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Book Review: “Creative Confidence; unleashing the creative potential within all of us”

Kelley, D., 1951 and Kelley, T., (2013) Creative confidence: unleashing the creative potential within us all. London: William Collins. I have two appraisal objectives that are centred around improving services to different groups of users, and I’ve been struggling to come up with ideas. I support a course called MICL, the Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership. Their … Continue reading Book Review: “Creative Confidence; unleashing the creative potential within all of us”

Now In A Minute

I recently attended the CPD25 event, CPD and learning technology: skills for librarians to support information and digital literacy.  I was interested in how the role of the librarian intersects with learning technologies and in getting new ideas for how learning technologies could be applied to delivering information literacy teaching. The speakers, Elizabeth Charles and … Continue reading Now In A Minute

Library Robots, Economic Forecasts and cèilidhs

During the last week of April I spent a very sunny few days in Glasgow attending the European Business School Librarians Group conference, Library Connections: Collaboration. Co-operation, Communication at Strathclyde Business School. Day one got off to a good start with a welcome from Professor David Hillier, Executive Dean of Strathclyde Business School, in which … Continue reading Library Robots, Economic Forecasts and cèilidhs

A golden anniversary for Finsbury Library

Local historian Jiff Bayliss gave an interesting talk earlier this month as part of Finsbury Library’s 50th anniversary celebrations.  The talk described how the original public library in our neighbourhood was one of the most pioneering of its kind in the late 20th Century, before the demolition of the Skinners Estate in the 1960s, led … Continue reading A golden anniversary for Finsbury Library