USTLG meeting 18th May 2016 full programme

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

Book your place via Eventbrite

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, AltmetricShow 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.

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