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CILIP Social Media Executive Briefing 2013

Last week I was given the opportunity to attend CILIP’s event on the use of social media by libraries. This was a particularly useful event for me to go to because I am currently drafting up plans to create a … Continue reading

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My First Professional Post

I am happy to report that just over three weeks ago, after a period of intense job-hunting, I was offered a new job in a HE college library and I am now working as an Assistant Librarian in my first … Continue reading

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CILIP New Professionals Day 2012

On Friday I attended the CILIP New Professionals Day which is a free event aimed at people who have recently entered the library and information profession. This was my second New Professionals Day as I also attended one in 2010 … 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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CPD23 Thing 7: Face-to-Face Networks and Professional Organisations

In the interest of taking part in some face-to-face networking for Thing 7, this week I attended the CILIP East of England networking event in Cambridge. It was a very successful event and there were quite a lot of people … Continue reading

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CPD23 Thing 6: Online Networks

The first online network that I ever joined was, predictably, Facebook. I didn’t really understand what it was at the time (the only reason I signed up was because a friend sent me an invitation to play a Facebook Pirates … Continue reading

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