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The whiteboard

The whiteboard in our library allows me to create quick displays which I can change often.

I choose to display information that is current and that I can provide resources for from our library. 54 more words


Using the FELTAG report to promote college librarians

The inspiration:

Yorkshire and Humber JISC RSC forum on Excellence in Learning Resources

It is always good to have a day away from the office.  This is particularly the case this time of year when there is always so much to do.  288 more words


The benefits of successful summer jobs

During the summer my colleagues and I relocated the computing books in our library/ LRC.  They were previously located at the back of the LRC behind the group study computers.  114 more words


The calm after the start of term

It feels like years since I last looked at this.  Predictably I have had little time since the beginning of the academic year.  This week I have the good fortune not to have any information skills sessions booked.  23 more words


Guest post: A librarian's take on Flaubert, Reading, and Life

 “Read in order to live.”—Gustave Flaubert (1821–1880)

Today’s entry is a guest post from Roy See, hopefully the first of many. Despite being a full-time librarian and somewhat of a lit fiend, reading, for him, often has to compete with conflicting priorities and other interests, as he describes below.  951 more words


A few useful tools: study skills and digital literacy

At the moment my adventures are generally around planning information skills sessions.  Due to this I have had a good look online to find some of the best ideas.  45 more words


Blog update

You may well have noted I have not posted recently. I think after appraisal sessions I want a bit of a change. There are a lot of other topics in libraryland I can comment on so I plan to continue my adventures exploring these.