“Can you Dig Lit? Approaches to information and digital literacy” 10th Nov 2013

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This full day event, attended by 30 participants from around the UK, was held in York St John University. It was organised by CILIP’s Academic Libraries & Research Group’s Yorkshire & Humberside branch.

Sarah Hotchkin & Stevie Farrell, Leeds Metropolitan University,  “Social media and professional online identity”

This talk gave an overview of a session delivered to students jointly by careers (Sarah) and the library (Stevie), under the umbrella of ’employability’. As well as finding out about the content of the session, it was interesting to hear about student attitudes to social networking in terms of career development.

The slides used by Sarah and Stevie to give this talk were the same slides used with students (take a look below), which gave an outline of what employers will look for on social media and how students can take control and manage their presence more, for example by checking Facebook privacy settings.

Key points that I took away from…

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