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Here’s one I prepared earlier: a guide to promoting your collections

Branch: East Branch

Jun 24 2019

Price: £10 members £15 non-members
Book tickets here

Event Aims:

An inspiring afternoon looking at how three very different ‘collections’ have been promoted. Ranging from practical bookstore display techniques to creating online exhibitions and large displays; this event will share tricks and tips useful for every library, no matter how large or small the collection.



Gordon Yeoman, Exhibitions Conservator, National Library of Scotland.

Sharing the secrets of putting together large exhibitions.

Graeme Hawley, Head of General Collections, National Library of Scotland.

Doing ‘an exhibition’ differently.

Calum McGhie, Customer Service Manager, Blackwell’s Bookshop, Edinburgh.

Attracting customers and promoting book stock using eye-catching displays.


Event Details:

  • Monday 24th June 2019, 2-5pm
  • National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW

  • £10 Cilips Members
  • £15 non-members

All prices are inclusive of VAT.

There will be an opportunity for attendees to walk to Blackwell’s Bookshop to view table and window displays after the event.

Please note that Spaces are limited.

Please direct any questions about this event to Julie Sutherland: Chair, Cilips East Branch