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About lyn

Dr Lyn Robinson is Head of Library & Information Science, CityLIS, at City, University of London. She established and directs the Library School, and co-directs the Centre for Information Science alongside Prof David Bawden. Contact: lyn@city.ac.uk

CityLIS Focus on Alumni: The Post-Apocalypse Librarian

This post is by CityLIS alumna Adelaide Robinson. Adelaide graduated in January 2018. The work first appeared on her personal blog “the digital shoebox” on April 12th 2018. *** “Where do you see yourself in 15 years?” someone asks. Cynically, … Continue reading

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DocPerform 2: New Technologies

Interdisciplinary Symposium: 6th-7th November 2017 City, University of London Organisers: Lyn Robinson & Joseph Dunne Website: https://documentingperformance.com Twitter: @DocPerform #DocPerform #CityLIS Programme Register Following our successful launch last year, the DocPerform project team are delighted to announce that our second … Continue reading

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CityLIS Student Perspectives: Matthew Peck ‘The Death of the Document Creator’

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is by current CityLIS student, Matthew Peck, and considers one of the fundamental philosophical questions for LIS:  ‘What is a document?’ *** In INM301 this week, … Continue reading

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CityLIS 17/18 Cohort Blogs

Everyone enrolled on a CityLIS master’s degree is required to have a blog, suitable for personal reflective, and professional level, written/visual communication. Whilst communication skills have always been desirable for the workplace, in today’s digital society they are essential, and … Continue reading

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