•   IFLA SATELLITE CONFERENCE, 8-10 August•   IFLA GENERAL CONFERENCE, 12-17 August
 The road to information literacy: librarians as facilitators of learning Jointly        organised by the IFLA Continuin...
 Papers   of particular interest:      A partner in research and learning: library staff and       PhD students / Eystei...
   Presented paper:    Building an information literate research community       Changing research landscape and challen...
 WorldLibrary and Information Congress, 12-17 August 2012 Held   in Helsinki, Finland 4000   delegates From   119 coun...
 Invited        to present by IFLA Academic and Research Libraries section One    of three panellists invited to present...
 Keynote: Siva Vaidayathan   Copyright and IP expert Academic and Research libraries –    Creating a culture for innov...
 Attended  two committee meetings and the  main RSCAO session on Innovative libraries:  transforming our communities – As...
 Number    of Library visits Helsinki University Library was the most  impressive Tour for IFLA delegates three weeks b...
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)
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  • Small specialised conference, but 3 streams so still had to make the difficult decision of deciding which session to go to…
  • Looks at changing role of librarians in research support. Librarians working with PhD students at 5 unis in Norway. Empirical study on PhD students at 5 Norwegian univerisites. Goal to develop web-based IL modules for PhD students. Mapped info needs, behaviour and practices of PhD students. Modules seek to bridge the gap between diff conceptions of IL of PhD students and empower libns by using these modules.Librarians can only facilitate learning in academic research community if they first facilitate their own learning with regards to research skills and practices in the research environment. Looks at ways librarians can develop and enhance their own research IL. Did survey of 6 uni libraries in SA. Ina ddition to on-the-job learning, proposes special research libn qualification in SA.CPD key tool for good IL provision. PhD thesis on how solo libns in Ireland define CPD and and perceptins of formal and informal learning. One-Person librarians discovered how CPD linked to IL support they provide in the w/place. Networking, forming Comms o Practice, member of LAs, use of social media – mix of formal and informal methods
  • Support provided to researchers; the evaluation, impact and how this links to CPD
  • Conferences - Broadening your knowledge and PD – not just focus on immediate areaProfessor Media Studies at Uni of Virginia, author of book, The Googlization of everything to great acclaimLibrary Journal Mover and Shaker in library field lauds librarians for being on the front lines of copyright battles. Noted for opposing the Google Books project on copyright grounds. Poses danger for doctrine of fair use.Creating a culture for innovation and change at UTS and STNSW /Alex Byrne: Talked about his time at NTU and refelcts on experiences – great professional opportunity. tTook proactive approaches to engagement with Aboriginalstudents and staff –message - need to trust our staff, support experimentation, manage risk, celebrate success and learn from failure.Open Access Forum – Duality of subscription-based jnls and OA jnls. Challenge – libs have no money and subs contuning to rise. Post Occupancy Evaluation (POE) is a process whereby the efficiency, performance and expectations of a building are measured once clients have taken possession and the occupants are involved in the business for which the building was constructed. Making the case for change through evaluation: post-occupancy evaluation of library buildings
  • Auckland – reviewed 24 abstractsNow preparing call for papers for 2013
  • Something for everyone but problem is having to chose which one to go to
  • HULDesign Capital of the YearBrought in designs from the 40s and 50s
  • Iflaconferences august 2012 (2)

    1. 1. • IFLA SATELLITE CONFERENCE, 8-10 August• IFLA GENERAL CONFERENCE, 12-17 August
    2. 2.  The road to information literacy: librarians as facilitators of learning Jointly organised by the IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and Information Literacy Sections Held in Tampere, Finland 120 delegates3 streams 45 presentations, 7 workshops, 6 posters
    3. 3.  Papers of particular interest:  A partner in research and learning: library staff and PhD students / Eystein Gullbekk and Tove Rullestad  Learning on the job, teaching on the job: CPDWL for the research information-literate librarian /Clare M. Walker  The two way street of learning: how the professional development of solo librarians influences their roles as IL guides / Eva Hornung
    4. 4.  Presented paper: Building an information literate research community  Changing research landscape and challenges for Library  Needs analysis – support required by researchers at all stages, and disciplines  Skills needed by librarians – communication, IL training, evaluation, knowledge of research cycle, marketing, etc.  Skills gap particularly in area of RDM – RLUK study  CPD – formal and informal methods, PD Planning  Current services to researchers - evaluation and impact and connection to CPD  CPD requirements for meeting changing needs of researchers
    5. 5.  WorldLibrary and Information Congress, 12-17 August 2012 Held in Helsinki, Finland 4000 delegates From 119 countries 86 exhibitors 200 presentations Plenary session daily7 streams, and 5 group meetings daily
    6. 6.  Invited to present by IFLA Academic and Research Libraries section One of three panellists invited to present:  Meeting the needs of high impact researchers /Jayshree Mamtora  The German Academic Library Cloud / Andreas Degkwitz, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany  Transliteracy and academic libraries / Ellen Petraits, Rhode Island School of Design, USA.
    7. 7.  Keynote: Siva Vaidayathan  Copyright and IP expert Academic and Research libraries –  Creating a culture for innovation and change Open Access and digital resources –  Open Access Forum Library buildings and equipment –  Making the case for change through evaluation: post-occupancy evaluation of library buildings
    8. 8.  Attended two committee meetings and the main RSCAO session on Innovative libraries: transforming our communities – Asia and Oceania Chairing Program Committee for IFLA 2013
    9. 9.  Number of Library visits Helsinki University Library was the most impressive Tour for IFLA delegates three weeks before official opening 7 storey building Plus 4 levels below ground for storing collections Across four campuses

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