Autumn Gathering 2014: Sharing our Skills
The event once again returned to the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh on October 30th.
The full programme included talks for all sectors featuring the following:
- Jan Parry, CILIP Vice President, discussing her work with the Hillsborough Independent Panel;
- The return of a full strand for school librarians looking at advocacy, best practice and more;
- Alan Bissett, author and playwright, providing the final keynote talk;
- A spotlight on various excellent services including the Scottish Poetry Library and Share the Vision;
- A talk looking at all the recent changes to Copyright Law;
- 10 things, a great new initiative to encourage use of social media;
- Wikipedia expert Brian Kelly showing how easy it is to become involved in Wikipedia editing;
- Neil MacInnes, head of Manchester Libraries, talking about libraries and partnership working;
- Carnegie UK Trust talking about their new Library Lab.