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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

Feature Post #41 Information literacy: why should you care?

– by the CILIP Information Literacy Group (Twitter: @infolitgroup) Since 2004, information literacy (IL) has been defined by CILIP as “Knowing when and why you need information, where to find … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · 2 Comments

Feature Post #40 Answering Family History Enquiries 101

Our guest post on this month’s topic is by Penny Allen. Follow her on twitter at @cdnlocgen Penny came to the UK in 2012 and has worked as a librarian … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

Feature Post #39c. Becoming a Coach.

Biography: Emma Burnett is a Chartered Librarian who has worked in libraries since 2003, mainly in academic liaison roles. In 2014, she moved from the University of Westminster to Royal … Continue reading

October 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feature Post #39b. Mentoring & Leadership as a New Professional.

Mentoring & Leadership as a New Professional. As a New Professional, the idea of leadership can be very daunting. I never thought that I could be a leader, leaders look … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

Feature Post #39a The importance of leadership education in library courses

Biography:  Dr. Bates has 20 years’ experience of delivering and facilitating library and information education, in University College Dublin and subsequently at Ulster University.  Since 2009, she has been the … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Feature #38: Working with Teens in Libraries

Our #uklibchat on Tuesday 4th October 2016 6.30-8.30pm will be about working with teens in Libraries, we’re very excited about this as it is our first chat with such a … Continue reading

September 21, 2016 · 1 Comment

Feature #37: Altmetrics

Altmetrics authority Richard P. Hulser, Chief Librarian, Research Library and Archives at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has kindly offered his peer reviewed paper and recorded presentation as a feature … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feature #36 Connections and Collaborations

To develop our careers, we all look to the support and inspiration of our colleagues, and at first these tend to be in your own sector and country, but a … Continue reading

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment