Libraries of the Future: Community Engagement

When:
March 25, 2014 – March 26, 2014 all-day
2014-03-25T00:00:00+00:00
2014-03-27T00:00:00+00:00
Where:
Sir Duncan Rice Library
Bedford Road
Aberdeen, Aberdeen City AB24
UK
Cost:
Subsidised by ITAaU (no cost)
Contact:

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Libraries of the Future: Community Engagement

This event continues the series of workshops on the theme of Libraries of the Future with a focus this time on community engagement. We are very pleased to welcome you to the Sir Duncan Rice Library at the University of Aberdeen. This new library describes itself as a 21st century space for learning and research having been opened less than two years ago. We welcome all those with an interest in the theme of Libraries of the Future and especially those concerned with outreach and community activities and related knwoledge management.

Our keynote speakers are:

  • Sarah Chapman from Aberdeen University Special Collections department
  • Simon Burnett from Robert Gordon University

The agenda for the two day event will be as follows:

  • 11:30 – 12:00 – registration
  • 12:00 – 13:00 – welcome and introduction to the IT as a Utility Network+ (light buffet lunch available)
  • 13:00 – 13:45 – talk: knowledge management for libraries + questions
  • 13:45 – 14:15 – Community engagement – key issues?
  • 14:15 – 15:00 – break out groups – discussion of community engagement key issues
  • 15:00 – 15:20 – coffee break
  • 15:20 – 15:50 -Report back from break out groups
  • 15:50 – 16:50 – Discussion on emerging ideas
  • 16:50 – 17:30 – Identification of possible follow on actions

Evening meal – Bauhaus Hotel, Aberdeen

  • 09:00 – 09:15 – welcome coffee and pastries
  • 09:15 – 09:30 – Recap from day one
  • 09:30 – 10:00 – talk: community engagement (from the Sir Duncan Rice Library library team)
  • 10:00 – 11:00 – library tour
  • 11:00 – 11:15 – coffee break
  • 11:15 – 12:30 – community engagement – discussion
  • 12:30 – 13:30 – working lunch – agreement on follow in actions and recommendations on community engagement.
Places are limited – please register if interested. For further information on the workshop, please contact info@itutility.ac.uk