Building a Community of Librarians Conference by M25 Consortium 30th May 2019, 4-6pm I attended this afternoon session at the Institute of Mathematics, in Russell Square, almost by accident, but in the end, found it useful and engaging. There were two presentations, one by Ka-Ming Pang, Academic Achievement Librarian at Roehampton University, and another by … Continue reading Building a Community of Librarians
Visit of the Bloomberg European Headquarters A small group of City Library staff, academics and students headed under the sun towards Bank Station on Thursday 28th June to discover one of the most recent additions to London’s list of iconic buildings. The Bloomberg European Headquarters soon came into view, and we were all shown into … Continue reading Tour of Iconic Bloomberg European Headquarters and London Mithraeum, 28th June 2018
On Valentine’s Day this year staff expressed their love of learning by attending the Library Journal Club, a new monthly group founded by Arts Subject Librarian Alex Asman. The aim of the club is to read and discuss peer reviewed articles from the library and information science field, with a view to introducing new ideas … Continue reading The Launch of the Library Journal Club
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!
On a pleasant September afternoon we made our way to Russell Square to find our quiz-slash-task masters, Derek and Samantha, ready and waiting to set our away day challenges. We were assigned three separate tasks and a map to help us with those tasks – an information scavenger hunt, a book bench quiz and a … Continue reading The Staff Development Group Event, 11th September 2014