Just a quick post to let you know about tonight’s UKLibChat – the topic is ‘Librarians and Personality’, and the chat will take place between 18:30 and 20:30 this evening, Thursday 21st February. The idea is simple: the organisers will tweet questions from their account, @uklibchat, and everyone joins in with answers and conversation using … Continue reading Join in with the Twitterati Tonight!
Overview of the day On arrival we were met with a free sample of Andrew’s game ‘SEEK’ and the usual refreshments were on hand to help us get settled in. There were various games set out on the tables for us to play with (icebreakers for getting to know the other participants whilst we waited … Continue reading Making Games for Libraries
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Didn’t think marketing applies to you? Think again! In ‘The Library Marketing Toolkit’ Ned Potter describes the vital role that library staff play in creating and maintaining a positive experience for library users. We all think we know how to promote services – “We have X number of databases!” “We have tons of E-books!” “We … Continue reading Professional Reads: ‘The Library Marketing Toolkit’
Editor’s note: here’s the first in an occasional series of Day In The Life posts – thanks Lucy! If you’d like to contribute, contact one of the Staff Development Group – Paul, Chris, Suzi, Verena, Clare and Samantha. Wed 9th Jan Today the Law Library re-opens in its new home so I start the day … Continue reading Day in the Life: Systems Librarian