NLPN

A network for new and aspiring library professionals

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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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

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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

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