Today is Learning at Work Day!

May 23rd is Learning at Work Day! Why not take a minute to reflect on what you currently want to learn about here at City, and how you might do this? If you manage others you could also consider how you’re helping them with their learning objectives and encouraging a culture of learning and developing….Continue Reading Today is Learning at Work Day!

New Link Resolver! Part of the Summon Implementation Project

Lucy’s posted on the Summon at City University London blog so you can find out a bit more about our new link resolver.  I’m pretty pleased with the work we’ve done on this: it’s going to make it a lot easier to track down an article from a citation in an abstract-only database, or on…Continue Reading New Link Resolver! Part of the Summon Implementation Project

Career Development Day for Library & Information Assistants

In February, Amy, James, Sue and I attended this event run by CPD25, which was aimed specifically at Library & Information Assistants. The event was held in the Hardy Room of the London Mathematical Society on Russell Square. The day was divided into two: in the morning Jeremy Clark from Sue Hill Recruitment held a…Continue Reading Career Development Day for Library & Information Assistants

Ministry of Justice Library

As part of my graduate trainee scheme, I have had some brilliant opportunities to visit a wide range of libraries, from academic libraries to museum libraries. My most recent visit was a trip to the library at the Ministry of Justice, which was very impressive. Arriving at the headquarters of the Ministry of Justice, my…Continue Reading Ministry of Justice Library

Notes from the House of Commons Library visit 20th February 2013

(Image by UK Parliament) City University library was well represented at the House of Commons Library visit in February. Attendance was prompted by link to faculty, a general interest in political history, and not least the wonderfully evocative interior of the library and its cloisters. I was particularly interested in getting a better idea of…Continue Reading Notes from the House of Commons Library visit 20th February 2013

Join in with the Twitterati Tonight!

Just a quick post to let you know about tonight’s UKLibChat – the topic is ‘Librarians and Personality’, and the chat will take place between 18:30 and 20:30 this evening, Thursday 21st February. The idea is simple: the organisers will tweet questions from their account, @uklibchat, and everyone joins in with answers and conversation using…Continue Reading Join in with the Twitterati Tonight!

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