Monthly Archives: August 2011

CPD23 Thing 13: Google Docs, Wikis and Dropbox

This week CPD23 is all about collaboration and file sharing using Google Docs, Wikis and Dropbox. I’ve already spent some time experimenting with each of these tools because it was my job to write the CPD23 exercise for this week … Continue reading

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CPD23 Thing 12: Putting the Social into Social Media

This week’s Thing is about the benefits of social media and, in particular, the ways that online networking can help to foster professional development. I am a huge believer in the value of social media platforms. Online social networking has … Continue reading

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CPD23 Thing 11: Mentoring

I’ve never been mentored – either formally or informally – and although I can see the potential benefits of this type of relationship, I don’t think that I’m at the stage yet in my career where I require a mentor. … Continue reading

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CPD23 Thing 10: Graduate Traineeships, Masters Degrees, Chartership, Accreditation

For this week’s Thing we have been asked to blog about our career paths and our experiences within the library profession, so here is my story so far… I’ve always had an interest in libraries, but it didn’t occur to … Continue reading

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