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#uklibchat 2 August 2021 – Bookshelf tour and grown up story time

The next #uklibchat will take place on Monday 2nd August, 19.00-20.30 UK time (BST). Instead of a topic we are trying something different and hopefully a bit relaxing – we … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary 7th June – Public library work in a pandemic

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this month’s #uklibchat – public library workers and users alike. If you missed the chat or want to revisit the discussion, the … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 7th June – Public Library Work in a Pandemic

The next #uklibchat will take place on Monday 7th June, 19.00-20.30 UK time (BST). Our topic this month will be public library work in a pandemic. As always, the agenda … Continue reading

May 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary 12th April – #ebookSOS

Many thanks indeed to Caroline Ball and Rachel Bickley from the #ebookSOS campaign for joining us for this month’s #uklibchat. As one participant noted, the chat could have gone on … Continue reading

April 15, 2021 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat 12th April 2021 – #ebookSOS

If you work with e-books in any capacity, you may well have heard of #ebookSOS – a campaign to raise awareness and instigate change in the pricing, accessibility and functionality … Continue reading

March 26, 2021 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat summary 8th February – Necessity is the Mother of Invention

This month we were talking about changes to library services during the pandemic, particularly the positive changes we would like to keep going forward. Thank you to everyone who joined … Continue reading

February 10, 2021 · Leave a comment

Necessity is the mother of invention: innovations introduced under Covid that we love and want to keep – #uklibchat held on 8th February 2021

The rapid onset and prolonged impact of the Covid-19 pandemic forced libraries to radically rethink how they delivered their existing services, refocusing on online services and increasing support to soften … Continue reading

January 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary 7th December – joint chat with #BibChatDE

For our December chat we joined forces with the German Twitter chat #BibChatDE to discuss the unprecedented year we have experienced, and looking ahead to 2021. The tweets from this … Continue reading

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#uklibchat 7th December 2020 – #BIBChatDE goes international in a joined Chat with #uklibchat

An absolutely unusual, challenging year is coming to an end. For each and every one of us, but also for our library work all over the world. For this reason, … Continue reading

November 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary 2nd November – delivering online inductions

For our chat this month we talked about online inductions, taking time to reflect on what has worked well and what the challenges have been as we’ve pivoted to new … Continue reading

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