Archive for the ‘Visit’ Category

Tour of Lewisham Public Library

March 6, 2007

Tour of Lewisham public library – extremely interesting to see behind the scenes of a library in a very different sector to that I’m used to. However, there are similarities; including how to attract library users, ensuring that stock purchased is of interest to the users of the service and enabling them to access a wide variety of media.
Action Point – to publicise local public library services to members, especially the People’s Network and free internet access.


2nd Meeting with mentor

November 30, 2006

Met my mentor at St George’s – University of London Library.

In this second meeting we discussed the example of work I had brought with me, the template for evaluating visits and courses that I am considering using in my portfolio and moved on to further discussion of how the portfolio can be written up. This was then followed by a tour around the library and a discussion of what services are offered. (more…)

UCR Group Visit

September 20, 2006

Provided tour of the library to UCR Group visit.

Workshadowing – Information Pharmacists

September 14, 2006

Spent a few hours workshadowing Information Pharmacist colleagues to gain a better understanding of their work and the resources they require to undertake their job.

Visit to Library by Chartering Librarians

August 11, 2006

Hosted visit to library of seven chartering librarians, provided a tour and a chance to see some of the books in the Early Printed Collection.

Marylebone Medical Walk

May 16, 2006

Walking tour between the London headquarters of the Royal College of Physicians, the Association of Anaesthetists and the British Dental Association including a visit to their museums. 

Biomedical Information at the British Library – an introductory workshop for readers

May 11, 2006

A workshop introducing users to the biomedical resources of the British Library, including both the print collectionn and subscription online resources available from the BL reading rooms.

BMA Library Open Day

April 25, 2005

Visit to the BMA Library providing an overview of services open to members (including institutional members) and an introduction to their electronic document delivery service.