Engaged professional

Thing 19: Podcasts I’ve never really been into Podcasts, and I’m not sure why – I think it’s just a medium that’s somehow passed me by. That said, this ‘Thing’ is the one I’ve been looking forward to most, as I really wanted to try it out from a library perspective. I checked out podcasts … More Engaged professional


Thing 8: Infographics

I’m a big fan of infographics, and good graphics in general. Libraries deal with a lot of data, and it’s important that we share our information with the public. It really helps to have visually interesting data, as not only will it aid understanding, it also conveys our data in a creative and interesting way. … More Thing 8: Infographics

Thing 3: Image banks

In my library, I tend to be the one that produces in-house publicity, such as posters and social media posts. I’m a big believer in Visual Communication (I actually applied for a degree in this at Glasgow School of Art when I was leaving school), and the power of images to communicate a message and … More Thing 3: Image banks

Thing 2: Update

It’s been quite a while! It turns out it’s quite difficult to work full time while planning a wedding so blogging completely fell by the wayside, which is a shame as I’ve undertaken some really interesting CPD since becoming chartered last year. The most exciting piece of CPD has to have been attending my first … More Thing 2: Update

Back on the barge

Last November I took part in a Book Week Scotland reading event on a barge. It was so successful that we decided to do it again in the warmer (we hoped!) month of June. This time around we were celebrating National Reading Group Day¬†and what better way to do so than invite our reading groups … More Back on the barge