All posts by Hilary Vieitez

5 ideas for researcher support I picked up at LILAC

In April, Tom and I headed up to Nottingham for LILAC: The Information Literacy Conference. The venue for the conference was the University of Nottingham (see right for a photo of the Keighton Auditorium where the keynote speeches took place). One of the my main aims for the conference was to pick up ideas for … Continue reading 5 ideas for researcher support I picked up at LILAC

Practical tips for library moves and refurbishments: presentations from the BIALL Conference

When I wrote my initial post about the BIALL Conference 2018,  it was my intention to write a second post shortly afterwards about the practical tips I learned about library moves/ refurbishments.  Clearly, it is never a good idea to try to write a reflective piece 9 months after the event, however – fortunately for … Continue reading Practical tips for library moves and refurbishments: presentations from the BIALL Conference

Discover more about the Women on Boards initiative at City

As you may know, City is a corporate member of Women on Boards, an initiative designed to give women the information and connections they need to take up board or committee level positions as non-executive directors, trustees or governors. City’s membership allows staff members at City the opportunity to sign up for the Women on … Continue reading Discover more about the Women on Boards initiative at City

BIALL Conference 2018 – Designing our future: debate, develop, deliver

The focus of this year’s BIALL (British & Irish Association of Law Librarians) conference was the future design of library spaces, technology and services. Taking place in Birmingham over three days in June, the conference programme encompassed a wide variety of talks from academic and law firm librarians, legal professionals and database suppliers. In this … Continue reading BIALL Conference 2018 – Designing our future: debate, develop, deliver

Supporting Researchers at Your University event

In November, I travelled up to York for a ‘Supporting Researchers at Your University’ event.  It was held in the beautiful King’s Manor part of the University of York campus. As the event offered some very interesting presentations for Research Librarians, it wasn’t surprising to find that attendees had come from all over the country … Continue reading Supporting Researchers at Your University event

British Library Open Day for Social Sciences Researchers

Back in February,  I attended the Doctoral Students’ Open Day for Social Sciences at the British Library.  This was a great opportunity to experience the British Library from the point of view of an advanced researcher (as opposed to my previous experience of using it whilst doing my Information Science Masters course). After an introductory talk, which … Continue reading British Library Open Day for Social Sciences Researchers

“Data, data everywhere” – review of sessions at the 45th annual BIALL conference, Harrogate

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