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A network for new and aspiring library professionals

Interview: Marie O’ Neill – Head of Information and Library Services, Dublin Business School

Marie is Head of Information and Library Services at Dublin Business School and has kindly agreed to answer our questions about her career path and how she got involved in the profession. … Continue reading

April 5, 2017 · Leave a comment

#LAIcdgAGM16 Leadership and Librarianship: a write up by Siobhán McGuinness

On 14th October, Siobhán attended the annual seminar and AGM of the Career Development Group of the Library Association of Ireland. This year has been an amazing journey for me in librarianship, … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 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

Should a postgraduate library qualification be an essential pre-requisite for a professional library post? The argument against.

The current system of mandating a postgraduate qualification for all entrants into the profession is failing in a number of respects. I feel I have to preface this argument slightly … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

The next speaker was Danny Rees from The Wellcome Library (part of the Wellcome Trust- a medical charity). Danny was very passionate about his role and began by giving us … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

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