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Themes and Trends in Library and Information Research

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Canterbury Christ Church University, St. Martin’s Priory

Frederic Mason room

St Martins Hill

Canterbury, England CT1 1PW

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CILIPinKent are delighted to host a 1-day conference on library and information research. This event aims to develop an awareness of current trends and potential areas of interest to inform working practice.

Speakers:

  • Welcome and Introduction Philippa Rose- Kings School

  • The value of practitioner research, the impact of such research activity (on individual career paths as well as services provision) and current areas of research interest.” Hazel Hall PhD MA BA FRSE FHEA FCLIP - Professor of Social Informatics, School of Computing, Edinburgh Napier University, UK - Docent in Information Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Åbo Akademi University, Finland

  • “Librarians as Researchers: Methods, Lessons and Trends” Claire Sewell - MSc, MCLIP - Research Support Skills Coordinator – Cambridge University

  • "Reaching saturation point? Reframing information literacy research" Alison Hicks - MA, MSIS, MCLIP, FHEA - Lecturer in the Department of Information Studies, University College, London and PhD Candidate at the Swedish School of Library and Information Science at University of Borås in Sweden


Afternoon sessions will focus on those who have recently or are currently undertaking research and their processes. Each talk will finish with a Q&A session.

  • ‘Examining the information needs and behaviors of first year Fine Art undergraduates at the University for the Creative Arts’ Rebecca Daniels – V&A National Art Library

  • Co-researching beyond the category: an exploratory study into BME student experiences at the University for the Creative Arts’. Steve Dixon-Smith – University for the Creative Arts

  • 'Libraries Supporting Research - European Perspective'. Kirsty Wallis – Greenwich University


There will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions on the day.

Lunch and refreshements provided (includes vegatarian options).

Please contact us regarding your accessibility needs prior to the event at CILIPinKent@gmail.com


Image: “Research Way” by Graham Richardson is licensed under CC BY 2.0

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Canterbury Christ Church University, St. Martin’s Priory

Frederic Mason room

St Martins Hill

Canterbury, England CT1 1PW

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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