The next meeting of the
University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG)
will be held on:
Wednesday 18th May 2016
Venue: University of Chester
Thornton Science Park
Theme: Student engagement with the library and its resources
Attendance at the meeting is free.
The usual charge for lunch is waived thanks to Altmetric.
10.00am – 10.30am: Tour of the Library – optional, book in advance.
10.30am – 10.55am: Arrive and register (tea/coffee.)
11.00am – 11.05am: Welcome.
11.05am – 11.35am: Jon Hardisty & Jo Kennedy, Chester, “Using library spaces to engage science and engineering students.”
11.35am – 12.05pm: Beth Hall, Bangor, “How science and engineering students access electronic resources: moving to a new Discovery layer.”
12.05pm – 12.35pm: Terry Bucknell, Altmetric, “Show me what’s hot! – using Altmetric to increase student engagement.”
12.35pm – 1.30pm: Lunch (sponsored by Altmetric.)
1.30pm – 2.00pm: Davina Omar, Kingston, “How we learned more about the views of science and engineering students by using our survey.”
2.00pm – 2.30pm: Philippa Price, Swansea “Let them eat cake! And then ask them about the library: gathering feedback from student reps.”
2.30pm – 2.45pm: Tea/coffee.
2.45pm – 3.15pm: David Stacey, Bath, “Engaging with architecture students and the studio culture.”
3.15pm – 3.45pm: Kirsty Thomson, Heriot Watt “Start at the very beginning: activities for summer schools and associate students.”
3.45pm – 4.00pm: Closing remarks.
4.00pm – 4.30pm: Tour of the Library – optional, book in advance.