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Autumn Gathering 2018

Presenter speaking to group at previous autumn gathering

The CILIP in Scotland Autumn Gathering returns to the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Glasgow.

Date/Time: October 24th 10am-4.30pm


This year’s programme features:

  • ​​Libraries and Kinder Communities – Zoe Ferguson, The Carnegie UK Trust
  • Poverty in Scotland 2018: trends, causes and potential solutions – Dr. Jim McCormick, Associate Director Scotland, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
  • My journey to professional recognition – Sally Walker, Orkney Libraries and Scotland’s Library and Information Professional 2017
  • Librarians with Lives: an innovative way to build networks and promote resilience – Jo Wood, podcast producer, blogger and Library and Information Service Manager, Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service
  • Diversity Matters: reflecting life and society through stock and services to children, Jake Hope, Chair of Youth Libraries Group and Reading Development and Children’s Book Consultant
  • Social media literacy and the new challenges to online debate – Dr. Jennifer Jones
  • Memorabilia and ephemera: football programmes at the National Library of Scotland – Graeme Forbes, Associate Director of Collections Management
  • The new ​national strategy for school libraries – an update
  • Public libraries and Hackathons in Stirling Libraries
  • Marketing academic libraries and understanding students needs – Dr. Sonya Campbell, Head of Customer Service, The Library at GCU
  • Health Information Pathways – the collaborative approach across public libraries, NHS and third sector, to support public library staff to develop their role in self-management, health literacy and shared decision-making
  • The School Libraries Alliance – hear from the Literature Alliance Scotland, Scottish Book Trust, Education Scotland and Connect (Scottish Parent Teacher Council) on why they value school librarians
  • Engaging Libraries and Science – East Dunbartonshire’s Intergenerational Brainworks Project
  • The Attainment Challenge and School Libraries in Renfrewshire
  • Information Literacy: A new definition and the role of library and information professionals
  • Ethics and the role of the PKSB in research​
  • Presentations of Honorary Memberships
  • More to be announced soon

This year’s event is now sold out.  Check out our events page for other fantastic CPD opportunities.

*programme subject to change

Dr. Jennifer Jones presentation on Social Media Literacy can be found here and the remaining presentations from this years Autumn Gathering can be found here.


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