ALISS AGM 2014: Developing Digital Literacies for a Digital World to develop library services

  • Start with the Staff -Sally Patalong provides insight into the digital fluency initiative at Coventry University- a practical project to upskill the library staff.


Aliss One Day Summer Conference 2014: Developing Staff: Innovation and Creativity

Developing Staff: Innovation and Creativity
July 2014

Rob Challis, Deputy Branch Supervisor, University of Bristol. “Librarian or Information Manager? Studying for an MSc at UWE”

Judith Stewart, Associate Lecturer, University of the West of England. “Knowledge, Skills and Reskilling – where does the MSc fit in?

Sally Earney, Aberconway Librarian and Louise Harrington, Subject Librarian, Cardiff University.  “Doing Something Different – Staff Development & Workplace Learning at Cardiff University”

Lou Wallace, Assistant Librarian, University of South Wales. “Ask a question. Manning a virtual chat service through a university merger.

Collaborate, engage and invigorate- Working with our user communities to develop library services

British Library engagement with its user communities.
Maria Lampert, Information Expert – Business and Intellectual Property, British Library

Information skills and the student voice: working together to promote information literacy at UEL.
Cathy Walsh, Director of Library and Learning Services, University of East London.

The transition from school to university – two views:

  1. Prepped for University: introducing academic literacy skills to secondary school students.
    Norma Menabney, Subject Librarian , Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, The Queen’s University, Belfast
  1. Skills for Success: Library involvement in the Liverpool Scholars Programme
    Lisa Hawksworth, Faculty  Librarian, University of Liverpool

2013 summer conference: Supporting Evolving Research Needs

The Systematic Review – is the social sciences librarian involved. If not, why not? – Alan Gomersall. Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Evidence & Policy, King’s College London.

What did I do wrong?”a project to support independent learning practices to avoid plagiarism – Helen Hathaway, Liaison Team Manager Science and Information Skills Coordinator,  University of Reading Library

Supporting the Research data management process– a guide for Librarians –  John Southall, LSE Data Librarian.

Identifiers for Researchers and Data: Increasing Attribution and Discovery –  John Kaye, Lead Curator Digital Social Science, British Library

Sharing information literacy teaching materials openly: Experiences of the CoPILOT project – Nancy Graham  Subject Advisor (Medicine), Library Services, Academic Services, University of Birmingham and Dr Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor, Centre for Learning Technology, Information Management and Technology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Supporting research by becoming a researcher – Miggie Pickton, Research Support Librarian, Northampton University

Summaries of the content of all the papers has been expertly provided by one of the delegates- Laura Wilkinson of University of Sunderland