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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

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 Tuesday 6 September 2016, 18:30 – 20:30: Getting to grips with altmetrics

Our next #uklibchat will take place on Tuesday 6 September from 18:30-20:30 UK time. The topic will be “Getting to grips with altmetrics”.  Altmetrics offer new ways to support academic … Continue reading

August 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat is 5!

Today is the 5th anniversary of our first ever #uklibchat! #uklibchat started when a couple of LIS students got together to start a library Tweet chat back in 2011. Below … Continue reading

July 7, 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 #33: Mid career directions – a viewpoint

If we define a new professional as someone in the first five years of their career, I passed that marker either in 2012 (five years since my first LIS job) … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · 2 Comments

Changes to #uklibchat features

We are sorry to be saying goodbye to Sarah Stewart and Linsey Chrisman (next month’s chat on mid-career directions will be Linsey’s last one). Thank you both for all your … Continue reading

February 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat summary – 2nd February 2016: Internships & other means of gaining LIS experience

If you missed this week’s chat about alternative ways of gaining experience, or just want to look back at the tweets, we have archived them in a Storify. Some helpful … Continue reading

February 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Data Visualistion Challenge cancelled

We regret that the Data Visualisation Challenge has been cancelled due to difficulties in extrapolating the data. On the upside, the title of the next #uklibchat has been announced as … Continue reading

January 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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