Category Archives: cpd23

23 Things for Research

I have just recommended this latest 23 Things programme to colleagues and students: http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/23things/. It has already started but you can easily catch up, as it’s self-paced. I will follow it too, and might write about any new things I learn.

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23 mobile things

For all the lovers of learning 23 Things-style: there’s a new one out! It’s called 23mobilethings, is written by people “interested in exploring ways that libraries and library staff can use mobile technologies to deliver library services, to engage with … Continue reading

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Thing 23 is here again

I missed most of CPD23 this year as I was busy with other things and because I didn’t want to repeat things I had done before without learning from them (again). This year’s Thing 23 is one I want to think about though (last year’s post is … Continue reading

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Thing 10: Chartership

This week’s cpd23 post is about library training and qualifications in the UK. There is an interesting discussion going on in my twitter stream at the moment. It’s about chartership and what it’s for. (For regular readers – its’ more or less … Continue reading

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#cpd23: CPD in your later career

I found Sheila’s post rather useful. In my mind it’s important to know why I’m learning something: it makes it easier to focus and also might make it easier to learn something. If I don’t know why I’m meant to … Continue reading

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Thing 7: Real-life networks

This CPD23 week is about real-life networks. This year I feel more inspired by this topic than last year. The blog mentions non-fee-charging/informal oganisations, which work best for me at the moment. I am involved with library camps which provides me with … Continue reading

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Thing 6: Online networks

I wrote about this Thing last year (and here too) and it’s still pretty much the same situation. I am connected via several online networks: I use twitter a lot, and Facebook the least. Some contacts have spilled over into real life … Continue reading

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Thing 5: Reflective Practice

This week I am compiling a report on Library Camp Leeds. So Thing 5 falls into just the right week. This report is mainly for work colleagues to explain what we achieved, but also helps me to see what worked well and … Continue reading

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My first attempt using Storify

I am very impressed with Storify. It’s so easy to use! No instructions needed, just drag and drop – wonderful! I wish it worked on Internet Explorer, it would be a great tool to use at work to show what … Continue reading

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Thing 4: Storify

This week’s cpd23 post is about current awareness. I already use twitter and GoogleReader (RSS feeds), so I’ll have a play with Storify and Scoop.it. Storify The first problem is that IE is not supported. This makes it impossible for me to … Continue reading

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