Supporting Evolving Research Needs ALISS One Day Summer Conference

On: 30th July 2013, 10.30-4.30 (first speaker 11.00)
Venue: Senate House, London

This conference is now fully booked

On 30th July ALISS (Association of Librarians and Information Professionals in the Social Sciences) will be holding a one day conference on the issue of how subject/ academic liaison librarians can support evolving research needs. This topic has been highlighted in recent major research reports such as the recent RLUK Re-skilling for research and the day will focus upon a number of key areas in which skills could be pro-actively developed. These include: research data management, datasets support, open access advocacy, information literacy and literature searching. The speakers will highlight areas of good practice offer practical insight from their own experiences.

Speakers will include:

  • Supporting the Research data management process: a guide for Librarians – John Southall, LSE Data Librarian.
  • Locating and citing high quality data sets – John Kaye Lead Curator – Digital Social Science, British Library
  • High quality Literature reviews/ systematic reviews – Alan Gomersall. Senior Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Evidence & Policy, King’s College London.
  • Supporting research by becoming a researcher – Miggie Pickton, Research Support Librarian, Northampton University
  • Sharing information literacy teaching materials openly: Experiences of the CoPILOT project – Nancy Graham Subject Advisor (Medicine), Library Services, Academic Services, University of Birmingham and Dr Jane Secker, Copyright and Digital Literacy Advisor, Centre for Learning Technology, Information Management and Technology, London School of Economics and Political Science

Cost: £85.00 Aliss Members, £100 Non-members.

If you’re planning to attend, why not join ALISS today and get the member’s discount, plus a range of other benefits?
To book contact Heather Dawson, ALISS Secretary.

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