Next Meeting

The next meeting of the
University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG)
will be held on
Friday 15th May 2020

hosted by the Open University
More information to follow

Theme: eTextbooks, licensing and digital content in STEM

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Attendance at the meeting is free.
Sponsored by Content Online.


10.30am – 10.55am: Arrive and register (tea/coffee.)
11.00am – 11.05am: Welcome.
11.05am – 11.35am:  Hossam Kassem and Beverley Delaney, Open, “OU Library accessibility support for Econtent”
11.35am – 12.05pm:  Oliver Allchin and Emily Herron, Sheffield, “Evaluating ebook platforms, exploring open textbooks.”
12.05pm – 12.35pm: Content Online, Sponsor presentation.
12.35pm – 1.30pm: Lunch – sponsored by Content Online.
1.30pm – 2.00pm: Sarah Field, Kent: Facilitated group discussion on diversifying the curriculum.
2.00pm – 2.30pm: Fiona Durham, Open, “From trial to teaching; how the OU Library acquires and embeds digital content.”
2.30pm – 2.50pm: Tea/coffee.
2.50pm – 3.20pm: Sarah George, Bradford, “Sit back, have a big sigh, then work around it. Experiences of print-impaired students using library resources.”
3.20pm – 3.50pm: Ruth Cammies, OU Archivist: “A laboratory in the post: An exploration of the early years of teaching science and technology at the OU.”
3.50pm – 4.00pm: Close