The LIS NewProfessionals Network(LISNPN)Rachel Bickley14th November 2011, Information School,University of Sheffield.
What is LISNPN?A network aimed at anyone who considers themselves tobe a new LIS professional……but open to all!
Forum
Downloadable resources
Blog                                         New                “The heart andLibrary Camp                        Professi...
Meet-ups/eventsEvents page – anyone can add any LIS event           LISNPN socials –           anyone can           organise
Social mediaTwitter - @LISNPNFacebook – LISNPN                    Jobs, blogs, forum                    topics
Why should you get involved?Making contacts/friendsFind out about eventsAsk questionsShare experiences, problems, thou...
How you can get involvedJoin in the discussions on the forumAttend a LISNPN social (or arrange one yourself!)Write a guest...
Why do you use LISNPN?“Mainly for the tweets about job opportunities - also Im trying to get into the forumsmore.”“It help...
http://www.lisnpn.spruz.comTwitter: @LISNPNFacebook: LISNPNEmail: lisnpn@gmail.com                          LISNPN: Rachel...
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The LIS New Professionals Network (LISNPN)

  1. 1. The LIS NewProfessionals Network(LISNPN)Rachel Bickley14th November 2011, Information School,University of Sheffield.
  2. 2. What is LISNPN?A network aimed at anyone who considers themselves tobe a new LIS professional……but open to all!
  3. 3. Forum
  4. 4. Downloadable resources
  5. 5. Blog New “The heart andLibrary Camp Professionals’ soul of a 2011 Information Day cataloguer” 2011 New “How to get theProfessionals most out of your And ? Conference library school 2011 experience”
  6. 6. Meet-ups/eventsEvents page – anyone can add any LIS event LISNPN socials – anyone can organise
  7. 7. Social mediaTwitter - @LISNPNFacebook – LISNPN Jobs, blogs, forum topics
  8. 8. Why should you get involved?Making contacts/friendsFind out about eventsAsk questionsShare experiences, problems, thoughts, ideasSee job opportunitiesProfessional development
  9. 9. How you can get involvedJoin in the discussions on the forumAttend a LISNPN social (or arrange one yourself!)Write a guest blogWrite an anonymous review of your MAlisnpn@gmail.com
  10. 10. Why do you use LISNPN?“Mainly for the tweets about job opportunities - also Im trying to get into the forumsmore.”“It helps me to keep in touch with other new professionals and to organise events.”“Recently used the how to guides to prepare for an interview.”“Have used it to identify other librarians in my area / sector.”“Used it for inspiration, to share ideas with others, good practice, tips oncareers, job hunting, qualifications, and getting ahead.”“Forums, especially the one for trainees; resources, especially reviews ofcourses, and Im organising a physical meet-up using the events section.”“Their competition meant I got to go to the New Professionals Conference 2011 ”“I promote NP events, go on the fora & read the blog & resources”“For the meet ups, blogs & general info! Love the job notifications on twitter!”
  11. 11. http://www.lisnpn.spruz.comTwitter: @LISNPNFacebook: LISNPNEmail: lisnpn@gmail.com LISNPN: Rachel Bickley Twitter: @rachel_s_b rachel_bickley@yahoo.co.uk

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