On Saturday I attended #HASlibcamp, a health and science libraries ‘unconference’ hosted at City University. Alongside studying for an MA in Librarianship I’m currently working as an Information Officer at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) so when I heard about #HASlibcamp I thought it would be a good opportunity to learn more about health librarianship in other contexts. I was also lucky enough to win a travel bursary, sponsored by UKeiG, which enabled me to attend.Read More »


Librarians as Teachers Conference – Part 2

This is part two of my write up each of the sessions from the Librarians as Teachers conference, held in Birmingham on the 10th June. If you’ve not already seen it, you can find part one here.

Teaching through games: the playful teacher librarian

Andrew Walsh, Academic Librarian and National Teaching Fellow at the University of Huddersfield, gave a brief introduction to his work on using games as part of information literacy teaching. We had rather a whistle-stop tour of several types of games he has developed, as well as some pointers for creating your own games.Read More »