Category Archives: News

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Posthumous PhD Award for Dr Christopher Serbutt: Documentation and the Museum Object

This text was originally posted by David Bawden on his blog https://theoccasionalinformationist.com/2021/10/09/documentation-and-the-museum-object/ — A rather sad post for the first one after a break. CityLIS PhD student Christopher Serbutt sadly died last year, after a long period of ill-health, so … Continue reading

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Current CityLIS student Caroline Stafford wins BIALL Student Award for 2021

This great news shared by Caroline Stafford. — In June 2021, I was delighted to find out that I had been awarded the BIALL Student Award for 2021. BIALL (British and Irish Association for Law Librarians) is the UK’s leading … Continue reading

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Prizes Announcement

We are delighted to announce that the following CityLIS graduates have been awarded prizes for the outstanding quality of work they produced in the field of Library and Information Science. Bethany Ruth Sherwood has been awarded the Best Student Prize. … Continue reading

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Suggested summer reading for returning PT students

For CityLIS part-time students who will be returning in September 2020 for their second year of study, here are some suggestions for summer reading. This is not required, but may be helpful for those who wish to do some preparation … Continue reading

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Background Reading for CityLIS 20/21

For those of you planning to study for a masters in Library or Information Science, LIS, here are some suggestions for background reading in preparation for your course. This is a personal selection of printed books, (although some may be … Continue reading

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