Category Archives: Reflection

A trip to the Midlands… by Katie Nicholas

What? Is the problem? Was my role? Happened? Were the consequences? On Thursday 30th November 2017 I attended a Bands 5 and 6 Health Librarians Network Day held in Birmingham. This was the inaugural meeting of the network and an … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Reflections of a health library from an FE librarian perspective by Lorna Thomson

I was kindly allowed the opportunity to visit Fairfield Hospital library, as I had wanted to familiarise myself with a sector of which I had no prior knowledge. With a public library background and now working in an FE college, … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk R and D by Rosalind McNally

It is a real problem in the NHS for staff working through change to maintain good relationships with external stakeholders. Energy is drained by restructuring, which can be very unsettling.  I was really lucky to get a HCLU Bursary to … Continue reading

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CILIP conference 2017 reflections – Victoria Treadway

This year’s CILIP conference was the best CILIP conference I’ve been to; the CILIP team seem to have really stepped up a gear.  On arrival we were invited to show support for the #factsmatter campaign by posing in the CILIP … Continue reading

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Initial Conference reflections – Rosalind McNally

Highlights of the CILIP Conference for me were: Hearing Carla Hayden and Luciano Floridi speak, and equally, listening to delegates asking difficult questions in response Discussing way ahead with CILIP staff,  Nick  Poole and group Chairs and committee members Getting … Continue reading

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Phew! We made it … by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

Almost one year on, Helen and Lorna take a look at how the first years of their MLIS courses went.   What did you enjoy most? HK: I really enjoyed one assignment on looking at the future of libraries in … Continue reading

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One course, some coffee and a chat – Katie Nicholas talking to Kathryn Graham

“Since graduating from my undergraduate degree in 2014, returning to university one day has been at the back of my mind. After leaving the University of Leeds almost exactly three years ago I have had a variety of jobs and … Continue reading

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