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July 2016

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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HoPLS Meeting

July 26
Webster Memorial Theatre,
64 High Street
Arbroath, Scotland DD11 1AW United Kingdom
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Quarterly meeting of the Heads of Public Libraries in Scotland group

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August 2016
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Edinburgh International Book Festival

August 13 - August 29
Edinburgh International Book Festival,
Charlotte Square
Edinburgh, EH2 4DR United Kingdom
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This year’s Edinburgh International Book Festival explores the power of the human mind to imagine a better world and will feature more than 800 writers, poets, illustrators, politicians, journalists, historians, scientists, philosophers and playwrights from 55 countries. Explore all our events on the website: http://bit.ly/edbookfest16

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SLIC Board Meeting

August 17 @ 10:30 pm
DCA,
152 Nethergate
Dundee, DD1 4DY
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September 2016
Free

Professional Registration and Portfolio Building plus Reflective Writing

September 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Airyhall Library,
Springfield Rd

Aberdeen , Scotland AB15 7RF
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The following course is presented in partnership with the CILIPS North East Branch. Professional Registration and Portfolio Building 10am-1.30pm This event is for anyone undertaking Certification, Chartership or Fellowship. The event will look at building portfolios, the CILIP VLE, a candidate's perspective, the role of the mentor and an overview from a CILIP Assessor. Reflective Writing 2-4pm Reflective practice is a valuable way of understanding how professionals can evaluate what they do in order to improve their performance in the…

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Bloody Scotland

September 9 - September 11
Various,
Scotland
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Scotland’s crime fiction festival returns in September, with a programme packed with murder, intrigue and fits of cunning. Located in a number of venues across Stirling in Scotland, the festival will be celebrating the best in international crime fiction with appearances from world renowned crime authors.

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NAG Conference 2016: Public and Academic Libraries –Learning and Working in Partnership

September 14 - September 15
Grand Central Hotel,
99 Gordon Street

Glasgow, Scotland G1 3SF
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NAG conference offers unique cross-sector networking opportunities between libraries, suppliers and publishers alongside a full programme of 11 papers, panel sessions, and the opportunity to attend two of the four workshops offered. We received excellent delegate feedback in 2015 and we hope we can continue to exceed expectations. Papers include: Rebuilding the Mackintosh Library collections: generous gifts, tricky insurance negotiations and lots of social media by Alison Stevenson, Glasgow School of Art Streamlining acquisitions services by Dorothy Atherton & Helen…

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Libraries Delivering Digital Inclusion

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sheffield Hallam University,
6 Paternoster Row
Sheffield, Scotland S1 2QQ United Kingdom
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Libraries have always helped to connect everyone in society with information and education. These days, that means digital channels are as important as books and publications. For those in our communities without digital skills - an estimated 12.6 million people across  the UK - there is a new role for libraries to support digital inclusion - through both access to digital information and digital skills development. Tinder Foundation is the biggest digital inclusion organisation in the UK, and the organisation…

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Knowledge Base+ Training Workshop

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
tbc,
Scotland United Kingdom
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Workshop purpose and who it’s for This free one day workshop is designed to help you get more out of KB+, such as managing current and past subscriptions, link resolvers’ targets and licences. This workshop is for you if you are new to KB+ or if you have some experience of using KB+ and want to learn more about advanced features and how to get more out of it. There is no cost for attending the workshop. Lunch and refreshments…

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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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Channel Shift: Achieving Digital Innovation & Excellence

September 21
tbc,
Scotland United Kingdom
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Our Channel Shift Conference provides a unique forum through which to examine how to develop, promote and deliver integrated, omni-channel services in an accessible and cost effective manner. With technology continuing to evolve and organisations across the public and private sector looking to drive forward the development of new customer engagement and contact channels, the need to deliver successful, streamlined, digitalised services has never been more critical. As citizens become increasingly competent in new communication channels and technology, take this…

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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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HoPLS Meeting

October 25
The Robertson Trust,
Roberston House, 152 Bath Street
Glasgow, G2 4TB United Kingdom
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Quarterly meeting of the Heads of Public Libraries in Scotland Group.

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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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