Thursday, 23 October 2014

Asking the Big Questions at RGU, Aberdeen: Inspiration for Innovation: from Ideas to Reality

Grampian Information Conference – 6th November 2014 – Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen

Inspiration for Innovation: from Ideas to Reality

The following text has been shared with us by one of our SALCTG reps:-
"There is still time to register for our annual conference.  The programme has been developed to offer an excellent experience at an affordable price. 

"Our keynote speaker is Ian Watt, Digital Champion of the UK.  Other speakers include, Michelle Anderson, Director of Libraries at Robert Gordon University, Diane Bruxvoort, University Librarian at Aberdeen University,Ali Nazari-Nouri, Training and Consultant Partner at Proquest,  Morag Smith, Glasgow Women’s Library and Claire Carolan, University of Aberdeen.

"Full information about the conference can be found here

"Cost: Grampian Information Members £60 to include buffet lunch (or 2 persons from the same organisation for £110).  Non Members - £75, Student Rate - £15"

Further info: Judith Moynagh, Associate Director Content and Systems
University Library, Robert Gordon University
Riverside East, Garthdee Road

Tel: 01224 263457

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Here's an event about developing the learners and researchers of the future.  Organised by SCURL, we've been asked to help promote it.  Do encourage colleagues to attend!

"SCURL is presenting an event on 12th November 2014 in the Sir Duncan Rice Library of the University of Aberdeen on:

Developing the learners and researchers of the future – the changing role of academic librarians.

The programme has been designed for Directors, subject/faculty/liaison librarians, research support librarians, and service managers.

The cost to attend is £20.00. For more information on the programme and to register attendance please click HERE."


Thursday, 2 October 2014

From the Research Support Mailing List, a great event in Wales ...

For librarians involved in research support, this forthcoming event looks fantastic.  It's in Cardiff, but you might know someone who thinks it's worth a trip.  Circulated from the Research Support mailing list:-

Venue: Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, Cathays Park, Cardiff, 10.00– 16.00, Friday November 28th 2014.

We are pleased to invite you to attend this event organised by librarians from Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) and the Great Western 4 libraries. This will be an ideal opportunity to share ideas and expertise on the theme of research support with colleagues from across Wales, the South-West and further afield.

The keynote speaker will be the distinguished IL researcher and practitioner Moira Bent from Newcastle University. Moira is a National Teaching Fellow and is co-author of the SCONUL 7 Pillars and the research lens for HE. She is also co-author of numerous articles and monographs in the field of research support including 'Providing Effective Library Services for Research' (Facet 2007).

Other speakers include Kate Bradbury (Cardiff University) on supporting the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and Sam Oakley & Claire Boucher who will discuss innovative research support initiatives at Swansea University.

The day will also feature a lively TeachMeet covering an array of topics relating to assisting researchers acquire knowledge and skills in fields such as social media, data management and open access publishing.

We hope you can join us for what promises to be an informative and enjoyable day. You can book your place by contacting Caroline Huxtable ( Places are limited and will be allocated on a 'first -come first-served' basis.