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Petty, G. (2014) Teaching Today: A Practical Guide, Oxford University Press << check your library >>

A comprehensive and readable introduction to teaching. Focusing on practical methods, teachniques and strategies, it has been one of the best-selling books on teaching for the last 20 years. [Last checked: 10/7/17]

Race, P. (2014) Making Learning Happen, Sage << check your library >>

this accessible discussion of post-compulsory education identifies the fundamental factors underpinning successful learning and clearly shows you how to help students learn effectively. [Last checked: 10/7/17]


Deborah Dalley

Independent coach, facilitator and trainer with 25 years experience of individual and group development. [Last checked: 10/7/17]


CILIP Information Literacy Group

The site supports practitioners and researchers from around the world with an interest in information and digital literacy by providing news, case studies, examples of best practice and freely available toolkits.  Includes a section on Teaching with Open Educational Resources (OERs) and tips on developing your teaching skills. [Last checked: 10/7/17]

Clinical Librarians and Information Skills Trainers Group (London Links)

CLIST is a group formed by NHS clinical librarians and information skills trainers working across the London region. Our aims and objectives are to:

  • To provide a forum to exchange ideas, knowledge, new initiatives and best practice.
  • To maintain links with relevant local and national individuals and groups in order to influence strategy and decision making at regional and national levels.
  • To produce and disseminate high quality training materials for use with health care professionals and to further the continuing professional development of health care librarians [Last checked: 10/7/17]