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Rudaí 23 – Thing 2: Reawakening the blog

I will start as I mean to go on – by taking shortcuts! For Thing 1 of Rudaí 23 (The Irish 23 Things from the wonderful WRSLAI), we were required to set up a blogging site. As I already have

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NASIG 2016: My schedule

These are the sessions I am planning to attend. (The full schedule is available here: http://nasig2016.sched.org/#!) 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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NASIG, here I come!

I have downloaded the app, I’ve been emailing my conference mentor and a couple of other delegates, and I have listened back to the pre-conference Q&A. As long as I have packed the right attire for “semi-arid with possible monsoon

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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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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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Using Google forms for CPD and more

Have you used Google Forms yet? Are you like I was a couple of months ago: hearing about them everywhere and intending to take a closer look? Google Forms are a quick and easy way to create a very basic

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Developing as a Professional: Attaining a Library Association of Ireland (LAI) Award

Take a look at the details of this event that will include information on advancing your professional development and how you can get recognition for your efforts. It’s free of charge and certified by the Library Association of Ireland so

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Is there anybody out there?

Hey, my last post was Sept 7th, where did the last two months go? Well, I moved house, moved locations with my job, pursued some pretty exciting career changing avenues, and caught up on the last three seasons of Doctor

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