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6th October 2015. Large Rehearsal Room, Students’ Association. Welcome. Ilaria Gidoro . (Education and Representation Coordinator, . academicreps. @), . Vicki Cormie . &. Hilda McNae . (Senior Academic Liaison Librarians, library@). ID: 307500 Download Presentation

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Library and Learning Resources Training

6th October 2015

Large Rehearsal Room, Students’ Association

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Welcome

Ilaria Gidoro

(Education and Representation Coordinator,

academicreps

@),

Vicki Cormie

&

Hilda McNae

(Senior Academic Liaison Librarians, library@)

5.15-6.15pm

Objectives:

Understand the

role of Library Reps and

how

to be an effective Library Rep.

Explain how to work

with Academic Liaison

Librarians

and Library Link in your School.

Establish an action plan for improving learning resources in your School.

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What does a Library Rep do?

Ilaria

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Overview

You are a

Class Rep

with a democratic mandate first and foremost. Consult your mates and represent!

You represent ALL students.

Confidentiality.

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Role Description

Work

closely with the Library on improving the library facilities, online reading lists, access to learning resources (both paper and online

).

Raise

awareness about services on offer (inter-library loans,

morebooks

@ etc

.)

First steps: Make yourself known in your School. Save contact details of key Library and SA staff.

Feedback.

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Student Library Users Group (SLUG)

3 times a year: Oct 22

nd

, Feb 16

th

, Apr 12

th

; 4-5pm

Library Reps + Library staff +

DoRep

Collect feedback in advance.

Send apologies if unable to attend.

Add points to the agenda/read agenda

.

Report to students.

Reading lists.

Promote the Library.

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Icebreaker

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How can the Library help?

Vicki & Hilda

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Academic Liaison Team

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How it works

Library budgets

Books

Journals

Databases

Research Enhancement Funds

Morebooks

Inter Library Loans

Reading Lists

Number of copies/short loans

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Student Library Survey (November 2013)

Open Main Library longer on weekend: DONE

Print books > e-journals > e-books > print journals

¾ didn’t know about

morebooks

@

Issues:

Power sockets

Availability of learning resources

Availability of study spaces & seat hogging

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What you can help with

Advise and provide feedback on library services e.g. circulation policies (fines and loan periods)

Promote the resources specific to your subject area

Promote library skills sessions or help us

organise

sessions for students in your School

Help us improve NSS survey results – what does question 16 really mean?

You Said We Did – we do listen and we do answer – help us use our communication channels to get the message out

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Mindreading?

Importance of feedbackDo not wait till SSCC or the end of semester – email library@ immediately!

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Known problems

Library not big enough

Library temperature

Noise and zoning issues

Lack of awareness of services

Café issues

Seat hogging

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Small Group Discussion

What would you like to achieve from being a Library Rep?

How

can you help in letting us know about problems?

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Action Plan: What do I do?

Talk to lectures about online reading lists and getting them well in advance (think of Semester 2).

Organize School-specific Library skills session (email library@).

Publicize alternative study spaces/

morebooks

@/inter-library loan.

…?

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Thank you!

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