Tag Archives: Information Literacy

Library Camp 2013

Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the annual Library Camp unconference at the brand new Library of Birmingham. The new library has a very interesting layout and there are lots of unusual angles and different kinds of spaces, … Continue reading

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Diary of a Library School Work Placement: Part IV

This blog entry is part of a series of four posts about my two week work placement at University College School’s Enav Library. Information Literacy It was very encouraging to see how well information literacy training was embedded into the … Continue reading

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Library Camp 2011

On Saturday 8th October the first ever UK Library Camp ‘unconference’ was held in Birmingham, attended by 175 librarians. The idea behind an unconference is that there is no formal, pre-determined programme of events, and instead the attendees pitch ideas … Continue reading

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Catching up with my blogging: some recent highlights!

I feel that I have been neglecting my blogging a bit lately, but this has not been for lack of interesting things to report! Some of the highlights from the past couple of months include:             —A trip to Oxford with the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Information Literacy Training

Last week at work, a student came to me for help with her dissertation bibliography. She wanted to know the correct format for her references, so I told her that this would depend on what referencing system she was using … Continue reading

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Library Inductions and Information Literacy

One of the most interesting tasks that I’ve had so far during my trainee year has been delivering library inductions to new undergraduates. As I am not a particularly confident public speaker I was somewhat nervous about this, but I … Continue reading

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