An exciting development opportunity, CPD25 task groups.

cpd25 are currently looking for new people to become members of their task groups. cpd25 is the Staff Development and Training programme of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries. This is an excellent development opportunity for anyone looking to increase their experience, build their skill set, and network with librarians from other institutions. Members of…Continue Reading An exciting development opportunity, CPD25 task groups.

Neurodiversity Celebration Week

This online event was part of Neurodiversity Celebration Week.  Helen Spicer-Cain spoke about her lived experience with Dyspraxia. She is a Speech and Language Therapist and a lecturer at City. She spoke about things that disable her such as not being able to use can openers. This leads to anxiety and avoidance from staying away…Continue Reading Neurodiversity Celebration Week

SDWG snacks – Nov 2023

Wellbeing Supporting Students’ Mental Health and Wellbeing: Managing Challenging Conversation – workshop Managing challenging conversations This upcoming event is a one-day workshop for all staff with student-facing roles. The workshops will take place in the new year, and you will need to book a place in advance. This session will build the skills, knowledge, and…Continue Reading SDWG snacks – Nov 2023

SDWG snacks – Oct 2023

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Wellbeing Have you seen the new wellbeing@city hub?…Continue Reading SDWG snacks – Oct 2023

A day in the life of – City Staff Development

On the 7th September I attended my first Staff Development day. It was encouraging to see the many helpful and thought-provoking sessions  available. Each activity struck the perfect balance of information and interactive.  The facilitators used well structured approaches, and tips given felt directly relevant, with a few `AHA` moments. I look forward to putting…Continue Reading A day in the life of – City Staff Development

Accessibility Group update no.3

Need to know info! Since our last update, Luke has joined the group. With the new term starting, make sure your presentations and documents meet accessibility guidelines. General guidance and best practice can be found on the LibGuides writing style page. Education, Education, Education Over the Spring term, there were a series of workshops focussing…Continue Reading Accessibility Group update no.3

SWDG Snacks – Sept 2023

After the summer break, we have a refreshing roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Personal and Professional Development…Continue Reading SWDG Snacks – Sept 2023

Visit to the National Poetry Library

On Tuesday 27th June I had the pleasure of visiting the National Poetry Library on a trip organised by the UoL Lit Librarians. This is a group set up by a couple of University of London librarians with subject responsibility for literature to share ideas and knowledge. As the Arts Librarian at City I am…Continue Reading Visit to the National Poetry Library

Inner Temple Library Visit – 19th May 2023

Situated in a truly remarkable location, the Inner Temple Library welcomed visitors through one of the ancient gates on Fleet Street, near the Royal Courts of Justice, firmly entrenched in the heart of legal London. Stepping into the Inner Temple felt like a journey back in time, although not as far as the 12th Century…Continue Reading Inner Temple Library Visit – 19th May 2023

Erasmus visit – reflections from Turkey

Hacer Ozen, librarian at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, visited City in April through the Erasmus scheme.   Here are Hacer’s reflections on their week at City. I spent a very useful and efficient week in terms of my professional experience at City, University of London Library, where I went as part of…Continue Reading Erasmus visit – reflections from Turkey