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Email and RSS: subscribe to the blog

Everyone loves a good blog, but constantly having to go back and check for updates is a bit of a bore.  Luckily there’s a couple of ways that you can have the blog content pushed out to you without you having to remember to come back here and look at the time. Email The first…Continue Reading Email and RSS: subscribe to the blog

Professional Reads: ‘The Library Marketing Toolkit’

Didn’t think marketing applies to you? Think again! In ‘The Library Marketing Toolkit’ Ned Potter describes the vital role that library staff play in creating and maintaining a positive experience for   library users.   We all think we know how to promote services – “We have X number of databases!”  “We have tons of E-books!” “We…Continue Reading Professional Reads: ‘The Library Marketing Toolkit’

Day in the Life: Systems Librarian

Editor’s note: here’s the first in an occasional series of Day In The Life posts – thanks Lucy!  If you’d like to contribute, contact one of the Staff Development Group – Paul, Chris, Suzi, Verena, Clare and Samantha. Wed 9th Jan Today the Law Library re-opens in its new home so I start the day…Continue Reading Day in the Life: Systems Librarian

Copyright or copywrong? (featuring Lauren Laverne)

Okay,  copyright does not always sound like fun… so can you believe that I have attended not one but two copyright events in a month which I found fun? I attended a Copyright Masterclass with Emily Goodhand aka Copyright Girl at the swish De Vere conference facility – I even spotted Lauren Laverne in my…Continue Reading Copyright or copywrong? (featuring Lauren Laverne)

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

Library Staff Achievement Awards

Welcome back and Happy New Year! We delayed the annual Christmas awards as we ran a little late with the Summer awards – so now’s the time to get seasonally adjusted with a new batch of Awards… There are two £250 awards available twice a year; two at Christmas and two in Summer. These awards…Continue Reading Library Staff Achievement Awards