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ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS COMMUNICATING
IN THE 21ST CENTURY

INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES FROM THE NEW REVIEW OF

ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP

SEMINAR

20.OCTMAYNOOTH UNIVERSITY, KILDARE#munral2016

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SPEAKERS


James Barnett

University of Birmingham

David E Bennett

University of Portsmouth

Stephen Bull

University of Birmingham

Jane Burns

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland/University College Dublin

Zelda Chatten

University of Liverpool

John Cox

National University of Ireland, Galway

Kieran Cronin

Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries

Terry O’Brien

Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries

Justin Parrott

New York University in Abu Dhabi

Sassa Persson

Linköping University Library, Sweden

Sarah Roughley

University of Liverpool

Tony Simmonds

University of Nottingham

Neil Smyth

University of Lincoln

Maria Svenningsson

Linköping University Library, Sweden

Paula Thompson

University of Portsmouth

Melissa Minds VandeBurgt

Florida Gulf Coast University

 

SCHEDULE


 

10:00 am

Coffee and Registration

10:30 am

Cathal McCauley, University Librarian, MU

Dr Graham Walton, Editor-in-Chief, NRAL99

Helen Fallon, Guest Editor, NRAL

 

10:45 am

Use of Anthropomorphic Brand Mascots for Student Motivation and Engagement: A Promotional Case Study with Pablo the Penguin at the University of Portsmouth Library

David E Bennett & Paula Thompson, University of Portsmouth

Pop-up Library at the University of Birmingham: Extending the Reach of an Academic Library by Taking “the Library” to the Students

James Barnett and Stephen Bull, University of Birmingham

Developing Social Media to Engage and Connect at the University of Liverpool Library

Zelda Chatten and Sarah Roughley, University of Liverpool

Librarians as Advocates of Social Media for Researchers: A Social Media Project Initiated by Linköping University Library, Sweden

Sassa Persson & Maria Svenningsson, Linköping University Library, Sweden

Strategic Engagement: New Models of Relationship Management for Academic Librarians

Neil Smyth, University of Lincoln and Tony Simmonds, University of Nottingham

Discussion

 

12:00 pm

Communicating New Library Roles to Enable Digital Scholarship

John Cox, National University of Ireland, Galway

The role of the Information Professional in the Development and Promotion of Digital Humanities Content for Research, Teaching & Learning in the Modern Academic Library

Jane Burns, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland/University College Dublin

Effective Communication to Aid Collaboration for Digital Collections: Experiences at Florida Gulf Coast University Library

Melissa Minds VandeBurgt, Florida Gulf Coast University

Discussion

 

1:00 pm

Buffet Lunch (provided)

2:00 pm

Changing the Library Brand: A Case Study from the University of Leicester

Dr Ian Rowlands, University of Leicester

Communication and Collaboration in Library Technical Services: A Case Study of New York University in Abu Dhabi

Justin Parrott, New York University in Abu Dhabi

Research Output of Academic Librarians from Irish Higher Education Institutions 2000-2015: Findings from a Review, Analysis, and Survey

Terry O’Brien & Kieran Cronin, Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries

Discussion

 

3:00 pm

Launch of Irish issue of the New Review of Academic Librarianship

by Dr Philip Cohen President of Library Association of Ireland (LAI)

Announcement of the winner of the MU/NRAL/T&F Writing Award

Launch of the themed issue of New Review of Academic Librarianship – The Librarian as Communicator

by Dr Victor Lazzarini, Dean of Arts, Celtic Studies and Philosophy, Maynooth University

 

4:00 pm

Close

followed by optional visits to Russell Library and/or John Paul II Library.

 

 

 

THEMED ISSUE PAPERS


 

 

AWARD


 

 

The Maynooth University Library/New Review of Academic Librarianship Award for Academic Writing sponsored by Taylor & Francis

Prize award to support the publication of an Irish academic library paper: (2016/ 17)

The New Review of Academic Librarianship (NRAL) is an international journal that has been published for over 20 years and covers all aspects of academic librarianship. This year, Helen Fallon, Deputy University Librarian, Maynooth University (MU) Library is the Guest Editor for the themed issue which will be launched at Maynooth University on 20th October 2016. This will coincide with the publishing of an online special “Irish” NRAL issue that will bring together papers written in the journal by Irish authors.

In order to celebrate these exciting developments, NRAL, MU, Taylor & Francis will award a prize open to Irish librarians to apply for producing an outline of a paper/ article that will be published in NRAL.

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