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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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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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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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UKSG Conference 2016

This is a brief reflection of the themes and key lessons I took away from the UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition. I was the recipient of the John Merriman Award, for which I am very grateful to UKSG, and the

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New Professionals Day 2014

On Saturday I attended the second New Professionals Day to be held in Ireland, this year hosted in the beautiful settings of NUI Maynooth. This is the core annual event of the NPDI team, featuring more interactive workshop style activities

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