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#uklibchat summary – Leadership, Mentoring & Coaching

The Storify for November’s #uklibchat on Leadership, Mentoring and Coaching is now available. This was a really great session, and with over 650 tweets over the two hours we ended up trending! There … Continue reading

November 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 #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

Feature #32: Internships: An Irish Perspective on alternative ways of gaining LIS experience.

The LIS Profession and Internships in Ireland. With many professional LIS posts requiring experience as well as recognised qualifications, new LIS professionals can be stuck in a trap where they … Continue reading

January 18, 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

Get involved with #uklibchat! – Deadline 9 August midnight

We are looking for a new awesome team member to help us promote our chats and the work we do. There are currently 5 team members : Annie, Gaby, Ka-Ming, … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature #22b A recent student’s experience of a library qualification

Our second feature article this month is a personal perspective from a a recent full time student on the Library and Information Studies MA at UCL in 2013-14. Our earlier … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · 4 Comments

Feature #22a : Career support for LIS Students

This month, with our theme coming up about studying to become a qualified librarian and what support we would like, our first feature article comes from some of those who … Continue reading

February 26, 2015 · 2 Comments

#uklibchat agenda – 3 March 2015: Library Student SOS

For our next chat we are sending out a call for people to talk about what you want out of your LIS qualification  and how should they help you get … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Feature article #19: Building the New Library Professionals Network

Thank you to the NLPN team for this month’s feature article. Join us for the chat on Tuesday 4th November between 6.30pm and 8.30pm UK time to discuss all things … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · 2 Comments