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April 2016

CILIP Multimedia Information and Technology Group, Scotland AGM

April 28 @ 2:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mitchell Library,
North Street
Glasgow, G3 7DN United Kingdom
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The CILIP Multimedia Information and Technology Group, Scotland invites members to attend the 13th Annual General Meeting and post-AGM presentation by Dr Martin Goodfellow, Coder in Residence at Glasgow Life, on Coding in Libraries.  

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May 2016

Only Connect: The varying conceptions of information literacy across an International Middle School Community

May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robert Gordon University,
Garthdee House, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen, AB10 7QB United Kingdom
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This seminar offers participants the opportunity to learn about the preliminary findings from a phenomenographic study of the ways seven different stakeholder groups including students, parents, teachers, library and IT personnel, administrators and leadership understand information literacy (IL). This study uniquely places the spotlight on IL from multiple stakeholder perspectives yielding for the first time a more comprehensive understanding of IL in an international school context. The seminar also serves to provide a platform for participants to explore the implications…

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Off the Page Stirling Libraries Book Festival

May 5 - May 16

The 11th Off the Page Stirling Libraries Book Festival bringing an exciting programme of events in Stirling and surrounding communities. This year's highlights include Gregor Fisher alongside Melanie Reid, Alex Norton, Denise mina and Chris Townsend. Children and families can enjoy Mairi Hedderwick, Nick Sharratt and Ross McKenzie www.culturestirling.org/offthepage

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The Library as a Third Space

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
College Development Network,
Argyll Court
Stirling, Scotland FK9 4TY United Kingdom
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The overarching theme for this Librarians' Development Network event is ‘The Library as a third space. The event will: introduce the concept of the third space provide you with up-to-date key information on sector developments allow you to network and share best practice with other colleagues in the sector. This is a free event for Librarians and learning resource staff and others with an input or influence on their work.  

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SLIC Board Meeting

May 25 @ 12:30 am - 4:30 pm
June 2016

CILIP in Scotland Conference 2016: Making Connections

June 6 - June 7
Apex City Quay Hotel, Dundee,
1 West Victoria Dock Road
Dundee, Scotland DD1 3JP United Kingdom
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The CILIP in Scotland Conference is returning to Dundee after 4 sold out years in a row and once again has a packed programme full of speakers from a variety of sectors and countries. The Conference is presented by CILIP in Scotland President and award winning author Theresa Breslin and the theme this year is ‘Making Connections’. We are very excited to welcome the following keynote speakers this year: James Robertson - Author and Poet Jan Holmquist - Assistant Library…

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Reading Communities: Connecting the Past and the Present

June 7
City Art Centre,
2 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DE United Kingdom

On 7 June 2016, we will be holding a one-day event on the theme of ‘Edinburgh: A City of Reading’ at the Edinburgh City Art Centre. Activities will include a workshop on Edinburgh readers, past and present; a guided walking tour of the Edinburgh Writers' Museum; readings of short extracts from the works of Edinburgh writers, both famous and ordinary; and a public lecture on the changing nature of Edinburgh’s book and reading culture. The day will conclude with a drinks reception at…

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Understanding the Information Needs of Young First Time Mothers from Areas of Multiple Deprivation

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:15 pm
University of Strathclyde,
Graham Hill Building, 50 Richmond Street
Glasgow, G1 1XN United Kingdom
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Information informs, guides, and empowers; but barriers to access and use are societally divisive and as yet not fully understood, particularly amongst marginalised and disadvantaged groups. This event forms part of a major ESRC funded study which explores how these barriers are experienced by young first time mothers, and how these families can be supported to prosper in the digital age. The research is led by the University of Strathclyde and conducted in partnership with Barnardo’s and Glasgow Life. This…

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Digital Champions Hackathon

June 21 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
The Place Hotel,
34-38 York Place
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3HU United Kingdom
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Future Libraries is a catchall for trends affecting libraries in the 21st Century. The event will be investigating how libraries reinvent themselves as digital spaces, with a focus on e-lending, maker spaces and digital inclusion. Please note this is an invitation only event for SLIC Digital Champions.

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Libraries in the Digital Age

June 28
Scotland United Kingdom
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Libraries across the UK are facing an increasingly challenging economic landscape, requiring more innovative and cost effective ways to deliver a wider range of services. Over 60% of Scotland’s population use public libraries, with some 28 million visits every year, not including libraries in schools, colleges, and universities. How can public libraries in Scotland adapt, learn and thrive in the current digital age? What technologies can libraries take advantage of to promote digital inclusion and information literacy? What should libraries…

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July 2016

ARCLIB Annual Conference

July 6 - July 8
Glasgow School of Art,
167 Renfrew Street G3 6RQ United Kingdom
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ARCLIB is an independent co-operative group which aims to promote the sharing of good practice and co-operation amongst librarians involved with architecture, planning and other related built environment disciplines. Our 2016 Conference will be jointly hosted by Glasgow School of Art & Strathclyde University.

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CILIP Conference 2016

July 12 - July 13
Brighton Dome,
Church Street
Brighton, England BN1 1UE United Kingdom
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Join us in July for: -       Keynote speakers - Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Professor of Computer Science, University of Oxford and Scott Bonner, Director, Ferguson Municipal Public Library -       31 breakout sessions on subjects as varied as copyright, data stewardship, information literacy, public sector partnerships, information governance, privacy and many more -       Fringe events throughout the two day conference,  in partnership with Carnegie UK -       Your Career - presentations and workshops to help with your professional development -       Exhibition -…

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Summer School on Information Know-How for Professionals

July 26 - July 29
Ionian University,
72, Ioannou Theotoki str
Corfu, 49100 Greece
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The ILG is pleased to support an international summer school on information know how taking place on the beautiful island of Corfu. Organised by the Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology at the Ionian University, Corfu, Greece & the Department of Information Management (iSchool) in Aberdeen, Scotland. Supported by the Information Literacy Group (ILG of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). The summer school is a four day practical workshop situated in the picturesque and beautiful…

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August 2016

SLIC Board Meeting

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
152 Nethergate
Dundee, DD1 4DY
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September 2016

Digital Champions Meeting

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Barrhead Foundry,
Main Street G78 1SW United Kingdom
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Quarterly meeting of our Digital Champions in Public Libraries group.

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October 2016

SLIC Board Meeting

October 19 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The Robertson Trust,
Roberston House, 152 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4TB United Kingdom
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December 2016

Digital Champions Meeting

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Dundee Central Library,
The Wellgate
Dundee, DD1 1DB United Kingdom
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Quarterly meeting of our Digital Champions in Public Libraries Group.

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