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Approaches to Induction

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Date(s) - 26/06/2008
4:30 pm

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This event is now FULLY BOOKED. This seminar aims to look at the various ways in which University Libraries tackle the induction of new users. Examples of a variety of methods will be given, such as: web, podcast, video, PRS, and Cephalonian. Speakers who have used these methods will outline how they have put them into practice and there will be time for questions and discussion. Venue: Room 152/3, Birkbeck Provisional Programme: 9:30 Registration 10:00 Welcome Chair: Rowena Macrae-Gibson (LSE) 10:30 Adapting the Cephalonian method for large group inductions – University of Sussex (Chloe Barnes & Emma Walton) 11:00 Coffee break 11:20 Podcasts – University of Surrey 11:50 Monkey Business – the evolution of the library video, Judith Preece, University of East London 12:20 Lunch 13:30 Who wants to be a Librarian? The use of voting technology in inductions, University of Warwick (Simon Speight) 14:00 "Snap, stitch and publish: the virtual approach": Aston University (Nicola Dennis) 14:30 Library Induction – a blended approach, Southampton Solent (Alison Williams) 15:00 Coffee break 15:20 Group Discussions 15:50 Report back 16:00 Close Cost is £55 for CPD25 members and £75 for other institutions, including lunch and refreshments. To book please use our online <a href="booking">booking form</a> or email cpd25@wmin.ac.uk Any cancellations made within one week of the event will incur a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a "no show" on the day 100% cancellation charges will apply.

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