Category Archives: News

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Welcome to IDLE

Our renamed and relaunched Masters module Information and Data, Law and Ethics (IDLE) begins next week, and runs through the spring term. The legal and ethical dimensions of library and information science have always been an important feature of the … Continue reading

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Student Perspectives: How public libraries are using makerspace technology to allow their users to create and innovate

Student Perspectives is our series of posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by Ellena Moyse looks at the american innovation of the Makerspace in public libraries. Ellena is on Twitter:@ElleMoyse Makerspace (definition): “A place in which … Continue reading

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Welcome to CityLIS 19/20!

The new CityLIS academic year 19/20 starts with our Induction Class on Thursday 19th September, in advance of our taught programme which returns on Monday September 23rd. This year, perhaps more than ever, we all understand that library and information … Continue reading

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Radical Immersions Conference

This post was originally published on Joseph Dunne-Howrie’s blog. *** This conference was organised by the Digital Research Humanities Association and looked at the impact new (and not so new) technologies are having on the ways art is produced and received by … Continue reading

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Boom! City LIS students feel the impact of a visit to the British Library Symposium

***Adel Szeheres, Marta Szczutek, Sarah and Wai-ting Cheung*** Digital collections are at the forefront of change in the digital world – able to respond quickly to new trends they are having an impact on communities, culture and the culture sector. … Continue reading

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