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#uklibchat agenda – Thursday 9th July 2015: Library induction sessions

Our next #uklibchat will be on Thursday 9th July on the topic of library induction sessions. Join us on Twitter between 18.30 and 20.30 UK time BST to tackle problems … Continue reading

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4 Year Anniversary Picnic: 12 July 2015

  We’re coming up to our 4th year anniversary celebrations and would like to invite all of you to join us for a spot of picnicking in the park! We’ll … Continue reading

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Feature #26 – Increasing student engagement in library inductions

I’m the first to admit that library inductions are problematic things. At the Cambridge College library where I work, the first hurdle is to get students through the door. Then … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #25: Carnegie Shadowing in a school library

Our upcoming chat is on Book Groups and Book Awards. Join us on Tuesday 2nd June between 18.30-20.30 UK time (BST) to discuss the questions in our agenda document – … Continue reading

May 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat agenda – 2 June 2015: Book Groups and Book Awards

For our next #uklibchat our topic is: Book Groups and Book Awards Does your library host book groups? Have you ever been involved running, shadowing or judging a book award? … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat agenda – 5 May 2015: Stats- what are they good for?

It is common for libraries to be collect a lot of usage statistics, whether it be number of readers signed up to Summer reading challenge, to footfall, to the amount … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #24: Using statistical software to analyse qualitative data

Our next #uklibchat on Tuesday 5th May 6.30-8.30pm (UK time) is titled: Stats: What are they good for? (Agenda will be out soon) In keeping with our topic, our featured … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat summary – Influencing and Negotiating – November 2015

On 2nd December we were talking about influencing and negotiating, covering a wide range of topics including salary negotiations, dealing with irrational people and how to walk the line between … Continue reading

April 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #23b. A recent interview with a Librarian and her experience of collaborating outside libraries.

Our second feature article this month is Elaine Bean a┬áSenior Library Assistant in Learning, Teaching and Research Development from John Paul II Library, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Elaine collaborated … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #23a. A recent interview with a Librarian and his experience of collaborating outside libraries.

Our feature article this month is Martin O Connor an academic librarian from UCC Library in University College Cork, Ireland (UCC). Martin collaborated on an exhibition featuring an iconic bar … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

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