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Reorganising to Succeed

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Presented by Peter Hickey, Head of Client Services, University College Dublin Library, Dublin, Ireland at LILAC (Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference), Manchester, England, March 25-27, 2013.

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Reorganising to Succeed

  1. 1. Reorganising to Succeed Peter Hickey University College Dublin LILAC: Parallel Session: 11.45-12.15: 26 March 2013
  2. 2. UCD image full screen. Add in 7 Colleges
  3. 3. Top 30 Target Campus Consolidation & Development 2 new libraries
  4. 4. Library Strategy 2010-2014 The mission of UCD Library is to organise the University’s information to inspire engagement and learning, to enable its use in promoting research and innovation, and to contribute to the preservation of Irish cultural heritage. It is the vision of UCD Library to be the University’s centre for information and knowledge management services and expertise, creating dynamic environments that inspire learning, catalyse innovation, and enable the creation of new knowledge. UCD Library UCD Library is the University’s organisational knowledge centre and, as such, the heart of a dynamic knowledge enterprise and a key to its success. In supporting the University’s mission, it also embraces UCD’s core values of excellence (Ad Astra) and its commitment to equity and fairness (Comhthrom Féinne).
  5. 5. Library Executive Client Services Collection Services Research Services Planning & Admin Special Collections
  6. 6. 5 Libraries
  7. 7. Reader Services Floor Services Academic Services x 2 STM & HSS Facilities Client Services
  8. 8. Economic Downturn Budget: Staffing: 28.7% since 2008 17% (30% reduction in Librarian team)
  9. 9. 13 Liaison librarians Research Services Client Services Collection Services Planning & Admin 3 6 3 1
  10. 10. Collection Development Information services: - Desk support - Consultations - Guides Liaison with Schools & academics New Skills E-Learning Social media Subject Experti se Accreditation s Annual reports Promotions Research Services: Institutional Repository Bibliometrics G.I.S. Datasets
  11. 11. Workshops & Away days Information literacy sustainability Collections role Individual interests Challenges with Liaison model Expert in everything School V Library balance Consensus Workload & work arounds Ownership
  12. 12. Workshops & Away days Information literacy sustainability Collections role Individual interests Challenges with Liaison model Expert in everything School V Library balance Consensus Workload & work arounds Ownership
  13. 13. College Liaison Librarian Role College Relationship • Develop and manage • Advocate and promote • Identify opportunities to collaborate • Represent College/school perspectives to help inform library decision making
  14. 14. College Liaison Librarian Role Teaching & Learning • Develop Library strategy to support university T&L agendas • Develop, coordinate and deliver teaching supports • Develop resource toolkits and online supports • Develop specialist skills in thematic areas • Develop expertise in best pedagogical practice.
  15. 15. Lead Responsibilities • Welcome & Orientation • PBL/EBL • Learning Support Menu • Systematic & Literature reviews • E-Learning • Reference management • Measurement & Assessment • Task & Finish Projects • Plagiarism • Games for learning • Learning journals, social media
  16. 16. UCD Education Strategy Implementation plan
  17. 17. Academic Buy in Deputy Registrar Academic Workshop Graduate Diploma in University Teaching & Learning feedback Teaching & Learning Committees Programme Boards
  18. 18. Review of current practice
  19. 19. College breakdown College Breakdown 250 200 150 All other Levels 100 UG 50 0 Agriculture, Arts & Celtic Food Science Studies & Veterinary Medicine Business & Law Engineering & Architecture Health Sciences Human Sciences Sciences
  20. 20. Level breakdown Information Skills by Level 2011/12 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Other
  21. 21. Type of Session 400 345 350 315 300 271 248 250 223 203 200 182 136 150 96 100 89 50 2 8 2008/9 2009/10 6 4 0 Lectures Workshop 2010/1 One to one Other 2011/2
  22. 22. For Whom?
  23. 23. 2012 CONUL National Survey on Academic opinion 98% 88.6% 80.6% 60%
  24. 24. New Shopping Basket With whom? Reusable learning When? objects (tutorials, videos, guides , games, quizzes, hando Identify Need Conversation with uts, etc.) Librarian Target core modules Samples (Learning objectives, assessment ideas) strategy Which module? Retrieving When Evaluating Level Communicating Online Self-directed Mappingwhat Level? At competencies Learning Support Menu: options for supporting needs Librarian Expected Facilitated Explicitly taught Academic/Tutor Led Encouraged Required Evaluated Needs assessment
  25. 25. Learning Learning Support Support Menu Strategy Learning Support Menu Resources Suite Documents Learning Needs Retrieving Evaluating My students need to develop skills on Avoiding Plagiarism Copyright Compliance Reference Software Citing Sources Bibliometrics Susan Boyle 2013 Communicating Writing a thesis Research Susan Boyle 2013 Repository Writing an assignment
  26. 26. Our Guiding Principles a. Focus on programme b. Engage with core modules only c. A curriculum driven process d. Focus on consultation over delivery e. Focus on quality over quantity f. Encourage self directed learning g. Develop measures to gauge learning h. Support model which is flexible and customisable
  27. 27. • Role of the professional Librarian • Effectiveness of relationship role • Concerns over workloads • Loss of subject expertise
  28. 28. • Bringing five teams together • Office moves • Timelines & prioritisation • Managing Semester 1 • Relationship responsibilities • Lead Responsibilities • New Service model
  29. 29. Questions? Thank you, Peter Hickey

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