ASSESSMENT ITEM Professional Placement INF 408 – Professional Placement “I hereby confirm that this is an original essay and my own work and that all ethical standards have been addressed and adhered to” Nadine Bailey Student ID: 11510358 Word Count:2673 1. The role of the library United World College South East Asia East (UWCSEA East) is one of the two campuses of an International school … Continue reading Professional Placement
Yesterday was the last day of my professional placement. Actually the last two days were a rather nice treat as I was allowed to join in a 2-day PD (Professional Development) workshop run by Follett Destiny which is the cataloging system that the school uses. This was more about the “back-end” type of thing of managing the system and the authorisation levels, how to get … Continue reading Last day
I always like seeing how different libraries make use of their wall space (if they have any) and what art work or displays or other interesting bits and pieces are on display. All of the work below is particularly special as it was created by the primary pupils of the school library and then put on display there. I particularly like the first item, which … Continue reading Art in the library
As week 2 of my professional placement draws to an end I’m thinking more about this network thing. Both now, and during my study visit I’m noticing more and more the difference between “networked” librarians and “non-networked” to put it a little crudely. Of course, even the “non-networked” librarians are networked, in the “no (wo)man is an island” sense of the word, but its a question … Continue reading Network, networking, social networking
So I’m working away at the template for the libguides and at the same time I’m busy creating the psychology libguide. Why I’m doing both simultaneously is that I’m trying to make the template a “how to” as well.Today Ms. K showed me “Flipboard” which is a curating tool on the ipad. Basically you use it to create your own online magazine. It’s really really … Continue reading new toys! new toys!
Series sorted in boxes with QR code I started my professional placement last Monday and I’ll be working at one International School library for 4 days a week, under the guidance of a very experienced library, while continuing to get myself wet by jumping in the deep end with the library makeover project at the other school on a Wednesday. It’s been quite an adjustment … Continue reading A few of my favourite things