Category Archives: Presentations / talks

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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‘Leap in and have a go’ at marketing

TV presenter Sara Edwards encouraged library staff to “leap in and have a go” at marketing especially working with the media, during the Marketing Excellence Awards in Wales last month. These awards have been held for several years now, to … 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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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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Keep up at the back! E-books and libraries update

As ever, the world of e-books changes on a weekly basis. I highlight some news items and stories about e-books and libraries in my scoop.it page (which should be accessible in public libraries even where restrictions are in place, and … Continue reading

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Promoting health at the library

Welsh library staff and health professionals held a joint conference recently called Promoting health: libraries your community asset. It was, by all accounts, a resounding success, attended by over 80 delegates, and reinforced the message about the excellent work library … Continue reading

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