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#uklibchat Tuesday 3 May 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: User engagement

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 3 May from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be ‘User engagement: reaching the remote, the afraid and the disinterested’. Libraries want … Continue reading

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Feature #34: User engagement – reaching the remote, the afraid and the disinterested

As for many professional services, one of the biggest challenges for libraries is engaging those who have ceased to engage with services and those who we have never attracted. Public libraries … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat summary – 5th April 2016: Promoting Online Resources

On Tuesday we had a great discussion about online resources and how we promote them to our users. The summary is now available on Storify. Some useful links that were … Continue reading

April 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

CORRECTION #uklibchat Tuesday 5 April 2016, 18:30 – 20:30 BST: Promoting online resources

*Correction*  #uklibchat will run from 6.30pm BST and not 6.30pm GMT, apologies for any confusion caused. Although the balance of print and physical resources and electronic or online resources varies … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 1st March: Mid-Career Directions

This week’s #uklibchat on Mid-Career Directions has now been Storified, so you can read the archive here. It was a lively chat (we were even trending at one point!) and … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feature #33: Mid career directions – a viewpoint

If we define a new professional as someone in the first five years of their career, I passed that marker either in 2012 (five years since my first LIS job) … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

#uklibchat Tuesday 1 March 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Mid-Career Directions

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 1 March from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be ‘mid-career directions’. If you no longer consider yourself new to the library and … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Changes to #uklibchat features

We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Sarah Stewart and Linsey Chrisman (next month’s chat on mid-career directions will be Linsey’s last one). Thank you both for all your … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 2nd February 2016: Internships & other means of gaining LIS experience

If you missed this week’s chat about alternative ways of gaining experience, or just want to look back at the tweets, we have archived them in a Storify. Some helpful … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feature #32: Internships: An Irish Perspective on alternative ways of gaining LIS experience.

The LIS Profession and Internships in Ireland. With many professional LIS posts requiring experience as well as recognised qualifications, new LIS professionals can be stuck in a trap where they … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment



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