As we ask our participants to spend the last two weeks of the ILN program reflecting on their experience, we’d also like to ask our whole community to take a moment to reflect on the year in your library. Did your library introduce any new services this year – or, just as importantly, discontinue any […]

Congratulations to all of our current program participants! You have reached the final stage of  the program. We hope that over the last four months you’ve learned something new about another part of the world, and about libraries. We hope that  you were able to share experiences and ideas with your ILN partner. Most of […]

To prepare this discussion topic I have been doing a lot of reading about personal branding. There are some good articles out there and also some awful ones and a whole bunch in between. Many offer useful tips but others take a very shallow approach focussed on self-promotion at almost any cost. These kinds of […]

Today’s guest post is by the Mighty Unicorn Power Ranger aka Kim Tairi, University Librarian at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia. Kim tweets as @kimtairi You are in control of the most important brand of all – yourself. Many people don’t like to think of themselves as a brand. They are also reluctant to self-promote, network and […]

This is a reminder to join us online on Thursday 19 November from 9pm AEDT (GMT+11) (click here to convert this to your local time). Our Director of Technical Operations, Kate Byrne, will be running a live Twitter chat on our discussion topic on Personal branding. We’d love you to join us and  share your stories about managing your […]

Ned Potter is an academic liaison librarian who makes excellent use of his professional brand and also runs presentation skills training. He has written an awesome post about tailoring your presentation for your audience (be in in person or online) by tailoring your slides and we wanted to share it with you: In my Presentation Skills […]

In my professional career I wear lots of different hats. First, there’s my “day job” as the Manager of Research Reporting at UNSW Library. In this role, I manage  the system UNSW uses to collect information about all of the publications produced by UNSW researchers. I support open access at UNSW and explore emerging research support tools such […]