Programme 2016

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Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Poster Presentations
10.30-11.45 Registration
12.00-12.45 Lunch & Sponsors Exhibition
12:45-14.00 Welcome and Opening (Kate Kelly, CONUL Chair)

Keynote 1 : Marshall Breeding
Marshall Breeding is an independent consultant, speaker, and author. He is the creator and editor of Library Technology Guides and the online directory of libraries on the Web.


Library Space

A new typology for library buildings in the 21st century: trends and post-occupancy evaluation / Karen Latimer, QUB

Chair: Ciara McCaffrey, UL

Unique and Distinctive Collections

From UFOs to UDCs: building research collections into the future? / Crónán Ó Doibhlin, UCC

Chair: John Howard, UCD

The Digital Library & Resource Discovery

Going, going, gone – Can legal deposit save us from the digital black hole? / Arlene Healy, Margaret Flood, TCD

Chair: Eoin McCarney, UCD

Emerging Roles and Services

Journey to 2020: implications for strategy, staffing and services / Evelyn Bohan, Ann Mitchell, NUIG

Chair: Carmel O’Sullivan, UCD

14.30-15.15 Assessment and Evaluation
Seeing through “Learners’ Eyes” – using student evaluation of teaching at UCD Library / Michelle Dalton, UCD
Evaluating automated sentiment analysis of library survey respondent feedback / Peter Corrigan, NUIG
‘And what’s that supposed to mean?’ – development, interpretation and analysis of a user reporting mechanism for e-resource issues / Ronan Kennedy, NUIG

Chair: John Cox, UCC

15.15-15.45 Refreshments & Poster Exhibition

Library Space

Changing spaces / Peter Dudley, DCU

Chair: Hugh Murphy, MU

Unique and Distinctive Collections

The Clarke Studios Collection in TCD Library: a study in collaboration / Marta Bustillo, Tim Keefe, TCD

Chair: Elaine Harrington, UCC

Emerging Roles and Services

From tributaries to the mainstream: a dedicated outreach role at UCD Library / Joshua Clark, UCD

Chair: Yvonne Desmond, DIT

16.15-17.00 Information skills
LETS 2.0: reinventing an online library tutorial as a teaching and learning resource / Jack Hyland, DCU
Ten Years of LIST: measuring the Impact of MU Library Information Skills Tutorials / Elaine Bean, MU
What’s missing? Digital literacy in the university or Literacy in the digital university? / Brian Gillespie, DIT

Chair: Philip Cohen, DIT

19:00-19:45 Drinks Reception/Pre-dinner Speech by Mary O’Rourke/Conference Dinner

9.00-9.45 Keynote 2 : Professor Sarah Moore
Sarah Moore is the Chair of the National Forum for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning and Associate Vice President Academic at the University of Limerick.

Chair: Cathal McCauley, MU

9.45-10.15 INULS / LAI Presentation

Library Space

Library space – the new frontier / Frank Brady, Lorna Dodd, MU

Chair: Karen Latimer, QUB

Unique and Distinctive Collections

Reimagining our collections by reimagining our people / Sinead Keogh, UL

Chair: Margaret Flood, TCD

The Digital Library & Resource Discovery

Evolving the digital library for digital scholarship in NUI Galway / Cillian Joy, Aisling Keane, NUIG

Chair: Arlene Healy, TCD

Emerging Roles and Services

From documents laid to legislative briefings: how the parliamentary library contributes to a well-informed parliament / Madelaine Dennison, Houses of the Oireachtas

Chair: Ann Mitchell, NUIG

10.45-11.15 Refreshments and poster exhibition
11.15-12.00 Research and Communications
Adjusting the Microphone – Changes to the way libraries communicate with their users / Fiona Tuohy, MU
The blog as a showcasing tool : enhancing the quality review process in Maynooth University Library / Bernadette Gardiner, Emma Boyce, MU
‘Let’s work together’: UCD Research, UCD Library and altmetrics / Michael Ladisch, UCD

Chair: Chris Pressler, DCU


Library Space

Advocating a library building transformation: process, partnership and patience / John Cox, NUIG

Chair: Valerie King, UCC

Unique and Distinctive Collections

Information literacy for history students: experiences at Maynooth University Library / Barbara McCormack, Pauline Murray, MU

Chair: Jack Hyland, DCU

Lightning Talks

Makers + Space = Makerspace: What is a makerspace and what are we planning for NUIG’s version? / Connell Cunningham, NUIG

Considering the potential for open books in Irish academic libraries / Aine Lynch, IT Blanchardstown

So many records – so little time. UL Library’s experience of outsourcing catalogue clean-up / Justine Bennett, UL

Chair: Ellen Breen , DCU

Emerging Roles and Services

The evolution of a reading list service at NUI Galway / Monica Crump, NUIG

Chair: Marie Burke, NUIG

12.45-13.45 Lunch & Sponsors Exhibition
13.45-14.00 Poster prize winner announcement
14.00-14.45 Digital and Special Collections

Behind the “pretty pictures”: a case study of the UCD Digital Library collection workflow / Audrey Drohan, Orna Roche and Dani Montes, UCD
A record of 19th Century NAMA: the Dunboyne Collection of Landed sale notices at NUI, Galway / Marie Boran, NUIG
A guide not a sage: respect not fear for undergraduates using special collections / Elaine Harrington, UCC

Chair: Helen Shenton, TCD


Library Space

WIT Libraries LORG eMap Project – transforming the user experience / Kieran Cronin, WIT

Chair: Michelle Breen, UL

Unique and Distinctive Collections

From the cloud to the reading room: mediating user experience of archival collections in research / Barry Houlihan, NUIG

Chair: Barbara McCormack, MU

The Digital Library & Resource Discovery

Resource Description and Access. Analysis and findings of a survey regarding implementation of RDA in CONUL member libraries / Marie Cullen, MU

Chair: John McManus, TCD

Emerging Roles and Services

Unpacking information literacy in the Academy; understanding the concept and impact of IL in Higher Education from multiple perspectives / Dr. Mary Delaney, IT Carlow

Chair: Lorna Dodd, MU

15.15-16.00 Staffing our Services
Necessity is the mother of invention: using non-core staff to provide core services / Debra McCann, UCD
Robot hunter, or, precisely what I thought I wouldn’t be doing when I became a librarian / Joseph Greene, UCD
Medical humanities in the digital world– what are the opportunities for librarians to be involved in this emerging area / Jane Burns, RSCI

Chair: Colette McKenna, UCC

16.00-16.15 Closing Remarks

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