2019 Conference


Northern Collaboration 2019 Conference


The NC Conference Planning Team would like to thank everyone who attended the 2019 Northern Collaboration Conference

The conference was held on Friday 6th September at the University of Hull


Collaborating across physical, organisational and cultural boundaries

Meet our sponsors



Conference programme including the session abstracts

Conference presentations and Awarded Places reports

Delegate EBrochure 


Context and Theme


There is growing evidence of the importance of working across professional boundaries to help libraries ensure a cohesive approach to service development and provision.

You will have the opportunity to hear about projects and collaborations around but not limited to the following topics. 

  • Working in a multi professional team
  • Professional cultures: similarities and differences
  • Not a librarian but working in a library – observations/experiences
  • Influencing and negotiating with stakeholders
  • Process mapping across team boundaries
  • Developing partnerships with institutions/organisations, eg. public bodies, publishers and suppliers
  • Developing skills and mindsets to thrive in this context


Sessions delivered through

  • Workshops
  • Short paper talks
  • Lightning talks





If you have any queries or questions, please contact northerncollabconf@gmail.com