#cilipnpd13 Workshop A: Digital libraries: modern skills mix for modern library services

Workshop A: Digital libraries: modern skills mix for modern library services Nick Stopforth, Head of Libraries and Information, Doncaster Council Intro Nick started by explaining that he is also a member of the Society of Chief Librarians (SCL) and is the lead representative for their digital offer project. Nick started working in libraries in 2001Continue reading “#cilipnpd13 Workshop A: Digital libraries: modern skills mix for modern library services”

#cilipnpd13 Workshop A: That media librarianship gameshow

Workshop A: That media librarianship gameshow Laura Williams, Media Logistics Coordinator, ITV Laura started the session by asking us what we thought her job entailed. No-one really knew so she gave us three key points: fast, under pressure, stay-in-the-game. Something that I certainly did not know was that librarians have a key role in makingContinue reading “#cilipnpd13 Workshop A: That media librarianship gameshow”

#cilipnpd13 Keynote presentation: A librarian by any other name…

Keynote presentation: A librarian by any other name… Barbara Band, Head of Library and Resources, The Emmbrook School & CILIP Vice-President Barbara Band can be found on Twitter and she has a Vice-President page on the CILIP website. Intro Rather than talking about an overview of the library and information profession, Barbara said that sheContinue reading “#cilipnpd13 Keynote presentation: A librarian by any other name…”

CILIP New Professionals Day 2013

I was lucky enough to be able to attend CILIP’s New Professionals Day this year. I wasn’t too sure what to expect but the day was really productive and massively inspiring. Being surrounded by fellow new pros and hearing about all the different ways in which I could mould my career into whatever I wantedContinue reading “CILIP New Professionals Day 2013”