Tag Archive | twitter

Using Twitter to develop sector knowledge

In my current role, I am the team’s sector specialist for Property. Three of my colleagues also have sector specialist roles, to support the firm’s four key market areas. One of our objectives is to develop our in-depth knowledge of our own sectors, in order to provide better insight and intelligence to the firm. Our […]

Current Awareness, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the “Mark All As Read” Button

This post is part of 23 Things for Professional Development. This week’s Thing is actually 3 things, all to do with current awareness – Twitter, RSS feeds and Pushnote. The first two I already use extensively, but the third I’ve never heard of. I’m therefore going to start by talking a bit about how I […]

Shameless self promotion

Couple of things: firstly, the article I wrote about Tweeting at conferences etc following this incident is in the current CILIP Gazette. Through the miracle of modern technology, you can see the article here! Secondly, the CILIP Yorkshire and Humberside Members Day, which was unfortunately cancelled several months ago, has been rescheduled. So the presentation […]

BIALL Conference 2010: General reflections

Last week I attended the BIALL annual conference in Brighton. I will be writing up some of the sessions I attended over the next week or so. Probably not all of them – I’m a little short on time! – but I will write about the ones I found most useful/interesting. In the meantime, I […]

Thank you for not tweeting

I was at the CILIP London Branch AGM tonight, and there was a talk from Professor David Nicholas on UCL’s “Google Generation” research project. Interesting stuff, will probably blog about it tomorrow, but I just wanted to write a quick post about something that happened right at the end of the evening. I’d been tweeting […]

SLA Europe – Tweeting While You Work

Went to a really interesting discussion on Tuesday, hosted by SLA Europe, on “Tweeting While You Work”. I know others are blogging this – there should be something on the SLA Europe blog about it soon – plus I was too busy on camera duty to take any notes, so I won’t go into masses […]

Library Day in the Life Round 4: Wednesday

I am taking part in the Library Day in the Life this week. I am currently working as an information assistant at a London law firm. The eagle-eyed reader may notice that these posts were written last week – I am on holiday at the moment, celebrating the end of my MSc in Library and […]