Instant Ideas and Collaboration

#uklibchat summary – 4th June: Librarianship as a Profession

Our newest team member Ellie hosted her first chat this week (we think she did a fabulous job!) The topic was ‘Librarianship as a Profession’ which prompted some really interesting … Continue reading

June 7, 2018 · 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 #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

#uklibchat Summary – What They Don’t Teach You In Library School – 1 October 2013

Our chat on 1 October focused on advice and tips for those starting out in library and information work. It attracted quite a few participants doing graduate traineeships and working … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat & #SLAtalk summary – Beyond Borders: Connect and Collaborate Internationally

Thank you so much to those of you who participated in our first joint Twitter chat with #SLAtalk on Tuesday. We think  our experiment went very well and led to … Continue reading

December 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Summary – Across Library Sectors

Our Across Library Sectors chat took place on Tuesday 9 July and attracted wide participation – we trended on UK Twitter for the second time in #uklibchat history.  We’re trialling … Continue reading

October 10, 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 – 15th May – Careers

Our chat on 15th May was on careers, and was one of the liveliest chats we’ve had. Sorry that this summary got missed earlier in the year! We’re going through … Continue reading

September 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Agenda – 3rd November – Library School

This Thursday, we’ll be discussing CILIP accredited undergraduate and postgraduate courses from 6.30-8.30 pm. We’d love your input on what you’d like to discuss, and you are welcome to add … Continue reading

November 1, 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