Instant Ideas and Collaboration

#uklibchat summary – 5 years in review

As this summer marks 5 years of #uklibchat, we decided to use the August chat to get some feedback from you about what you would like to see us do … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 5th July: Librarianship across borders

The archive of this month’s #uklibchat on “librarianship without borders” is now available on Storify. Thanks to all who joined us for a truly international chat! It was fantastic to … Continue reading

July 19, 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

#uklibchat Tuesday 5th July 2016. BST: 6:30 – 8:30pm. Topic: Librarianship across borders: Connections and Collaborations.

Our July’s #uklibchat shall be discussing Librarianship across borders. In particular, we shall look deeper into how this aspect of our profession can develop strong connections and establish collaborations across … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feature #34: User engagement – reaching the remote, the afraid and the disinterested

As for many professional services, one of the biggest challenges for libraries is engaging those who have ceased to engage with services and those who we have never attracted. Public libraries … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · 1 Comment

Feature #28: Marketing in Libraries

Our next #uklibchat will be on Tuesday 1st Sept from 6:30-8:30! And our Topic is Marketing in libraries. We will share stories, insights and advice. The marketing chat agenda is … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat summary April – Collaboration outside of Libraries

In April we discussed collaboration outside of libraries, how we as libraries can build projects and collaborate with professionals outside of the library zone. Our featured articles showcased two wonderful … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #23b. A recent interview with a Librarian and her experience of collaborating outside libraries.

Our second feature article this month is Elaine Bean a Senior Library Assistant in Learning, Teaching and Research Development from John Paul II Library, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare, Ireland. Elaine collaborated … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #23a. A recent interview with a Librarian and his experience of collaborating outside libraries.

Our feature article this month is Martin O Connor an academic librarian from UCC Library in University College Cork, Ireland (UCC). Martin collaborated on an exhibition featuring an iconic bar … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat agenda – 7 April 2015: Collaborating outside libraries

For our next #uklibchat our topic is: Collaborating outside libraries. As usual, we’ll be chatting on Twitter from 6.30pm-8.30pm UK time on the first Tuesday of the month: April 7th … Continue reading

March 29, 2015 · Leave a comment