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Category Archives: National/International events & conferences

International Clinical Librarian Conference 2017 : a report from a career changer

Rebecca Scott, Clinical Librarian at Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust attended the International Clinical Librarian Conference this year and has provided us with a write up of her experience. Back … Continue reading

October 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

10 New Professional sponsored places at ILI2017

*** UPDATE: we have drawn the winners for this (29/9/17)*** The organisers of Internet Librarian International have contacted us about an exciting opportunity for new professionals to get a taster … Continue reading

September 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

#LAIcdgAGM16 Leadership and Librarianship: a write up by Siobhán McGuinness

On 14th October, Siobhán attended the annual seminar and AGM of the Career Development Group of the Library Association of Ireland. This year has been an amazing journey for me in librarianship, … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

MMIT 2016

After successfully applying for the CILIP North West Member Network’s bursary, I attended this year’s MmIT conference, “Digital Citizenship: What is the library’s role?”, held in Sheffield. The conference, through … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

CILIP Conference 2016 – the one where we picked up our award!

The conference was opened with a welcome from Nick Poole, Chief Executive of CILIP. He made reference to the CILIP Action Plan for 2016-2020 and the current consultation on the … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

SLA Conference 2016

Where to start? It has been over a month since I attended the conference as an ECCA winner and in that time I have created a Storify and have reflected … Continue reading

August 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

ARLG North West – Social Media: Can you tell if it’s working yet – a write up by Suzanne Coleman

On 1st July, Suzanne attended ‘Social media: Can you tell if it’s working yet?’ sponsored by CILIP ARLG North West. The first speaker of the day was Sarah Mallen from … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · 1 Comment


Highlights: The beautiful setting (the conference centre overlooked the beach!) The varied and passionate keynotes/sessions delivered The new professionals session being mentioned by the chair as one of her conference … Continue reading

April 16, 2016 · 4 Comments


On 14th November, the first LIS Dissertation conference (LISDIS) took place at the University of Huddersfield. As mentioned, in our previous post by Rosie, the aim of the conference is … Continue reading

November 30, 2015 · 2 Comments

MMIT 2015

I attended MMIT‘s 2015 Conference in Sheffield, “With Power Comes Great Responsibility – How librarians can Harness the Power of Social Media for the Benefit of its Users”. It was an excellent … Continue reading

September 28, 2015 · 1 Comment

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