Tag Archives: CILIP

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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Regional membership network meeting Yorkshire and Humber

Yesterday I attended a meeting of the soon-to-be-reborn regional CILIP member network. It took place in the beautiful Central Library in Leeds. While I was there, I had a look at the newly refurbished Information and Research Library. (I used … Continue reading

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My news

I am now a chartered librarian. 🙂 Worth it?

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It’s done!

First thoughts on the #chartership process Now that I have sent my portfolio off for assessment (and can’t do anything but wait), I want to share a few thoughts on the chartership process so far… What went well? I quite … Continue reading

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Special interest groups

CILIP’s membership team was as usual very efficient about my enquiry about changing one of my special interest groups. From today I am a (new) member of the Academic and Research Libraries Group (ARLG), and (still) a member of the Information Services Group. I … Continue reading

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Professional organisations

I am changing jobs next month and will no longer be working in public libraries. Instead I will be based in an academic learning resources centre for language students and anyone who wants to learn languages. This made me look … 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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Chartership and stuff

As I wrote last July, I don’t understand chartership and some other CILIP stuff. I re-joined CILIP later in the year and have talked to a lot of people in and outside CILIP. Most of them are great but I … Continue reading

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CILIP Members Blog Landscape

I have decided that I’ll add my blog to the CILIP Members Blog Landscape. Thanks to @CILIPinfo for the encouragement! What is that landscape then? Their webpage states: “In the ‘Blog Landscape’ you’ll find blog posts from some of the … Continue reading

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