2015 Events

If you have an event that would be relevant and of interest to CILIP in Scotland members please e mail details to admin@cilips.org.uk.

National Libraries Day 2015
7th February

http://www.nationallibrariesday.org.uk/

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CILIPS Annual Conference: Advocating Libraries
1st-2nd June
Dundee (Apex Hotel)

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Edge Conference

5th and 6th March
Edinburgh  
http://edgeconference.co.uk

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Bring Your Own Heritage: Workshop – 25th February

**This event is now sold out. If you are unable to get a place on the workshop then the Principal Investigator, Dr. Lizzy Tait, will be speaking about the project at the 2015 CILIPS Conference**

Workshop looking at how digital technologies can be used by libraries for engaging people with local heritage.

Date: Wednesday 25th February, Sandeman Room, AK Bell Library, Perth

Time: 10am-4pm (lunch provided)

Speakers: TBC soon

Details:

CILIP in Scotland are working in partnership with Robert Gordon University to bring you this event. The event is part of a project called ‘Bring Your Own Heritage’. This is a project led by Robert Gordon University (RGU) in partnership with Moray Council to investigate how libraries can harness new technology to enhance community heritage projects.

The project is funded through the Research Councils UK (RCUK) Digital Economy network ‘IT as a Utility’ and is investigating different ways libraries can utilise technologies to capture, create and engage users with local knowledge about significant historic sites.

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Professional Registration and Portfolio Building (only 2 places left)
Date: 20th March

 Time: 10am-2.30pm

Room 1130, National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, Edinburgh
Booking: e mail admin@cilips.org.uk 

Details:

 

There is no charge for this course

Learning outcomes:

* 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

 

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Mentor training session
Monday 27 April 0945-1630
G20, Longman Campus, Inverness College UHI, 3 Longman Road, Inverness, IV1 1SA
For any further information or to book, please contact Alison Turriff or Val Walker the Mentor Support Officers for Scotland. Contact details alisonturriff6@googlemail.com and vmwalker@blueyonder.co.uk
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Mentor exchange of information session
Tuesday 28 April 1100-1230
Room1130, National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW
For any further information or to book, please contact Alison Turriff or Val Walker the Mentor Support Officers for Scotland. Contact details alisonturriff6@googlemail.com and vmwalker@blueyonder.co.uk