Month: January 2013

Copyright or copywrong? (featuring Lauren Laverne)

Okay,  copyright does not always sound like fun… so can you believe that I have attended not one but two copyright events in a month which I found fun? I attended a Copyright Masterclass with Emily Goodhand aka Copyright Girl at the swish De Vere conference facility – I even spotted Lauren Laverne in my…Continue Reading Copyright or copywrong? (featuring Lauren Laverne)

Applying to Library School… And Beyond! 2012: a CPD25 Event

Our very first guest post!  This piece was written by James Atkinson, one of our Information Assistants working in Health.  He recently attended this CPD25 event aimed at IAs and graduate trainees interested in applying to study Library and Information Science.  Full disclaimer: your venerable host for this post, Samantha, was one of the organisers…Continue Reading Applying to Library School… And Beyond! 2012: a CPD25 Event

SDG at the CDG

‘Twas a dark and stormy night… well, it wasn’t actually, though it did rain in Birmingham. That was the only real downside to attending the CILIP Career Development Group Conference back in July, an event held at the impressive Austin Court, and aimed at bringing a mixture of new and experienced professionals together in order…Continue Reading SDG at the CDG

Library Staff Achievement Awards

Welcome back and Happy New Year! We delayed the annual Christmas awards as we ran a little late with the Summer awards – so now’s the time to get seasonally adjusted with a new batch of Awards… There are two £250 awards available twice a year; two at Christmas and two in Summer. These awards…Continue Reading Library Staff Achievement Awards