Library Events

Engaging with the future of higher education libraries

Friday 15th March 2019

Glasgow Caledonian University London Campus, 40-48 Fashion Street, London, E1 6PX


10:00 – 10:15   Welcome and brief introduction to the day

Professor Antony Morgan, Dean, Glasgow Caledonian University London

10:15 – 11:15     Understanding users, usage and the user experience

Dr. Bryony Ramsden, Subject Librarian, University of Huddersfield

11:15 – 11:30   Tea/coffee break

11:30 – 12:30   Using Google apps to improve data collection and analysis – creative initiatives and the impact of GDPR

Amy Stubbing, Library Co-ordinator, Royal Holloway, University of London

12:30 – 13:15   Lunch

13:15 – 14:15   Managing change – what does an inclusive library look like?

Diane Job, Director of Library Services, University of Birmingham

14:15 – 15:15   Skills for the next-gen librarian – supporting excellence in teaching and learning

Dr. Pamela McKinney, Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield Information School

15:15 – 15:30    Tea/coffee break

15:30 – 16:30   Panel discussion on the library’s role in the internationalisation of Higher  Education, supporting researchers and European research bids


View Engaging with the future of higher education libraries flyer


Panelists to include:

Dame Lynne Brindley, DBE, FRSA, HonFBA, Master of Pembroke College, Oxford & former Chief Executive of the British Library [TBC]

Dr. Matthew Greenhall, Deputy Executive Director, Research Libraries UK

Luisa Tramontini, International Librarians Programme Co-ordinator, Cardiff University

Marion Kelt, Open Access and Research Librarian, Glasgow Caledonian University


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The programme is subject to minor alterations and changes. Start and end times are fixed to assist with travel planning. Refreshments available from 09:30.