Focus 49

ISSN 1745-5790 (online)
ISSN 1745-5782 (print)

The list of contents for SCONUL Focus 49 can be found below. Each article is in PDF format.

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The New Testimonies

E-book readers: what are librarians to make of them?
Karl Drinkwater

The first six tools for practical Library 2.0
Paul Stainthorp

Use of social media in the member libraries of the Business Librarians Association
Emma Cragg

LENUS – providing a platform for Irish health research
Gethin White

No audition required!
Daren Mansfield

A typical morning for the information support desk in the University of Liverpool’s Sydney Jones library
Sandra Brunnen

From fairytales to real-life stories: sharing experiences at the library information desk
Nora Hegarty

Library qualifications – the work-based learner approach
Julie Smith

The true value of volunteering
Jane Hindle

International networking and staff development EU-style: Cardiff University’s library service and the Erasmus staff mobility scheme
Sonja Haerkoenen

How to bid for funding
David Young

Postcards from the (research) edge: staying in touch with students throughout their PhD travels
Michelle Blake, Nicola Wright

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

‘IS for you week’ at the University of Brighton
Alison Minns

World Book Day 2010: an event to treasure?
Joe Kendal

Measuring up: the experience of LibQUAL+™ at ITT Dublin library
Philip Russell

Is the library collection fit for purpose? Collection analysis at the University of Lincoln
Philippa Dyson

Rare books collection finds new home at Cardiff University Library
Janet Peters

Playing the long game: reclassifying UEA library
Nicholas Lewis

Self-service reservations: a review of a pilot at Anglia Ruskin University
Norman Boyd, Sarah Allen

Living through super-convergence: creating library and student support at Liverpool John Moores University
Leo Appleton

Explaining abstract concepts with concrete examples – entity registry and research activity data
Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin

A day in the life of Gillian Anderson, UHI (University of the Highlands and Islands) Librarian
Gillian Anderson

SCONUL Study Tour to Denmark and Sweden May 2009
Compiled by Geoff Gilbert

RLUK/SCONUL digest of scholarly communication news
Frederick J. Friend

‘Subject repositories: European collaboration in the international context’ – a conference organised by the Nereus Consortium
Conference reviewed by Antony Brewerton,

Book review: Bite-sized marketing: realistic solutions for the overworked librarian
Reviewed by: Antony Brewerton,

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