Context: Following LARK event (Holy Evidence: Research in Information Practive at NSW State Library in September 2017 Paul J attended LARK meeting to discuss options in 2018 for promoting research for LIS practitioners A number of ideas were floated including guest speakers, workshops, social events and hosting an #auslibchat Paul discussed with members of NGAC who enthusiastically agreed and set a date for March Paul is collaborating with Suzana Sukovic and Alisa Howlett on the questions. There was discussion about whether to focus on Research in Practice or Evidence Based Practice
LARK: Library Applied Research Kollektive http://lark-kollektive.blogspot.com.au/ 2018 mission ‘After successfully celebrating 5 years of LARK, we are getting ready for the next cycle of soaring high’ Suzana Sukovic
What is an #auslibchat? This is a monthly twitter chat on a set topic. Facilitators post questions at certain time and those following the hashtag can contribute, share stories of best practice and connect with LIS community. Great PD op for new graduates and continuing education for old timers
Research in practice for LIS professionals twitter chat RSCD2018
Research in Practice for LIS professionals
#auslibchat 6th March 2018 #LARK
Taster of possible questions:
What does research for library workers entail?
What are the challenges and barriers to LIS staff and new
graduates undertaking research?
How do librarians and GLAM workers incorporate research
into everyday practice?