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Revalidation - why bother?

Post written by Sheila Compton, who is on the SLG National Committee

When looking on the CILIP Directory of Registered Practitioners to see if my Revalidation had been updated I noticed that coincidentally the Revalidation was registered exactly 41 years after I originally registered as a Chartered Librarian. 666 more words

School Libraries

Signs you're a Book Junkie

You can never buy just ONE book

Your reaction every time you enter a bookstore

Constantly making literary references

(that no one else understands!)

You have more ‘book hangovers’ than actual hangovers… 77 more words


Bubble Bursting

I could swear that I’ve blogged before about bubbles and how excited one of my graduate school professors was about how in the then-near future, we could drive across country listening to “our” radio station, rather than continually trying to find a station that played music we enjoyed.  545 more words

School Libraries

Library as the hub of school improvement: OLA jot notes

Third in a series by Natalie C, one of our fabulous reference librarians who attended this year’s OLA Super conference.

Teacher-Librarians were out in full force at Super Conference, with many presenting on the new and innovative projects they were undertaking in their Library Learning Commons and Makerspaces. 601 more words


School Libraries are NOT Boring!

“But Miss…Libraries are boring…”

I’ve recently got into the habit of replying to this comment with “Only boring people get bored” or “Everytime you say that, a librarian somewhere drops down dead!”. 373 more words


Student voice in the library: OLA Super conference jot notes

Second in a series by Natalie C., one of our fabulous reference librarians who attended the annual conference: 

From Feb. 1st to 3rd, thousands of librarians descended on the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the 2017 Ontario Library Association Superconference.  498 more words


Reading Challenge - Promoting a Reading Culture

I’ve had a couple of requests via Instagram and Twitter to explain my 2017 Reading Challenge. This reading challenge started as a way to increase reading on my campus and hopefully facilitate growing our reading culture. 566 more words

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