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Inspiring Library Instruction With YouTube Beauty Tutorials | Backtalk

Inspiring Library Instruction With YouTube Beauty Tutorials | Backtalk | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it

I love YouTube beauty tutorials. Pithy, product-heavy, and to the point, I quickly learn a new skill and/or product; typically one I had never previously considered.

While I feel a bit self-indulgent enjoying them so much, in my professional life, these cosmetic–DIY YouTube tutorials have also greatly (and wonderfully unexpectedly) improved my library instruction. As a consumer of tutorials I want short, precise, to the point information that I need in that moment (sound familiar)?

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The Library Marketing Toolkit: It's no good waiting for library feedback to come to you; you need to actively seek it

The Library Marketing Toolkit: It's no good waiting for library feedback to come to you; you need to actively seek it | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
Andy Priestner of Cambridge University provides tips and advice on getting and using feedback from library users...
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Musings about librarianship: Libraries and Google Calender

Musings about librarianship: Libraries and Google Calender | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it

Google calender is a top notch online calender with many powerful features. One of the most important feature is that libraries can offer library events as public google calenders.

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Exterminating boredom: synergy and creativity in an academic library - Parade@Portsmouth

"Library boring? Resources scarce? Staff stuck in a rut?
There’s nothing new under the sun and any number of articles can be found addressing
these issues. Library induction in particular can be seen by students as a waste of time,
boring or something they already know."

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Creating an online tutorial to develop academic and research skills | Thornes | Journal of Information Literacy

Creating an online tutorial to develop academic and research skills...
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Networking For Shy People

If you read the post last week on how postgrads find jobs and your heart sank as, yet again, you were exhorted to “network”, this is to try and convince you that you don’t have to...
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Guest Post: Further Evidence of Use of Social Networks in the UK Higher Education Sector

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Further Evidence of Use of Social Networks in the UK Higher Education Sector A series of recent posts on the UK Web Focus blog have summarised use of social networking service such as Facebook and ...
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Social Networking in Plain English

http://commoncraft.com A short explanation of social networking websites and why they are popular. This video comes in an unbranded "presentation quality" ve...
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The Library Marketing Toolkit: When Twitter Goes BAD! Part 1: Dealing with mistakes, mistweets, and abuse

The Library Marketing Toolkit: When Twitter Goes BAD! Part 1: Dealing with mistakes, mistweets, and abuse | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
Sometimes Tweeting as your library goes wrong, and the wrong tweet gets out there. Don't panic, but act quickly and decsively to limit the damage.
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The Beginner's Guide to Facebook

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Although rare, you likely know a person or two who still haven’t succumbed to Facebook’s universal lure. Here's how to get started.
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The Library Marketing Toolkit: Marketing libraries with new technologies: what you need to know, and what to do next

The Library Marketing Toolkit: Marketing libraries with new technologies: what you need to know, and what to do next | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it

"A lot of new technologies represent great opportunities for marketing libraries, so how do you get the most from the tools available?"

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CMcGuinness: The Teaching Librarian

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Journaling And Reflective Practice

This is a slideshow that gives an overview of journaling as a tool for reflective practice...
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Creating an online tutorial to develop academic and research skills | Thornes | Journal of Information Literacy

Creating an online tutorial to develop academic and research skills...
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Embed on your website - Google Calendar Help

Embed on your website - Google Calendar Help | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
Here's how to embed your calendar on your website:
In the calendar list on the left, click the down-arrow next to the calendar you want to embed, and select Calendar settings.
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11 Ways to Bore the Boots Off Your Readers | Copyblogger

11 Ways to Bore the Boots Off Your Readers | Copyblogger | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
Does your content captivate ... or bore your poor readers to tears? Let’s be honest, it’s hard to know for sure, but there are warning signs ...
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20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About | Edudemic

20 Twitter Chats Every Librarian Should Know About | Edudemic | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it

Libraries are increasingly getting hip to using Twitter as a tool, with many offering the service as a point of contact with librarians. But Twitter is an excellent tool for librarian learning as well, offering lots of great opportunities for discussion. Many Twitter chats exist for the literary and library world, and we’ve discovered 20 of the absolute best for librarians to check out.


Via Anthony Beal
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For a Future Friendly Web | Note & Point

For a Future Friendly Web | Note & Point | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
From the Web Design Day in Pittsburgh, PA; Brad Frost detailed the need for us to be building future friendly websites as we move forward. The web is no longer one-dimensional, a reminder that we probably all need from time to time.
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Death by PowerPoint

Fighting death by PowerPoint... How to make a presentation and not to bore your audience to death.
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What is LinkedIn?

A video overview explaining what LinkedIn is and how it works.
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10 Awesome Twitter Analytics and Visualization Tools

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By: @Garin After researching over a thousand Twitter Tools for the Twitter Tools Book I came across many tools that tried to add value by presenting a different way to visualize or analyze your...
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The Beginner's Guide to LinkedIn

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Whether you're a recent grad who needs a leg-up on the job hunt or a current user who needs a refresher course, our LinkedIn guide can help.
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100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic

100 Ways To Use Twitter In Education, By Degree Of Difficulty | Edudemic | My CPD 23 Things | Scoop.it
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Tweet-Tweetly-Tweet – Thing 4

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One of the Things I’ve been looking forward to is Thing 4: Current awareness – Twitter, RSS and Storify mostly because I love Twitter and I really hope all the other participants will...
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Discovering reflective practice

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