Author Archives: Carolin

Reading 2017

Now the darker nights are coming, I have taken stock of what I have read so far this year… and it turns out that 2017 has so far been a year of primarily reading popular (and what some might call … Continue reading

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First #uklcchat – summary

Access the first #uklcchat Storify by clicking here. And the agenda for the next #uklcchat on 11 October.

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23 Things for Information Skills

OK, so there’s a new “23 Things” blog on my radar and in my diary: Ruda√≠ 23. The course starts on 9 September and is – like most other 23 things programmes – self-directed. I am looking forward to learning … Continue reading

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First #uklcchat on Twitter

When? #uklcchat is planned to take place every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 14:00 to 15:00 UK time. What? #uklcchat is aimed at those who work in University Language Centres, such as language practitioners, teachers, librarians and administrators, and … Continue reading

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To #uklcchat or not to chat?

Inspired by the successful #uklibchat, a discussion group for librarians (and others who are interested) that takes place on Twitter, I would like to propose a lunchtime Twitter chat for those who work in University Language Centres, such as language … Continue reading

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Easel.ly

A few days ago I used I used Easil.ly for the first time, to create an illustrated version of my library’s annual statistics, inspired by recent CILIP Conference workshops I attended. It is really easy to use and turns out … Continue reading

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Further notes from #CILIPConf17

A few days ago I posted initial thoughts on the CILIP conference 2017 (programme) and had planned to write a full set of notes, but it turns out that most of my notes are basically my Twitter feed of the … Continue reading

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Notes from #CILIPConf17

I have just spent two days in Manchester, at the¬†CILIP conference 2017. It was my first time and as a result of attending I feel really proud to be a member of this vibrant professional LIS community. Key message from … Continue reading

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Launch of The Language Scholar #langscholar17

Here’s my Storify of yesterday’s launch event of one of the journals published by the University of Leeds (illustrated by the beautiful card shown in the picture below).

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CPD needs analysis

In my work place we are lucky that there is a wealth of training offers we can access, both on and off the job, as well as some funding for external events and courses. But how do you decide what … Continue reading

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