Category: Conferences

Designing a poster for the first time

I recently attended the Learning at City conference and was offered the opportunity to present a poster.  This was the first time that I have produced a poster so thought I would share some tips. I found it enjoyable, a opportunity to be creative, a talking point and delegates at the conference asked interesting questions…

Reflections on LILAC 2017

I was fortunate this year to have the opportunity to attend LILAC 2017 in Swansea in April.  LILAC is the Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference which is a 3 day event which attracts national and international delegates.  There are keynotes, workshops, presentations  and networking opportunities on  many different aspects of information literacy. In my free time, …

CILIP Leadership Programme 2015-16

I have just finished the CILIP Leadership Programme 2015-16. This was a pilot programme to develop leadership in the profession and was aimed at mid-career professionals or those with some experience.  I work as a Research Librarian in  City University London Library Services and was fortunate enough to be offered the opportunity to attend the…

LILAC 2016: Leabharlannan, Learning & Leprechauns

(Reblogged from: https://blogs.city.ac.uk/developingatcity/ ) Although I’m partly of Irish descent and am partial to elves and quite wanted to see a leprechaun, I had never previously visited Ireland until the recent LILAC 2016  (LILAC is The Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) at University College Dublin (UCD).  I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend…

CILIP Leadership Programme & Conference 2015

In July 2015, I was fortunate enough to have had the chance to have 2 new experiences, the first day of the new CILIP  Leadership Programme  and the opportunity to attend the CILIP Conference 2015, both  in Liverpool (and I also met some great new people). CILIP Leadership Programme The CILIP Leadership programme is a pilot initiative which…