reflections

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Opening New Doors with a Visit to the Open University

Loughborough’s Joanne Culpin reflects back on a recent event hosted by and about the Open University library service.

This was a very interesting and enjoyable day which included an introductory talk and tour prior to lunch and then a selection of activities and talks in the afternoon, from which we were able to attend three from the following list of options:

1) Libopoly: A fun take on the classic board game that demonstrates the Library’s role in module production.

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Time to Reflect on Resources & Collection Development

Carol reflects on how she and colleagues approached the challenge of planning an effective workshop drawing on multiple speakers, before examining the day’s outcomes.

Preparing to Train

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The Collaboration Conference Delegate Experience

A delegate finds inspiration and affirmation for library staff at September’s Mercian conference

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Conference Life Well-Lived: A Great Development Opportunity

For Anna, being a conference planning team member, was an eye opening and rich learning journey

When the call went out for people to join the Mercian Collaboration Conference Group I felt a mixture of uncertainty and excitement at the thought of trying something new. I’d never helped organise a conference before which felt like a daunting and potentially difficult task. In the end though, the challenge of trying something new drew me in and I signed up.

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