Tag: CPD

SDWG Snacks October 2022

This is our regular roundup of “snacks” that you can take a bite of when you need some inspiration, either for your well-being, development or to improve your digital skills.  Please let us know if you have something you want to share, either well-being, work or home-related. Well-being Be Kind to your Mind The NHS…Continue Reading SDWG Snacks October 2022

Successful women in the workplace

To mark International Women’s Day OD ran a series of events, including another of their successful panel discussions, this year entitled, Successful women in the workplace.   Having attended the session back in 2016 I was keen to hear what a different range of women had to say, and pick up more tips.  Interestingly, the two tips…Continue Reading Successful women in the workplace

Mastering Social Sciences event

I was pleased to be invited to present at and attend the above event at Aston University. Last week,  I  managed to become excited about my quite esotheric topic Grey literature. The presentations included: Intergovernmental organisations,  statistics, parliamentary publications (from the British Library), grey literature, Research data management (the Bodleian), free maths and stats resources,…Continue Reading Mastering Social Sciences event

Visit to the Stuart Hall Library, 31st July 2018

A visit organised by Cpd25 gave me the opportunity to discover the Stuart Hall Library, currently located in the heart of the vibrant district of Shoreditch. This is a seemingly appropriate location for the Library of the institute of International Visual Arts (Iniva), Shoreditch being a hub for creative street art. But it is due…Continue Reading Visit to the Stuart Hall Library, 31st July 2018

Library Services Journal Club – 17th April 2018

This month’s paper, selected by Catie Tuttle, was ‘Getting the truth out: the role of libraries in the fight against fake news’ by Oliver Batchelor. Written months after the 2016 US election, the article argues that library staff have a ‘civic obligation’ to promote critical thinking skills and that the current climate presents an opportunity…Continue Reading Library Services Journal Club – 17th April 2018

The Final Flurry

The Beast from the East and Storm Emma are wreaking havoc with the UK: it’s freezing, snowing, blowing a gale; and I have started the final two modules of my MA in Linfoservagement.  Final. Two. Modules. (Apart from the ‘D’ word that is, let’s not go there…). In your face Weather. Despite the Autumn semester…Continue Reading The Final Flurry

cpd25: Digital Librarianship @ the British Library

On Friday, I attended an interesting talk about the digital side of librarianship. Part of the cpd25 Aspects training programme, it was situated in the British Library’s Knowledge Centre. From this session, I hoped to gain a little more insight into what digital librarianship involved as I felt this was something missing when undertaking my…Continue Reading cpd25: Digital Librarianship @ the British Library