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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). Advertisements

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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

UKSG Webinar: COUNTER for Librarians

I had planned on attending this free webinar from UKSG, but as is usually the way if I don’t clearly set aside the time, things got away from me. Luckily the slides and a recording are available. In my role,

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Posted in eResources

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

Negotiation – not as alien as you might think

This post was prompted by an observation at last month’s UKSG Conference session, Meet the New Professionals (It has been languishing in Drafts for a while). After each speaker gave their informative and encouraging presentations, there was some discussion between

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A day in the life: Assistant Librarian

Maybe it’s just me, but I always love to read “Day-in-the-life” stories from people, no matter what field they work in. Some are obviously far more exciting than others, but we can’t all video blog about brushing our teeth in space

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