2017 Conference sponsored by ProQuest & Ex Libris


The Northern Collaboration 2017 Conference

Digital Transformation - responding to the challenge in academic libraries

Friday 8th September 2017, University of York The Ron Cooke Hub, Heslington East Campus



Bookings for the conference have now closed. The delegate brochure is now available here . All attendees will receive a link to the brochure via email. We look forward to seeing you on Friday! 


Theme:     Digital Transformation

Keynote Speakers: 

  • Anne Horn, Director of Library Services, University of Sheffield. 
  • Eric Stoller, Education consultant and speaker.

Sponsors: ProQuest & Ex Libris, Askews & Holts, Capita, Dawson Books, OCLC, Veruscript, EBSCO, Content Online, Taylor & Francis, The British Library. Find out more about our sponsors here

Click here to see the conference programme


Read the conference abstracts here 

Awarded places - 10 delegates have been given awarded places at this year's conference - we look forward to welcoming them on September 8th. 


Accommodation - details on hotels and accommoation in the local area can be seen here


Networking Evening - the evening before the conference, we're going on a Ghost Walk around the historic streets of York - join us if you dare! Afterwards, we'll  be having a bite to eat and a few drinks at a local pub. Bookings for this have officially closed, but if you would still like to attend, please email northerncollabconf@gmail.com by 5pm on Wednesday 6th September. 




The 2017 Conference Planning team includes:

Laura Barker, LJMU; Jenny Campbell, Newcastle; Theresa Cannon, Teesside; Penny Dunn, Huddersfield; Antonio Garcia-Fernandez, York; Nicola Gregory, MMU; Dominic Hunt, Manchester; Nicola Kerr, Liverpool; Alison Morton, Sheffield; Hardy Schwamm, Lancaster; Emma Spivey, NC Development Officer.

Contact details: If you have any queries, please contact the planning team by emailing: northerncollabconf@gmail.com