Category Archives: CILIP

CILN Forum

Cambridge libraries have had information literacy on the agenda for a while now, and I’ve been part of the groups working on this area for some time. Last year, I was part of a small teaching and learning task and … Continue reading

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USTLG recap: part 2

This is the second of my posts recapping my time in Huddersfield for the USTLG May meeting. The previous post covered my impressions and main takeaways from the meeting itself, and can be found here. This second post will focus … Continue reading

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USTLG recap: part 1

Yesterday I got up at 4am in order to make the long trek north to Huddersfield, where the University Sciences and Technology Libraries Group (USTLG) was holding a meeting on the theme of innovative outreach and engagement projects. The full … Continue reading

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Library visit: Kings Cross and Surry Hills Public Libraries

I’ve been trying to make the effort to visit libraries in other sectors to those in which I work. The two discussed in this post are not just in another sector – public libraries – but in another country! I … Continue reading

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How I became a Pixabay convert

I can’t remember where I first heard about Pixabay, a free repository of downloadable, CC0 images, but what I do remember is that its utility was not immediately apparent to me. I am not a picture person: I like words, … Continue reading

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Secondment

I’ve spent the past two months on secondment at the university’s Office of Scholarly Communication, working two days a week as a repository assistant, uploading research outputs of researchers at the University of Cambridge to the university‚Äôs repository, Apollo. This … Continue reading

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Library Camp East

Yesterday I travelled to Ipswich to attend CILIP East’s Library Camp. The event was held in the meeting room at Ipswich Public Library, which was a really cool space with lots of different areas suitable for various activities and groups … Continue reading

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