Information Skills for Library Staff : Using VLEs and other electronic methods, novel approaches, theory and examples from practitioners [Event Ref. No. TG5/ISLS]
With new ways of delivering enquiry and user support services, it is necessary for all library staff to have the knowledge and confidence to handle a wide range of enquiries.
This session explores some novel methods of developing library staff information skills using interactive techniques, VLE modules and distance learning. The day will take a practical approach with examples from trainees and practitioners.
This event is aimed at library managers and supervisors.
9:30: Registration and coffee
10:00: Lollipop: Sarah Arkle, University of Bedfordshire
10:45: OU Information Skills course: Helen Stephens, Goldsmiths University
11:45: VLE Module pilot: Anne Pietsch & Brian Kilpatrick, Roehampton University
1:30: Quiz: Emma Walton, University of Sussex
Venue: Room MAL 255, Birkbeck College, University of London, http://www.bbk.ac.uk/maps
Please note that there are limited places available for this event.
To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: £75 for CPD25 members and £105 for other institutions.
Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.