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The Road Less Travelled – Looking Beyond Traditional Library Qualification

Last month (December 12th) I attended an interesting afternoon of talks organised by cpd25 called The Road Less Travelled – Looking Beyond Traditional Library Qualification at which five speakers talked about different ways to gain further qualifications and experience following postgraduate study.   Elizabeth Charles, Assistant Director of Library Service at Birkbeck, talked about becoming … Continue reading The Road Less Travelled – Looking Beyond Traditional Library Qualification

Visit to the Wiener Library, 9th August

On Thursday 9th August, Jonathan, Claire and Catie visited the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide in Russell Square. The library provides an incredibly important and invaluable source of primary historical documents as well as an actively functioning library for research.  Catie  Head of Collections, Greg Toth, estimated that the Wiener Library has:  … Continue reading Visit to the Wiener Library, 9th August

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

Visit to the Garden Museum, 19th July 2018

Following on from the invitation circulated by ALISS, we joined a small group of fellow professionals in an area currently buzzing with projects in the Library and Archive world. The visit was to introduce us to the archive and exhibitions of the Garden Museum, recently renovated during an £8,000,000 development project (2015-2017), and holding a … Continue reading Visit to the Garden Museum, 19th July 2018

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

Whose library is it anyway? Thoughts from the CPD25 conference: Managing the Learning Environment (25th November 2014)

In 2014 I attended two CPD25 events on managing student behaviour. The first, held in March, was called ‘Managing Student Behaviour’, and was split between Customer Service skills-building in the morning and talks from representatives from different academic libraries in the afternoon. Because such a large part of managing student behaviour involves managing the environment, … Continue reading Whose library is it anyway? Thoughts from the CPD25 conference: Managing the Learning Environment (25th November 2014)

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