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BCE @ Stirling: Mark Toole

  1. 1. BCE @ Stirling 25 May 2010 Mark Toole
  2. 2. BCE @ STIRLING <ul><li>Background: University of Stirling </li></ul><ul><li>General BCE Activities @ Stirling </li></ul><ul><li>Specific Library BCE Activities @ Stirling </li></ul><ul><li>Conclusions & Observations </li></ul>
  3. 5. UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING <ul><li>Founded 1967 </li></ul><ul><li>Small university </li></ul><ul><ul><li>11,500 students, 400 academic staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>t/o £100M </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Discipline focus: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>social sciences, humanities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>some science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main campus just outside Stirling </li></ul><ul><li>Smaller campuses – Inverness & Stornoway </li></ul>
  4. 6. UNIVERSITY B CE ACTIVITIES <ul><li>Research & consultancy </li></ul><ul><li>CPD </li></ul><ul><li>KTPs with local employers </li></ul><ul><li>Work placements, internships </li></ul><ul><li>JobShop for local employers </li></ul><ul><li>Conferences & events </li></ul>
  5. 7. CULTURAL <ul><li>Cinema </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre </li></ul><ul><li>Music & dance </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Pantomime </li></ul><ul><li>Art Collection & Exhibitions </li></ul><ul><li>Leighton library </li></ul>
  6. 8. SPORTING <ul><li>“ Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence” </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Facilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>local use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>national use </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sports Organisations offices on campus </li></ul>
  7. 9. PRINCIPAL PARTNERS <ul><li>Public Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg NHS, central/regional govt, police, education, environmental </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Voluntary Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>eg housing associations, social care providers, arts groups, charities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private Sector </li></ul><ul><ul><li>mainly SMEs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. NHS <ul><li>Jointly funded library at Inverness campus </li></ul><ul><li>UoS manage & operate </li></ul><ul><li>UoS staff and students </li></ul><ul><li>NHS staff </li></ul><ul><li>Other students on placement </li></ul><ul><li>GPs </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance service </li></ul>
  9. 11. INSTITUTIONAL REPOSITORY <ul><li>“ STORRE” </li></ul><ul><li>Developed and operated by Information Services </li></ul><ul><li>University mandate policy </li></ul><ul><li>Free text access to research outputs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Third world universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal subscriptions not required! </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. ARCHIVES <ul><li>Wide and growing collection </li></ul><ul><li>Researchers </li></ul><ul><li>Community history </li></ul><ul><li>Advice on business archives </li></ul>
  11. 13. ENTERPRISE ZONE <ul><li>Refurbishing library building </li></ul><ul><ul><li>re-open September 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part of one floor inside the library </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting and engaging with entrepreneurship </li></ul><ul><li>Connect local business with business resources & expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Connect UoS students with business resources & expertise (UoS, local, Scottish, international) </li></ul><ul><li>Bringing entrepreneurs into the University </li></ul><ul><li>Brokering local SMEs’ collaboration </li></ul>
  12. 14. CONCLUSIONS & OBSERVATIONS <ul><li>BCE is very diverse </li></ul><ul><li>Much BCE activities are “business as usual” for libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Mindset challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ not allowed” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>fear of overwhelmed by user demand </li></ul></ul><ul><li>80/20 rule </li></ul><ul><li>Simplicity </li></ul><ul><li>Alignment with institutional BCE strategy & activities </li></ul>
  13. 15. Thank You! Mark Toole

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