Rob Baigent is the AnyQuestions Service Manager. Rob has been involved in libraries for over ten years in a variety of roles, and for the last three years as the AnyQuestions Service Manager.
He is passionate about digital literacy, comics, popular culture and gaming. In a past library life Rob is known to have dressed up as a pirate and a super librarian. A story time may or may not have been involved.
Session: AnyQuestions - we've got the answers!
Ever wondered how AnyQuestions.co.nz works? This is your chance to find out about the ins-and-outs of AnyQuestions and ManyAnswers: from how we go about answering student queries to the secret behind-the-scenes resources we use to help develop student information literacy!
More information on AnyQuestions:
AnyQuestions.co.nz is a free online reference service funded by the Ministry of Education to provide a quality information literacy service to New Zealand school students. AnyQuestions.co.nz is open Monday to Friday 1-6pm and is staffed by friendly librarians from around New Zealand. The aim of the service is not to give students the answer, but rather to teach them valuable information literacy skills so they can find the information for themselves.
AnyQuestions will work on any computer or device with access to the internet and is free and easy to use. We deal with questions on any topic (from English to Science and everything in between!) and we work with primary, intermediate and secondary students.
ManyAnswers.co.nz is home to 100s of answers to the most popular questions asked on AnyQuestions.co.nz. The number of entries on ManyAnswers.co.nz is expanding all the time, with both English and te reo Māori answers. All answers are written in an approved information literacy fashion guiding students through the process of finding information for themselves.
ManyAnswers.co.nz is free and easy to use, 24 hours of the day, and better yet if you can't find the answer you are looking for you can submit a question.