Futureproof: making libraries indispensible to learning, teaching and research

The Fifth CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Joint Conference takes place at Exeter University, 21-23 June 2010

The biennial CILIP CoFHE and UC&R Conference has become a significant date in the academic library professional’s diary. It provides the opportunity to share expertise, experience and knowledge in one of the most challenging and rapidly changing sectors of the profession. Next year’s conference theme will examine the key role that academic libraries and their staff play in both the learning cycle of the student and the wider demands of the institutions they serve.

We are aiming to include a wide range of workshops led by experts and plenaries from the professions’ leaders and influential voices and are circulating a call for papers for copnference workshop presentations:

Topics/themes will include:

•       the library’s role in Digital Britain
•       managing a service during recession
•       libraries as central to their institutions
•       marketing and advocacy
•       cross sectoral, organisational and other partnerships
•       learning, research and information literacy
•       the student experience
•       employer responsiveness
•       mobile learning

The call for papers opens on Monday 19th October and closes on Friday 4th December 2009. Please find attached the ‘Call for papers’ or download the ‘Call for papers’ instructions at:
http://www.cilip.org.uk/specialinterestgroups/bysubject/ucr/Conference

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