LILAC is the Librarians’ Annual Information Literacy Conference, and this year it was held in Sheffield Hallam, 8th-10th April. As usual it was jam-packed with speakers and delegates, and was a whirlwind of ideas, information and experience sharing. I’m going to highlight specific sessions another post, but first I wanted to share with you some … Continue reading Samantha’s LILAC 2014 Part One: Happy 10th Birthday LILAC!
Quick post: I’ve been doing a spot of Moonlighting for those lovely people at #uklibchat. They have a monthly Twitter meet up where they discuss various issues, and this time it’s about teaching and librarianship. They asked me to write a post about my experiences and about the FHEA award (which you can work towards … Continue reading Blogged elsewhere: FHEA Qualifications and Teaching as a Librarian
A while back now, on Friday 23 May, I went on a CPD visit to the British Library. With a crowd of other HE library peeps (including Monika and Lisa from Northampton Square), we gathered in the lobby ready for an afternoon that would consist of a tour and three talks. The view outside on … Continue reading Visit to the British Library, 23rd May 2014
In June I headed up to Harrogate to the annual conference of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL), the theme of which was ‘Data, data everywhere’. The first speaker of the day was Simon Lord from the Financial Times who presented the results of a research report entitled ‘The evolving value of … Continue reading “Data, data everywhere” – review of sessions at the 45th annual BIALL conference, Harrogate