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A great week for advocacy for the profession :D

If you haven’t seen them there have been two pieces in the media this week advocating for our profession. This is both exciting and refreshing to see positive pieces gaining media attention which … Continue reading

July 9, 2014 · Leave a comment


In my current role, I have had numerous ‘debates’ with my line manager about the continuing value of libraries. Which is nice. I use examples from other sectors to try … Continue reading

June 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

Spring Event: the attendees’ view

Amy has blogged about her experience of our Spring Event on outreach and advocacy in multiple library settings here, and several of our attendees have also shared their experiences on … Continue reading

April 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

CILIP NW Members’ Day and AGM

On 12th March I attended CILIP North West’s (NW) Members’ day and Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in Preston. As a former student representative for MMU on the committee for … Continue reading

April 5, 2013 · Leave a comment


With just a week to go until ManchesterNLPN’s spring event, the organisers are excitedly checking the final details! It promises to be a varied and informative exploration of outreach and … Continue reading

March 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Interview: Shona Thoma – UCD SILS student

Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library and information profession?   In 2007 I graduated with an Arts degree … Continue reading

March 13, 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

Spring Event 2013 – 6th April

We are please to announce that Manchester NLPN’s Spring Event will take place on 6th April, at MMU’s All Saints Campus. The theme of the event will be outreach and advocacy; … Continue reading

February 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

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