This a blog about a talk which was about a talk that I did at a Library Unconference. How it Started Sometime early this year, April, I think, an event called CityMash, a Libraries and Technology Unconference, was announced for 13th June. As part of this announcement there was a call for speakers. I began…Continue Reading What About the Recent Past? Presenting at #citymash; and What About the Future? continued: Further Visions of Tomorrow… Today!
Reflections on mentoring
Reblogged with some ‘recrafting’ from: citylibresearchers blog. Some reasons why I’m liking mentoring: This year, I’m very grateful that with the support of our Library Leadership team, I have had some great development opportunities. I have had the chance to work on an employability project which is something that I am really interested in, attend…Continue Reading Reflections on mentoring
Changing face of public libraries
At the SCONUL Access Contacts AGM (more of which later) I attended a talk given by Ciara Eastell on the Changing Face of Public Libraries. Ciara is the President of the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and Head of Libraries, Culture and Heritage at Devon CC. She spoke about many of the challenges faced by public…Continue Reading Changing face of public libraries