NLPN

A network for new and aspiring library professionals

#NLPNYH Get Career Ready

It’s almost two weeks since our last event in Sheffield – how time flies! Once again we would like to thank the CILIP Yorkshire & Humber Member Network, particularly Emily, … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book Review – Active Learning Techniques for Librarians: Practical Examples by Andrew Walsh and Padma Inala

I recently read this book for work, as Neil (my manager) and I are going to be working together on his information literacy sessions with Natural Sciences students. I found … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Megan Wiley – Acting Head of Information Services, Careers Service, University of Bristol

Following on from our last member interview with Sarah Mallen, Megan has given us an insight working in the careers service. Can you tell us a bit about your background? How … Continue reading

August 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Interview: Sarah Mallen – Careers Information Manager

Careers librarianship is somewhat of an unknown quantity, for me at least. However, the more I think about it the more it makes sense for a librarian to be involved … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scanning for New Technologies – Martin Bryant

Way back last summer, we were delighted to be approached by Penny Andrews asking us to help her organise an event she wanted to hold in Manchester, in collaboration with … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Should a post-graduate qualification be an essential pre-requisite for a professional library post? The argument in favour.

I have started this post several times. In fact, this post should have been available to read a while ago, but I have been stalling. Why? I find the current … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Only Connect…” A review

The team were lucky enough to be asked to review our first ‘un-book’  Only Connect … Discovery pathways, library explorations, and the information adventure a collection edited by Andrew Walsh (@andywalsh999) … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 2 Comments

Autumn Event

My memories of the day, I was live-tweeting on my ipad mini (ooh shiny) so I may have missed some details, I’m sure others’ blogposts will fill in any gaps! … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · 1 Comment

Autumn Event

It has been almost four months since our last event and we hope you are all well. As with our Summer Event, our main aim is practical application; we hope … Continue reading

October 11, 2012 · 4 Comments

Information Literacy instruction on a small scale..

Our next event is about Information Literacy, and this is an example of how I’ve promoted IL in my personal life. This story starts in April when a friend and … Continue reading

September 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

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