All posts by Verena Price

University Science and Technology Librarians Group meeting at Imperial

Carole Rhodes of the USTLG introduced herself and the main aims and purpose of the group which meets twice a year in November and May alternating meeting places in an attempt to overcome the North/South divide. The next event will be in Chester. On arrival I took advantage of the  option to tour the Imperial College Library. … Continue reading University Science and Technology Librarians Group meeting at Imperial

Lilac and ‘pointless’ library inductions

  This session caught my eye in the Lilac parallel sessions programme. ‘Is library induction pointless?’  Julie Moody http://plymouth.libguides.com/profile.php?uid=63242 The session was very well attended, so I wasn’t the only one. Julie had used the TV ‘Pointless’ quiz format in her Library inductions sessions. She did this to engage the students but also because in … Continue reading Lilac and ‘pointless’ library inductions

CPD25 visit to the British Museum by James Atkinson

On the 21th November (that’s what it said on my badge), I was fortunate enough to go on a CPD arranged tour at the British Museum.  Following the British Library’s departure from the site, the Museum was left with nine departmental libraries, many of which are the best in their field.  On this occasion, we … Continue reading CPD25 visit to the British Museum by James Atkinson