Instant Ideas and Collaboration

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 · 1 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 · 4 Comments

Feature #48: Request a copy: how a small button made a big impact

Our #uklibchat on Monday 6th Feb is on: Simple/small changes that make a difference (our chat agenda is available). We’re happy to have Jennifer Bayjoo’s article on how a simple … Continue reading

January 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

Feature post #47 Playful learning

“Man is whole only when he is at play” ~ Schiller (1954) Playful learning covers a dizzying variety of approaches, perhaps demonstrated best in a library context by Edinburgh University … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · 3 Comments

Feature post #46: Getting Research To Practitioner

 Last month post exploring the topic of LIS Student Research we had Michelle Bond, one of the founders of LISDIS – the Library and Information Sciences Dissertations Conference agreed to write a … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature post #45: Recent LIS Student Research

When we decided on the topic of LIS student research we knew we wanted approach LISDIS to contribute to the discussion. Happily for us, Michelle Bond, one of the founders … Continue reading

July 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature post #44 Creative collaborations

For the upcoming #uklibchat on creative collaborations, we are very pleased to present a feature article by Gary Green, Digital Services Lead at Surrey Libraries, on the importance of collaborating … Continue reading

June 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

Feature Post #43 Fake news: thoughts and review of some recent sources

Our monthly feature post is brought to you by our very own team member, Siobhan McGuinness. This month for #uklibchat Twitter chat we bring you the topic of Fake News, … Continue reading

May 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature post #43 SWOT analysis for libraries – a compilation piece

Our next chat is on May 2nd at 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm BST Topic: SWOT in libraries The Agenda is open so please add your questions. The inspiration for … Continue reading

April 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature Post #42: The Former Librarians Project

Our next #uklibchat on Tuesday 5th May 6.30-8.30pm (British Summer Time) is titled: What the Librarian Did Next:    The open agenda is available The inspiration for this chat was a … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · 1 Comment