NLPN

A network for new and aspiring library professionals

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

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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

April 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

February 13, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

January 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

January 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

December 12, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

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