USTLG Meeting: 14th May 2012 Full Programme

The next meeting of the UK University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG) will be held on
Monday 14 May 2012

THEME: Being a Science/Engineering Librarian

VENUE: Research Beehive in the Old Library Building
University of Newcastle
no. 25, 26 on the campus map accessible from

LUNCH: The usual charge is waived thanks to ProQuest

Please complete the booking form at


10.00am – 10.30am:    Tour of the Robinson Library (go directly to the Robinson Library, no 35 on the campus map) – book in advance

10.30am – 10.55am:    Arrive and register at the Research Beehive, Old Library Building (tea/coffee)

10.55am – 11.00am:   Moira Bent, USTLG Chair: This is USTLG

11.00am – 11.05am:   Wayne Connolly, Librarian, University of Newcastle: Welcome

11.05am – 11.30am:    Jenny Campbell, Newcastle: “So, what does it mean to be a subject librarian?”

11.30am – 11.55am:    Emma Illingworth, Brighton: “The Environment and Technology librarian: a new professional’s perspective, making the role your own”

11.55am – 12.20pm:    Liz Martin, De Montfort: “Embedding information literacy teaching within Engineering”

12.20pm – 12.45pm:    Steve Lee, Glamorgan: “Making yourself indispensible – Science Community Librarianship”

12.45pm – 1.45pm:      Lunch (sponsored by ProQuest)

1.45pm – 2.10pm:         Keith Furniss, ProQuest: “Supporting serious research: rankings, funding, impact and databases for uncovering hidden gems”

2.10pm – 2.35pm:         Jenny Brine, Lancaster: “From Soviet Studies to Science and Engineering”

2.35pm – 3.00pm:         Selina Lock, Leicester: “All Change! Restructuring Academic Liaison”

3.00pm – 3.25pm:         Kirsty Thomson, Heriot-Watt: “Hiding library training in other classes”

3.25pm – 4.00pm:         Tony Wilson, York: “Widening Participation: building on the role of a science librarian”

4.00pm – 4.30pm:         Tour of the Robinson Library – book in advance

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