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What Beth Did

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What I've done since May 2010


Professional posts


Content Development Officer, Library and Archival Services, Mimas


  • LOCAH project 


Committee positions/responsibilities


SLA Europe: Awards Chair, ECC co-chair, digital comms committee


  • running the IP award
  • running the ECCAs
  • looking after sla e twitter (when I remember) 


SLA LMD: marketing section co-chair


  • writing/solicitng blog content
  • organising swap'n'shop for breakfast at 2011 conf in Philly (Barbie doing most of the work!) 


Voices for the Library: chair and webmaster


  • organise and chair meetings
  • look after website
  • made new website! (also known as 'installed new wordpress theme') 


LISNPN: forum admin (never once had to do anything!)


  • organised Manchester LISNPN drinks


Training courses attended


An introduction to Mind-Mapping, April 2010

Train the Occasional Trainer, STDU, Feb 2011

Bringing a Business mind to non-profit services, March 2011

XSLT for archivists, April 2011


Training sessions run/co-run/spoken at


It’s all about the Twitterverse...really? How is Social Media working for you?, Aug 2010

An introduction to Twitter, CILIP new professionals conference, July 2010

Archives Hub LUCAS training (University of Liverpool archive students), Nov 2010

Archives Hub EAD training for LIFE-SHARE project institutions, March 2011

Archives Hub Aberystwyth archives students, March 2011

Is your information service future-ready? SLA E event (1st outside London!), March 2011

CILIP New Profs info day - workshop on 'getting involved', June 2011.




The Archives Hub, Managing Information, Jan 2011

Voices for the Library and social media, guest post on UKOLN social media blog, March 2011

Linked data and the LOCAH project, Business Information Review, June 2011

UK RED day - report from the event, Ariadne, June 2011





Plugging in to your peers: proving the value of social networking, CILIP new professionals conference, July 2010

Voices for the Library and social media - UKOLN social media workshop, Feb 2011

'linked data' - OU RED day, Feb 2011. Panel with Owen Stephens and Matthieu from the LUCERO project

Vftl - CILIP Wales conf, May 2011

Alternative uses of the Library Degree - panel at SLA 2011, June 2011

Linked data and the locah project - poster at Umbrella, July 2011


Conferences attended


SLA conference, New Orleans, 12-15 June 2010


  • named 'Rising Star' of the association
  • spoke on the inaugural Stars/Fellows round table. I thought I made a prat of myself, but apparently no-one else did. 


Internet Librarian International, October 2010


  • gave presentation on 'do libraries have a future?'


Online Conference, Olympia, Dec 2010


  • worked the Mimas stand. managed to slip into a couple of sessions 


UKAD forum, March 2011 


Other involvement


On the expert advisory board for the 2011 Online conference.

Editing New Professionals Toolkit for Facet, due for publication 2012 (kill me now...)


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