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Gregynog Colloquium 2010

Bookings are open for the Colloquium at: www.gregynog.ac.uk/HEWIT

The main themes for Monday and Tuesday  are projects, co-operation, Information literacy and resource discovery, Wednesday is a joint Library IT day with emerging technologies in libraries and IT services, access management and the future of IT services as the main themes and Thursday and Friday’s themes are green ICT and projects of special interest.

We have excellent speakers coming including  Rebecca Davies, Sue Mace and Cathie Jackson and Chris West. The Information Literacy session will include a talk about the Information Literacy Strategy for Wales.

There will also be a parallel repository session running from Tuesday afternoon through to Wednesday afternoon with Sue Hodges (University of Salford) speaking on Wednesday morning.

We are still looking for Chairs for some of the sessions so if you wish to Chair please contact Jenny Jones jmjones@uwic.ac.uk

There is also a poster presentation going on through out the whole week and if you have posters to submit please contact Jenny Jones for this too.

Please encourage your staff to book and not to miss this great opportunity for networking.

Call for papers – Gregynog Colloquium 2010

The Gregynog Colloquium is being held on 7th June to 11th June and is being organised this year by Cardiff and UWIC.

The organisers are looking for speakers on the following library themes:

Collaboration – internal between departments, external and cross sector.

Projects – sharing experience and good practice.

Social networking sites and their use in LIS.

New professionals – any subject they want to talk about, usual format.

Please contact Jenny Jones:  jmjones@uwic.ac.uk or telephone 029 20416242

Presentations from the Gregynog Colloquium

Presentations from the Gregynog Colloquium in June are now available to view online via the Colloquium website (under Programme link on the left menu): http://www.gregynog.ac.uk/HEWIT/

Welsh Repository Network Gregynog presentations

All of the Gregynog Repository Stream presentations are now available to view via the Aberystwyth institutional repository CADAIR. A post linking to each individual presentation is now available via the WRN blog at: http://welshrepositorynetwork.blogspot.com/2009/06/gregynog-2009-presentations-now.html

Call for speakers – new professionals

Are you a newly qualified information professional working in Wales? Are you looking for ways to expand your horizons and/or boost your Chartership portfolio? The New Professionals Slot at Gregynog Colloquium is the perfect platform for New Professionals to gain experience of public speaking in a supportive and friendly environment. It’s also a fantastic opportunity to network with other Information Professionals and to see some of the Welsh countryside.

CDG Wales are looking for 4-5 speakers, each talking about a topic of their own choice for approximately ten minutes, to an audience of information professionals. The date is 9th June 2009, 9.30-11am. Delegate fees, up to a maximum of 24 hours, will be paid by CDG. If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity please contact Louise Williams by email lwillia2@glam.ac.uk

Gregynog Colloquium – a reminder

A reminder that this year’s Wales-wide HE libraries and IT conference, the Gregynog Colloquium, will be held from Monday 8 June to Friday 12 June.

The 2009 Colloquium website is at: http://www.gregynog.ac.uk/HEWIT/ but is still in draft form at this stage. We hope to have the programme available and the booking form live by April 20. Closing date for bookings will be 29 May. This year’s costs for a full (24-hour) delegate will be £80 and £30 per day delegate.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments – the Planning Committee can be emailed at: gregynog2009@aber.ac.uk

Gregynog Colloquium 2009

Every year HEWIT and WHELF organise a residential colloquium at Gregynog for IT and library staff to discuss recent developments and to exchange experiences. This year it is being organised by Aberystwyth University and will be held on 8th- 12th June.

The programme is filling up, but there is still time to suggest further interesting projects – have a look at the website  for themes and topics and contact the organisers at gregynog2009@aber.ac.uk