Category Archives: Training

Two conferences to watch…

Marketing and advocacy for special collections is up for discussion this year. Two big conferences will include talk of outreach and access for varied audiences. CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group annual conference, Speaking Truth to Power: making special collections … Continue reading

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Newsflash: RBSCG Conference open for booking

The Rare Books and Special Collections Group conference 2011, ‘If you’ve got, it flaunt it’,  is open for booking. This year it’s all about how to promote your collections to a variety of audiences. More details and an application form are available … Continue reading

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If you’ve got it, flaunt it

For anyone interested in promoting their special collections to a variety of audiences, CILIP Rare Books and Special Collections Group’s annual conference will be well worth attending. It takes place on 7-9 September in at the University of Durham. Booking … Continue reading

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Making connections: The Voluntary Arts Network

Some of the best advice and contacts for special collections outreach can be found outside the libraries box. If training, information or funding is labelled ‘for museums’ or ‘for arts groups’ or ‘for charities’ or ‘for [insert other]’, it might actually also … Continue reading

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Cambridge Librarian TeachMeet

Why not collaborate with school librarians to engage schools with special collections? This was my thought after listening to presentations from school librarians at the Cambridge Librarian TeachMeet. Like teachers, school librarians are switched on to the students needs. They get fully involved in teaching students (particularly in … Continue reading

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