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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

Spring Event 2013 – The write up

I can’t believe the event was only last week. After finally getting out of my cake induced sugar coma, I am able to write about our third NLPN event. This … Continue reading

April 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Spring Event 6th April – Outreach and Advocacy

Tickets for our Spring Event are now available through eventbrite. The theme for this event is library outreach and advocacy. We decided on this theme after reviewing the feedback from … Continue reading

March 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

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