The biennial Northumbria International Conference on Performance Measurement in Libraries and Information Services brings together around 200 delegates comprising academics from the field of Information Science alongside library professionals from different sectors. This year’s conference was held at the Royal York Hotel in July 2013. The programme promised a great deal of content which seemed timely, topical and relevant … Continue reading Measuring performance and spotting some trains too…..
Visit to University of Warwick Library: Researcher Support – Diane Like Frodo, I packed my rucksack and took water and lembas bread for my trip to University of Warwick Library at Gibbet Hill. Before my voyage, I did my research and discovered I was headed to Coventry rather than Warwick. I was brave and fearless … Continue reading Visit to University of Warwick Library: Researcher Support – Diane
A good way of keeping up to date professionally is by visiting other institutions. Ever in search of amazing researcher support, I intrepidly headed south to the University of Sussex Library. Sussex Uni is in Falmer which is near Brighton. The Research Support section in the Library Academic Services provides dedicated support to research faculty … Continue reading Sun, Sand & Seagulls : Visit to Sussex Uni Library
So, it’s nearly that time again… the start of the new academic year! It’s around this time that I always get in a big panic about not having enough time to get everything done, and decide that I need to be more organised. This tends to manifest itself in a spot of desk-tidying – indeed, … Continue reading Back to School! …must be time to make some lists.