All posts by Samantha

About Samantha

Research Librarian for Business. Based at Cass Library in Bunhill Row.

Untold Lives: Alex contributes to a British Library blog

We get around, us City types!  When we’re not blogging here about our staff development, we’re developing ourselves by blogging elsewhere. Alex Giles has been contributing to the British Library’s Untold Lives blog– he recently used Privy Council cases to tell a snippet from the life of Tan Ah Loy, a resident of Penang in … Continue reading Untold Lives: Alex contributes to a British Library blog

Courses, Conferences and Experiences Sharing Session, 22nd August 2013

Cast your minds back to the heady days of August. Do you remember the endless sun, the heatwave that lasted for months?  No, me either.  Never mind, because you DO, surely, remember our fabulous August Event, the Courses, Conferences and Experiences Sharing Session?  No?   Well, here’s a reminder then: We kicked off with Verena Price, … Continue reading Courses, Conferences and Experiences Sharing Session, 22nd August 2013

Applying to study library and information science, CPD25, November 8th 2013

A guest post from one of our current graduate trainees, Alex Giles, of a course organised for CPD25 by yours truly. – Samantha What better way to cheer yourself up on  a wet day in November, nursing a cold as I was, than to spend it in the company of some wise  and inspiring individuals … Continue reading Applying to study library and information science, CPD25, November 8th 2013

Join in with the Twitterati Tonight!

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!

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