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Interview: Clare Murnane, one of the co-founders of SLIP Ireland

In this interview we speak to Clare Murnane, co-founder of SLIP Ireland (alongside Helena Byrne). The interview discusses advice for new professionals, future plans and podcast recommendations. Can you tell … Continue reading

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Interview: Edmund Wilkinson, Liaison Librarian

Edmund, a Liaison Librarian, has answered some of our questions about their library career and the skills they use in their current role. Can you tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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Open Licensing in Libraries, guest post by Simon Bowie

In 2018, I was asked to speak about open licensing at UKSG 41st Annual Conference in Glasgow. I decided to combine my work in librarianship with my part-time MA in … Continue reading

May 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

Job shadowing: Rachel and Jen

In March 2019, using our job shadowing page, Rachel contacted Jen and arranged to shadow her at Leeds Beckett University. Rachel has shared her thoughts about the day. Jen is … Continue reading

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Interview: Emma Suffield, Learning Resources Centre Manager at Saint Wilfrid’s C of E Academy

Emma, a Learning Resources Centre Manager, has answered some of our questions about their library career and the skills they use in their current role. Can you tell us a … Continue reading

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UKSG Innovation competition/award

We are excited to announce that we will be working with UKSG and the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) to offer a new annual competition/award with three distinct aims as … Continue reading

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

Interview: uklibchat team

In this interview we speak to the current uklibchat team (minus Siobhan McGuinness). The interview includes background info on the team, their proudest achievements and recommendations of other networks/groups/sites/podcasts that … Continue reading

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Interview: Sally Turbitt & Amy Walduck, co-founders of the Turbitt & Duck Podcast

In this interview we speak to Sally Turbitt and Amy Walduck, co-founders of the Library podcast Turbitt & Walduck. The interview discusses advice for new professionals, how podcasts can help … Continue reading

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Interview: Jen Bayjoo, founder of DILON

In this interview we speak to Jen Bayjoo, the founder of Diversity in Libraries of the North (DILON), about setting up a network, plans for the future and her advice … Continue reading

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Interview: Lisa Jeskins on working abroad

How did you first become involved in the library and information profession? I had the world’s worst career advice at university. A man came into a room of 400 language … Continue reading

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