USTLG meeting 27th November 2019: bookings open

The next meeting of the
University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG)
will be held on:
Wednesday 27th November 2019

Theme: Innovation in libraries

Venue: TWI Ltd
Granta Park, Abingdon, Cambridge

 Book your place via Eventbrite

Attendance at the meeting is free.
The usual charge for lunch is waived thanks to the IET.


10.00am – 10.30am: Tours (including friction welding demonstration.)
10.30am – 10.55am: Arrive and register (tea/coffee.)
11.00am – 11.05am: Welcome.
11.05am – 11.35am:  Sue Wellings, TWI, “Artificial intelligence – friend or foe?”
11.35am – 12.05pm: Eleanor Barker & Veronica Phillips, Cambridge, “Learning how to teach unfamiliar subjects: a case study of the academic writing courses at the University of Cambridge Medical Library.”
12.05pm – 12.35pm: Tim Aitken, IET, “New tools and methods for identifying emerging scientific trends.”
12.35pm – 1.30pm: Lunch – sponsored by the IET.
1.30pm – 2.00pm: Neil Dixon & Andrea Packwood, Anglia Ruskin, “Using Mastery learning as a method of improving information literacy competence for level 4 Science students.”
2.00pm – 2.30pm: Catherine Taylor, Leicester, “Thriving in the information wilds: embedded support for psychology students.”
2.30pm – 2.50pm: Tea/coffee.
2.50pm – 3.20pm: Tim Calvert, Bournemouth, “A new focus on training: developing CPD at Bournemouth University.”
3.20pm – 3.50pm: Iona Preston, UCL, “Creating a community of practice around systematic review support.”
3.50pm – 4.00pm: Closing remarks.
4.00pm – 4.30pm: Tours (including friction welding demonstration.)

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