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#uklibchat summary – 5th February: Small/simple changes that make a difference

This week’s chat was a momentous occasion as not only was it the first chat at our new day and time (1st Monday of the month, 7-8.30pm GMT) but it … Continue reading

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Feature #48: Request a copy: how a small button made a big impact

Our #uklibchat on Monday 6th Feb is on: Simple/small changes that make a difference (our chat agenda is available). We’re happy to have Jennifer Bayjoo’s article on how a simple … Continue reading

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New Time, New Day, New Year! Agenda included

In reviewing 2017, we have decided to make a few changes this coming year. Firstly we are going to change our time every month to 7pm – 8:30pm as we … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary – 5th December 2017: Love Librarians & Library Staff

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us for yesterday’s wonderfully uplifting #uklibchat, in which we shared all the things we love about libraries and their staff. If you … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat wants you!

We are looking for an enthusiastic new person to join our team in the new year. If you love taking part in #uklibchat discussions and would like to get more … Continue reading

December 5, 2017 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat 5th December 18:30-20:30 GMT Love libraries and library staff?

We’re all busy with the holidays coming up so here at #uklibchat we are feeling celebratory. With this next chat we want to appreciate all that is great and good … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 7th November: Playful Learning

Our November chat was titled ‘Playful Learning’ and we shared ideas and tips for making the library a more fun and engaging place to learn. Our feature article gave a … Continue reading

November 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature post #47 Playful learning

“Man is whole only when he is at play” ~ Schiller (1954) Playful learning covers a dizzying variety of approaches, perhaps demonstrated best in a library context by Edinburgh University … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat 7th November 18:30-20:30 GMT Playful learning in libraries

For our November #uklibchat we are going to take a look at an emerging area of academic research, education and library practice: playful learning.  You can find a brief pen … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 5th September: Getting Research to Practitioners

On Tuesday held the latter half of our two-part chat on LIS research, which was titled ‘Getting Research to Practitioners’. Although it was a quieter chat than last month’s (Recent … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment