Keren is the Innovations Officer in the Research and Innovations Team in the Open University Library & Learning Resources Centre. She is primarily responsible for running the Digilab, which is a staff development resource in the library for Open University staff, giving them the opportunity to get hands-on with a range of educational technologies. Keren also undertakes horizon scanning around technologies that could be used to improve library services, such as mobile technologies, social networking software and gaming. She is an active user of social networks and can be found on Twitter, Flickr, Del.icio.us and others.
Papers and publications
- MILLS, K., 2009. the event:The Second International m-Libraries Conference. Ariadne, (60),.
- Mills, Keren (2009) M-Libraries: Information on the Move. Arcadia Programme, Cambridge.
- Mills, Keren, Scantlebury, Non and Thomas, Rhodri (2008). Digilab: a case study in encouraging mobile learning through library innovation. In: Needham, Gill and Ally, Mohamed eds. M-libraries: libraries on the move to provide virtual access. Facet, pp. 229–242.
- Mills, Keren and Thomas, Rhodri (2008). Mobile Digiquest: Developing rich media reflective practitioners, Handheld Learning 2008, 13th-15th October 2008, London, UK