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Interview: Jess Haigh – Subject Librarian, The University of Huddersfield

Jess Haigh is a subject librarian at The University of Huddersfield and a co-founder of LISDIS. Jess kindly agreed to answer our questions about her career path and how she … Continue reading

February 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

NLPN Winter

Join us on Saturday 18th February 2017 10am-4.30pm for our next event, NLPN Winter. Once again, our event will be held at Madlab in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. This time we … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Interview: Laura Green – Research and Knowledge Systems Administrator, Addleshaw Goddard LLP

How did you first become involved in the library and information profession? As most people probably say when asked this question “I just fell into it”. While studying for my … Continue reading

December 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Constructing a literature search

Carrying out a literature search can be daunting- knowing where to start, understanding the foreign language of “search syntax”, how to choose your search terms, and not finding exactly what … Continue reading

December 9, 2016 · 1 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

Top Tips: Literature Searching

This set of top tips was a collaborative effort between Emily Hopkins (Knowledge Manager at Health Education England, North West) and Amy Finnegan (NLPN and Assistant Information Specialist at NICE). … Continue reading

November 7, 2016 · 1 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

Top Tips: Chartership

Chartership is one of CILIP’s Professional Registration levels. All 4 of the co-founders have completed the Chartership process, so we thought it was time that we shared our personal experience … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 1 Comment

Interview: Carla Harwood – Studying for a LIS qualification abroad

Carla, has kindly agreed to answer some questions for us about her experience studying for a LIS qualification in America. How did you first become involved in the library and … Continue reading

September 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

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