Author Archives: Carolin

About Carolin

Gas station attendant of the mind (librarian), learner, reader, googler, traveller, library camper. My personal views.

Reblogged: Thinking of a career change?

Originally posted on Future Library and Information Professionals Network:
Our latest post is a short one which comes as a result of a few messages in our inbox from people who have already had successful careers in other fields deciding…

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MA or MCLIP?

Every so often someone asks me if I think they should consider pursuing an MA/MLIS or MCLIP, so it feels like it may be worth sharing my thoughts here. The tips below are amended from my latest email about this … Continue reading

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Notes from #AULC2017

Last week I attended the annual AULC conference, held in Belfast. It was a very inspiring and fun event! Here are some notes from the sessions I attended, plus My Conference Storify. Copies of all presentations can be accessed on … Continue reading

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Done

I have just found out that I have been awarded my MA in Technology, Education and Learning. Here’s a picture of a cat to celebrate!

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Masters study

I have received the mark for my Critical Study a few weeks ago, am now awaiting the final overall grade, and am thinking about what to treat myself to on graduation day. It’s been a long two years! I am … Continue reading

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My Critical Study or Dissertation

I have handed in my final work for my Masters degree. *sighs with relief* If you attended Innoconf16 earlier this year (I wrote about it here) and heard me mention it there, you may be interested in reading my Critical … Continue reading

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Student collaboration

Here is an example of an assessed presentation I worked on with a partner for my fourth MA module, the final one before handing in my Critical Study: How to support the adoption of technology: An exploration of behaviours and … Continue reading

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#Innoconf16: Enhancing Employability

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Last seminar

Yesterday I attended my last MA seminar. Feels strange – the past 18 months have just flown by! Now onwards to the last (group) assignment and the dissertation (which we call Critical Study)… I am looking forward to reading more … Continue reading

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Public speaking

This morning I worked on finalising a speech I am giving on Thursday, about making friends when moving to a new city. This sounded like an easy task when I agreed to doing this. Here’s the twist: it’s a speech … Continue reading

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