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Improving Library and Information Services: Phenomenographically!

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Join Sheila Webber, Bill Johnston, Eva Hornung and Lauren Smith as they explore phenomenography as a research approach and how it can be useful to you and your organisation when planning for future service development, redesign or developing partnerships. There will be opportunity to exchange experience, learn about the approach and gain confidence in applying it.

Finding secrets: the legal and ethical pursuit of competitive intelligence

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Want to learn how to legally and ethically obtain information on competitors and other companies? Then this in-depth course is for you! Whether you are researching your own organisation's competitors, or helping them understand clients, this one day workshop will look at key resources for gathering and analysing information on competitors and customers.

This event is suitable for Knowledge Managers, Knowledge Officers, Information Managers, Information Officers, Researchers, Librarians and other information Professionals.

Lunch and refreshments are included.

YLG London One Day Conference

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This Youth Libraries Group London one day course is aimed at frontline library staff working with the public as well as librarians with an interest in provision for children under 5 and SEN children.

The course which will be held at CILIP will provide practical advice for engaging with a young audience

  • Ideas for inclusive storytelling
  • Raised stock awareness with a focus on diversity
  • Raised awareness of the wider literary network

BIALL, CLSIG & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day

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BIALL, CLSIG and SLA Europe are pleased to invite new professionals, graduate trainees, early career librarians and students to their joint Graduate Open Day at CILIP HQ. The day is kindly sponsored by specialist recruitment agencies CB Resourcing and Sue Hill Recruitment.

Confirmed speakers include Richard Nelsson of The Guardian, Jon Beaumont of law firm Shearman & Sterling, Catherine Johnson of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Susie Kay, independent information professional and speakers from recruitment consultants TFPL/Sue Hill and CB Resourcing.

Families: An Open Door to Literacy YLG Conference

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Encouraging children to enjoy and read books is a core principal of the Youth Libraries Group.  It is also essential to the future wellbeing of communities and economy. However, it is well documented that family dynamics has a great impact on children's ability to engage with reading. The aim of this conference is to provide practitioners with the skills to engage with parents, families and carers in supporting children's reading.

BIALL, CLSIG & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day - Waiting list only

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The annual BIALL, CLSIG and SLA Europe Graduate Open Day will be taking place on Wednesday 6th April 2016 at CILIP for all library and information students, trainees and new professionals.  As usual there will be speakers from a wide variety of disciplines, with speakers confirmed from the NHS, Home Office and Microsoft. There will also be library tours to IALS and the Wellcome Trust and great networking opportunities. 

The day is generously sponsored by Sue Hill Recruitment and TFPL.

Portfolio Building Workshop

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This event considers the importance of continuous professional development, both in preparing for Certification, Chartership and Fellowship, and throughout your career. It is aimed at those who have embarked on the Certification, Chartership or Fellowship process, or who are thinking about it. 

There will also be the opportunity do some practical reflective practice exercises.

Booking in advance is essential as places are limited.