Tag: conversations

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#blogjune Day 27 – whoopsie daisy

Seems like my days are running away from me. Last week flew by and I haven’t posted for #blogjune in six days. Whoopsie daisy. In my defence, here’s how last week went down…. Wednesday 22 June QUT project role – 8.30am to 4pm – catch ups, meetings, providing project updates,...

Time to step up on blogging

It’s about time I joined in the conversation about blogging. A colleague has called me out. And yes, I have a contribution. This isn’t the first time I’ve put thoughts down on this topic over this month. I’ve been scribbling almost daily. Only now I think I can put them...

How to kickstart your professional conversation

So you’ve started a LIS (library and information science) Masters degree….or information, knowledge or data management, or records management, or archival studies, or information systems… (tick and apply┬árelevant area) Essentially, you’ve entered the information professions. If memory serves me, you’ll be about halfway through your first semester. You may have...

Happy International Archives Day!

Today, 9th June, is International Archives Day. Around the world, archivists and those who appreciate the role of archives to society celebrate archival institutions and their collections. The International Council on Archives is calling for contributions to its celebration by bringing together photos of archival material linked to the local...

Don’t take it personally

I’m sure the participants, Matthias and I could have chatted well into the afternoon at our workshop at the New Librarians Symposium last month about building and managing a professional identity. I would have happily done so. Of course, we couldn’t cover everything in three hours, but there is something...

Reflection on a workshop that was…

…..awesome! I co-facilitated a workshop at NLS6 a couple of weeks ago titled ‘Building and managing your professional identity’, with nearly 40 participants. Surprising turnout, I must say. I thought, “People actually want to see me speak?…..Cool!” (…followed by, “Oh crap!”) I couldn’t be happier with how it went. For...