2018 Presentations

Do students and scholars still need libraries? Academic library response to the transformation of learning and research - Jim Neal (University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University, President of the American Library Association (ALA))

Forging new academic partnerships through archives - Aisling Keane (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Creative collaborations: breathing life into Books of the Dead - Clodagh Neligan & Susie Bioletti (Trinity College Dublin)

Building the ARC: UL’s journey into automated storage and retrieval - Louise O’Shea & Cora Gleeson (University of Limerick)

A quiet revolution: transforming the NLI printed collections - Gráinne MacLochlainn & Honora Faul (National Library of Ireland)

Embedding digital research skills in the undergraduate curriculum - Dr Claire McGuinness & Dr Crystal Fulton (University College Dublin)

edShare@GCU: sharing and preserving our educational resources - Gary Steele (Glasgow Caledonian University)

Realising the true heritage of RCSI through transformational change - Mary O’Doherty & Kate Kelly (RCSI)

Transformative experience of implementing a next-generation library system - Monica Crump (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Transforming research by unlocking biodiversity data in libraries and archives - Jane Smith (Natural History Museum (UK)), Constance Rinaldo (Harvard University) & Martin Kalfaovic (Smithsonian Institution)

Developing and delivering a digital skills service - Suzanne Tatham (University of Sussex)

Have academic libraries transformed their position in the institution? - John Cox (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Leading libraries: supporting new and emerging leaders in SCONUL - Alison Baud (Bath Spa University)

From laboratories to libraries: Research Summer School, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Susan Leyden (RCSI)

Hackuisitions: enhancing collection services workflows with a little code - Joe Nankivell (University College Dublin)

Practically technological: interconnecting tools and critical thought in library instruction - Kristopher Meen (National University of Ireland, Galway)

NUI Galway’s multi-stranded archives engagement strategy - Niall McSweeney (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Catchy Captions: old newspapers, new audiences - Niamh Ní­ Riain (National Library of Ireland)

NUI Galway’s multi-stranded archives engagement strategy - Niall McSweeney (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Other people might want to know this too - Angela Brady (Aston University)

Love Our Library – greening UCC Library – transforming the library environment with a sustainable agenda - Anne Byrne, Grace McGlynn, Maria Kirrane, & Pat Meighan (University College Cork)

Retrospective digitization: increasing the visibility, accessibility and impact of doctoral theses - Austin McLean (ProQuest)

Book Timeline IIIF Viewer - Cillian Joy (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Education and training for Special Collections librarians in the Republic of Ireland - Eliška Komárková (RCSI)

“Come on in and share your story”: co-designing library supports with and for students with intellectual disabilities - Geraldine Fitzgerald & Siobhán Dunne (Trinity College Dublin)

Enhancing user engagement and experiences through the development of UCD Library’s Geospatial Services - Julia Barrett & Jane Nolan (University College Dublin)

Staff support and development in an embedded librarian project - Niamh Tumelty & Kristen Lamb (University of Cambridge)

UCD Library and GreenGlass: defining needs, redefining collections, and weeding in UCD Library - Catherine Ryan (UCD)

Service oriented libraries: changing the conversation by design - Kate Kelly (RCSI)

Aligning library staff continuing professional development with the ‘National Professional Development Framework for all staff who teach in Higher Education - Dr Mary Delaney (Carlow IT)

Digital curation professional education and training in Ireland: a needs analysis - Prof. Kalpana Shankar & Dr Amber Cushing (University College Dublin)

Leaders and partners: strategic positioning for transformative services - Wendy White (University of Southampton)

Developing leadership skills – the views from above and beyond - Roisin Gwyer (University of Portsmouth)

Hands on History: a multi-layered learning experience. Engaging post-primary students with NLI collections - Maeve Casserly (National Library of Ireland)

Developing MARCXML guidelines for the Digital Repository of Ireland - Clare Lanigan, Kevin Long & Kathryn Cassidy (Digital Repository of Ireland)

Face the strange: examining our relationship with departments - Helen Farrell (Maynooth University)

Are they being served? Reference Services Student Experience Project - Jenny Collery & Dr Marta Bustillo (University College Dublin)

The Superhero Librarian Roadshow: a new way to inspire, engage and develop library staff - Leo Appleton (Goldsmiths, University of London), Wendy Morris (Kingston University London) & Claire Sewell (Cambridge University)

Putting the iT in team - Siona Murray (Grwp Llandrillo Menai)

Amplifying CONUL’s voice: exploring how Ireland’s research libraries can be ‘heard’ in national and international contexts - Dr Johanna Archbold (RCSI) & Michelle Breen (University of Limerick)

The design librarian – graphic design as an essential skill - Sarah-Anne Kennedy (Dublin Institute of Technology)

#nuntastic: transcribing Nano Nagle’s letters using collaborative transcription services - Audrey Drohan (University College Dublin)

DCU Library’s new Request Collection – incorporation and collaboration - Michaela Hollywood & Mary Kiely (Dublin City University)

Building on strength: preparing the academic library workforce to support transformation - Vivian Lewis (University Librarian, McMaster University)

“You can’t handle the truth” – evidence, facts and archives literacy: teaching through archives - Barry Houlihan (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Conserving for digitisation: case study on the Heraldic Manuscripts Project - Louise O’Connor (National Library of Ireland) & Elodie Leveque

Moving to higher ground in higher education? Changing our approach to teaching within a functional model at Maynooth University Library - Áine Carey (Maynooth University)

The Fagel Collection at Trinity College Dublin: taking the tide - Regina Richardson (Trinity College Dublin)

Engaging staff in evidence-based approaches to user-centric library services - Dr Danielle Cooper (Ithaka S+R) & Siobhán Dunne (Trinity College Dublin)

Innovation in libraries – views from the ground - Gobnait O’Riordan (University of Limerick)