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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

July 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat 4th July 18:30-20:30 BST Creative collaborations: succeeding together to enrich the user experience

The next #uklibchat will take place on 4th July when we will be discussing how local and regional collaborations can help create opportunities, open up new possibilities, and share expertise … Continue reading

June 20, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat Tuesday 1st November 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching

Our next #uklibchat is on Tuesday the 1st of November UK Time, and the topic is about Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching within Library and Information Profession. If you are interested … Continue reading

October 25, 2016 · Leave a 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

Reflections in the Twitter stream

Chairing chat sessions has tested everything from my typing speed to online social skills, as I have attempted to draw out promising ideas from the busy chatter on Twitter, picking … Continue reading

July 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Feature #33: Mid career directions – a viewpoint

If we define a new professional as someone in the first five years of their career, I passed that marker either in 2012 (five years since my first LIS job) … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

#uklibchat Tuesday 1 March 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Mid-Career Directions

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 1 March from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be ‘mid-career directions’. If you no longer consider yourself new to the library and … Continue reading

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary –Library Student SOS – March 2015

On 3rd March we were discussing studying on library and information courses and the support you get or would like to receive. There was an interesting mix of past and … Continue reading

July 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hello from the newest #uklibchat team member

I am introducing myself as the newest member of the #uklibchat team: hello everyone! I’m Linsey, on Twitter as @spoontragedy. I am currently working as a Children’s and Youth Librarian … Continue reading

October 21, 2012 · Leave a comment