Northern Collaboration Content Group Learning Exchange 3rd March 2020

Bookings have now closed for the Northern Collaboration’s Content Special Interest Group's 7th Learning Exchange which will be held on Tuesday 3rd March 2020 at the University of Manchester in the Main Library.

The theme of the day will be: Content Provision for the Future: Inclusivity and Personalisation. 

There will be some presentations and opportunities for discussion and the sharing of best practice.

Please see the programme below for more information:

09:30-09:50   Registration & Refreshments

09:50-10:00   Opening and Welcome. Julie Cleverley, Leeds Beckett University

10:00-10:30   Acquisitions - A Statistical Approach. Jeff Miller, University of Huddersfield

10:30-11:00   Get It For Me: Merging Acquisitions and Interlibrary loans Together. Rachel Shulkins, University of Liverpool

11:00-11:20   Break

11.20-12:00   Vexed by Visualisation, Putting it into Perspective. Samantha Heeson, Leeds Beckett University

12:00-12:30   Creating Inclusive Collections at Manchester Met. Fiona Hughes and Mark Burgess, Manchester Metropolitan University

12.30-13.00   Diversifying library collections and services. Caroline Gibson, Lancaster University

13.00-13:30   Lunch

13:30 - 14:10 Attempting to diversify the library: challenges and barriers in the complex collection development landscape. Laura Williams, University of Huddersfield

14:10 - 15:20 Discussion strands

Potential topics (to be confirmed):

  1. How can we personalise/make more inclusive the user experience - sharing best practice?
  2. How to diversify our collections? - quick wins, long term cultural change?
  3. How can we use a statistical based approach to streamline our processes?

15:20-15:45   Feedback and closing remarks

If you would like to register as an attendee at this event, please complete the Registration Form.  

The event is free of charge to all Northern Collaboration members. 

Please note the deadline for registration is Wednesday 19th February.