A network for new and aspiring library professionals

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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Interview: Sarah Arkle, co-founder of FLIP Network

In this interview we speak to Sarah Arkle, co-founder of Future Library and Information Professionals (FLIP), about setting up a network, plans for the future and her advice for people interested … Continue reading

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Interview : Jo Wood, founder of Librarians with Lives

We have contacted (and will contact more) people who have set up/run groups/networks/podcasts to ask them some interview questions. The aim of this is to find out more about these … Continue reading

November 13, 2018 · 1 Comment

Job shadowing: Argula & Katie

In August 2018, using our job shadowing page, Argula contacted Katie and arranged to shadow her at the Royal College of Physicians. Both Argula and Katie have kindly shared their … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing: Catherine & Frank

Catherine Jenkins visited Frank Norman, Head of Library & Information Services at The Francis Crick Institute in July 2018 after finding Frank’s details on our job shadowing page. Both Frank … Continue reading

November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Internet Librarian International: Info Today sponsored places

Attending conferences is a challenge for new professionals, they can be expensive and often there are limited opportunities in the workplace. The good people at Info Today got in touch … Continue reading

November 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

NLPN: Voted By You write up

Many thanks to Emma Dent for sharing her experience of #NLPNVBY with us. This was my first NLPN development event. As a mid-life retrainer in librarianship, I was looking forward … Continue reading

October 29, 2018 · 1 Comment

Interview: Phil Gorman, Technical Services Librarian at the House of Commons

Phil, a Technical Services Librarian, has answered some of our questions about his library career and the skills he uses in his current role. Can you tell us a bit about … Continue reading

October 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Take the floor: NLPN : Voted by you

The ethos of NLPN is to create a network for new and future library professionals, a network where, collectively, we can explore and develop our knowledge and practical skills in … Continue reading

September 20, 2018 · 2 Comments

NLPN: Voted by you

We are pleased to announce that our next event ‘NLPN: Voted by you’ (sponsored by CILIP ILIG and Bolinda) will be held at The University of Manchester Library on Saturday 20th October from … Continue reading

September 20, 2018 · 1 Comment

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