
  45. Secker, J. (2004). Developing the e-Literacy of academics: case studies from LSE and the Institute of Education, University of London. JeLit, 1(2), pp. 97–108.
  46. Secker, J. and Plewes, L. (2002). Traditional and electronic study packs: A case study of the production process. Program, 36(2), pp. 99–109. doi:10.1108/00330330210429776.
  47. Secker, J. and Plewes, L. (2002). Traditional and electronic study packs: a case study of the production process. PROGRAM-ELECTRONIC LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SYSTEMS, 36(2), pp. 99–109. doi:10.1108/0330330210429776.
  48. Secker, J. and Roger, K. (2002). Learning Technology at the LSE. Assignation, 19(3), pp. 33–35.
  49. Secker, J. and McAvinia, C. (2001). Enhancing teaching and learning at UCL: the Access to Core Course Materials Project and the Key Skills Web Development Project. VINE, 31(1), pp. 35–40. doi:10.1108/03055720010803916.
  50. Secker, J. (1998). Assessing information needs: tools and techniques. JOURNAL OF LIBRARIANSHIP AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, 30(1), pp. 68–68. doi:10.1177/096100069803000108.

Reports (16)

  1. Wang, Y., Secker, J. and Gomes, S. (2016). Student ambassadors for digital literacy (SADL): evaluation & impact report 2015/16. London, UK: LSE.
  2. Rios-Amaya, J., Secker, J. and Morrison, C. (2016). Lecture recording in higher education: Risky business or evolving open practice. UK: LSE; University of Kent.
  3. Rios Amaya, J. and Secker, J. (2016). Choosing between print and electronic…or keeping both? Academic reading format international study (ARFIS) UK report. UK: Learning Technology and Innovation (LTI).
  4. Morrison, C. and Secker, J. (2015). UK Copyright Literacy Survey: summary report..
  5. Secker, J., Karnad, A., Bell, M., Wilkinson, E. and Provencher, C. (2014). Student ambassadors for digital literacy (SADL): project final report..
  6. Secker, J. and Karnad, A. (2014). SADL project evaluation report. London, UK: Library, Technology and Innovation.
  7. Coast, E., McDaid, D., Leone, T., Iemmi, V., Pitchforth, E., Matthews, Z., Hirose, A., Macrae-Gibson, R., Secker, J. and Jones, E. (2012). What are the effects of different models of delivery for improving maternal and infant health outcomes for poor people in urban areas in low income and lower middle income countries? London: EPPI-Centre, Social Science Research Unit, Insitute of Education, University of London. ISBN 978-1-907345-25-8.
  8. Bell, M., Moon, D. and Secker, J. (2012). Undergraduate support at LSE: the ANCIL report. London, UK: London School of Economics.
  9. Secker, J. (2011). A New Curriculum for Information Literacy (ANCIL): expert consultation report. Cambridge University Library.
  10. Secker, J. and Coonan, E. (2011). A New Curriculum for  Information Literacy (ANCIL): Executive Summary. Cambridge University Library.
  11. Secker, J. and Coonan, E. (2011). A New Curriculum for Information Literacy (ANCIL): curriculum and supporting documents. Cambridge: Cambridge University Library.
  12. Secker, J. (2008). Case Study 5:Libraries and Facebook..
  13. Secker, J. (2008). LASSIE: Libraries and Social Software in Education. London, UK: University of London.
  14. Secker, J. (2001). Access to core course materials project: final report. London, UK: UCL.
  15. Secker, J. (2001). Access to Core Course Materials Project: the Dutch Study Pack Experiment report. London: UCL Library Services.
  16. Secker, J. (2001). Access to Core Course Materials Project: recommendations and conclusions to be presented to SCILTA. London, UK: UCL Library Services.

Thesis/Dissertation

  1. Secker, J. Newspapers and historical research: a study of historians and custodians in Wales. (PhD Thesis)