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#uklibchat summary – 5th March 2018: Fictional Librarians

Last week’s chat was great fun, thank you for joining us and sharing your favourite portrayals of librarians in the media! We had quite a few first-timers so we hope … Continue reading

March 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

Feature #49: Librarians in children’s fiction

Our next #uklibchat on Monday 5th March is on: Fictional Librarians and Stereotypes (our chat agenda is available). This month your March host Gaby K revisits her 2004 MA Dissertation … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · 4 Comments

#uklibchat 5th March Fictional Librarians and Stereotypes

And now for something completely different. We challenge you to think about how librarians and info pros are portrayed in media – TV, film, books, cartoons and consider their link … Continue reading

February 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Accolades and awards

After 5 years of #uklibchat, we are pleased and proud to announce these awards for our most avid contributors and longest standing supporters. We had the hardest time working out how to sift a … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 1 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

#uklibchat agenda – Tues 3 Nov 2015: A C21st Professional Association

Our November chat will be a  special collaboration with CILIP titled “A C21st Professional Association” CILIP would like your input into their #CILIP2020 Shaping the Future Strategy. See CILIP’s consultation … Continue reading

October 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

4th November 2014 – Agenda : Building your own network

For our next #uklibchat we are teaming up with the New Library Professionals Network to talk about building your own networks – including but not limited to developing your personal … Continue reading

October 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Feature #16: Teaching as an academic librarian and FHEA status

Our feature article this month is by Samantha Halford, a subject librarian at Cass Business School, City University. If you enjoy this month’s feature article, do join us for the … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · 2 Comments

Summary – Librarians and Research

Our chat for May looked at all areas of librarians as researchers in institutions, as well as librarians undertaking research as academics. Below are some of the key points that … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Summary – Managing Your Workload – 5th March

1. Do you think your workload has increased in recent months or years? Definitely – fewer people in the team plus tasks get added at each appraisal but not often … Continue reading

March 24, 2013 · 1 Comment