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#uklibchat summary – 1st August: Recent LIS student research

We had a brilliant chat last week on the topic of recent LIS student research. The Storified tweets and a list of resources (and research papers!) shared during the chat … Continue reading

August 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat Library Student Survey 2015

We’ve been running a short Library Student Survey to go with our #uklibchat session: Library Student SOS. Here is a link to the anonymous survey.  This is currently still live, … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 1 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 summary – Teaching in libraries – August 2014

August’s chat was on teaching in libraries and was an interesting insight into what kind of teaching people do, how they do it, and where it’s going in our sector. We … Continue reading

December 30, 2014 · Leave a 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 LIS Student 2013 – What is it for?

We recently started up a public list  for  2013 LIS Students on our Twitter account https://twitter.com/uklibchat/lists/lis-student-2013 We’re inviting current students to let us know if they want to be added … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

When I started in LIS, I never thought I’d…

For our October 2013 #uklibchat What they don’t teach you in Library School,  we invited librarians on Twitter to finish off the sentence  ‘When I start in LIS, I never … Continue reading

October 3, 2013 · 3 Comments

Feature #09: What they don’t teach you in library school

For this month’s topic, ‘what they don’t teach you in library school’, we have a feature post from Siobhan, who has recently finished a postgraduate qualification and has some reflections … Continue reading

September 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Agenda – what they don’t teach you in library school

Our next chat, on Tuesday 1 October 6:30 – 8:30pm, will be on ‘what they don’t teach you in library school’ –  practical advice, tips and insights to those starting … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment