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#uklibchat summary – 1st October: Accessibility in Libraries

The theme of our October chat was ‘Accessibility in Libraries’. If you missed it you can catch up with the discussion with our Wakelet archive. Gaby wrote a blog post … Continue reading

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Feature #52: Thoughts about accessibility and relaxed events in libraries and the arts

As part of my work I recently attended a webinar hosted by the Arts Marketing Association, about “Relaxed events”, while it was not specifically about libraries, there were a variety … Continue reading

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#uklibchat Accessibility in libraries. Monday 1st October 7.00-8.30pm BST

This October we will be discussing Accessibility in Libraries. We will be considering not just issues affecting people with physical disabilities and sensory impairments, but also issues relating to neurodiversity including autism and … Continue reading

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#uklibchat summary – 3rd September: Technology in libraries

If you missed our chat last week on technology in libraries, you can now catch up with it on Wakelet. Thanks so much to everyone who joined in, and it … Continue reading

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Feature #51: 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

August 16, 2018 · 1 Comment

#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from our most recent #uklibchat on ‘celebrating diversity: supporting clients and broadening the profession’ have been archived and can be read HERE.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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Feature #50: 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.

July 17, 2018 · 2 Comments

#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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