Tag Archive | CDG

More reflections on CILIP Yorkshire and Humberside Members Day

I’ve already jotted down some hurried first impressions of the CILIP Y&H Members Day, but I wanted to say a little bit more about the sessions I actually attended, besides the one I was co-presenting! The first talk of the day was Biddy Fisher’s welcome and keynote address. Biddy spent a bit of time talking […]

CILIP Yorkshire & Humberside members day 2010

On the train on the way home from the members day now, so thought I’d jot some thoughts down while it’s all still fresh in my mind. I’m posting this via email from my phone, which I’ve never tried doing before, so apologies if the formatting/spelling is a bit off! I’m really glad I got […]

Marketing the Information Profession: Escaping the Echo Chamber

Well, the day has finally arrived! Ned Potter (aka thewikiman) and I will be presenting our talk on Escaping the Echo Chamber this afternoon, from 2.30 to 3.30 pm, at the CILIP Yorkshire and Humberside Members Day. We really want this to be an interactive session, so we’d like to invite anyone who’s online this […]

Reflections on presenting at the New Professional’s Conference

Well, the party’s over and we’re all back to real life – what a strange feeling! I’d been looking forward to (and getting increasingly nervous about) the New Professionals Conference for so long, it’s strange now to think of it in the past tense. Yesterday was such an amazing day, and it all passed in […]

Taking Charge of your Continuing Professional Development

I am delivering my paper on “Taking Charge of Your CPD” at the New Professionals Conference today. I’ll be blogging more about the whole experience once it’s all over, but in the meantime you can see my presentation below: In case you’re looking at this at work and Slideshare is blocked (it is on my […]

Careers advice

Several months ago, inspired by a talk at the CILIP CDG New Professionals Conference, I started writing a post about how I got into librarianship. Between one thing and another I never finished writing it, but was reminded of it today by the lovely @SmilyLibrarian, who asked on Twitter: “Wondering how/why people got into librarianship, […]