Focus 50

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

The list of contents for SCONUL Focus 50 can be found below. Each article is in PDF format.

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Now we are 50

Antony Brewerton

Technology timeline
Valerie Stevenson

Linking the clouds
Richard Wallis

Tech tips for libraries: QR codes
Paul Stainthorp

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

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, Chris Wentzell , Linda Humphreys

23 Things @ UL: a web 2.0 learning experience for faculty and staff at the University of Limerick
Ciara McCaffrey, Peter Reilly, Helena Feighan

23 Things Oxford
Laura Wilkinson, Emma Cragg

‘Learning to learn about leadership’: the Future Leaders Programme
Antony Brewerton

‘The cook, the thief, the wives and the lovers’: using staff development to build skills and promote the library for all
Lisa White

Writing for the professional press
Antony Brewerton

The P.G. Cert. from three perspectives: student, practitioner and action learning set facilitator
Sally Patalong

Formalising information skills training within the curriculum: a research project at Southampton Solent University
Celia Forrester, Scott Burnet

Think ‘on’ the box: delivering engaging library database training to first year undergraduate students
Alan Carbery, Nora Hegarty

Ethnicity and study skills: active intervention in the library setting
Lisa Lawrence, Suzanne White

Referencing made easy: Technology Enhanced Learning supporting STudents to achieve Academic Rigour (TELSTAR) project
Owen Stephens

A travelling librarian: lessons learnt from a study visit to libraries serving research-intensive universities in the USA
Peter Lund

Research support at Cardiff University Library
Kate Bradbury, Alison Weightman

Harvesting and aggregation of research activity data
Cecilia Loureiro-Koechlin

Reading lists – pitching it right!
Stephen Atkinson, Nicola Conway, Ben Taylorson, Claire Smith

Russia revealed: a Senate House Library case study of special collection promotion
K. E. Attar

Private horde to public collection: cataloguing the archives of the Liverpool Poets
Jo Klett

Synergy, efficiency and vision – the Worcester Library and History Centre
Roger Fairman, Anne Hannaford

Woolly beard or sharp business suit? The library as a crucible for the mixing of academia and the business community 
Kaye Towlson, Nathan Rush

Dr Maurice Line

Bob McKee

John Kenyon (Ken) Roberts

‘Developments in New Technology’:
Reviewed by Timothy Collinson

‘Social networking in libraries’: Multimedia Information Technology group (MmIT),
Reviewed by: Cath Marlowe and Pauline Smith

A ‘farewell’ from Toby Bainton

Welcome to the new Executive Director of SCONUL:
an interview with Ann Rossiter

‘The biggest concern is going to be money’: the SCONUL Top Concerns Survey, 2010
Christopher West

‘Organisational leadership in a time of change’:
Conference reviewed by: Antony Brewerton and Valerie Stevenson

SCONUL shared services community event, 19 May 2010
Reviewed by Valerie Stevenson

National information literacy framework to benefit Welsh society

News from member libraries