Author Archives: Carolin

About Carolin

Librarian, amongst other things.

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┬áCILIP 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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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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