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 email@example.com
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.
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/
Developing Document Delivery in Wales – A time to collaborate
FIL Document Supply Workshop
Thursday 14 May 2009 10.45 am – 3.15 pm
To be held at: The Library, University of Wales Institute Cardiff (UWIC)
Cost – Free to FIL members and £30 to non-members, lunch included. Subsidised overnight accommodation may be available for participants wishing to travel from North Wales. For more information or a booking form contact: Marie Lancaster, UWIC at email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The focus of document delivery & inter library loan departments is changing to include scanning and other activities. If you would like to join this informal discussion workshop, we would welcome participants willing to share practical experiences and those wishing to have an opportunity to network. The Forum for Interlending (FIL) has very kindly agreed to sponsor this inaugural event. We would like to encourage cross sector participation and hope to see colleagues from all parts of Wales.
Sessions will include: past, present and future of document delivery: experiences at UWIC and Swansea University; British Library update; open discussion – suggested topics include future collaboration – what can it do for you, problems supplying journal articles from electronic subscriptions, alternative ILL sources.
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 email@example.com
LILAC 2009 (The Librarians Information Literacy Annual Conference) will take place in Wales this year. The venue is Cardiff University, and the dates are 30 March to 1 April 2009.
This years conference themes are as follows:
* Inquiry based learning and IL
* Emerging technologies
* Information literacy for life
* Supporting research
Booking is now open: http://www.lilacconference.com/dw/index.html