Programme 2017

Tuesday May 30th
Wednesday May 31st
Poster Presentations
9:00am-10:45am REGISTRATION (Hotel Foyer)      
REFRESHMENTS / EXHIBITION (Killinure Suite and Library)
10:45am-11:50am Clonmacnoise Suite:
WELCOME: Ellen Breen, Co-chair of the CONUL Conference Committee and Siobhán Fitzpatrick, Chair of CONUL

KEYNOTE: Lorcan Dempsey (OCLC)
‘The network reshapes the research library collection’
Chair: Siobhan Fitzpatrick (RIA) Chair of CONUL

  Clonmacnoise Suite:
Inspiring Research through Strategic Collection Development and Management
Chair: Hugh Murphy (MU)
Lough Ree 1:
Research Data Management(RDM)
Chair: Orla Nic Aodha (DCU)   
Lough Ree 2:
Library Staffing for Research Support
Chair: Collete McKenna (UCC)
  Arlene Healy (Trinity College Dublin) & Rita Pinhasi (IReL)
‘Irish Research eLibrary (IReL): Past, Present and Future – how the libraries of the IUA and RCSI have collaborated to deliver essential information resources to researchers’

Crónán Ó Doibhlin (University College Cork) & Christopher Pressler (Dublin City University)
‘Size Does Matter…But Not in the Way You think.’

Eoin McCarney (National Library of Ireland)
‘Learning to share: Managing and maximising CONUL’s research collections’

Rebecca Grant (National Library of Ireland)
‘The Research Data Alliance: Supporting Information Professionals and Researchers in RDM’

Jenny O’Neill (University College Dublin)
‘Developing RDM services at UCD Library’

John Howard (University College Dublin)
‘Building European Research Infrastructure for Social Sciences: The Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives’

Julia Barrett (University College Dublin)
‘The Establishment and Development of UCD Library’s Research Services Unit:Successes and Challenges’

John Cox (National University of Ireland, Galway)
‘Recent trends in research staffing at academic libraries’

Beth Hall (Bangor University)
‘Librarians supporting research in Wales: Collaborative staff development and capacity building’

1:00pm-2:00pm LUNCH (Octagon Restaurant)
2:00pm-3:00pm BREAKOUT SESSION 2
  Clonmacnoise Suite:
Research and unique and distinctive collections
Chair: Ciara McCaffrey (UL)
Lough Ree 3:
Show & Tell
Chair: Michael Smalle (UL)
  Kate Manning (University College Dublin)
‘The Relevance of the Archivist in the Complexity of Commemoration: Ireland’s Decade of Centenaries’

Della Keating (National Library of Ireland)
‘Born in the USB: Digital collecting at the National Library of Ireland’

Ronan Madden & Martin O’Connor (University College Cork)
‘Broadcasting the Research Library: Using a radio show to market and promote UCC Library’s Research Services and Resources’

Joanne Carroll (National Library of Ireland)
‘Researching Rex: The Liam O’Leary Archive and Ireland’s Film Heritage

Maria Lassila-Merisalo (Hame University of Applied

‘Case HAMK Unlimited: Publishing portal as a tool for skills development’

Liz Dore (University of Limerick) & Isabelle Delaunois (UL)
‘Searching Systematically For Your Research…Workshops at UL and UHL ‘

3:00pm-3:20pm POSTER EXHBITIONS (Clonmacnoise Suite)
3:20pm-3:50pm REFRESHMENTS/EXHIBITION (Killinure Suite and Library)
3:50pm-5:00pm PLENARY PRESENTATIONS (Clonmacnoise Suite)
Chair: John Cox (NUIG)
  Helen Young (Loughborough University)
‘The postgraduate research student’s user experience (UX): How can libraries support researcher skills development more effectively’

Katherine McSharry (National Library of Ireland)
‘"All the Feels": Using emotion to promote research resources at the National Library of Ireland’

Dawn Hibbert (University of Northampton)
‘Research Data Management:  Increasing the impact of data and the need for data preservation (with examples from Kigali Genocide Memorial)’

5:00pm-5:30pm CONUL DIRECTORS

Lorna Dodd (MU) 

Christopher Pressler ‘Ireland’s Memory, Ireland’s Discovery – delivering our vision’
7:00pm DRINKS RECEPTION – River Shannon Cruise
(Meeting point is the Hotel Foyer at 6.45pm)
8:00pm DINNER & AWARDS (Clonmacnoise Suite)
9:30am-10:30am Clonmacnoise Suite:
WELCOME: Chair of CONUL Conference Committee

KEYNOTE: Danny Kingsley
(University of Cambridge)
‘Emerging from the chrysalis – transforming libraries for the future’
Chair: Helen Shenton (TCD)
  Clonmacnoise Suite:
Inspiring research through collection development /Marketing research services/Partnerships in support of research
Philip Cohen (DIT)
Lough Ree 1:
Research and Unique and Distinctive Collections
Kate Kelly (RCSI)
Lough Ree 2:
Open Access
Julia Barrett (UCD)
  Jack Hyland & Lisa Callaghan (Dublin City University)
‘Ask the Audience: Identifying what library services are important to the research community at DCU’

Frank Brady & Ciaran Quinn (Maynooth University)
‘Are we communicating effectively, and fully engaging with our research community? – A case study at Maynooth University Library’

Fran Callaghan (Dublin City University)
‘Putting the band back together’: Synergy in Research Support

Nicole Arbuckle (Backstage Library Works)
Supporting Research through Metadata and Access

Declan O’Sullivan (Trinity College Dublin)
‘How the partnership between the Library of Trinity College Dublin Digital Resources and Imaging Services and the ADAPT Centre is inspiring and supporting research’

Aisling Lockhart (Trinity College Dublin)
‘You’ve Got Mail! Supporting research through an online transcription project’

Andrea Lydon (National Gallery of Ireland)
‘A Baroque Collection in the National Gallery of Ireland’

Andrew Slattery (University College Dublin)
‘The National Folklore Collection online: A UCD Library project to support researcher access to a unique collection’

Barbara McCormack (Maynooth University)
‘Teaching research skills for unique and distinctive collections: Experiences at Maynooth University Library’

Michael Goodall (Queens University Belfast)
‘Exporting official publications from a DSpace archive and converting to MARC for upload to the British Library and University Library Management System’

Dawn Hibbert (University of Northampton)
‘Open Access: Beyond Compliance’

Guillaume Rivalle (Clarivate Analytics)
‘How does Open Access research sit in a Citation network?’

Gemma Hersh (Elsevier)
‘Publishers in Partnership: Creating a broader environment for sustainable scholarly sharing’

Daniel Montes (University College Dublin)
‘Online exhibit tools: Google Cultural Institute vs Omeka and other open source alternatives’

11:30am-12:15pm REFRESHMENTS/EXHIBITION (Killinure Suite and Library)
  Clonmacnoise Suite:
Partnerships in support of research within and across institutions
Sally Bridge (QUB)
Lough Ree 1:
The Library as publisher/Digital Scholarship
Cathal McCauley (MU)
  Lucy McKenna (Trinity College Dublin) & Marta Bustillo (University College Dublin)
‘Development of a MODS-RDF Cataloguing Tool for the Digital Resources and Imaging Services of Trinity College Dublin’

Terry O’Brien (Waterford IT)
‘Research Output of Academic Librarians from Irish Higher Education Institutions 2000-2015’

Joseph Greene (University College Dublin)
‘Making Open Access count: Creating standards to measure the use of Open Access resources’

Christophe Debruyne (Trinity College Dublin)
‘Facilitating User Engagement by Enriching Library Data using Semantic Technologies’

Evelyn McAuley (University of Limerick)
‘Measuring Use and Impact: Assessment Strategies for Digital Library Initiatives’

Lorcan Dempsey (OCLC)
‘The Irish presence in the Published Record’

1:25pm-2:25pm LUNCH (Octagon Restaurant)
2:25pm-3:35pm BREAKOUT SESSION 5
  Clonmacnoise Suite:
Presentation Skills for Researchers
Jessie Kurtz (TCD)  
Lough Ree 3:
Show & Tell
Chair: Michael Smalle (UL)
  Jane Burns (Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), Ciara McCaffrey (University of Limerick) & Mary Delaney (IT Carlow)
‘Be seen and be heard as a researcher:  Insights from three librarians on developing research skills, extending our community of practice and engaging in academic publishing’

Elaine Harrington & Jillian Rogers (University College Cork)
‘Mapping Sound ‘Off the Map’ at UCC: The Potential of Collaboration Between the Library’s Special Collections and the Musicology Department’

Simon Bains (University of Manchester)
‘A journey of discovery: investigating student publishing at the University of Manchester’

Audrey Drohan & Orna Roche (University College Dublin)
‘A Golden Age for collaboration? Applying the Research Data Lifecycle to Iberian Books’

Brid O’Sullivan (National Library of Ireland)
‘From the Archive to the Stage: Traditional song research at the NLI’

Aisling Keane (National University of Ireland, Galway)
‘Opening up a Mapping Project Digitally’

3:35pm-4:30pm Panel Discussion on Open Access (Clonmacnoise Suite)
Sandra Collins (NLI)
4:30pm CONFERENCE CLOSE: Carmel O’Sullivan, Co-chair of the CONUL Conference Committee and Siobhán Fitzpatrick, Chair of CONUL
1. ‘It’s not easy being green: supporting implementation of an open access to publications policy at University College Cork’
Siobhan Bowman, Gillian Cotter, Breeda Herlihy & Elizabeth Noonan, University College Cork

2. ‘Attention researchers: MU goes paperless to improve access to ALCID, SCONUL and Music Pal schemes’
Emma Boyce, Maynooth University

3. ‘The road to ULIR and beyond: One author’s experience’
Anne Butler & Sinead Keogh, University of Limerick

4. ‘MyRI: Supporting research through online bibliometrics training’
Lisa Callaghan, Dublin City University, Michelle Dalton, University College Dublin & Ciaran Quinn, Maynooth University

5. ‘National dance archive of Ireland takes centre stage at the University of Limerick’
Judy Carmody & Justine Bennett, University of Limerick

6. ‘Academic writing librarian: Supporting librarians as researchers’
Helen Fallon, Maynooth University & Megan Guthrie

7. ‘Inspiring Ireland: Preservation, the public and collaborative collection’
Dr Natalie Harrower, Dr Caroline McGee & Kevin Long, Digital Repository Ireland

8. ‘Embargoing or Embarstaying’
Sinead Keogh & Denis Garvey, University of Limerick

9. ‘Using Social Media to promote digital cultural heritage’
Clare Lanigan, Digital Repository Ireland

10. ‘IReL: Supporting research everyday’
Shona Thoma, Irish Research eLibrary

11. ‘Support academic research by improving interlibrary loan services: a front line perspective’
Colleen Tierney, Queens University Belfast