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Libraries, Literacies & Learning

Date: 23rd March 2018

Time: 10:30 - 15:30

University of Strathclyde, The Technology and Innovation Centre,
99 George Street
G1 1RD

Price: £120 – £156

Please note that booking has now closed for this event.

SLIC in conjunction with SCURL warmly invite you to our Libraries, Literacies & Learning event.

This event, aimed at education librarians, will focus on literacies of all different kinds and will cover the challenges that librarians are meeting in delivering literacy skills to students and researchers, as well as providing some practical guidance and inspiration.

We are delighted to have Bibliotheca in attendance.

Please come and join us in Glasgow on the 23rd March!


10.30 Registration & Refreshments
11.00 Welcome & Introduction - Chris Dolan, Author & Playwright
11.15 Opening Address: 'The Digital Stramash: How Librarians Can Make Sense of the Digital Landscape' - Andy Jackson, University of Dundee
11.45 ANDIL – A New Definition of Information Literacy - Jacqueline Geekie, Information Literacy and Learning Librarian, Aberdeenshire Libraries & Public Libraries Rep, CILIP Information Literacy Group
12.05 Wikimedia and the University of Edinburgh: Digital Transformation and Data - Ewan McAndrew & Gavin Willshaw, University of Edinburgh
12.30 Buffet Lunch & Ask a Wikimedian – Dr Sara Thomas, Wikimedian in Residence, SLIC
1.45 Measuring the Impact of the My Learning Essentials Open Programme - Dr Nicola Grayson, University of Manchester
2.05 Lightening Talks
Meta Moves: Shifts to Metaliteracies and Embeddedness Within the Creative Disciplines - Duncan Chappell, Academic Liaison Librarian, Glasgow School of Art
From PGCert to PG Certainty: Enabling the Distance Learner - Dr Karen McAulay, Music & Academic Services Librarian, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
2.25 Coffee Break
2.40 Investigating the Information Literacy of Scotland’s Teenagers - David Brazier, Northumbria University
3.00 What is Film Literacy? - Scott Donaldson, Head of Film Education, Creative Scotland