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Managing physical resources in a HE library [TG3/Resources] – Event now full


1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

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Interested in learning more about the practical aspects of managing physical library collections?  This half day event will provide an overview of collections management as well as advice and practical skills in handling and managing physical resources.  The event will begin with a brief overview of the Library, Archive & Open Research Services (LAORS) at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), followed by an informal presentation on topics relating to managing physical resources in an academic library, culminating in a tour of LSHTM Library and collections.  There will also be training in handling rare books and a chance to explore some of the rare books and archives held in the collections.  This event is primarily aimed at library assistants and senior library assistants, and those new to working in acquisitions, resources and collections.

Programme and speakers:

Eloise Carpenter, Collection Services Manager, LAORS, LSHTM

  • Intro to LSHTM and Library Services
  • Collection Management Policy
  • Physical resources: shelving, packing, stock weeding
  • Sustainability
  • Tour of LSHTM Library

Jane Falconer, User Support Services Librarian, LAORS, LSHTM

  • Handling of rare books training

Opportunity to view selection of rare books and archives


Electronic CPD attendance certificates can be provided on request. Please request via

Please note this is a free event for members of the M25 Consortium.

*THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL AND A WAITING LIST IS AVAILABLE* To book a place on the waiting list please use our online booking form for M25 Members.

If subsequent to booking a place on you find that you are unable to attend, we ask that you let us know this as soon as possible. Cancellations received less than three working days before the event will be charged a £15 cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, £25 will be charged.

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