Category Archives: Conferences

Developing digital literacies

‘The librarian’s role in developing digital literacies’ was the title of a day event in Cardiff University which I was fortunate to attend the other week. The programme was geared towards academic library staff in university settings, although was also … Continue reading

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Conference nuggets from Wales

The theme of the 2015 CILIP Cymru Wales conference was ‘Ready for business’ and there definitely seemed to be a positive and energetic vibe during the two days of the conference. The programme on both days was very full and … Continue reading

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Welsh librarian of 2015 award open

It’s almost May so that can only mean one thing – the CILIP Cymru Wales 2015 conference is nearly here! The event is still open for bookings but I mainly want to highlight the third Welsh Librarian of the Year … Continue reading

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Making a difference: a personal reflection

I’m at the CILIP Cymru Wales conference whose theme is ‘Making a difference: libraries and their communities’ and I began to ponder and reflect on whether I make a difference in my job. I no longer work in a library … Continue reading

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Long time, no post

It’s been three weeks since the last blog post, and much as I love blogging, I just haven’t been able to get down to writing any recently. But I hope to change that in the next few weeks. Part of … Continue reading

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Maritime heritage conference in Swansea

If you’ve got an interest maritime history, heritage, culture and industry you may want to look at the programme of Where Waters Meet, a two day event in Swansea 16-17th October 2013. Day two features Wales’s very own Andrew Green, … Continue reading

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A conference of quotes

Last month (already?!), I attended the annual CILIP Wales 2013 library conference, which was again held in Cardiff. This year the theme was collaboration although I would say the informal theme was ‘quotes’. Many speakers used quotes* from inspirational writers/speakers/gurus etc … Continue reading

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