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Links to supplementary online reading and resources. These will be added to over time! Have a resource you’d like to let others know about? Leave a comment, or contact me.

Chapter 1: Project management

Finding Heroes: project management for libraries Cheat’s Guide Newsletters

Chapter 2: Teaching, training & communicating

Teaching: Lisa Jeskins Training (URL incorrect in printed book): lisajeskinstraining.com

Writing: LIS publications wiki ‘This wiki gathers information about publications that LIS professionals might want to write for — whether they want to reach their colleagues or their communities.’

Chapter 3: Meeting your users needs and measuring success

Demonstrating value: Proving the worth of your service in an uncertain world from the Librarians with Lives blog.

Information audits: London Museums Hub Information Policy toolkit

Chapter 4: Marketing your service and engaging stakeholders

Embedded librarianship: EMLIBS embedded librarianship discussion list

Marketing: the Library Marketing Toolkit website

Chapter 6: Getting & staying online

Q&A site: Libraries & Information Science StackExchange, a collaboratively edited question and answer site for librarians and library professionals. Currently in beta.

Chapter 10: Up-skilling and professional development

Skills audit: So you want to do a skills audit? from the Library Career Centre blog

Chapter 11: Networking and promoting yourself

Personal branding: You already have a brand! Here are 5 ways to influence it… from thewikiman

Chapter 12: Professional involvement & career development

Applying for conference bursaries/sponsored places by Rachel Bickley

Nicola Franklin’s tips for getting the most out of your relationship with a recruitment agency

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