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Interview: Barbara Band – School Library, Reading and Literacy Consultant

Barbara has answered our questions about her library career and current role. Can you tell us a bit about your background? How did you first become involved in the library … Continue reading

October 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Interview: uklibchat team

In this interview we speak to the current uklibchat team (minus Siobhan McGuinness). The interview includes background info on the team, their proudest achievements and recommendations of other networks/groups/sites/podcasts that … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sean McNamara – Policy and Digital Officer, CILIP Scotland

Sean, from CILIPS, has answered some of our questions about his library career and the skills he uses in his current role. Since this interview Sean has become the Acting … Continue reading

September 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

CILIP conference 2018 #CILIPconf18

Katherine Burchell, Collection Logistics Assistant in Cambridge and current MA Library and Information Science DL student at The University of Sheffield, attended the CILIP Conference this year and has provided us with … Continue reading

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

The argument against Chartership by Jen Bayjoo

After observing a Twitter conversation discussing the merits of professional registration we thought we would tackle the subject of Chartership, looking at the reasons for and those against. The second part of this … Continue reading

August 16, 2017 · 6 Comments

The argument in favour of Chartership by Daniel Livesey

After observing a Twitter conversation discussing the merits of professional registration we thought we would tackle the subject of Chartership looking at the reasons for it and those against. The … Continue reading

August 7, 2017 · 2 Comments

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

~~Please note this blogpost was written in 2016 and therefore may contain inaccuracies due to changes in the Chartership process. Please contact CILIP for up-to-date information on professional registration. ~~ … Continue reading

October 24, 2016 · 5 Comments

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

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

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