UXLibs III
Jun
6
Jun 7

UXLibs III

  • thestudio

The User Experience in Libraries Conference is far and away the most exciting Library event I've been involved in, both as an attendee and then later as an organiser. I'm excited to be back on the committee for UXLibs III, it's going to great!

More info on the website as it becomes available.


Twitter and Blogging: Next Steps, London
Jun
17
9:30 am09:30

Twitter and Blogging: Next Steps, London

  • Euston House

A UKeIG workshop open to all. Booking info on the UKeIG website.

This is a course aimed at those already using Twitter and Blogs professionally. I wouldn't describe it as 'Advanced' as such, but certainly 'Improvers' level rather than those just starting out.

Aimed primarily at using these tools in an organisational context (although the advice would be applicable to using them purely as yourself too...), we'll be covering how to use these platforms more effectively (and strategically), how to sustain use over time, how to build an audience and a larger network, what to do with tumblr, how to analyse your own activity, and how to measure the impact of your social media use. It's about increasing the level of engagement your library gets online, in a meaningful way. Participants will also be invited to submit their own specific queries ahead of time so all of your specific issues can be covered!

 

Life, Librarianship and Everything: talk at NLPN OPEN, Manchester
Jun
4
10:00 am10:00

Life, Librarianship and Everything: talk at NLPN OPEN, Manchester

I am absolutely delighted to be giving a talk at the NLPN's conference at Madlab in Manchester. I really miss interacting with New Professionals (now it's a full five years since I could legitimately call myself one) and this talk is about things I wish I'd known earlier.

There's loads of other great talks happening too. NLPN are a great group, really looking forward to this whole thing.

More details of the event here from NLPN's own blog. Get your (FREE) ticket via Eventbrite, here.

Digital Communications Toolkit, Dublin, for ANLTC
Apr
29
9:30 am09:30

Digital Communications Toolkit, Dublin, for ANLTC

I'm very excited to be running a full-day digital comms workshop for the Academic and National Library Training Cooperative, in Dublin.

Full details including how to book are available on the ANLTC website - really excited about this! Booking closes April 8th so get in there quick...

You can also read some feedback from previous versions of this course. It's very hands-on, and very much about tools and technologies you can use (for free) right away, as soon as you get back to work after the training.

[Header image is CC-0.]

Pure Marketing workshop for ANLTC, Dublin
Apr
19
10:00 am10:00

Pure Marketing workshop for ANLTC, Dublin

  • Trinity College

I will be running a workshop covering the first half of the Academic and National Library Training Cooperative's Developing a Marketing and Promotion Focus in Irish Libraries: what is it and are we really doing it? day at Trinity College in Dublin. There'll be several presentations from others in the afternoon, looks like a really good day.

More info on the event can be found here. This includes the booking application form.

 

Marketing Workshop at LIANZA, New Zealand
Nov
11
10:00 am10:00

Marketing Workshop at LIANZA, New Zealand

  • Shed 6

As well as delivering a talk at the LIANZA Conference in Wellington, I'm also delivering a workshop of around two and a half hours.

It will be a condensed versions of my Marketing training and will build on the contents of the previous days' talk.

Details of the conference, including booking, are on the LIANZA website.

Header pic by Aidan.

Keynote at LIANZA, New Zealand
Nov
10
2:00 pm14:00

Keynote at LIANZA, New Zealand

  • Shed 6

I am as excited and honoured as I've ever been to be delivering a Keynote at the annual LIANZA conference. This year it's in Wellington, at the very cool looking Shed 6 in the harbour. My talk will be on the Tuesday afternoon - I'm also a 'human book' on the Monday afternoon...

The theme of the conference is SHOUT! The provisional title for my talk is 'How to shout so your users listen, and listen so your users shout'...

Details of the conference, including booking info, are emerging on the LIANZA website.

Header pic by Gopal Vijayaraghavan.