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A reminder of your last chance to book your place at the JIBS User Group event and AGM on Thursday 26th February 2015 at the
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, 75 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DH
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The day will have a mix of speakers from a variety of backgrounds, and promises to engage and involve delegates in the current and future technological issues facing academic and research libraries.
Free to JIBs User group members*
Booking closes Thursday 5th February 2015
Provisional programme :
10.00 Welcome and overview of the day
10.05 Keynote speaker: Owen Stephens (Owen Stephens Consultancy) “Adoption and Adaptation: Making technology work for us”
10.45 Mark Williams (UK Federation Manager) “Jisc’s Mobile Manifesto”
11.15 Coffee break
11.30 Brian Kelly (CETIS- Centre for Educational Technology, Interoperability and Standards -University of Bolton) "Identifying and Preparing for Technological Developments". An interactive session on the technological trends impacting library services
13.15 JIBS AGM
13.30 JIBS dissertation prize presentation and overview by the winning student.
13.45 Virginia Power (University of the West of England graduate tutor & JISC Digital Collections Associate Consultant) “It’s good to talk: using technology to give EVERYONE a voice.” This interactive presentation will show how Virginia has used the Equality Act as a means of addressing inclusion within her Library services.
14.15 Scott Gibbens (JISC Collections Service Representative) “Historical Texts: Blending the old with the new – the challenges behind building a replacement for EEBO and ECCO”
14.45 Tea break
15.15 Alex Collins (Anglia Ruskin Library) “E-Library Services – The Anglia Ruskin Approach.” How the team have integrated their various e-library services, providing seamless single sign-on and enhancing the student experience with Open Athens.
15.45 Panel discussion Q and A
16.00 Closing remarks
Closing date: 5th February 2015
To book and to see the full programme please visit the JIBS website:
Please contact Elizabeth McHugh [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> or Nicola Tricker [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> with any queries
*Please note that JIBS member institutions may send one free delegate and have additional places at a rate of £50 per delegate.
Non-members will be charged at our standard rate of £150 per person.
Any cancellations must be received by Tuesday 10th February2015 . Booked places not cancelled by this date will be invoiced at the relevant rate.
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