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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

#uklibchat Tuesday 3 May 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: User engagement

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 3 May from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be ‘User engagement: reaching the remote, the afraid and the disinterested’. Libraries want … Continue reading

April 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat agenda – Tuesday 6th October 2015: Ebook ecology

Our next #uklibchat will be on Tuesday 6th October on the topic of marketing and libraries. Join us on Twitter between 6.30-8.30pm BST to discuss the issues and find new ways to … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Feature #29: Ebook ecology – managing digital collections amid the publishing war

Our next #uklibchat will be on Tuesday, 6th October from 6:30-8:30 and our topic is the changing nature of the ebook and its economy.  Come and share perspectives, insights and advice.  The agenda is now … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Feature #21a: Public Libraries Crisis

Our next chat, on Tuesday 3 February at 6:30pm UK time, is about what we can do about the crisis in UK public libraries. The Agenda is available for you to … Continue reading

January 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

7 Jan 2014 Agenda: A New Year’s #uklibchat :redux

The year is going going almost  gone, but we’re already planning the first #uklibchat 2014! Last January, we asked #uklibchatters to put down their 2013 New Years Resolutions in this … Continue reading

December 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Agenda: 8th January: A New Year’s #uklibchat

Happy New Year’s Eve everyone! The agenda for the next #uklibchat session is now available here. Feel free to add your questions! The session will be a chance to reflect … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Summary 20th October – The Future of Libraries

Q1. How will/does the use of self-service machines affect libraries? Changes the dynamic between staff and patrons When first introduced customer / staff interaction is usually increased Enables more time … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Agenda – 20th October – The Future of Libraries

This week’s discussion will be on the future of libraries, 20th October, 6:30-8:30pm. The agenda can be found here: http://bit.ly/pF8Ype.   See you there!

October 20, 2011 · Leave a comment

Summary: Thursday 22nd Sept 2011. LIS jobs and careers

1.What is your recent experience of job hunting? How harsh is the job market at the moment? Pretty tough at the moment Hard to get interviews Told that they lacked … Continue reading

October 5, 2011 · 1 Comment