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#uklibchat 2nd July 2018 7.00-8.30pm UK time: Library Advocacy

In this time of public service cuts affecting not just public libraries, but a wide range of educational institutions from primary and secondary schools to universities, how do we best advocate for … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary – 4th June: Librarianship as a Profession

Our newest team member Ellie hosted her first chat this week (we think she did a fabulous job!) The topic was ‘Librarianship as a Profession’ which prompted some really interesting … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 4th June 2018 7.00-8.30pm UK time: Librarianship as a Career

For our June #uklibchat we are looking at librarianship as a career at a time where the profession is really changing. There have been lots of conversations recently ranging from … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary – 7th May 2018: Online Networker

Yesterday’s sunny weather seemed to bring out the positivity in the #uklibchat gang as we had a very enthusiastic chat on the topic of online networking (a topic dear to … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 7th May 2018 19:00 – 20:30 UK Time Online Networker: Twitter Takeovers & Networking Online for CPD Purposes

For our May #uklibchat we are going to explore the wonderful world of networking but in an online capacity. Like what we do here at ukilbchat, we host and become … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 9th April 2018: Engaging distance learners

Last night’s chat on ‘Engaging Distance Learners’ is now available to read through on Wakelet here: https://wakelet.com/wake/fa63da8c-20e4-428a-b89a-863aea0e2d1f Thanks to all who joined us, great as always to see first-timers in and … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 9th April 19:00-20:30 UK time Engaging distance learners

For our April #uklibchat we are going to take a look at an expanding area of education in further and higher education and which has long been a challenge in … Continue reading

March 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 5th March 2018: Fictional Librarians

Last week’s chat was great fun, thank you for joining us and sharing your favourite portrayals of librarians in the media! We had quite a few first-timers so we hope … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Feature #49: Librarians in children’s fiction

Our next #uklibchat on Monday 5th March is on: Fictional Librarians and Stereotypes (our chat agenda is available). This month your March host Gaby K revisits her 2004 MA Dissertation … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · 3 Comments

#uklibchat 5th March Fictional Librarians and Stereotypes

And now for something completely different. We challenge you to think about how librarians and info pros are portrayed in media – TV, film, books, cartoons and consider their link … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment