Category: CPD

An exciting development opportunity, CPD25 task groups.

cpd25 are currently looking for new people to become members of their task groups. cpd25 is the Staff Development and Training programme of the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries. This is an excellent development opportunity for anyone looking to increase their experience, build their skill set, and network with librarians from other institutions. Members of…Continue Reading An exciting development opportunity, CPD25 task groups.

Erasmus visit – reflections from Turkey

Hacer Ozen, librarian at the Middle East Technical University in Ankara, Turkey, visited City in April through the Erasmus scheme.   Here are Hacer’s reflections on their week at City. I spent a very useful and efficient week in terms of my professional experience at City, University of London Library, where I went as part of…Continue Reading Erasmus visit – reflections from Turkey

Presenting and Learning at LILAC

I attended the LILAC 2023 conference, held in Cambridge this April, where I presented my Skill Tree poster and saw some thought-provoking presentations and discussions. This was only my second ever conference and my first time presenting. It was a lovely to talk with other librarians, not only about my project, but about other aspects…Continue Reading Presenting and Learning at LILAC

SDWG Snacks – September 2022

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Well-being CitySport is running a new well-being programme…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks – September 2022

SDWG Snacks – May 2022

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related.   Well-being While Sue and the away day…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks – May 2022

SDWG Snacks

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Well-being The Wellbeing titles on OverDrive  – There…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks

Early Career Academic and Research Librarians in London launch event

EARLL (Early Career Academic and Research Librarians in London) launch Event London is unique. It has many libraries, yet a community of early career librarians doesn’t exist. Funding was granted through the UKSG Innovation awards, for free events organised by EARLL, a group created by some LSE librarians. The launch event was held on 13th…Continue Reading Early Career Academic and Research Librarians in London launch event

Developing Resilience

On Monday 11th November, I attended the Organisational Development-organised course, Developing Resilience, here at City.  The aim of the day was to show us ways to develop our own resilience through looking at how stress is generated, and presenting a toolkit to help us deal with it. Resilience is all about the ability to bounce…Continue Reading Developing Resilience

Imperial College CSGUK Visit, 12th August 2019

Some time ago now (12th August), I visited Imperial College Library Services in South Kensington that was one of a series of Customer Service Group UK visit for Library and Information Assistants that took place over the summer. Going to South Kensington during the school holidays is never a good idea but after fighting through…Continue Reading Imperial College CSGUK Visit, 12th August 2019

Storytelling masterclass

Once upon-a-time, in the bowels of College Building, our two adventurers, James and Rachel, set out to discover how the technique of story telling can be used to create great presentations. I signed up to this morning masterclass with the aim to make my presentations more engaging.  Whilst it was not run in the way…Continue Reading Storytelling masterclass