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Interview: Carla Harwood – Studying for a LIS qualification abroad

Carla, has kindly agreed to answer some questions for us about her experience studying for a LIS qualification in America. How did you first become involved in the library and … Continue reading

September 28, 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

New Librarianship Masterclass MOOC – Megan Dyson

Manchester NLPN put out a Twitter call for guest posts from people who’ve taken the New Librarianship Masterclass, a massive open online course (MOOC) run by Syracuse University’s iSchool, USA … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

Top Tips: ‘Mastering’ your MA/MSc Dissertation

As we are all dissertation survivors, we have decided to share our tips to help you join us on the other side! Siobhán: 1. Break it down into sections (and … Continue reading

July 8, 2013 · 7 Comments

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

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