The next meeting of the UK University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG) will be held on: Friday 16th May 2014
Theme: Promoting the role of libraries, library services and librarians
Venue: Room 2.01, Postgraduate Centre,
Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh
Book a place
Attendance at the meeting is free
The usual charge for lunch is waived thanks to the
Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Information and Computer Applications Group
Travelling to Heriot-Watt University’s Edinburgh Campus
10.00am – 10.30am: Tour of Cameron Smail Library – book in advance.
10.30am – 10.55am: Arrive and register (tea/coffee).
11.00am – 11.05am: Mike Roch, Director of Information Services, Heriot-Watt: Welcome.
11.05am – 11.10am: Carole Rhodes, Liverpool: Welcome on behalf of USTLG.
11.10am – 11.40am: Sarah Kelly, Heriot-Watt, “Using print and digital media to promote Library services.”
11.40am – 12.10pm: Lisa Haddow, Stirling, “Research bites – trying to engage with reticent researchers.”
12.10pm – 12.40pm: Sarah George, Bradford “Marketing to non-users.”
12.40pm – 1.30pm: Lunch (sponsored by RSC-CICAG).
1.30pm – 2.00pm: Jeremy Frey, Southampton,on behalf of RSC-CICAG, “The future of experimental data: libraries and laboratory notebooks.”
2.00pm – 2.30pm: Lynne Robinson, Sunderland, “How we put the FUN into how we market our library services.”
2.30pm – 3.00pm: Maren Schroeder, Kingston, “Facilitating an enhanced library experience through social media.”
3.00pm – 3.25pm: Discussion tables
3.25pm – 3.40pm: Feedback from discussion tables
3.40pm – 3.45pm: Closing remarks
4.00pm – 4.30pm: Tour of Cameron Smail Library – book in advance.
Discussion tables were introduced at our November 2013 meeting to make things more interactive. Please send ideas for discussion themes to Kirsty Thomson in advance of the meeting. Themes could be around promotion or could be about anything else you want to discuss with your sci-tech librarian colleagues.