The SCONUL Summer Conference took place at the Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton on 2-3 July.
The theme was "The scholarly environment 2025".
Conference agenda and presentations
Viewpoints: Evolving practice over the next decade
- Scholarly practice 2015 – 2025
- 2025: What does the future hold?
Stephanie Marshall, Chief Executive Officer, Higher Education Academy
Keynote speech: The University and the Internet of Things
Irene Ng, Professor of Marketing and Service Systems, University of Warwick and Director, International Institute of Product and Service Innovation, Warwick Manufacturing Group
Keynote speech: Faith and Facts: Scholars, Librarians, and the Challenge of Information Literacy
Thomas Leitch, Professor of English, University of Delaware
Parallel sessions: The scholarly library 2025
- The system-wide library in 2025
Titia van der Werf, Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research
- The future of bibliometrics
Philip Purnell, Customer Education and Thought Leadership Manager, Thomson Reuters
- Space planning and the reinvention of the library?
Oliver Pritchard, Assistant Director, Student & Learning Support, University of Sunderland, Andrew Kane, Partner and Higher Education Sector Lead, FaulknerBrowns Architects and Steve Dickson, Senior Director for Interiors and Workplace Design, FaulknerBrowns Architects
- What a difference a web makes: blended learning and the library
Fiona Harvey, Vice-Chair, ALT and Education Development Manager, Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD), University of Southampton and Jane Stephenson, Head of the National Oceanographic Library and Head of Faculty Library Services, Engineering and the Environment; Natural & Environmental Sciences; Physical and Applied Sciences, University of Southampton
- Jisc Fringe
Knowledge Base+ at 4: from data administration to management information and beyond
Liam Earney, Director of Jisc Collections
- Ex Libris Fringe
Primo – Discovery & Delivery at Coventry University
Gavin Brindley, Eresources Manager, Coventry University