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Youth Libraries Group Scotland Unconference
Youth Libraries Group Scotland present their first UNCONFERENCE in conjunction with the School Library Association (http://www.sla.org.uk/branch-scotland.php) and CILIP School Libraries Grouphttp://www.cilips.org.uk/slg/).
We intend to have a day filled with sessions offering support, advice and ideas, post your discussion ideas onto the YLGS Facebook Page:
With Superstar Guest Speaker Nick Sharratt http://nicksharratt.com/ come along and talk about the things that matter to you.
Building your Portfolio for Professional Registration, for current and future candidates working toward Chartership and Certification
Friday August 29
There is no charge for this course. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
* Improved understanding of how to progress towards the relevant qualification and what you will gain by doing so
* Awareness of the Regulations and assessment criteria
* An understanding of what constitutes a portfolio and why CILIP requires this for submission for its qualifications
* Ideas about how to construct a portfolio and the types of evidence that can be included in it
* An enhanced understanding of the benefits of Continuing Professional Development
* Awareness of the support networks and information available to help candidates
* Confidence to progress towards gaining a CILIP qualification successfully
13th Annual eBooks Conference
SLIC in conjunction with SCURL and Jisc RSC Scotland present the 13th Annual eBooks Conference on Friday the 5th September, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow
Early bird booking closes on the 31st July!
Book your place here now
Friday, 5th September
09.30 Registration, refreshments and exhibition
09.50 Welcome and Introduction to the day
Alison Stevenson, Vice Chair, SCURL
10.00 Keynote Address:Right to e-read Campaign
Gerald Leitner, EBLIDA
10.40 eCollection development for Scotland – an Easy approach?
Richard Parsons, Wendy Walker & Jeremy Upton, SCURL
11.20 eBook Provision in Public Libraries
Christopher Gibson, University of Strathclyde
11.35 Refreshments and Exhibitor Showcase
12.00 Beyond Vanity: Libraries, eBooks and Self-Published Authors
Maggie Boyd, Leicestershire Library Services
12.25 The Rise of the Self-publishing Author
Rachel Gregory, Troubador Publishing
12.50 Lunch and Exhibitor Showcase
13.50 Accessible ebook platforms – promises, plasters and procurement
Alistair McNaught, Jisc Tech Dis
14.30 The future of academic publishing; continuity or discontinuity?
Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield School of Information Studies
15.00 Comfort Break
15.15 The Long History of the (e)Book
Claire Squires, Stirling Centre for International Publishing & Communication
16.00 The Changing Face of Reading
Panel Discussion by Marion Sinclair, Publishing Scotland
16.30 Closing remarks from the Chair