Examples of articles and publications by LLI staff:
Contributing to conferences and events enables us to share best practice and learn from others to improve our services.
Recent activity includes:
The Northern Collaboration Conference held in York in September 2017 saw presentations from two members of staff. Natalia Gordon, Information Services Librarian, described a project using music reading lists as a starting point in the creation and implementation of a subject resources promotion across a number of physical and digital channels. Academic Librarian, Karen Fisher, described her involvement in the production of Academic Librarian’s Annual Reports. She demonstrated how the more visually appealing reports helped the Academic Librarians make more of an impact with their Schools and how they are used as a tool for engaging with the wider University.
Skills for Learning Adviser, Karen Croft, delivered a lightening presentation on the peer mentoring project delivered by Skills for Learning at an event run by SOAS, University of London on Students as partners: working together to navigate the learning journey in June 2017.
Jen Bayjoo, Information Services Librarian, presented Open Access Professionals of the Future at the 40th Annual UKSG Conference in Harrogate in April 2017.
As part of the growing interest around student publishing, Academic Librarian, Kirsty Bower was invited to present at a one day conference on student publishing held at Manchester University. She discussed the role of Leeds Beckett Library in establishing a student journal and the opportunities this gives Libraries to work with students in developing skills to deal with the every changing information landscape.
Tom Vause, Information Services Librarian, presented on the Long Term Usage Analysis of PDA Titles at the Northern Collaboration Special Interest Group in December 2016.
Library Services Assistant, Kit Heyam, spoke about Trans-aware Customer Service at the 4th CSGUK Annual Conference in London in November 2016. As part of a programme themed around ‘Equipping Customer Services staff to provide accessible and inclusive customer service’, Kit’s presentation discussed how academic libraries can best support their transgender customers, including interpersonal interactions and safeguarding confidentiality.
Previous conference presentations can be found in our Repository.