NLPN

A network for new and aspiring library professionals

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 · Leave a 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

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

Interview: Rachel Davies – Liaison Librarian, Leeds Trinity University

Rachel Davies is a Liaison Librarian at Leeds Trinity University. In this interview she discusses her career path, transferable skills and the advice she would give to new professionals. Can … Continue reading

July 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

NLPN OPEN: write up

Many thanks to Elizabeth O’Brien for sharing her experience of NLPN OPEN with us. On 4th June I attended NLPN OPEN, held at MadLab in Manchester. I just recently moved … Continue reading

June 15, 2016 · 1 Comment

Fact sheet: Linked data

This is the first in a series of Fact Sheets we hope to post. The Fact Sheets will be short posts that offer a basic summary and a selection of useful … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · 3 Comments

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