USTLG Meeting 22nd May 2013 Full Programme

The next meeting of the UK University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG) will be held on: Wednesday 22nd May 2013

Theme: Supporting international students

Venue: Edward Boyle Library, University of Leeds
Directions to the campus
Directions for the Edward Boyle Library

Lunch: The usual charge is waived thanks to Knovel

Please book by emailing the booking form below to Sara Thornes,

10.00am – 10.30am:  Tour of the Edward Boyle & Brotherton Libraries – book in advance.
10.30am – 10.55am:  Arrive and register (tea/coffee).
11.00am – 11.05am:  Dr Stella Butler, University Librarian, Leeds: Welcome.
11.05am – 11.10am:  Moira Bent, Newcastle: Welcome on behalf of USTLG.
11.10am – 11.40am:  Simon Maller, Head of Taught Postgraduate Admissions & Jacqui Brown, Head of International Office, Leeds, “International recruitment: issues and challenges facing the sector in a highly competitive market”.
11.40am – 12.10pm:  Zelda Chatten, Liverpool, “XJTLU: Liverpool’s joint venture with a Chinese university”.
12.10am – 12.40pm: Kirsty Carver, Bradford “Supporting international students at the University of Bradford”.
12.40pm – 1.40pm:  Lunch (sponsored by Knovel).
1.40pm – 2.10pm:  Tim Moxey, Product Sales Manager, Knovel.
2.10pm – 2.40pm:  Moira Bent & Jenny Campbell, Newcastle “Notes from a distant island: library experiences from Newcastle’s International Branch Campus in Singapore”.
2.40pm – 3.10pm:  Jenny Coombs, Nottingham, “The University of Nottingham: moving towards a global university”.
3.10pm – 3.40pm: Alison Lahlafi, Sheffield Hallam, “’Library shock’ – addressing the expectations and realities of the library for international students at Sheffield Hallam University.”
4.00pm – 4.30pm:  Tour of the Edward Boyle & Brotherton Libraries – book in advance. 

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. You can book your place with Sara Thornes,

Please remember to state if you would like to go on one of the tours and at which time. Please mention any special dietary requirements you have, as well as any accessibility requirements.


Booking form   USTLG Meeting: Supporting international students, Wednesday 22 May 2013 


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I will require lunch (the usual charge is waived thanks to sponsorship from Knovel)
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