Umbrella 2013 presentations - Day 1

Presentations from the first day of the Umbrella Conference 2013.

Future skills and future roles

CPD23 and CILIP PKSB Niamh Tumelty, Assistant Librarian, English Faculty Library, Cambridge & Jo Alcock, Evidence Based Researcher, Birmingham City University  

#uklibchat: instant ideas and collaboration + access to knowledge  Ka-Ming Pang, Online Support Librarian, St George’s University of London  

Managing change and changing mindsets  Keri Gray, Business Development Consultant, Sue Hill Recruitment  

The new roles and skills of cataloguers in managing knowledge in an academic library, with special reference to Walter Sisulu University Libraries, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Elizabeth Mavume, Librarian (Cataloguing Dept.),Walter Sisulu University  

Preparing passionate professionals for society’s benefit  Sue Reynolds, Senior Lecturer, Program Director, Master of Information Management, RMIT University & Mary Carroll, Lecturer, School of Information Studies at Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga

Helping citizens develop their own information literacy curriculum for lifelong learning Sheila Webber, Senior Lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield & Bill Johnston, Honorary Research Fellow, Strathclyde University, Scotland  

Information counselling: helping communities visualise and optimise their informational environments Andrew Whitworth, Senior Lecturer, University of Manchester

Information to best support society

The benefits and possible drawbacks of automating the discovery and sharing of online information resources across multiple social networks  Gary Green, Technical Librarian, Surrey County Council Public Library Service

Systematic searching - you CAN control the internet  Emily Houghton, Information and Reviews Officer, National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)  

Championing Information Literacy to the Royal Navy  Peter Barr, College Librarian, Britannia Royal Naval College

Beyond information matters

Opening the envelope - using library/KIM skills outside the library environment David Smith, Assistant Director: Corporate Records & Information Assurance Services, Department for Communities and Local Government & Annie Parsons, Information Assurance Manager and Records Management Policy Coordinator, Department for Communities and Local Government  

Moving from managing documents to empowering users  Helen Clegg, Knowledge Team Director, Procurement & Analytic Solutions, A.T. Kearney  

Cloud busting: demystifying ‘the Cloud’ and its impact on libraries  Leo Appleton, Acting Director of Library Services, Liverpool John Moores University & Andy Tattersall, Information Specialist at ScHARR, University of Sheffield  

The ‘i’ in BIM: new directions for construction information  Keith Wilson, Technical Information Director, RIBA Enterprises Ltd

Reflecting on yesterday, understanding today, planning for tomorrow  Brian Kelly, UK Web Focus, UKOLN, University of Bath  

SharePoint - Just another piece of software? The role of information professionals in web data, intranet management and information architecture Graham Monk, Head of Resources and Capability - Information Management, Devolution and Governance, Department for Work and Pensions  

Rise of the cyborgs: the growth of librarian / IT hybrids  Simon Barron, Project Analyst, British Library  

Partnerships for progress - The bigger picture

Sharing services - libraries, archives and museums - learning together  Neil MacInnes, Head of Libraries, Information and Archives Manchester City Council  

Public Libraries Information Offer  Evelyn Jarvis, Public Libraries Information Offer: Project Consultant, Society of Chief Librarians & Sally McMahon, Head of Libraries & Information Services, City Services, Brighton & Hove City Council, Society of Chief Librarians  

The challenges facing public libraries in the Big Society: focusing on the role of volunteers, and the issues that surround their use Biddy Casselden, Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University

Partnerships for progress - Focus on the community

Building and managing partnerships between public libraries and universities  Carole Stewart, Assistant Director Arts Heritage and Libraries, Ealing Council & Stephen Roberts, Senior Lecturer, University of West London  

The British Library in the regions  Angela Forster, Libraries’ Development Manager: City Library, Newcastle Libraries, Clare Harris, British Library Business Partnerships Manager & Roger Walshe, Head of Public Engagement & Learning, British Library  

Please vacate the library!  Steve Bowman, Deputy Librarian, University of Chichester