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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 · 2 Comments

Librarians on the move: Helping to bring an automated library management system to Swaziland and beyond…

Helen Stocker, Librarian and Learning Support Coordinator, has volunteered to write about a project she is currently involved with: helping to implement a library management system in other colleges around the … Continue reading

September 7, 2017 · Leave a comment


So it appears to be MOOC season (or it was when I started this!). My previous success rate with MOOCs isn’t great; I signed up to the LIHNN MOOC on … Continue reading

September 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

The argument against Chartership by Jen Bayjoo

After observing a Twitter conversation discussing the merits of professional registration we thought we would tackle the subject of Chartership, looking at the reasons for and those against. The second part of this … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · 4 Comments

The argument in favour of Chartership by Daniel Livesey

After observing a Twitter conversation discussing the merits of professional registration we thought we would tackle the subject of Chartership looking at the reasons for it and those against. The … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · 1 Comment

Job shadowing : Erica & Helen

Thanks to Erica Brown for sending this write up after her shadowing experience with our Helen. What exactly do librarians do all day? I was delighted to see the NLPN … Continue reading

July 28, 2017 · 2 Comments

We are 5 :)

As you may know NLPN has recently turned five years old, we thought it was time to do an interview with the founders covering what we’ve been up to in … Continue reading

June 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fact sheet: Text mining

This is the second in our series of Fact Sheets. The Fact Sheets are short posts that offer a summary and a selection of useful resources on a given topic. … Continue reading

May 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Marie O’ Neill – Head of Information and Library Services, Dublin Business School

Marie is Head of Information and Library Services at Dublin Business School and has kindly agreed to answer our questions about her career path and how she got involved in the profession. … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

#NLPNWinter : write up

Many thanks to Carly Rowley for sharing her experience of NLPN Winter with us. Despite the Stark’s warning of ‘Winter is coming’, library information enthusiasts were not deterred from once … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

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