Publications

Title Format Publication Date Strategic Theme Tags
Jisc Watch
April 2014
01/04/14 jisc, april, 2014
Book Review: Digital dieting: from information obesity to intellectual fitness
Reviewed by Will Reid
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59
News from member libraries
Focus 59
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, library
MOOCs and libraries: the good, the bad and the ugly
Sarah Davis
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59
Fifth birthday of a new approach to LIS education in North Wales
Paul Jeorrett
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, library
Evaluation of a self-audit tool to support information skills development in postgraduate students
Suzie Kitchin , Dr Sue Lampitt
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, students, information literacy
Creating a new Harvard referencing guide at the University of Lincoln
Helen Williams, Judith Elkin, Marishona Ortega
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, library
Core content modules at Leeds Metropolitan University
Erin Nephin, Wendy Luker, Karen Fisher, Lindsay Joyce
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, content
The establishment of a staff development network amongst partner libraries in the south of England
Steve Rose, Lisa White
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, staff
From 59 to 95 in a year: improving the student experience in politics
Sarah Brain
31/01/14 User Experience and Success focus 59, issue 59, experience
Self and peer assessment as a method of improving quality
Helen Fallon, Jon Purcell
31/01/14 User Experience and Success focus 59, issue 59, library, experience
University of East London: the new Stratford Campus Library
Cathy Walsh
31/01/14 User Experience and Success focus 59, issue 59, library, buildings
EDINA releases a new look SUNCAT
Zena Mulligan
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59
Papers from the Lancaster Alma Day, 3 June 2013
David Summers
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, conference
Twitter at Canterbury Christ Church University
Ian Clark
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59
Web-conferencing, screen-sharing and online meeting rooms
Leanne Young
31/01/14 focus 50, issue 59, e-resources
An academic year of summoning support via text message at the University of Salford
Judith Turner
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, academic
The HIKE project: evaluating Intota and KB+ for the UK marketplace
Amy Devenney, Graham Stone
31/01/14 Shared and Collaborative Services focus 59, issue 59
Using RFID technology at University of Sussex
Catherine Evans, Annette Moore
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, technology
The holistic librarian: 23(+ 1) things for RDM at the University of Exeter
Hannah Lloyd-Jones
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, research data management
Putting research into practice: mobile technologies in libraries
Jo Alcock, Annmarie Lee
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59, library systems
The future of library systems
Ben Showers, Suzanne Enright
31/01/14 Shared and Collaborative Services focus 59, issue 59, library systems
New technologies and new roles
Editorial
31/01/14 focus 59, issue 59
Mapping resources to competencies
a quick guide to the JISC Developing Digital Literacies resources
20/01/14 Performance and Quality digital literacy, information literacy, jisc
HEFCE Consultation on Open Access and the post-2014 REF: SCONUL Response
Summary of SCONUL's submission to the consultation
29/10/13 Academic Content and Communication open access, academic content and communication, institutional repository
Information Literacy
Good practice informing common practice
09/10/13 information literacy, digital literacy
Practical digital preservation: a how-to guide for organizations of any size
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, digital, preservation
Collaboration in Library and Learning Environments
Reviewed by Leo Appleton
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library, collaboration
News from member libraries
Focus 58
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library, membership
Creating the library ‘wow factor’
Jacqui Gaul
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library, buildings
Building developments at Durham University Library
Dr Richard Pears
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library, buildings
Welcome to... Just a minute!
Sioned Kowalczuk & Paul Fryer
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library services
Ebook QR code project
Jim Green
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, e-books, electronic resource management
Making treasures pay? Benefits of the library treasures volume considered
K. E. Attar
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library, collections management
Birthday reflections on a blog: a subject librarian’s blog one year on
Christine Love-Rodgers
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, social media
ERASMUS staff development
Delyth Morris
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, staff, erasmus
Library Focus @ UEA
Nicholas Lewis, Deborah Burbage & Katherine Fox-Boudewijn
07/10/13 ficus 58, issue, 58, staff, training
Cloud atlas: University of Wolverhampton’s journey into the Library Management System cloud
John Dowd & Frances Machell
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library management, library systems, lms
The Alma Learning Programme at Plymouth University
Elena Menéndez-Alonso
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, library management, library systems, lms
Future librarians, future skills: skilling librarians for the 21st century
David Parkes
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, skills, library
Skills development at the University of Manchester Library
Jennie Blake & Rosie Jones
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, skills
The evolution of a skills development team
Lisa Thompson & Pamela Morris
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, staff, skills
Implementing an online training course in disability awareness for frontline staff
Bernadette Mellon, Marie G. Cullen & Helen Fallon
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, staff, training
Information literacy meets employability
Sam Oakley
07/10/13 focus58, issue 58, information literacy
Developing Digital Excellence staff development programme
Megan Juss, Zoe Clarke & Rachel Bury
07/10/13 User Experience and Success focus 58, issue 58, staff, digital literacy
Bridging the mobile skills gap for library staff
Kay Munro & Karen Stevenson
07/10/13 User Experience and Success focus 58, issue 58, skills, staff
New skills for the team you have, and the team you don’t…
Anna O’Neill
07/10/13 User Experience and Success focus 58, issue 58, skills, staff
‘A sort of tender curiosity’ – different ways of looking at change
Trudy Turner
07/10/13 User Experience and Success focus 58, issue 58, skills
Teaching ‘old’ librarians new tricks
Simon Bains
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, staff, library management, library services
Reshaping library management in changing times
Oliver Pritchard
07/10/13 focus 58, issue 58, staff, library management
New skills for academic library teams
Editorial
07/10/13 focus 58, academic, skills, library
SCONUL Open Access Briefing
Summary
20/09/13 Academic Content and Communication open access
Briefing on mandatory open access policies
Briefing on mandatory open access policies
20/09/13 Academic Content and Communication open access
2013 Breakout groups
Notes from breakout groups
14/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services sconul access
Website Feedback
Feedback from SCONUL Access Contacts
14/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services sconul access
Walk-in access to e-resources
Keynote by Matthew Brooke, Royal Holloway, University of London
13/08/13
Website report
Update by Wayne Connolly, Newcastle University
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
A slightly different year
Admin report, by Maria Hiscoe
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
2012 Breakout groups
Notes from breakout groups
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
Celebrating Cooperation
Admin report, by Maria Hiscoe
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
Reflections on SCONUL Access
Keynote by Philip Payne, Birkbeck, University of London
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
Website update
Presentation by Simon Pearson, Opus Flow
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
2011 Breakout groups
Notes from breakout groups
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
E-access: Is the digital environment a barrier to success?
Keynote by Phil Sykes, University of Liverpool
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
Collaboration in a new academic era
Keynote by Margaret Weaver, University of Cumbria
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
2011 Access Contacts Conference
Admin report
13/08/13 Shared and Collaborative Services
WATER: Walk in Access to E-Resources
Providing visitor access to e-resources: guidelines and advice
30/04/13 Shared and Collaborative Services, User Experience and Success walk-in access; access
Measuring up: the experience of LibQUAL+™ at ITT Dublin library
Philip Russell
29/04/13 library management, electronic resource management
‘IS for you week’ at the University of Brighton
Alison Minns
29/04/13 library systems, library management
World Book Day 2010: an event to treasure?
Joe Kendal
24/04/13 library services, student satisfaction
SCONUL Shared Services Symposium
Summary of Shared Services Activity
22/04/13 Shared and Collaborative Services shared services
SCONUL Shared Services Symposium
Current Activity
22/04/13 Shared and Collaborative Services shared service
SCONUL Library Design Award 2013
Application Pro-forma
16/04/13 User Experience and Success design award 2013
Robert Gordon University Library on schedule for 2013 completion
Michelle Anderson
09/04/13 User Experience and Success Focus 57, issue 57, library systems, space
Advice for Authors
Valerie Stevenson
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, Sconul focus
University libraries and space in the digital world
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson
09/04/13 Shared and Collaborative Services, User Experience and Success Focus 57, issue 57, electronic resource management, space
SCONUL Winter Conference
Lys Ann Reiners and Valerie Stevenson
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, sconul, libraries of the future
News from member libraries
Ben Taylorson, Rachel Smith, Helen Loughran
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, membership, customer service
Focus on volunteering
Lucy Woolhouse and Catherine McCarthy
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, collection management, copyright
Supercharging your CPD with CPD23
Jo Alcock, Niamh Tumelty
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, accessibility, social media
Gladstone’s Library
Maxine Melling
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, buildings visit, collection management
WIT Books for Africa Project – 10 years a-growing…
Nora Hegarty, Therese O’Neill
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, value of libraries, accessibility
How can libraries dispose of unwanted stock?
Lys Ann Reiners
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, collection management, print, ebooks
Review, revise, re-implement
Simon Speight, Ben Taylorson
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, expertise, collaboration, student satisfaction
Championing the library: involving students in development, advocacy and stock selection
Christine Gale
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, student satisfaction, value of libraries
Mobile library services for distance learning students
Keren Mills
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, electronic resource management, electronic resource discovery
A positive library experience for international students?
Alison Lahlafi, Stephanie Allen, Stephen Bull
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, international students
Student attitudes towards intellectual property – and what this means for libraries
Sarah McNicol
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, copyright, intellectual property
The David Wilson Library, University of Leicester
Christine Fyfe
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, libraries of the future, library systems
Taking a dip into law at City University London
Derek Mackenzie, Emily Allbon
09/04/13 Focsue 57, issue 57, space
Alan Gilbert Learning Commons University of Manchester
Rosie Jones
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, library systems, accessibility, library services
A new vision for a traditional library space
Jean Scott, Toni Kelly
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, future libraires, library management
Realising the vision: building the Sir Duncan Rice Library at Aberdeen
Chris Banks
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, sustainability, research data management
Library Refurbishment
Martin Myhill
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, future libraries, library systems
New and refurbished library buildings
Editorial
09/04/13 Focus 57, issue 57, public libraries
Consultants Register
List of consultants working in the academic library sphere
08/04/13
A day in the life of Gillian Anderson, UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) Librarian
Gillian Anderson
29/01/13 library management
News from member libraries
Various authors
29/01/13 customer service
Book review: Bite-sized marketing: realistic solutions for the overworked librarian
Reviewed by: Antony Brewerton
29/01/13 library management, future libraries, accessibility
‘Subject repositories: European collaboration in the international context’ – a conference organised by the Nereus Consortium Conference
reviewed by Antony Brewerton
29/01/13 research data management
RLUK/SCONUL digest of scholarly communication news
Frederick J. Friend
29/01/13 access
SCONUL Study Tour to Denmark and Sweden May 2009 Compiled by
Geoff Gilbert
29/01/13 library systems, library management
A day in the life of Gillian Anderson, UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) Librarian
Gillian Anderson
29/01/13 library management
Explaining abstract concepts with concrete examples – entity registry and research activity data
Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin
29/01/13 user experience and success, digital literacy
Living through super-convergence: creating library and student support at Liverpool John Moores University
Leo Appleton
29/01/13 student satisfaction, shared services
Self-service reservations: a review of a pilot at Anglia Ruskin University Norman Boyd
Sarah Allen
29/01/13 walk-in-access, library services
Playing the long game: reclassifying UEA library
Nicholas Lewis
29/01/13 library management
Rare books collection finds new home at Cardiff University Library Janet Peters
Janet Peters
29/01/13 collection management
Is the library collection fit for purpose? Collection analysis at the University of Lincoln
Philippa Dyson
29/01/13 space, collection management
Learning outcomes and information literacy
Published 2004
08/01/13 Learning Outcomes, 7 pillars
UNESCO and Information Literacy
A short discussion paper
08/01/13 information literacy, 7 pillars
Digital Literacy Lens
Seven PIlars
08/01/13 information literacy, digital literacy, 7 pillars
OER Lens
Seven Pillars
08/01/13 information literacy, 7 pillars
Seven PIllars Study
Finding of a Study of Seven SCONUL Institutions
08/01/13 information literacy, 7 pillars
Getting to the root of student dis-satisfaction at the University of East London
Graham Fennell, Robin Stinson, Simone Ngozi Okolo
27/12/12 student satisfaction, focus 56
A place for learning: rethinking academic library buildings, National Library of Scotland
Anabel Marsh and Colin Bovaird
19/12/12 focus 44, issue 44, academic, library, buildings
Editorial
The Evolution of Information Literacy
17/12/12 User Experience and Success information literacy
SCSSG Action Plan
Shared and Collaborative Services Strategy Group Action Plan
06/12/12 Shared and Collaborative Services scs strategy group
AGM Papers
SCONUL annual conference, 14-15 June 2012
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Background information for delegates
SCONUL annual conference, 14-15 June 2012
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Formal Conference Papers
SCONUL annual conference, 14-15 June 2012
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Future trends in personalisation - Paul Walk
Paul Walk, Director, Innovation Support Centre, UKLON
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Future trends in personalisation - Elizabeth Tilley
Elizabeth Tilley, Faculty Liaison Librarian, Cambridge University
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Brand, reputation and the student experience. What your VC is really worrying about
Sholto Lindsay-Smith. Director, Industry Branding
04/12/12 SAGM2012
The leading question - developing a personal answer
Professor Mary Malcolm, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), University of Bedfordshire
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Evaluation and learning outcomes
Megan Oakleaf, Associate Professor, Syracuse University
04/12/12 SAGM2012
SCONUL Results. Tuition fees: Value for money
Joe Twyman, Director of Political and Social Research, YouGov
04/12/12 SAGM2012
Memorandum and Articles of Association for SCONUL
The Society of College, National and University Libraries
02/12/12
Winter conference 2012 Sponsor Details
Sponsor listing
02/12/12
The Special Collections Handbook
Reviewed by Katy Hooper
27/11/12 collections management, focus 56
Transforming information literacy instruction using learner-centered teaching
Reviewed by Jo Ashley
27/11/12 information literacy, focus 56
Personalising library services in higher education: the boutique approach
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson
27/11/12 library services, focus 56
Practical cataloguing: AACR, RDA and MARC21
Reviewed by Clare Foster
27/11/12 catalogue, focus 56
Managing research
Reviewed by Neil Stewart
27/11/12 research, focus 56
Approaches to research data management
Event reviewed by Valerie Stevenson
27/11/12 research data management, event, focus 56
DARTS3: The Third Discover Academic Research Training & Support Conference
Conference review by Michelle Blake
27/11/12 research, event, focus 56
Demonstrating value and maximising impact
Conference report by Valerie Stevenson
27/11/12 sconul, value of libraries, focus 56
News from member libraries
SCONUL member libraries
27/11/12 news, focus 56
Embedding QR codes in the Bournemouth University print collection
Neil Ford
27/11/12 collections management, print, focus 56
Library induction with YouTube, Camtasia and an iPad
Richard Taylor
27/11/12 User Experience and Success library services, survey, focus 56
Creating a successful chat library service: ‘Ask a librarian live’ at Cardiff University
Sonja Haerkoenen, Andrew Blackmore, Rob Beadle
27/11/12 User Experience and Success library services, staff, focus 56
Libraries and Learning Innovation and the use of Twitter
Helen Loughran, Carly Miller
27/11/12 User Experience and Success library services, focus 56
The use of Prezi for customer journeys and customer service excellence
Jenny Morgan
27/11/12 customer service, focus 56
Quid pro quo: Harnessing multimedia students’ skills to produce library videos
Siobhán Dunne
27/11/12 User Experience and Success skills, focus 56
Increasing the engagement: widening participation at York
Clare Ackerley, Tony Wilson
27/11/12 survey, focus 56
Does it really improve their marks?
Adam Edwards, Vanessa Hill
27/11/12 information literacy, survey, statistics, focus 56
Daddy works in a library: flexible working fathers
Daren Mansfield
27/11/12 survey, focus 56
Library language: words and their definitions
Kirsty Carver, Maria Introwicz, Susan Mottram, Sophie North
27/11/12 international students, focus 56
Increasing the engagement: widening participation at York
Clare Ackerley, Tony Wilson
27/11/12 access, focus56
RLUK/SCONUL response to BIS statement on access to publicly funded research
SCONUL/RLUK
27/11/12 rluk, sconul, research, focus 56
The researchers of tomorrow: how are ‘Generation Y’ doctoral students finding and using information?
Summary provided by the British Library
27/11/12 research, focus 56
Research Support Librarian at Imperial College London: the first year
Tim Reeves
27/11/12 research, focus 56
The Sussex Research Hive: providing peer-led support for doctoral researchers
Joanne Ball
27/11/12 research, focus 56
Teaching research students: refreshing our practice and responding to participant feedback
Angela Newton, Dan Pullinger
27/11/12 information literacy, research, focus 56
Sending research material and data into the future
Malcolm Raggett, Ed Fay
27/11/12 research data management, focus 56
Innovation in research support
Editorial
27/11/12 research, focus 56
Sending research material and data into the future
Malcolm Raggett and Ed Fay
27/11/12 open access; research data management; finch, focus 56
Innovation in Research Support
Valerie Stevenson, SCONUL Focus Editor
27/11/12 focus, issue 56, research
ANCIL in action
progress updates on a new curriculum for information literacy
30/07/12 User Experience and Success digital literacy, focus, issue 55
Breaking new ground: introducing special needs students to Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) libraries
Nora Hegarty Assistant Librarian Luke Wadding Library Waterford Institute of Technology
30/07/12 User Experience and Success accessibility, focus, issue 55
The ‘cut and paste’ of undergraduate research
Alison Henesey University of Lincoln
30/07/12 User Experience and Success information literacy, digital literacy, focus, issue 55
Sharing information literacy resources as open educational resources
lessons from DELILA
30/07/12 User Experience and Success information literacy, focus, issue 55
Kindle Project at the University of Chester
Fiona McLean and Joanna Shepherd
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, issue 55, ebooks
Preparing for a new shared library – the UWS and SAC experience
Neal Buchanan Campus Librarian (Ayr) University of the West of Scotland neal.buchanan@uws.ac.uk
30/07/12 Shared and Collaborative Services focus, issue 55, space, collaboration, shared service
A week in the life
Will Reid Staff Development and Partnerships Manager Library and Student Support (L&SS) Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU)
30/07/12 focus, issue 55, membership
‘Sounds of science’ poetry competition at the University of Bradford library
Kirsty Carver Subject Librarian for Engineering, Design and Technology Bradford University Library
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, issue 55
Re-evaluating your LMS
A case study
30/07/12 focus, issue 55, library systems, benchmarking
Patron-driven acquisition: the experience of three university libraries
Library Experience
30/07/12 Academic Content and Communication focus, issue 55, patron drive acquisition
LILAC 2012: Librarians’ Information Literacy Conference
Conference review by Michelle Blake & Samantha Halford
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, issue 55, information literacy
The missing link: making the connection between information literacy and an excellent student experience
Review of conference held at Birmingham City University
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, issue 55, information literacy, student satisfaction
Being a science/ engineering librarian
Georgina Hardy, Information Specialist Aston University
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, issue 55, staff, skills
NoWAL Exchange of experience event: Patron-driven aquisition
Valerie Stevenson - Head of Research and Learner Support, Liverpool John Moores University
30/07/12 Academic Content and Communication focus, issue 55, patron drive acquisition, event
Information literacy beyond library 2.0 - Book Review
Review by Michelle Blake
30/07/12 User Experience and Success focus, information literacy, issue 55
News from member libraries
Durham, Leeds, York, OU
30/07/12 membership, focus, issue 55
Focus Issue 55 Advice
Advice for Authors
30/07/12 focus, issue 55
Focus Issue 55 Contents
Contents
30/07/12 focus, issue 55
Rules for the conduct of business of SCONUL
Updated June 2009
14/06/12
SCONUL Strategy 2012-2015
Detail of the SCONUL future strategy
02/06/12 strategy
How are we doing?
Valerie Stevenson
10/05/12 focus 54
Book review - A guide to teaching information literacy ISBN: 978-1-85604-659-6
Reviewed by Michelle Blake SCONUL Focus editorial team
10/05/12 information literacy, user experience and success, focus, issue 54
Supporting research and researchers
Reviewed by Penelope Street Faculty Librarian: Health & Life Sciences University of Liverpool
10/05/12 research, event, user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 54
A JISC digital literacies workshop – with a twist
Lis Parcell Senior e-Learning Adviser, Sharon Crossan e-Learning Adviser JISC RSC Wales
10/05/12 digital literacy, jisc, user experience and success, focus, issue 54
JISC Collections 2011 Conference and AGM
Valerie Stevenson Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
10/05/12 jisc collections, event, focus, issue 54
News from member libraries
Durham University Library
10/05/12 benchmarking, space, user experience and success, focus, issue 54
Open content for management education – an innovative approach by OpenScout
Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin Research Assistant School of Information Systems Computing and Mathematics Brunel University; Uta Schwertel Senior Research Manager IMC Information Multimedia Communication AG
10/05/12 electronic resource management, focus, discovery to delivery, issue 54
The SCARLET Project: Augmented Reality in special collections
Guyda Armstrong Department of Italian School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures, John Hodgson John Rylands University Library, Frank Manista and Matt Ramirez, The University of Manchester, Mimas
10/05/12 collection management, discovery to delivery, focus, issue 54
Twitter – a personal perspective
Catriona Fisher Customer Services Manager University of Glasgow Library
10/05/12 user experience and success, focus, skills, staff, issue 54
UKSG and Twitter: what we’re doing, why, and to what effect
Charlie Rapple Associate Director, TBI Communications and Chair, UKSG Marketing Subcommittee
10/05/12 user experience and success, focus, skills, staff, issue 54
Veni, vidi, video... making a library video for new students
Liz Murray King’s College London; Helen Westwood, Samantha Halford, City University London
10/05/12 staff, skills, user experience and success, focus, issue 54
Developing research support
Antony Brewerton, Head of Academic Services, University of Warwick
10/05/12 research, rluk, user experience and success, issue 54
Comfort, stretch and panic: introducing a CPD framework for service and professional development
Maria Mirza, Deputy Head of Learning Services, Carol Chatten, Learning Technology Development Officer, Edge Hill University
10/05/12 staff, skills, focus, issue 54
Does your library need ‘More books’?
Simon Speight, Head of Academic Support, Ben Taylorson, Academic Liaison Librarian, Durham University Library
10/05/12 collection management, user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 54
LibQUAL+®: The SCONUL experience
Selena Killick, Library Quality Officer, Cranfield University; J. Stephen Town, Director of Information, The University of York
10/05/12 statistics, libqual, nss, benchmarking, focus, issue 54
Library Impact Data Project
Graham Stone, Dave Pattern, Bryony Ramsden, University of Huddersfield
10/05/12 value of libraries, performance and quality, event, benchmarking, focus, issue 54
‘Moments of truth’: measuring how the library and student support service impacts upon the student experience
Leo Appleton Associate Director, Library and Student Support Liverpool John Moores University
10/05/12 value of libraries, performance and quality, event, benchmarking, focus, issue 54
Proving value in challenging times
Heather Marshall Senior Librarian Glasgow Caledonian University
10/05/12 value of libraries, performance and quality, event, benchmarking, focus, issue 54
A week in the life
Bethan Ruddock Content Development Officer Library & Archival Services Mimas
10/05/12 membership, issue 54
The Prince’s Dream
Michael Gorman, University Librarian Emeritus, California State University
10/05/12 skills, staff, focus, user experience and success, issue 54
The university library of the future
Panel session: What will UK HE look like in 2021?
10/05/12 event, libraries of the future, focus, strategy, issue 54
The university library of the future
Conference report by Lys Ann Reiners and Valerie Stevenson, FOCUS editorial team
10/05/12 event, libraries of the future, focus, strategy, issue 54
How are we doing?
Valerie Stevenson Chair, Editorial Board, SCONUL Focus
10/05/12 focus, issue 54
Fair share: challenges and opportunities for shared access
report of the SCONUL Task and Finish Group on Access Issues
16/04/12 User Experience and Success access
Study space assistants: the Royal Holloway experience
Carol Sadlowski
04/04/12 staff satisfaction, focus 56
SCONUL response to IPO Copyright Consultation
Submitted response in pdf format
21/02/12
Open Access impact briefing
A briefing by Alma Swan on the impact of open access
11/01/12 open access
The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy
through a Digital Literacy lens
09/01/12 information literacy, digital literacy
Effective practices: enhancing learning, teaching and student success
Reviewed by Andrew Fleming Academic Liaison Manager (Arts and Sciences), Edge Hill University
14/12/11 event, student success, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
Future ready: the Special Libraries Association’s Annual Conference 2011
Conference report by Natalia Madjarevic London School of Economics
14/12/11 event, collaboration, focus, issue 53
Obituary Geoffrey Ford, 1942–2011
Cathryn Gallacher, Director of Library Services, University of Bristol; Mike Heery, Director of Library Services, University of the West of England (retired)
14/12/11 membership, issue 53
An Information Literacy Framework for Wales is launched
Joy Head Information Literacy Development Officer for Wales
14/12/11 information literacy, framework, focus, whelf, issue 53
The Open Rose Group Disability awareness training for libraries: 2011 update
Aly Peacock on behalf of the Open Rose Group
14/12/11 accessibility, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
NoWAL renewed – still here, but different
Nicola Siminson NoWAL Operations Officer The John Rylands University Library The University of Manchester
14/12/11 collaboration, shared services, focus, issue 53
SCONUL Performance Portal
Simon Bevan SCONUL Working Group on Performance Improvement
14/12/11 statistics, benchmarking, libqual, performance and quality, focus, issue 53
News from member libraries
Durham University
14/12/11 space, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
Creation of an online catalogue for a special collection: the experience at WIT Libraries
Helen Hayden Deputy Librarian WIT Library Service Waterford Institute of Technology
14/12/11 catalogue, collection management, focus, issue 53
Supporting distance learning students with disabilities
Geraldine Smith Learning and Teaching Librarian The Open University Library Walton Hall, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA
14/12/11 distance learner, accessibility, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
Using QR codes in the library at Leeds Metropolitan University
John Bottomley
14/12/11 focus, library systems, issue 53
E-reader pilot projects at the University of Manchester
Olivia Walsby E-learning Support Assistant John Rylands University Library, Martin Snelling E-learning Support Manager John Rylands University Library, The University of Manchester
14/12/11 ebooks, library systems, focus, issue 53
Introducing problem-based learning into one- shot information literacy instruction at Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries
Alan Carbery Assistant Librarian Waterford Institute of Technology Libraries
14/12/11 information literacy, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
A day in the life...
Nikki Heath School Librarian Werneth School, Harrytown Stockport, SK6 3BX
14/12/11 membership, issue 53
Focusing on students’ discovery tool preferences
Sarah Elsegood Arts and Humanities Faculty Librarian, University of East Anglia
14/12/11 discovery to delivery, student satisfaction, user experience and success, issue 53
‘Twitter ye not?’ 23 Things that helped Warwick University Library staff to develop their Web 2.0 skills
Emma Cragg (aka ‘ekcragg’) Academic Support Librarian, Antony Brewerton (aka ‘librarian boy’) Head of Academic Services,The Library, The University of Warwick
14/12/11 staff, skills, user experience and success, focus, issue 53
Research evaluation: bibliometrics and the librarian
Jenny Delasalle Academic Support Manager (Research) University of Warwick Library
14/12/11 bibliometrics, research, focus, academic content and communications, issue 53
SCONUL conference: panel discussion on the impact of student fees
Valerie Stevenson Chair, SCONUL Focus editorial board
14/12/11 event, user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 53
Planning for the future: the SCONUL annual conference 2011
Conference report: Valerie Stevenson Chair, SCONUL Focus editorial board
14/12/11 event, libraries of the future, focus, issue 53
A week in the life
Dr Donna Carroll Academic Services Development Manager University of Warwick Library
14/12/11 staff, skills, research, focus, issue 53
Learning from each other
Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus editorial board
14/12/11 focus, issue 53
Academic Libraries of the Future
Walled garden scenario
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
Beehive scenario
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
Wild west scenario
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
A flyer on the scenarios and how to use them
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
Scenarios beyond 2020
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
Scenarios beyond 2020
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Academic Libraries of the Future
How to use the scenarios
28/11/11 libraries of the future
Briefing for SCONUL members and other university leaders
a national digital library for UK HE
01/11/11 Academic Content and Communication, Shared and Collaborative Services digital, library
Obituary Brenda Elizabeth Moon MA MPhil PhD FRSE
an appreciation
04/10/11 focus, issue 52
The intranet management handbook ISBN: 978-1-85604-734-0
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
04/10/11 staff, skills, focus, issue 52
Preparing collections for digitization ISBN: 978-1-85604-711-1
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
04/10/11 collection management, focus, issue 52
University Science and Technology Librarian’s Group: Information Literacy event University of Sheffield 9 May 2011
Reviewed by Jon Fletcher Liaison Librarian (Science & Technology) Nottingham Trent University
04/10/11 User Experience and Success information literacy, event, user experience and success, focus, issue 52
Personalised Library Services in Higher Education symposium
Symposium reviewed by Michelle Blake
04/10/11 User Experience and Success event, user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 52
Mission impossible? Satisfying disabled students’ needs:
review of conference held at Birmingham City University Janice Bell Deputy Director Library and Learning Resources Birmingham City University
04/10/11 User Experience and Success accessibility, user experience and success, focus, issue 52
What do they really really want? Student expectations
Event reviewed by Suzie Kitchin Library Liaison Adviser Northumbria University
04/10/11 student satisfaction, nss, event, focus, issue 52
News from member libraries
Durham University
04/10/11 space, customer services, focus, issue 52
Academic librarian awarded a National Teaching Fellowship
Academic librarian awarded a National Teaching Fellowship
04/10/11 skills, focus, issue 52
British Universities Film & Video Council
Launch of new search engine
04/10/11 Academic Content and Communication discovery to delivery, focus, academic content and communication, issue 52
The SCONUL seven pillars model of information literacy: 2011 update
Moira Bent, Ruth Stubbings On behalf of the SCONUL Working Group on Information Literacy
04/10/11 User Experience and Success information literacy, event, user experience and success, focus, issue 52
One potato, two potato: ‘Mashed Library’, two years in
Chris Leach Systems Librarian, Paul Stainthorp Electronic Resources Librarian University of Lincoln
04/10/11 User Experience and Success skills, staff, focus, user experience and success, issue 52
Tech tips for libraries: Twitterfeed
Paul Stainthorp Electronic Resources Librarian University of Lincoln
04/10/11 User Experience and Success skills, staff, focus, user experience and success, Focus 52, issue 52
The value of libraries for research: some themes
Michael Jubb Director Research Information Network
04/10/11 rin, value of libraries, focus, issue 52
BIC and the e4libraries accreditation scheme
Alan Hopkinson Technical Services Manager Learning Resources Middlesex University
04/10/11 Academic Content and Communication library systems, focus, academic content and communication, issue 52
Achieving more with less: acquisitions in hard times
Belinda Roker and Catherine Williams, Acquisitions Librarian, Buckinghamshire New University
04/10/11 costing, focus, issue 52
Library induction: online vs face-to- face
Carol Elston E-learning Adviser and Michelle Schneider Academic Skills Development Officer, University of Leeds
04/10/11 information literacy, skills, focus, user experience and success, issue 52
‘If the library is the heart of the university, then information literacy is the brain’: promoting ‘Information literacy week’ at Salford University
Sue Barker-Mathews Academic Support Librarian and Maggie Costello Content Developer University of Salford Library
04/10/11 information literacy, focus, issue 52
Towards a metadata ecology for 21st-century education and research
David Kay, Paul Miller & Owen Stephens on behalf of the Resource Discovery Task Force
04/10/11 discovery to delivery, standards, electronic resource discovery, focus, jisc, issue 52
The EHRI Project: building an online archive for European Holocaust research
Rebecca Kahn EHRI Project Centre for e-Research King’s College London
04/10/11 collections management, focus, issue 52
Making a splash with ORCA: Cardiff University’s Institutional Repository
Louise Harrington I-WIRE Project Support Officer Cardiff University
04/10/11 institutional repository, open access, academic content and communication, focus, issue 52
E-only journals: incentives and barriers: or Why don’t we just do it?
Michael Jubb Director Research Information Network
04/10/11 ejournals, electronic resource management, focus, issue 52
Citations count: the provision of bibliometrics training by university libraries
Elizabeth Gadd Academic Services Manager (Engineering) Study Skills Coordinator University Library Loughborough University
04/10/11 bibliometrics, information literacy, focus, issue 52
Student expectations and the NSS: action planning at Northumbria University Library: a case study
Dilys Young Head of Academic Library Services Northumbria University Library
04/10/11 student satisfaction, quality, nss, focus, issue 52
A week in the life
Kay Munro
04/10/11 membership, issue 52
The positive power of disruption
Ken Chad Director Ken Chad Consulting Ltd
04/10/11 strategy, focus, issue 52
Doing things differently
Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus editorial board
04/10/11 focus, issue 52
What do they really really want? Student expectations
UCRG Northern event, 16th December 2010
04/10/11 User Experience and Success event, student success, focus, issue 52
News from member libraries
Durham University
30/06/11 space, focus, issue 51
Partnerships for higher education in further education: the library perspective
Conference review, Ian Collins
30/06/11 Shared and Collaborative Services partnership, shared services, shared and collaborative services, focus, issue 51
Super- convergence. Liverpool John Moores University 7 October 2010
Leo Appleton Head of Business and Planning Liverpool John Moores University
30/06/11 convergence, event, focus, issue 51
‘Managing academic library services in tough economic times’: the 2010 SCONUL autumn conference, British Library
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus Editorial Board and Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
30/06/11 event, strategy, focus, finances, issue 51, focus 51
Envisioning future academic library services: initiatives, ideas and challenges, ISBN 978-1-85604-691-6
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
30/06/11 libraries of the future, focus, issue 51
A practical writing guide for academic librarians: keeping it short and sweet
Reviewed by Michelle Blake, Focus Editorial Board
30/06/11 staff, skills, focus, issue 51, focus 51
Library mashups: exploring new ways to deliver library data, ISBN 978-1-85604-703-6
Reviewed by Will Reid Staff Development and Partnerships Manager Library and Student Support Liverpool John Moores University
30/06/11 focus, library systems, issue 51
The Larkin25 celebrations, Hull 2010
Valerie Stevenson Chair, Focus editorial board Head of Research and Learner Support Liverpool John Moores University
30/06/11 focus 51, collection management, issue 51
‘We all work in a library, so what could possibly be done differently?’ A Customer Services benchmarking project
Matt Cunningham Customer Services Manager Pilkington Library Loughborough University
30/06/11 benchmarking, customer services, focus, issue 51
‘Do something different’ days at Cardiff University library service
Sally Earney Aberconway Librarian Cardiff University
30/06/11 User Experience and Success staff, skills, user experience and success, focus, issue 51
The benefits of buddying
Marishona Ortega Academic Subject Librarian, Di Walker Acquisitions Librarian, Pam Young Riseholme Campus Librarian, University of Lincoln
30/06/11 User Experience and Success staff, user experience and success, focus, issue 51
‘... and any other duties deemed necessary:’ an analysis of subject librarian job descriptions
Antony Brewerton Head of Academic Support Library University of Warwick
30/06/11 User Experience and Success staff, skills, user experience and success, focus, issue 51
Implementation of SUMMON at the University of Huddersfield
Alison Sharman Academic Librarian for the Schools of Business and Computing and Engineering, Eileen Hiller Technical Services Manager, SUMMON Implementation Group and the Marketing Group, University of Huddersfield
30/06/11 electronic resource management, focus, discovery to delivery, issue 51
Developing library services in response to engagement with academics
Michelle Blake Academic Support Services Manager Library, London School of Economics
30/06/11 User Experience and Success user experience and success, research, focus, issue 51
What researchers want: a personal case study
Donna Carroll Academic Services Development Manager The Library, Academic Services, The University of Warwick
30/06/11 User Experience and Success research, issue 51, user experience and success
Movie magic: the thrill of Hollywood enhances information literacy teaching at Cardiff
Nicola Jones Library Operations Manager, Nigel Morgan Subject Librarian, Sarah Nicholas Subject Librarian, Erica Swain Subject Librarian Cardiff University
30/06/11 User Experience and Success information literacy, user experience and success, focus, issue 51
A sound education: using podcasts to develop study skills
Karen Croft Skills for Learning Adviser, Joe Maxwell Learning Technologist, Marie Scopes Skills for Learning Manager Leeds Metropolitan University
30/06/11 User Experience and Success information literacy, user experience and success, focus, issue 51
I just want my website to talk to me: implementation and trial of a chatbot at the University of Wolverhampton
John Dowd Hybrid Services Manager Learning and Information Services University of Wolverhampton
30/06/11 User Experience and Success user experience and success, focus, issue 51
A week in the life of a further education partner college librarian
Sarah Crudge Learning Resource Centre Coordinator New College Stamford
30/06/11 membership, focus, collaboration, issue 51
The British Library’s Annual Report 2009/10: proof of an essential investment in the UK knowledge economy
Fiona McCarthy Editor British Library
30/06/11 british library, focus, issue 51
The SCONUL Library Design Awards 2010
Sheila Cannell Chair, Working Group on Space Planning
30/06/11 space, event, focus, buildings visit, issue 51
The e-measures pilot
Pat Barclay E-Services Manager University of Westminster; Angela Conyers Research Fellow Evidence Base Birmingham City University; Claire Creaser Director LISU
30/06/11 Performance and Quality ebooks, ejournals, sconul statistics, framework, performance and quality, focus, issue 51
Collection and use of management information
Sam Hutchinson Head of Information Services (SC&HS) and Associate Director, City University
30/06/11 Performance and Quality tandards, focus, framework, statistics, performance and quality, issue 51
JUSP: Journal Usage Statistics Portal
Angela Conyers Research Fellow Evidence Base Birmingham City University
30/06/11 standards, focus, framework, statistics, issue 51
Getting to grips with the figures: the Data Manager post at the University of Portsmouth
Ian Mayfield Associate University Librarian University of Portsmouth
30/06/11 Academic Content and Communication research data management, academic content and communication, focus, skills, issue 51
Using the SCONUL statistics
Claire Creaser Director, LISU
30/06/11 Performance and Quality sconul statistics, performance and quality, focus, issue 51
SCONUL Shared Services Meeting
Ann Rossiter Executive Director, SCONUL
30/06/11 Shared and Collaborative Services shared and collaborative services, shared service, focus, issue 51
Five factors for success in a challenging world
Tim Marshall Chief Executive Officer JANET(UK)
30/06/11 janet, strategy, focus, issue 51
The austerity issue
Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus editorial board
30/06/11 finances, focus, issue 51, focus 51
Academic Libraries of the Future
Final report
18/05/11 libraries of the future
Research Lens Model table
of skills and attribute
30/04/11 information literacy
Core Model table
of skills and attributes
30/04/11 information literacy
Seven pillars of information literacy 2011
Model in circular format
30/04/11 information literacy
Seven pillars of Information literacy
New model
30/04/11 information literacy
7 Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model - A research lens
For Higher education
21/04/11 information literacy, 7 pillars
The SCONUL Seven Pillars of Information Literacy
through an Open Content lens
15/04/11 information literacy
7 Pillars of Information Literacy Core Model
For Higher education
13/04/11 information literacy, 7 pillars
News from member libraries
Aston University
30/01/11 space, collaboration, customer service, staff, focus, issue 50
National information literacy framework to benefit Welsh society
Joy Head, Information Literacy Development Officer for Wales
30/01/11 information literacy, framework, whelf, focus, issue 50
SCONUL shared services community event, 19 May 2010
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson Head of Research and Learner Support, Library and Student Support, Liverpool John Moores University
30/01/11 Shared and Collaborative Services shared service, shared and collaborative services, event, strategy, focus, issue 50
‘Organisational leadership in a time of change’
Conference reviewed by: Antony Brewerton SCONUL Focus out-going Editor and Head of Academic Services, The Library, The University of Warwick and Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus in-coming Editor and Head of Research and Learner Support, Library and Student
30/01/11 event, strategy, focus, issue 50
‘The biggest concern is going to be money’: the SCONUL Top Concerns Survey, 2010
Christopher West Director of Library & Information Services, Swansea University
30/01/11 strategy, survey, finances, sustainability, focus, issue 50
Welcome to the new Executive Director of SCONUL: an interview with Ann Rossiter
Ann Rossiter Executive Director, SCONUL
30/01/11 focus, strategy, issue 50
A ‘farewell’ from Toby Bainton
Toby Bainton SCONUL Secretary
30/01/11 focus, issue 50
‘Social networking in libraries’: Multimedia Information Technology group (MmIT),
Reviewed by: Cath Marlowe and Pauline Smith Research and Learner Support Officers, Liverpool John Moores University
30/01/11 event, library systems, focus, issue 50
‘Developments in New Technology’: University Science and Technology Librarians Group meeting, 11 May 2010, Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Reviewed by Timothy Collinson Faculty Librarian (Technology), University Library, University of Portsmouth
30/01/11 event, library systems, focus, issue 50
John Kenyon (Ken) Roberts 1940 – 2010
Alun Jenkins Richard Mellowes Norma Roberts
30/01/11 membership, focus, issue 50
Obituary - Bob McKee
Rob Froud
30/01/11 membership, focus, issue 50
Obituary - Dr Maurice Line
Ann Chapman Research Officer, UKOLN Howard Nicholson University Librarian, University of Bath
30/01/11 membership, focus, issue 50
Woolly beard or sharp business suit? The library as a crucible for the mixing of academia and the business community
Kaye Towlson, Nathan Rush, Assistant Librarian, De Montfort University
30/01/11 Shared and Collaborative Services shared service, HEFCE, shared and collaborative services, focus, issue 50
Synergy, efficiency and vision – the Worcester Library and History Centre
Roger Fairman Library Systems Development, Anne Hannaford Director of Information & Learning Services, University of Worcester
30/01/11 collection management, collaboration, focus, issue 50
Private horde to public collection: cataloguing the archives of the Liverpool Poets
Jo Klett Archivist, University of Liverpool Library
30/01/11 collection management, catalogue, focus, discovery to delivery, issue 50
Russia revealed: a Senate House Library case study of special collection promotion
K. E. Attar, Head of Special Collections, Senate House Library, University of London
30/01/11 collection management, discovery to delivery, focus, issue 50
Reading lists – pitching it right!
Stephen Atkinson, Nicola Conway, Ben Taylorson, Claire Smith, Durham University
30/01/11 User Experience and Success user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 50
Harvesting and aggregation of research activity data
Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin Project Analyst, SERS, Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
30/01/11 Academic Content and Communication research data management, research, focus, academic content and communication, issue 50
Research support at Cardiff University Library
Kate Bradbury Senior Consultant, Research Support; Alison Weightman Associate Director and Head of Library Service Development Information Services, Cardiff University
30/01/11 Academic Content and Communication research, bibliometrics, open access, academic content and communication, focus, issue 50
A travelling librarian: lessons learnt from a study visit to libraries serving research- intensive universities in the USA
Peter Lund Academic Services Manager (Science) Pilkington Library, Loughborough University
30/01/11 event, space, focus, issue 50
Referencing made easy: Technology Enhanced Learning supporting STudents to achieve Academic Rigour (TELSTAR) project
Owen Stephens TELSTAR Project Manager Library and Learning Resources Centre, Open University
30/01/11 information literacy, focus, issue 50
Ethnicity and study skills: active intervention in the library setting
Lisa Lawrence, Suzanne White Subject Librarian Lanchester Library, Coventry University
30/01/11 information literacy, focus, issue 50
Think ‘on’ the box: delivering engaging library database training to first year undergraduate students
Alan Carbery Assistant Librarian, Learning Support, Nora Hegarty Assistant Librarian, Learning Support Luke Wadding Library, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland.
30/01/11 information literacy, focus, issue 50
Formalising information skills training within the curriculum: a research project at Southampton Solent University
Celia Forrester Information Librarian, Scott Burnet Lecturer in Sport Science, Southampton Solent University
30/01/11 information literacy, focus, issue 50
The P.G. Cert. from three perspectives: student, practitioner and action learning set facilitator
Sally Patalong Subject Librarian, Coventry University
30/01/11 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, staff, skills, focus, issue 50
Writing for the professional press
Antony Brewerton Editor, SCONUL Focus, and Head of Academic Services, University of Warwick
30/01/11 User Experience and Success staff, skills, focus, issue 50
‘The cook, the thief, the wives and the lovers’: using staff development to build skills and promote the library for all
Lisa White Assistant Librarian (Staff Development) University Library, University of Portsmouth
30/01/11 User Experience and Success user experience and success, staff, skills, focus, issue 50
‘Learning to learn about leadership’: the Future Leaders Programme
Antony Brewerton Head of Academic Services, University of Warwick
30/01/11 staff, future leaders, leadership foundation, focus, issue 50
23 Things Oxford
Laura Wilkinson St Hugh’s College, Oxford, Emma Cragg Academic Support Librarian, University of Warwick, Formerly of Bodleian Libraries
30/01/11 User Experience and Success focus, staff, skills, user experience and success, issue 50
23 Things @ UL: a web 2.0 learning experience for faculty and staff at the University of Limerick
Ciara McCaffrey Head of Administration, Peter Reilly Librarian, Kemmy Business School, Helena Feighan Administrative Assistant, Staff Development Unit, University of Limerick
30/01/11 staff, skills, focus, issue 50
How effective are online services in keeping students and staff up to date with the latest research? Current awareness and the sciences at the University of Bath
David Stacey Subject Librarian, Chris Wentzell Information Librarian, Linda Humphreys Science Faculty Librarian, University of Bath
30/01/11 research, library systems, focus, issue 50
E-book readers: what are librarians to make of them?
Karl Drinkwater Resource Discovery Officer, Aberystwyth University E-learning Adviser (Learning Resources), JISC RSC Wales
30/01/11 ebooks, library systems, focus, issue 49, focus 49
Tech tips for libraries: QR codes
Paul Stainthorp Electronic Resources Librarian, University of Lincoln
30/01/11 library systems, focus, issue 50
Linking the clouds
Richard Wallis Technology Evangelist, Talis
30/01/11 discovery to delivery, focus, academic content and communication, issue 50
Technology timeline
Valerie Stevenson SCONUL Focus Editorial Board and Head of Research and Learner Support, Library and Student Support, Liverpool John Moores University
30/01/11 library systems, trend, discovery to delivery, focus, issue 50
SCONUL 50
Antony Brewerton Editor, SCONUL Focus and Head of Academic Services, University of Warwick
30/01/11 focus, strategy, issue 50, focus 50
Now we are 50
Antony Brewerton Editor, SCONUL Focus
30/01/11 focus, issue 50, focus 50
The body in the library: using collaborative working to develop effective and efficient online information literacy training for distance learners at the University of Portsmouth
Paula Thompson
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, future libraires, library systems
Postcards from the (research) edge: staying in touch with students throughout their PhD travels
Michelle Blake, Nicola Wright
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, student satisfaction
How to bid for funding
David Young
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, finances
International networking and staff development EU-style: Cardiff University’s library service and the Erasmus staff mobility scheme
Sonja Haerkoenen
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, staff satisfaction
The true value of volunteering
Jane Hindle
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, user experience and success. staff
Library qualifications – the work-based learner approach
Julie Smith
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, library management, library systems
From fairytales to real-life stories: sharing experiences at the library information desk
Nora Hegarty
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, library management, library services
A typical morning for the information support desk in the University of Liverpool’s Sydney Jones library
Sandra Brunnen
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, library management
No audition required!
Daren Mansfield
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, accessibility
LENUS – providing a platform for Irish health research
Gethin White
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, health
Use of social media in the member libraries of the Business Librarians Association
Emma Cragg
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, electronic resource management, library systems
The first six tools for practical Library 2.0
Paul Stainthorp
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, electronic resource management
The New Testimonies
Editorial
31/08/10 focus 49, issue 49, brand
News from member libraries
Leeds Metropolitan University
30/05/10 international students, student satisfaction, space, focus, issue 48
New service to recycle surplus stock
Better World Books
30/05/10 collection management, sustainability, focus, issue 48
RLUK/SCONUL digest of scholarly communication news
Frederick J. Friend Honorary Director, Scholarly Communication, University College London JISC Scholarly Communication Consultant
30/05/10 issue 48
‘The Student Experience’: the 2009 SCONUL autumn conference, British Library
Reviewed by Hazel Hall Library and Information Science Research Coalition
30/05/10 User Experience and Success event, user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 48
How to give your users the LIS services they want
Reviewed by Kathryn Ballard Information Librarian – Technology, Southampton Solent University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 48
Going beyond Google: the invisible web in teaching and learning
Reviewed by Chris Leach Academic Subject Librarian/Systems Development Librarian University of Lincoln
30/05/10 information literacy, discovery to delivery, focus, issue 48
USTLG rides again .
Carole Rhodes Science & Engineering Faculty Librarian University of Liverpool Library
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, staff, skills, focus, issue 48
Business and health librarians in cross-site collaboration at City University London
Jacqui Gaul Head of the Learning Resource Centre, Sir John Cass Business School, City University London
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, staff, skills, focus, issue 48
How do we compare? The experience of benchmarking a smaller university college library in the UK higher education sector
Peter Brooks, Theano Manoli, Royal Agricultural College
30/05/10 library management, benchmarking, focus, issue 48
Once upon a time in China
Laura Dunn User Services Manager, University of Liverpool
30/05/10 event, space, focus, issue 48
A new bookshop business at Edge Hill university
Mandy Phillips Information Resources Manager, Edge Hill University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 48
Getting into the learning zone! Northumbria University’s Zones4Learning: a fusion of inspiration and practical nous
Annie Kilner Service Manager: Operations, Northumbria University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success space, focus, user experience and success, issue 48
Black History Month at the University of East London
Michelle Marie Clarke- Campbell, Carol Hughes Library Assistant, University of East London
30/05/10 collections management, value of libraries, focus, issue 48
A week in the life ... widget, anyone?
Lisa Jeskins Promotions and Outreach Officer, Library and Archival Services, Mimas
30/05/10 membership, focus, issue 48
What makes an outstanding library team? The Times Higher Education leadership and management awards
Peter Williams SCONUL Focus Editorial Board and Assistant Campus Library Manager, University of East London
30/05/10 times higher, library management, focus, issue 48
Influencing skills: a how-to guide, or, How to get what you want without making enemies
Jo Norry Director of Libraries and Learning Innovation, Leeds Metropolitan University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, staff, skills, focus, issue 48
‘How can we help?’ Developing library staff skills to support e-learners at the University of East London
Catherine Walsh Associate Director, Library and Learning Services University of East London
30/05/10 distance learning, information literacy, staff, skills, focus, issue 48
Next steps: developing federated access management to grow your institution’s e-business
Jane Charlton Communications Co-ordinator, JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee)
30/05/10 standards, focus, issue 48
Leeds Met Library Facebook application
Debbie Morris, Adam Watson, Leeds Metropolitan University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Library questions? Ask us! Embarking on virtual reference at Anglia Ruskin University
Carol McMaster, Judith Wells, Jenny Cefai, Matthew Smith, University Library, Anglia Ruskin University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Information literacy and mobiles in Vancouver
Peter Godwin Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Bedfordshire
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Creating a media-rich online induction
Denise Turner, Sue Myer, Library & Information Services, Teesside University
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Bridging the gap: the importance of induction in underpinning information literacy
Laura Jeffrey Researcher Training Librarian (formally Learning Support Librarian), Durham University Library
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Information literacy: as endorsed by Barack Obama and UNESCO
Peter Godwin Academic Liaison Librarian, University of Bedfordshire
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 48
Reaching out to researchers – from subject librarian to sales rep
Emma Thompson Subject Librarian, University of Liverpool Library
30/05/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, research, staff, focus, issue 48
Why come to the library when the library can come to you?
Antony Brewerton SCONUL Focus Editorial Board
30/05/10 focus, distance learner, issue 48
Library questions? Ask us! Embarking on virtual reference at Anglia Ruskin University
SCONUL Focus 48
15/04/10 User Experience and Success information literacy, focus, issue 48
Introduction to LibQUAL+
A presentation by Stephen Town
05/02/10 Performance and Quality performance and quality, libqual
LibQual+ Process Overview
A presentation by Selena Killick
05/02/10 Performance and Quality performance and quality, libqual
LibQual+ Lite pilot experience
Presentation by Jacqueline Dowd
05/02/10 Performance and Quality performance and quality, libqual
LibQual+ Survey Results
A presentation by Selena Killick
05/02/10 Performance and Quality libqual
RLUK/SCONUL digest of scholarly communication news
Frederick J. Friend
30/01/10 academic content and communication, focus 47
‘Picking the winners’ The SCONUL Conference 2009, 10–12 June 2009, Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth
Conference review by Antony Brewerton
30/01/10 sconul, focus 47
News from member libraries
University of Birmingham
30/01/10 membership, focus, issue 47
RLUK/SCONUL digest of scholarly communication news
Frederick J. Friend Honorary Director, Scholarly Communication, University College London
30/01/10 issue 47
‘Picking the winners’ The SCONUL Conference 2009, 10–12 June 2009, Royal Bath Hotel, Bournemouth
Reviewed by Antony Brewerton SCONUL Focus Editorial Board
30/01/10 event, focus, issue 47
Book review Searching 2.0 Michael P. Sauers
Reviewed by Martin Wolf Arts Librarian, University of Liverpool
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, digital literacy, focus, issue 47
Book review Information literacy meets library 2.0
Reviewed by Rebecca Woolley Business and Economics Subject Librarian, University of Warwick
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, focus, issue 47
Using the CLA scanning licence to offer 24x7 access to in-demand book chapters and journal articles at the University of Chester
Lisa Peters Subject Librarian for Law / CLA Licence Co-ordinator, University of Chester
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, electronic resource licensing, focus, cla, copyright, issue 47
A ‘Day in the Life’: behind the scenes of Cardiff University’s Libraries
Jenni Tucker Communications Officer Information Services, Cardiff University
30/01/10 space, staff, focus, issue 47
500 tips to 500 wishes: writing a book to support academic library staff
Rachel Bickley Graduate trainee, Leeds Metropolitan University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, staff, skills, focus, issue 47
Evaluation of staff learning and development at Anglia Ruskin University Library
Jenny Cefai Staff Learning and Development Manager, University Library, Anglia Ruskin University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success. staff, skills, focus, issue 47
Mystery visiting in Lincoln: the visitor’s point of view
Charlotte Everitt, Marie Nicholson, Emma Sansby, The Sibthorp Library, Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, student satisfaction, focus, issue 47
Working with graphic design students to promote ‘Land of Lost Content’ at Leeds Met
Kirsty Carver, Catherine Parkin, Leeds Metropolitan University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, electronic resource management, focus, issue 47
Library clinics: the introduction of an outreach service to postgraduate students in UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School
Lorraine Foster Liaison Librarian Postgraduate Business, University College Dublin
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
PALs – students supporting students at the University of Lincoln Library
Lys Ann Reiners, Helen Williams, Rachel Farrow, University of Lincoln
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, staff, skills, focus, issue 47
Enquiry services go mobile at LJMU
Vicki Owen Project Officer, Library & Student Support, Liverpool John Moores University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, digital literacy, focus, issue 47
They all have them – why not use them? Introducing mobile learning at the University of Huddersfield Library
Andrew Walsh Senior Assistant Librarian, University of Huddersfield
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
Video killed the ‘PDF’ star: taking information resource guides online
David Meehan Assistant Librarian, Jack Hyland Assistant Librarian, Dublin City University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
R@P: developing and promoting the Referencing@ Portsmouth service
James Matthews, Roisin Gwyer, Linda Jones, Anne Worden, University Library, Portsmouth
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
The Information Source Evaluation Matrix: a quick, easy and transferable content evaluation tool
Kaye Towlson Senior Assistant Librarian in Library Services, Mike Leigh Principal Lecturer, Informatics Department, Lucy Mathers Senior Lecturer, Media Technology Department, De Montfort University
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
Information skills for art and design: the InfosmART project at the Glasgow School of Art Library
Duncan Chappell Academic Liaison Librarian, Glasgow School of Art
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, information literacy, skills, focus, issue 47
Supporting our academic community through a staff questionnaire
Simone Ngozi Okolo Academic Services and Skills Manager, Library and Learning Services, Robin Stinson Subject Librarian, University of East London
30/01/10 User Experience and Success user experience and success, survey, focus, issue 47
Student views on library services: key lessons for developing libraries of the future
Steve Rose Deputy University Librarian, (Learning Resources & Academic Skills) Southampton Solent University
30/01/10 student satisfaction, survey, focus, issue 47
Goalkeeping and the art of online instruction
Antony Brewerton SCONUL Focus Editorial Board
30/01/10 staff, focus, issue 47
USE OF SCONUL’S 7 PILLARS MODEL FOR INFORMATION LITERACY
FINDINGS OF A STUDY OF SCONUL INSTITUTIONS 2008-2009
12/12/09 information literacy, 7 pillars
ASSISTing you online: creating positive student experiences at the University of Wolverhampton
Wendy Haynes, Resource Librarian
28/08/09 User Experience and Success focus, issue 46
The National Student Survey: pain or gain?
Tracey Stanley
30/05/09 focus, issue 45
Introduction to a snapshot overview of library induction methods
Compiled by Martin Wolf
01/10/07 focus 40, issue 40, library, library services
What do publisher usage statistics tell us? The Analysing Publisher Deal project from Evidence Base
Dr Angela Conyers
26/09/07 Performance and Quality focus 40, issue 40, statistics
i-Spy: an information skills framework for the University of Hertfordshire
Jane Bilson, Monica Rivers-Latham, Helen Singer
31/07/07 focus 40, issue 40, information skills
Thinking the unthinkable: disaster planning for the M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries
Christine Wise
07/11/06 Focus 38, issue 38, disaster planning
Information Skills in Higher Education
A briefing paper
08/01/99 information literacy, 7 pillars