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Libraries and free technology – Bargains to be found if you look around and avoid the pitfalls.

Thanks to Andy Tattersall @Andy_Tattersall for the following blog post for this September’s Twitter chat. There is the line that you can never have too much of good thing and … Continue reading

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#uklibchat Technology in libraries. Monday 3rd September 7.00-8.30pm BST

Join us this September with Andy Tattersall, Christina Harbour, The Multimedia Information and Technology Group is a Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP) group to discuss the ever growing and changing … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary – 6th August 2018: Celebrating diversity

The tweets from our most recent #uklibchat on ‘celebrating diversity: supporting clients and broadening the profession’ have been archived and can be read HERE. Thank you to everyone who joined … Continue reading

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The importance of diversity in British libraries

Libraries are places where the battle for the hearts and minds of our young people can be fought and won. Books written by renowned and skilled writers can change the character of a nation and the individual citizens of that nation.

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#uklibchat summary – 2nd July: Library Advocacy

Our July chat focused on advocating for library services, both inside and outside of our organisations. Thank you all for the great discussion, which we hope you found as useful … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 6th August 2018 7.00-8.30pm UK time: Celebrating diversity -supporting clients and broadening the profession

What burning questions do you have about the benefits and challenges of diversity in and for libraries?   

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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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