Work Shadowing: Library Systems Manager

Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to shadow Lucy, our Library Systems Manager. It was a great opportunity to learn more about the technology our library service runs on, the job itself, and ask Lucy about her personal experiences in this role. Working with systems Lucy oversees the following systems and platforms that we … Continue reading Work Shadowing: Library Systems Manager

Visit to the British Library Business and IP Centre

Recently, a group of library staff visited Business and IP Centre (BIPC) at the British Library. Seema Rampersand was our host for the two hour visit, and she gave an extremely informative talk on BIPC’s origins, and how it serves small businesses, start-ups and entrepreneurs. The BIPC reading room consists of two floors. The entrance … Continue reading Visit to the British Library Business and IP Centre

New Professionals and Graduates Day by SLA, BIALL, and CLSIG

A month ago, I attended this full-day event organised by SLA, BIALL, and CLSIG.  There were a wide variety of attendees; from people who were finishing their library traineeships and were about to embark on getting their qualifications, to others like me who had graduated. Part of the day was dedicated to law librarianship, whilst … Continue reading New Professionals and Graduates Day by SLA, BIALL, and CLSIG

Building a Community of Librarians

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 to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library

A group of us from the law library recently visited the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies library. IALS The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) was established in 1947 as a national centre to promote academic legal research, and its library has one of the largest legal research collections in Europe. It is used by … Continue reading Visit to the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies Library