Tag Archives: Libraries

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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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: Who’s Afraid of Data? Dystopic Archives and Libraries

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current CityLIS students. This post is written by current CityLIS student, Anna Gialdini. Anna explores science fiction imaginaries of libraries and archives. She considers the dangers of removing the human from … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Guest Views: Derek MacKenzie Number crunching in the summer time

This guest post was written by Derek MacKenzie, Head of User Services at CityLibrary and #CityLIS Guest Lecturer.  Here, Derek looks at the collection, uses and reasons for statistics in university libraries. *** The end of July always marks an … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: Nancy Beckett-Jones at the CILIP Conference 2017, 5 – 6 July 2017.

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #CityLIS students. Current Library Science student Nancy Beckett-Jones write about her experiences this year’s CILIP Conference in Manchester. *** Last week I attended the annual CILIP Conference held at the … Continue reading

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#CityLIS Student Perspectives: digital libraries complicate library history, part iii / my independent study by Mariana Ou

Student Perspectives is our series of guest posts written by current #citylis students. This post is by current #citylis student, Mariana Ou, and is the third and final part of a series of reflections on her Independent Study about Library History. … Continue reading

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