Programme announcement

We are just under a month away from this year’s LISDIS conference and are very excited to announce our programme of exciting and varied speakers. This year, as well as having a great selection of recent graduates, we will also have parallel sessions from Emma Coonan and Claire Sewell on continuing researching and publishing whilst in the workplace. There are still a few tickets left on Eventbrite so grab yours to join us on 5th November!


10-10.30 Register and coffee

10.30 -10.45 Welcome and housekeeping

10.45- 11.30 Information and Data

Jane Morgan Daniel: The information needs of Occupational Therapy students

James Atkinson: A Library Love Triangle? An analysis of the relationship between data, information and knowledge ine Library and Information Studies

11.30 – 11.45 Coffee break

11.45 – 12.45 Linking with our users

Helena Byrne: Connecting to the past through the Abbey Ballroom Indoor Football oral history project: Developing a resource guide and the physical exhibition for Drogheda Local Voices

Megan Dyson: The Hybrid Music Library: User format preferences at Leeds College of Music Library

Dilyana Ducheva: RDA implementation: the new cataloguing standard in Europe

12.45 – 1.45 Lunch

1.45 – 2.45 Parallel sessions

Emma Coonan and Claire Sewell on publishing in LIS journals and researching in the workplace.

2.45 – 3.00 Coffee break

3.00 – 3.45 Challenging Ideas within LIS

Diana Hackett: An elephant in the room: information literacy in the narrative of UK public libraries

Katherine Quinn: Resisting Neoliberalism: the challenge of activist librarianship in the UK HE context

3.45 – 4.30 Closing panel session


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