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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.

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