Tag Archives: Twitter

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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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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LISNPN London Meet-Up and #UKLibChat

Yesterday evening I went to my first LISNPN meet-up and had the chance to meet lots of graduate trainees who are currently working in various libraries across London. The meet-up happened to coincide with the fortnightly #uklibchat on Twitter, which … 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 4: Current Awareness – Twitter, RSS Feeds and Pushnote

I have been using both Twitter and RSS feeds for about a year now, and I honestly don’t know how I would manage without them! Twitter in particular is brilliant for keeping up to date with current issues to do … Continue reading

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My first adventure into the world of blogging…

In preparation for starting my library traineeship in September (very excited!) I’ve decided to start developing my Web 2.0 skills by creating this blog. I’m also having an unofficial go at the 23 Things Cambridge programme, and so far I have managed to … Continue reading

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