The next meeting of the
University Science and Technology Librarians’ Group (USTLG)
will be held on
Friday 15th May 2020
Venue: Betty Boothroyd Library
Theme: eTextbooks, licensing and digital content in STEM
Attendance at the meeting is free.
The usual charge for lunch is waived thanks to 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