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#uklibchat 2nd July 2018 7.00-8.30pm UK time: Library Advocacy

In this time of public service cuts affecting not just public libraries, but a wide range of educational institutions from primary and secondary schools to universities, how do we best advocate for … Continue reading

June 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 5th December 2017: Love Librarians & Library Staff

A huge thank you to everyone who joined us for yesterday’s wonderfully uplifting #uklibchat, in which we shared all the things we love about libraries and their staff. If you … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat 5th December 18:30-20:30 GMT Love libraries and library staff?

We’re all busy with the holidays coming up so here at #uklibchat we are feeling celebratory. With this next chat we want to appreciate all that is great and good … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat 7th November 18:30-20:30 GMT Playful learning in libraries

For our November #uklibchat we are going to take a look at an emerging area of academic research, education and library practice: playful learning.  You can find a brief pen … Continue reading

October 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature post #46: Getting Research To Practitioner

 Last month post exploring the topic of LIS Student Research we had Michelle Bond, one of the founders of LISDIS – the Library and Information Sciences Dissertations Conference agreed to write a … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

Feature #37: Altmetrics

Altmetrics authority Richard P. Hulser, Chief Librarian, Research Library and Archives at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County has kindly offered his peer reviewed paper and recorded presentation as a feature … Continue reading

August 31, 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

#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

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 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