Category Archives: professional involvement

#uklcchat no more

Today’s #uklcchat is finished and take-up has been very low again, so this trial will come to an end (background). It has been an interesting experience to set this up and there may be things that could have been done … 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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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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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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