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IReL: Supporting Research Everyday

Poster presented at CONUL conference 2017. Open PDF of poster

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NASIG: Open Access in the World of Scholarly Journals: Creation and Discovery

This conference session report was written for the September 2016 NASIG newsletter.  This excellent presentation by Sandra Cowan (University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada) and Chris Bulock (California State University Northridge) brought together issues faced when advocating for the creation of Open

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Posted in Cataloguing, Conference, eResources

NASIG 2016: My schedule

These are the sessions I am planning to attend. (The full schedule is available here:!) As always, there are a couple of clashes, so I may hop between some sessions (sorry speakers, please don’t find it rude).

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NASIG, here I come!

I have downloaded the app, I’ve been emailing my conference mentor and a couple of other delegates, and I have listened back to the pre-conference Q&A. As long as I have packed the right attire for “semi-arid with possible monsoon

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UKSG Conference 2016

This is a brief reflection of the themes and key lessons I took away from the UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition. I was the recipient of the John Merriman Award, for which I am very grateful to UKSG, and the

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Social Media for The Library Association of Ireland

How the LAI is using social media. A poster for the Academic and Special Libraries Section Annual Conference LAI_Social_Media_Poster

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The Academic Library’s Role in Supporting New Students

Brief notes from The Academic Library’s Role in Supporting New Students, University of Limerick 30th April 2015 Fiona Farr What we think we know vs reality. Changes on both sides of the transition. Macro and micro factors must be considered. Liz Thomas:

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