Thursday, 29 March 2012

What I've been reading in March

Speak Up For Libraries Rally

Ian Clark, Speech on behalf of Voices for the Library at the Speak Up For Libraries Rally 

Ian Anstice, Two Sides of the Coin


Sarah Stamford, The Cambridge Conundrum: Sherlock Holmes considers... (a brilliantly written post about collection development and e-books)

K.G. Schneider, The impact of Random House price increases 


Claire Sewell, Problems of Cataloguing in Higher Education - a CIG/ARLG event

Heather Jardine, Shameless Self-Promotion (guest post on High Visibility Cataloguing)


This seems to have been the Topic of the Month on Twitter and blogs!

Rory Litwin, Deprofessionalisation and the Library Blogosphere

Tina Reynolds, A Plea to CILIP (really good arguments for a compulsory CPD log for professional members of CILIP)

Jo Alcock, Am I a librarian?

Simon Barron, Defining the Modern Librarian

Laura Williams, New Librarianship: Librarian or Person Who Works in a Library?

Lane Wilkinson, What can we learn from DIY libraries?

Rebecca Halpern, On Professionalism

Job Hunting

Ned Potter, Do you really need to market yourself? Community-versus-local impact (lots of interesting comments on this one)

Laura Woods, LIKE North Workshop: Transferable Skills for Information Professionals (some good CV tips!)

Academic Librarianship

Ned Potter, So you want to be a subject librarian?

User Testing, Focus Groups etc.

Bethan Ruddock, Invisible Barriers and the Reservoir of Goodwill

Jo Alcock, Facilitating Focus Groups


Aaron Tay, What are library Facebook pages using as cover photos? A survey

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