Umbrella 2013 presentations - Day 2

Presentations from the second day of the Umbrella Conference 2013.

Future skills and future roles

Research data management for you  Andrew Cox, Lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield & Barbara Sen, Lecturer, Information School, University of Sheffield  

Evidence, empowerment and the matrix: a skills portfolio for practitioners  David Parkes, Associate Director and University Librarian, Staffordshire University & Alison Pope, Learning and Information Services Manager, Information Services at Staffordshire University  

Spotlight on solos: how one-person librarians in Ireland manage their own professional development in order to serve their communities  Eva Hornung, Librarian, CDVEC Curriculum Development Unit  

Public library skills programme  Audrey Marshall, Senior Lecturer, University of Brighton & Abigail Luthmann, Equal Access Manager, East Sussex Library and Information Service    Welsh Information Literacy Project  Patricia Hebron, Senior Information Officer/ Tutor/ WILP Information Literacy Officer, Grwp Llandrillo Menai (Rhos) & Gina Maddison, Tutor / WILP Information Literacy Officer, Grwp Llandrillo Menai (Rhos)

Information to best support society

Emergence of social learning and its impact on education  Hannah Gore, Producer: Social Learning and Syndication, The Open University  

Using Twitter to create an interactive information literacy lecture  Suzanne Tatham, Teaching & Learning Support Librarian, University of Sussex  

Are librarians delivering good practice in information literacy for postgraduates in UK Higher Education? Charlie Inskip, Project Officer, Research Information Network / SCONUL  

Legal Information Literacy Statement Emily Allbon, Law Librarian, City University London

A critical approach to information literacy  Lauren Smith, PhD Research Student, The University of Strathclyde  

Information prescriptions: personalised information through libraries and information services Ruth Carlyle, Acting Head of Information, Financial & Work Support / Information & Support Policy Lead, Macmillan Cancer Support  

Partnerships for progress - Focus on audiences

The Hive mentors initiative  Roger Fairman, Research & Development Librarian, University of Worcester  

Public libraries engaging the community through partnership project work  Helen Sheridan, Lead Librarian, Halton Borough Council & Sally Shaw, Lead Librarian, Halton Lea Library  

Edinburgh City Libraries and Dyslexia Scotland - reading with relevance  Sarah Forteath, Business Development Manager, Library & Information Service, City of Edinburgh Council  

Beyond books and bags!  Liz Taylor, Service Development Librarian Diversity and Social Inclusion, Libraries Registration and Archives Kent Count Council

Partnerships for progress - Engaging with young people

Warwickshire’s scheme to help adolescents with mental health issues get sorted!  Alison McKeller, Project Officer, Warwickshire County Council  

Creating young advocates - the benefits of using and building partnerships to engage young people Jo Cornish, Stock & Reader Development Librarian, Hertfordshire Libraries

Beyond information matters

The role of knowledge and information management (KIM) professionals in Government’s changing information landscape Karen McFarlane, CMG, BA, MLib, FCLIP  

Experiences with patron driven acquisition at the NTNU University Library in Trondheim, Norway Almuth Gastinger, Senior Research Librarian, NTNU University Library

Partnerships for progress - Access for all

The IFLA international ‘Sister Libraries’ programme connecting communities, developing readers and building professional partnerships  Annie Everall, Director, Authors Aloud UK, Carolynn Rankin, Visiting Fellow, Leeds Metropolitan University & Viviana Quinones, International Division, National Centre for Children’s Literature, Bibliothèque nationale de France  

Six Steps - working together to provide accessible library services for blind and partially sighted people Helen Brazier, Head of Royal National Institute of Blind People, (RNIB) National Library Service, RNIB  

Increasing access to eBooks technologies for blind and partially sighted readers  Jonathan Hardisty, Collection and Technical Services Manager, RNIB  

Putting research into practice: mobile technologies in libraries  Jo Alcock, Evidence Based Researcher, Birmingham City University & Annmarie Lee, Assistant Liaison Librarian - Enquiry Services for Library and Learning Resources at Birmingham City University

Audience session

Audience: Data, data everywhere...  Jonathan Bamford, Head of Strategic Liaison, Information Commissioner’s Office