Category Archives: cpd23

Thing 13 – Google Docs, Wikis, and Dropbox

Google Docs (or Google Drive as it is apparently now called – I haven’t used it for a while!) I have used this in the past for personal document sharing rather than for work, and have found it very easy to … Continue reading

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Thing 12: Putting the social into social media

I am still trying to work out how to interact with social media. I’ve never been a great one for Facebook – partly my age and partly because I just don’t want to spend the time interacting with friends in … Continue reading

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Thing 11 – mentoring

I have generally thought of having a mentor as being part of the Chartership process – someone to help me through the trials and tribulations of Chartership, who can offer suggestions and advice on my portfolio, and can pass on their experience … Continue reading

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Thing 10 – graduate traineeships, Masters degrees, chartership, accreditation

This Thing is about professional qualifications and professional development. As I mentioned in Thing 1, I came into librarianship late in life and it seems that I am one of the few people who took an undergraduate degree in librarianship … Continue reading

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Thing 9 – Evernote

I had heard a few people mention Evernote but was never sure what it was all about. Having read this Thing, I realise that it is very like the Microsoft OneNote that I have been using for several years, having … Continue reading

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Thing 8 – Google Calendar

I’m disappointed that I’ve got so far behind with CPD23, but I guess life/work has just been too busy to give it any attention. I would dearly like to finish all the Things, so to try and make up some … Continue reading

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Thing 7 – Real-life networks

Like a lot of people, I don’t find real-life networking all that easy, but I try not to let that put me off too much. I’ve always been one to ‘join in’ – from the local village hall committee to … Continue reading

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