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Professional Recognition for Library teaching with the Higher Education Academy TAGS: | | | We recently celebrated the success of the latest member of the Academic Support Librarian team to gain Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, Ruth Jenkins. I caught up with colleagues …Continue reading →

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AI, Theological Libraries … and me TAGS: | | The University of Edinburgh hosted the Association of British Theological and Philosophical Libraries conference this year at New College on 21-23 March. As usual there was the opportunity for discovering …Continue reading →

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Meeting the challenges facing ecclesiastical libraries TAGS: | | BETH are a European group of national organisations representing librarians working in theological college, seminary, Church and monastic libraries. Solo librarians or librarians working in small teams are characteristic of …Continue reading →

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New College Library Library is moving August / September 2023   In January 2020 the majority of New College Library General Collections were relocated to 40 George Square to provide a Library service for the duration of a major Estates …Continue reading →

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Artificial Intelligence : where does it fit into library strategy? TAGS: | | Everybody’s talking about AI and Chat GPT – what will they mean? I attended an event on 20.4.2023 organised by the Information School Sheffield University which explored this question for …Continue reading →

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Ten ways students can save money and time by using the library TAGS: | | | Everyone’s noticing the cost of living at the moment. And when you’re a student juggling your studies with a job, time is money. Here’s ten tips to help save money …Continue reading →

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LILAC 2022 : Student transitions in information literacy :  from school to HE, from learners to researchers TAGS: | | | | | | | The LILAC 2022 conference in Manchester this April was a challenge and a pleasure to attend :  my first real life, in person conference for two years! I put aside …Continue reading →

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Making library data work for us TAGS: | | | On 2-4 November I attended the LibPMC Conference (International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries). The conference content was really varied, including a focus on the needs of stakeholders and …Continue reading →

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Decoloniality and the library (CILIPS Conference 2021) TAGS: | | | | On 7 June I attended a CILIPS conference session on Decoloniality and the library: the case at Goldsmiths, University of London, by Marilyn Clarke, Director of Library Services at Goldsmiths, University …Continue reading →

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New College marks its 175th Anniversary with online exhibition  TAGS: | | | |   It all began with The Disruption. Not 2020’s lockdown but The Disruption of 1843 when ministers and elders left the Church of Scotland to set up the Free Church of Scotland. …Continue reading →

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Sustainable Exhibition Making: Recyclable Book Cradles In this post, our Technician, Robyn Rogers, discusses the recyclable book cradles she has developed...
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