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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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Library Camp London 2013

A few weeks ago I went to Library Camp London at Senate House Library. For those who don’t already know, library camps are ‘unconference’ style events, which means that there is no set agenda and instead people pitch their ideas … 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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Library Camp 2012

Last weekend I travelled to Birmingham in order to attend my second annual Library Camp event. I attended the same event last year and found it really interesting and enjoyable, so I’d booked my tickets early for this one and … 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 15: Attending, Presenting At and Organising Seminars, Conferences and Other Events

This week’s Thing is about our professional involvement in library-related conferences and events. One of the first library-related events that I attended was the Libraries@Cambridge Conference in January 2011, at which myself and the other Cambridge graduate trainees did a … Continue reading

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