Blogging from the Backroom

A CIG Occasional Seminar

CILIP HQ, Ridgmount Street, London WC1E 7AE

Friday 8 June 2007

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About the Event

An occasional seminar organised by the CILIP Cataloguing and Indexing Group (CIG), this afternoon of presentations on blogging is aimed at those working in traditional 'backroom' professions - such as cataloguing, indexing, acquisitions, and knowledge management.

Topics covered include blogging the catalogue and why cat & class skills translate easily into tagging and basic site navigation; raising your profile through blogging; blogging for managers (based on a case study of health managers); and how the National Library for Health and the Home Office are using blogs, feeds and related technologies.

The focus of the afternoon is sharing ideas for incorporating blogging into your working life and it is suitable for experienced bloggers and non-bloggers alike.

Speakers include: Caroline De Brun (NLH), Helen Nicol (NHS Connecting for Health), Rachel Robbins and Karen George (Home Office), Christine Goodair (St George's Medical School, University of London) and Anne Welsh (DrugScope).

Each participant will receive a CD-Rom of presentations and 'how-to' demos.


CIG is charging a fee for this event. The fees are £50 CIG members and £70 non-members


Please register your place at this event by completing the Booking Form. The closing date for bookings has been extended to Friday 1 June.

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