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Interview: Emily Wheeler – Learning Advisor, The University of Leeds

Emily, a Learning Advisor and a co-founder of LISDIS, has agreed to answer some of our questions about her library career and the skills she uses for her current role. … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Job shadowing

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 · 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

#NoWAL2015

Last Wednesday I attended my first NoWAL conference, which sought to reaffirm the positive role of the modern academic library and the extent to which digital services have impacted upon their … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Connect – Debate – Innovate part 2

After the wonderful conference drinks reception (ask Helen nicely to show you our #CILIPselfie with the band) I got up bright and early to attend the breakfast seminar by the … Continue reading

July 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

‘Get career ready’ – collaboration with CILIP Y&H

We’re pleased to announce further details of our upcoming event, for which we are collaborating with the CILIP Yorkshire and Humberside member network. The event will take place at the … Continue reading

January 23, 2015 · 2 Comments

Interview presentations

I was invited to 4 interviews in the course of my job-hunting, 3 of those interviews included a practical element. 2 were for school libraries (I wasn’t able to attend … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

CILIP North West Branch’s Open Access Publishing Event – 10th February 2014 — Part 2

After lunch, Alicja Dobrzynska (Membership Accounts Manager, BioMed Central) commenced her presentation (“Open Access – past, present, future”) stating that we now have an expectation for unlimited access to information … Continue reading

February 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

CILIP North West Branch’s Open Access Publishing Event – 10th February 2014 — Part 1

This event, held at the University of Liverpool began with a presentation (“Open Access and the brief opportunity we have to change the world”) by Phil Sykes (University Librarian, University … Continue reading

February 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

BIALL, CLSIG & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day – Part One

On 17th April 2013 I attended the BIALL (the British & Irish Association of Law Librarians), CLSIG (Commercial, Legal and Scientific Information Group of CILIP) and SLA (Special Libraries Association) … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

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