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NLPN x SLA Europe

We are pleased to announce that our next event ‘NLPN x SLA Europe’ in collaboration with SLA Europe (sponsored by CB Resourcing) will be held at The University of Manchester … Continue reading

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NLPN x SLA Europe: Take the Floor

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

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Job shadowing: Susan and Naomi

Susan: and Naomi, Academic Liaison Librarian for School of Management at Swansea University, spent a day together after Susan found Naomi’s details on our job shadowing list.  Susan: After first checking … Continue reading

December 4, 2019 · 1 Comment

Interview: Elizabeth Hutchinson, Independent Trainer (School Libraries)

Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library and information profession? I left school at 16 to work for Newcastle … Continue reading

November 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

Interview: Barbara Band – School Library, Reading and Literacy Consultant

Barbara has answered our questions about her library career and current role. Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library … Continue reading

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Library Services Trust

We have recently added the Library Services Trust to the useful resources section of the blog and have tweeted about the bursaries they offer. Barbara Band, trustee and treasurer of … Continue reading

September 3, 2019 · 1 Comment

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

August 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

June 26, 2019 · Leave a comment

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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