CONUL ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Programme 2018

Conference Programme

Wednesday 30th May 2018

Thursday 31st May 2018

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

9:00-10:45 Registration (Hotel Foyer)      
Refreshments / Sponsor Exhibition (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
10:45-11:50 Lettermore Suite:
WELCOME: Lorna Dodd (MU), Chair of the CONUL Conference Committee and Cathal McCauley (MU), Chair of CONUL

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

Chair: Cathal McCauley (MU), Chair of CONUL

11:50-13:00 BREAKOUT SESSION 1 – PARALLEL PAPERS
  Lettermore Suite:
New synergies and transformations for library collections
Chair: Carmel O’Sullivan (UCD)
Inishturk Room:
Technology in libraries
Chair: Chris Pressler (DCU)   
Inishmaan Room:
Enhancing user engagement and experiences
Chair: Orla Nic Aodha (DCU)
 

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

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

Hugh Murphy (Maynooth University)
Rip it up and start again: redefining our collections to redefine our role

Dr Lynnsey Weissenberger (Irish Traditional Music Archive)
The Linked Irish Traditional Music Project: process and approach

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

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

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

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

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

13:00-14:00 Lunch & Sponsor Exhibition (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
14:00-15:00 BREAKOUT SESSION 2 – LIGHTNING TALKS / SHOW & TELL
  Lettermore Suite:
Enhancing user engagement & experiences – transforming onsite & online services
Chair: Hugh Murphy (MU)
Inishturk Room:
Show & Tell 1
Chairs: Michael Smalle (NUIG) & Sophie Evans (RIA) 
Inishmaan Room:
New synergies and transformations for library collections
Chair: Siobhán Fitzpatrick (RIA)
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

15:00-15:30
Poster Exhibitions (Lettermore Suite)
15:20-15:50 Sponsor Exhibition / Refreshments (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
15:50-17:00 Plenary Presentations (Lettermore Suite)
Chair: Helen Shenton (TCD)
 

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

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

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

7:00pm Drinks Reception Sponsored by Elsevier (Conservatory, Ground Floor & Balcony)
20:00 Awards & Dinner Sponsored by OCLC (Lettermore Suite)
9:00-9:30 Sponsor Exhibition (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
9:30-10:30 Lettermore Suite:
WELCOME: Lorna Dodd (MU), Chair of the CONUL Conference Committee

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

Chair: Dr John B Howard (UCD)
10:30-11:30 BREAKOUT SESSION 3 – LIGHTNING TALKS
  Lettermore Suite:
Developing the library workforce
Chair: 
Marie Burke (UCD)
Inishturk Room:
Measuring the impact & effectiveness of library services
Chair:
Leo Appleton (Goldsmiths, University of London)
Inishmaan Room:
Enhancing user engagement and experiences
Chair:
Dr Mary Delaney (Carlow IT)
 

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

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

Helen Enright (University of Limerick), Streamlining service: staffing a single service desk at the University of Limerick

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11:30-12:15 Poster Exhibitions (Lettermore Suite)
Sponsor Exhibition / Refreshments (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
12:15-13:25 BREAKOUT SESSION 4 – PARALLEL PAPERS
  Lettermore Suite:
Developing the library workforce
Chair: 
Colette McKenna (UCC)
Inishturk Room:
Enhancing user engagement and experiences
Chair:
Niall McSweeney (NUIG)
Inishmaan Room:
Measuring the impact & effectiveness of library services
Chair:
Ann Mitchell (NUIG)
 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13:25-14:25 Lunch & Sponsor Exhibition (Ballyvaughan Suite & Preconference Areas)
14:25-15:25 BREAKOUT SESSION 5 – LIGHTNING TALKS / SHOW & TELL
  Lettermore Suite:
Lightning Talks: Technology in libraries
Chair:
Ellen Breen (DCU)
Inishturk Room:
Show & Tell 2
Chair: Michael Smalle (NUIG) & Sophie Evans (RIA)
 

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

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

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

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

Evelyn Bohan & Sylvia Nutley (National University of Ireland, Galway)
Communicating with your users effectively

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

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

15:25-16:20

Lettermore Suite:
Panel Discussion: Disruptive changes: transforming to meet new opportunities
Chair:
John Cox (NUIG)

  • Leo Appleton Director of Library Services, Goldsmiths, University of London
  • Prof. Lucy Byrnes Dean of Graduate Studies, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Vivian Lewis University Librarian, McMaster University
  • Jim Neal University Librarian Emeritus at Columbia University, President of the American Library Association (ALA)
  • Wendy White Associate Director Research Engagement, University of Southampton Libraries
16:20

Lettermore Suite:
CONFERENCE CLOSE: Lorna Dodd (MU), Chair of the CONUL Conference Committee and Cathal McCauley (MU), Chair of CONUL

1. Cleaning out our closets – our experience of a major journals stocktake project!
Sonia Freaney, National University of Ireland, Galway

2. Evaluating Evidence-Based Acquisition (EBA) at Maynooth University Library
Yvette Campbell, Marie G. Cullen, Valerie Payne, Maynooth University & Eliška Komárková, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

3. Transformative CPD in our library workforce: using Open Digital Badges as accreditation in Rudaí23
Michelle Breen, University of Limerick, Kristopher Meen, National University of Ireland, Galway & Stephanie Ronan, Marine Institute of Ireland

4. Pin it!: linking shelf-marks to shelf locations
Vanessa Buckley & Debra McCann, University College Dublin

5. Special Collections in flux: a dynamic blend of innovation and creativity
Emma Doran, Barbara McCormack & Audrey Kinch, Maynooth University

6. Transforming learning spaces to enhance the user experience
Siobhan Carroll, Maud Conroy, Mary O’Leary, Gabi Honan, Kristopher Meen & Michael Smalle, National University of Ireland, Galway

7. Space for service, service for space: making it work
Dr Johanna Archbold & Carol Creavin, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

8. Is ‘Higher Order’ a tall order? Fostering active learning in information literacy teaching at Maynooth University Library
Niall O’Brien, Maynooth University

9. Learning from within: the development of a community of practice for systematic reviews
Greg Sheaf & Isolde Harpur, Trinity College Dublin

10. The ARC: building, moving and relocating Special Collections to offsite storage
Karen Sigler, Texas State University

11. Michael Davitt: an Irishman’s Eye
Dáire Rooney, Trinity College Dublin

12. Real life digital curation and preservation
Peter Clarke, University College Dublin

13. Increasing the discoverability of our Unique and Distinct Collections, locally, nationally and internationally
Louisa Costelloe, Queen’s University Belfast