Category Archives: new graduates

Video for ALIA Sydney research workshop

A couple of months ago a new grad I met at Information Online emailed me and asked me to provide a short video to be played at the ALIA Sydney workshop “From little things big things grow” on doing research. … Continue reading

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How to keep your conference mojo

One of the very cool things at #NLS5 (and there were many) was the “socialbook” which was a big whiteboard where attendees could write what the conference was meaning to them. In many ways it was like the back of … Continue reading

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#NLS5 presentations

Back in 2010, I decided I wanted to do some research. One of the outputs of this crazy idea was presented at the New Librarians Symposium 5 in Perth, on 17th September at around 11am. The topic was how to … Continue reading

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NLS5 & Library Camp Australia round-up

One of the things I’ve noticed about myself in terms of reflecting on professional development is that I have an intense burst during the event, where I am supercharged and keen and have a million ideas firing, and then afterwards … Continue reading

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I care about your professional development

I care about your professional development. Passionately. I can’t really tell you why I care, but the simple fact is that I do. I want you to continue to learn about our profession after you have submitted your last assignment. I … Continue reading

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23 Things for Professional Development

My mind has been buzzing with ideas as I have been lucky over the last few days to be gaining rich professional development opportunities. I will be trying to catch the ideas and distil them over the next few days … Continue reading

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Putting your money where you want to be

An interesting post on the NMRT-L elist today from an established professional in the American Library Association titled “A perspective on conference attendance and support”. In the email the author points out that never have librarians been fully funded to … Continue reading

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