Upcoming Workshops for Librarians
Speed-Dating Really Worked at a Stockton on Tees Workshop- May 2012
Are your usage stats as high as they should or could be?
You're invited to join us for a lively, interactive, informative session where you can share your best practices with other library professionals and staff.
You're invited to join us to learn how to get your usage stats as high as they should be.
All sessions are free of charge.
Library staff in all sectors responsible for marketing and usage of online resources should attend. Sessions are run by Credo Reference but are supplier-neutral. Some Credo-specific initiatives will be covered but should be of general interest.
Right to Left: Andrew Button of Warwickshire Libraries presenting his team's idea at a workshop in Loughborough, November 2011; Ideas flying at a workshop in Barnsley, November 2011
10.00-10.30: Registration and networking
10.30-13.00:Discussion about promoting ALL of your online resources; Overview of what's alreadybeen done by over 100 librarians; Discussion about what suppliers should be doing to help you; working in either cross-sector or same-sector groups to brainstorm more ideas.
13.00-14.00:Lunch provided by Credo Reference
14.00-15.30:Optional Credo Reference demonstration; new product preview and hands-on training session
4th September 2012: Aberdeen at Robert Gordon University
5th September 2012: Edinburgh at Edinburgh University
6th September 2012: Glasgow at Glasgow University
3rd October 2012: Christchurch, NZ
5th October 2012: Hamilton, NZ
Sign up for your seat or request more information: Online RSVP Form
Feedback from Previous Sessions:
If you'd like to read a thorough review of the recent workshop at Plymouth Central Library, please find it here.
"Just a quick note to say thanks for the stimulating workshop last Friday. Discussing it on the way back to Tauranga we could not think of any way that the course could have been improved!" -Knowledge Facilitator
"Excellent and informative session. Well-balanced between Credo and other resources. Good networking opportunity, which I had not envisioned when signing up. Thank you!" -Public Librarian
"Very professional and informative. Glad I decided to commit valuable time to this session." -University Librarian
"It was most informative and, dare I say, enjoyable. Hoorah!" -School Librarian
"Thanks for the very useful day. Is the suggestion sheet from the pack online or available to send please? Useful for our publicity group. We have a meeting next week." -FE College Librarian
Adelaide Librarians keen to get started, November 2011
"It may have been a cold and damp day in Loughborough, but at the online resources workshop in the University Library, the temperature was rising rapidly with the heat of inspiration." -Workshop Attendee
"Absolute gold dust. The most useful thing I've attended in months." -Tweet from Workshop Attendee
Thursday 31 May 2012: Guildford at the Central Library
Tuesday 29 May 2012: Stockton on Tees at the Central Library
Thursday 24 May 2012: Plymouth at the Central Library (Read a detailed review of this session here.)
Wednesday 23 May 2012: Bristol at UWE
Monday 28th November 2011: University of Auckland
Thursday 24th November 2011: TAFE NSW, Sydney Institute,
Wednesday 23rd November 2011: The Swanston RMIT University Library
Monday 21st November 2011:TAFESA,Adelaide North Institute
Thursday 10th November 2011: East Cliff Complex, Preston
Tuesday 8th November 2011:Loughborough University Library
Monday 7th November 2011: Chesterfield Central Library
Thursday 15th September 2011: Willesden Green Library
Picture Yourself Here, Innovating and Networking:
Anne Kail of Credo Reference gets the session started at a workshop in Loughborough, November 2011