Thing 5

June 18, 2012

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During the MA in Librarianship at the University of Sheffield we had several reflective assignments which took a while to get into but were very useful. Before Sheffield any reflecting I did tended to go on in my own head and not get recorded for future reference. I was surprised how useful I found taking […]

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CPD23 Thing 4

May 29, 2012

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Ways to keep up-to-date without information overload……. Twitter I signed up for twitter way back in 2010 but didn’t really use it until I started Library School in 2011 and became aware of the network of Library folk using it. Twitter is now a tool I check several times a day (productive use of bus […]

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No excuses this time! CPD23 2012.

May 8, 2012

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CPD 23 is back again! Which is excellent news for me as I started the course last year but failed to finish due to my dissertation taking over my life. I’m now dissertation free so really have no excuse for not completing each of the 23 things this time round. Thing 1 can be read […]

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The completed dissertation!

April 22, 2012

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The very final challenge of my MA in Librarianship was the dissertation. I chose to investigate students’ opinions towards and use of the ebooks which are currently provided by the University of Sheffield Library Service. The final dissertation has now been uploaded to the Information School’s publication database and can be downloaded here (which I […]

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CPD23 Thing 3

July 22, 2011

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Although I have spent a fair amount of time configuring my various online profiles my brand is not something I have really considered. So this ‘thing’ has proved useful! Here goes….. Name There are four sites which I use in a library and me related way. These are twitter, linkedin, about.me and this blog. I […]

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CPD23 Thing 2

June 27, 2011

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Although I have read library related blogs for over a year I had not actually commented on any (and not because I hadn’t found interesting things to read I hasten to add). Then ‘Thing 2‘ appeared to change this! At the moment most of the people I stalk uh I mean follow online are people […]

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The World of Work

June 24, 2011

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On the 6th of June I started my new job as an Assistant Librarian in an NHS Library. I am now the proud owner of what feels like several million ID badges and passwords! Sheffield and library school seems like a dream; albeit it with a recurring nightmare about writing a dissertation…….. Where I am […]

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