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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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Scholarly summer reads by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

If you’re thinking of doing the MLIS, Helen and Lorna give you a head start with their top texts to read for the course.   Lorna: Formulating the Evidence Based Practice Question: A Review of the Frameworks by Karen Sue … Continue reading

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Group work – experiences and advice by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

When you sign up for the MLIS, whatever university you’re taking it with, get set to engage in group work. Be warned, you may be used to working as part of a team in work, but doing it on the … Continue reading

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First term may be over for Helen and Lorna, but they’ve decided to do a little assignment of their own.

We present to you, for your pleasure: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little Town of Bethlehem” and “The Twelve Days of Uni”. Essays should be more like this!   Lyrics: “Term 1 to the tune of O Little … Continue reading

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Experiences, Essays and Enthusiasm: The story so far by Helen Kiely and Lorna Dawson

After their first month of studying Lorna Dawson and Helen Kiely got together to swap experiences of their MA programmes so far… LD:  On the induction day I sat in a small cosy lecture room, with twenty something other new … Continue reading

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My course to the course…(see what I did there) by Katie Nicholas

I started the MA in Library and Information at MMU in September 2014 after working as Library Assistant at Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust for just over year. I had a place on a Masters in English and … Continue reading

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