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USTLG November Meeting: Supporting Research

On the 26th November 2014 I attended and spoke at the University Science & Technology Librarians (USTLG) winter meeting on supporting research at Aston University. The last time I attended a USTLG meeting was in 2012 when I spoke about our re-structure into a Teaching and Learning team, a Research Support Team and a Special Collections/Digital Humanties team, and I was juts about to start my post as a Research Information Advisor. 594 more words

Research Support

USTLG Spring 2012 Meeting – Being a Science/Engineering Librarian

A very, very late report on the Spring meeting that I attended and spoke at, which was held at the University of Newcastle.

Although the main theme of the event was sharing experiences of being a science and engineering librarian, some other loose themes emerged becoming embedded vs becoming generic, and the way the profession has/is changing. 1,735 more words

Research Support

Lecture capture

Tony Churchill gave a presentation at DL Forum on Tuesday 24/4/12 on lecture capture.  He talked about a project funded by Echo 360 – a supplier of lecture capture software.  238 more words

Web 2.0 & Emerging Technologies

ALLICE Meeting & PLC Update - 16 April 2012

I attended ALLICE’s (Association of Law Librarians in Central England) quarterly meeting held at Wragge & Co in Birmingham.

Chris Jeffries and James Chuck from… 346 more words

Wider Profession

DREaMing of a Library and Information Science research network

Last week I attended the first workshop of the AHRC-funded DREaM project. DREaM stands for ‘Developing Research Excellence and Methods’ and the project aims to create a network of Library and Information Science researchers across the UK.  761 more words

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BLA Conference Sheffield 2011

A is for Advocacy, B is for Branding and C is for Communicating your worth
Antony Brewerton, University of Warwick

Antony talked about marketing library services. 826 more words

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LILAC 2011

I was able to get to the third day of LILAC Conference 2011 (Librarians’ Information Literacy Annual Conference) this year held in London on the final day at the LSE.  1,194 more words

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