Focus 68

ISSN 1745-5790

The list of contents for SCONUL Focus 68 can be found below.

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Editorial: Playing a positive role in enhancing teaching and learning: How do libraries demonstrate their own excellence?
Steve Rose, Birmingham City University

Developing library spaces to meet users’ needs:  views from those whose libraries have been transformed

Library as third place: A strategic framework
Diane Bruxvoort, University of Aberdeen

Study Happy: Library wellbeing initiatives from the University of Warwick
Antony Brewerton and Becky Woolley, University of Warwick

Meeting the needs of parents and carers within library services
Responding to student voices at the University of East London

David Clover, University of East London

Developing a teaching and learning programme for librarians at UAL Library Services
Elizabeth Staddon and Leo Appleton, University of the Arts, London

Personal learning networks
Collective intelligence and knowledge communities in the digital age

Donald Maclean, University of the Highlands and Islands

Embedding information literacy through critical skills, collaboration and a new curriculum
Lorna Dodd, Maynooth University

Developing a new co-ordinated approach to information literacy at the University of Chester
Jon Hardisty,  Charlotte Gleeson, Paul Verlander, University of Chester

Evolving pedagogical practice at Middlesex University
The state of our art

J. Adam Edwards, Middlesex University

Is it possible to teach and learn collaborative skills while still having fun?
Using an on-campus scavenger hunt to answer the question

Jane Burns, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland & University College Dublin

Gateway to higher education
A supportive induction for mature students returning to study

Carina Buckley, Southampton Solent University

Transforming student learning through ResourceLists@Bham
Ann-Marie James, Polly Harper, University of Birmingham

Development of an Academic Integrity LibGuide
Experiences at University College Dublin

Jenny Collery, Nessa Collinge, and
Maolsheachlann O’Ceallaigh, University College Dublin Library

The university archive as teaching resource
From Corporate Service to Curriculum Support

Anna McNally, University of Westminster

Embedding unique and distinctive collections into the curriculum
Experiences at Maynooth University Library

Barbara McCormack, Maynooth University Library

Understanding and managing rare books
A module on rare books librarianship taught through the Centre for Archive and Information Studies (CAIS) at Dundee University 

Anette Hagan, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh

Supporting teaching in the Henry Grunfeld Library
Gerry Power, The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Innovation in libraries
Report from the Business Librarian Association annual conference

Robert Elves, Kingston University and BLA Marketing and Communications Officer

Book Review: Teaching Information Literacy Reframed:
Reviewed by Lucy Langley-Palmer, University of Bristol Library