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Upcoming Online Events (1)

Upcoming professional development opportunities provided by the Learning Technology Forum. Registration 

Eurolis HOW CAN LIBRARIES PLAY A POSITIVE ROLE IN CRISIS? Wednesday 14, 21 and 28 October 2020

UKSG Usage Data for Decision Making Online Seminar 2020 Tuesday 20th October & Wednesday 21st October – (2 half day sessions)

CILIP Training Online Autumn 2020 Getting Started with Open Data 13 October 10am-1pm

£70 plus VAT for CILIP members £40 plus VAT for CILIP student members

CILIP Resilient Services: developing new measures and metrics for impact and value 27 October 10am-1pm

£70 plus VAT for CILIP members £40 plus VAT for CILIP student members

UKSG webinar: "AI: Empowering Libraries & Making It Real " Thursday 24 September  13.30 BST (British Summer Time) Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A

UKSG Introduction to E-Resources Online Seminar 2020 Tuesday 3rd November & Friday 6th November  – (2 half day sessions)

JISC Maximising the use of digital collections in learning and research  05 October & 08 October, each session from 14:00 to 16:00

JISC Measuring usage and impact with digital collections 19 October & 22 October, each session from 14:00 to 16:00 . £50 discount when signing up to both courses.

Northern Collaboration 2020 Virtual Conference Access, Success, Progress Wednesday 18th & Thursday 19th November 2020

UKSG Licensing Skills Online Seminar 2020 Wednesday 30th September & Thursday 1st October – (2 half day sessions)

ALPSP Virtual Conference & Awards 2020: 8 & 16-18 September

Theme: The legacy of COVID-19 on scholarly communication

cpd25 programme of online workshops: Difficult Managerial Issues course.

Details on Library Juice Academy courses for September/October

UKSG Further Education 2020 Webinar Series. Dates:  25th November & 1st December  (am and pm session each day)


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RLUK: Recover, Retrench, Reset: an international symposium exploring the reopening of research libraries and the ‘new normal’ in the Covid-19 landscape

Watch recent LIBER videos

All videos produced by CNI, including all that have been released so far from the CNI Spring 2020 Virtual Membership Meeting, are available channels on YouTube ( and Vimeo (

 Close of Virtual Meeting (Plenary) (Clifford Lynch, Coalition for Networked Information)

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 Navigating Communal Rights for Digital Preservation and Open Access (Rachel Deblinger, Sharon Farb and Todd Grappone, University of California, Los Angeles) Vimeo: YouTube:

 IT Guidance at the Yale University Library (Dale Hendrickson, Yale University)



 The On-again, Off-again Career of Learning Analytics (Malcolm Brown, EDUCAUSE)

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 Transforming Scholarly Publishing at The Ohio State University (Short Update) (Maureen Walsh, The Ohio State University)

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 Project ReShare: Reimagining Content Delivery Networks with the User at the Center (Short Update) (Scott Garrison, Midwest Collaborative for Library Services) Vimeo: 


News & Articles

Online Events (2)

 Web of Science Group

Due to a date clash with UKSG, the Northern Collaboration conference From Transition to Transformation: providing scholarly content and services in tumultuous times' will now take place over two half days on Weds 18th and Thurs 19th November, not Weds 11th and Thurs 12th, as previously publicised.

UCD's Professional Certificate in Digital Information Management is now available as a Springboard course.  For more information, please contact the course leader:

Registration open for ALPSP Virtual Conference & Awards 2020 The legacy of COVID-19 on scholarly communication.

Planning induction for autumn 2020  guide to support HE and FE organisations planning inductions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

CILIP Advanced Copyright: your rights and responsibilities 15 & 22 September (one day course delivered as two AM half-day online sessions)

CILIP Copyright the Card Game: an introduction to copyright 16 November 10am-1pm


Virtual Poster Session - Invitation From Koç University Library
Academic and Research Libraries in the whirlwind of a pandemic: A trap or a chance for transformation

Cpd25 The future of academic library services (Poster)
(Commentary) Olga O’Connell and Rachel Dollimore, London Metropolitan University

How to capture a moment in history – the Royal College of Nursing digital archive
(Commentary) Dawn Williams, Royal College of Nursing

Diversity: Task and Finish group poster

Libraries: the most truly democratic space? (Poster)
(Commentary)  Sara Burnett and Elizabeth Malone, Kingston University

Preparing for ‘near-future’ eTextbook technologies (Poster)

(Commentary) Neil Dixon and Sarah Elsegood, Anglia Ruskin Universit

Re-envisioning the library assistant role at the Royal College of Nursing: A day in the life (Poster)
(Commentary) Phil Segall, Royal College of Nursing

Wellbeing: Task and Finish Group poster