Back in March I was lucky enough to travel to Birmingham to attend Digifest. Digifest is a large free, two day conference hosted by JISC which focuses on educational technology and is attended by a managers, academics, technologists and librarians. I attended a range of keynotes, workshops, lightning talks which covered a range of topics … Continue reading Digifest 2018
As far as propositions go, spending a no expenses spared* night at a plush Manchester hotel with your employer picking up the tab isn’t the worst. But throw in the phrase ‘networking opportunity’ and all of a sudden a shiver runs down my spine, all of my neck muscles tense and I quickly reach for … Continue reading I’ve Had My FIL: #interlend15
I was fortunate enough to attend the European Business School Librarians’ (EBSLG) conference in at St. Gallen University earlier this month. I delivered a paper on Creating an impact with library promotions in which I shared some of the great work of our Library Marketing Group. Here is a summary of highlights from the conference. … Continue reading EBSLG Conference
Ok, so here’s how not to do a conference report, leave it 3 months before writing it up for Staff Development blog! My apologies to all but here at last is my summary report of the Business Librarians Association Conference which I attended in July at Leicester University (co-hosted with Leicester De Montford). The conference … Continue reading Business Librarians Association Conference
The biennial Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services brings together around 200 delegates comprising academics from the field of Information Science alongside library professionals from different sectors. This year’s conference was held at the Royal York Hotel in July 2013. The programme promised a great deal of content which seemed timely, topical and relevant … Continue reading Measuring performance and spotting some trains too…..
‘Twas a dark and stormy night… well, it wasn’t actually, though it did rain in Birmingham. That was the only real downside to attending the CILIP Career Development Group Conference back in July, an event held at the impressive Austin Court, and aimed at bringing a mixture of new and experienced professionals together in order … Continue reading SDG at the CDG