The Changing Role of the Library Assistant (Mercian Collaboration)

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Main Library, University Of Birmingham

Edgbaston

Birmingham

B15 2TT

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The Changing Role of the Library Assistant

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This event is delivered in collaboration between the University of Birmingham, Leicester University , Worcester University and Warwick University.

About this event:

The event aims to look at how the role of the academic library assistant has changed in recent years and how it may continue to develop in line with future trends and technologies. There will be an opportunities for networking with peers and an optional tour of the Main Library.

The programme of the day is as follows:

  • 10:00 Coffee
  • 10:30 Welcome (event begins)
  • 10:40 Developments Across the Mercian Region: how is the role of the Library Assistant already changing? - Jo Aitken (Leicester)
  • 11:00 Still Adding Value: exploring what's to come in the future - Ian Keepins (Birmingham)
  • 11:30 Break
  • 11:45 Playing an active part in the evolution of Library Services - Teresa Jordan/front line staff (Birmingham)
  • 12:15 An opportunity for personal professional development : Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy - Joanne Dunne (Worcester)
  • 13:00 Lunch (provided) / Tour of UoB Main Library
  • 13:45 The Evolving Role of the Library Assistant : Supporting Wellbeing - Nick Brown/front line staff (Birmingham)
  • 14:15 An inclusive and enabling approach: Supporting patrons with additional needs - Laura Waller (Warwick)
  • 15:15 – 15:45 Conclusion and Evaluation

Who this event is aimed at?

This event is aimed at library assistants and frontline managers. It is only open to members of the Mercian Collaboration.

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Getting to campus:

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https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/contact/directions/index.aspx

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