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NASIG 2016: My schedule

These are the sessions I am planning to attend. (The full schedule is available here:!) As always, there are a couple of clashes, so I may hop between some sessions (sorry speakers, please don’t find it rude).

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On not blogging June.

This week I have been furiously trying to tie up loose ends at work as I face into a considerable stretch away from the office. My mind has been wandering to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where I will travel next week

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Posted in Professional Development, Reflection

LAICDG Library Camp 2016

Library Camp was as excellent as ever. Although often held on a sunny Saturday in May, I never regret going. In addition to learning a great deal about the everyday challenges in libraries in an open and honest environment, it

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Posted in Information Profession, Professional Development, Reflection

UKSG training: Licensing for Librarians, Manchester

Today I traveled to Manchester for a UKSG licensing course, and to have a meeting with JISC. The Licensing for Librarians course was a useful overview of eResource licensing, what to look out for, and elements of the license to

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Top Five Finds on Twitter 24 – 30 Jan 2015

This week’s picks from the Twittersphere.

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Top Five Finds on Twitter 16 – 23 Jan 2015

I have 2,673 favourites on Twitter. I mainly favourite something when it looks like an interesting link but I don’t have time there and then to pursue it, or someone has made an interesting point I want to return to.

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Academic Writing Workshop

Today I attended the Academic Writing Workshop given by Helen Fallon and organised by the Library Association of Ireland’s Career Development Group. I would say that the three most important points that I took from today’s workshop were: 1. How

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