Mar 25 2010

Libraries contribute to economy and health

John Crawford has a letter Libraries contribute to economy and health in today’s (Thursday 25th March 2010) Herald in response to Tuesday’s article about East Dunbartonshire – Author attacks plans to axe mobile library and excellent leader Libraries must be given our support Libraries contribute to economy and health Congratulations to The Herald for supporting public libraries. As you […]

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Dec 14 2009

An Information Literacy Strategy for Wales

A couple of weeks ago (November 30th- 1st December) I attended an invitation only conference in Wales on the theme of ‘An Information Literacy Strategy for Wales?’  which was held at the attractively situated if geographically inconvenient University of Wales conference centre at Gregynog House. All LIS sectors and Welsh education were represented and I […]

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Apr 09 2009

LILAC 2009 – Information Literacy and Public Libraries

  Although the majority of speakers and delegates at LILAC are from higher education, public libraries were present in the form on one of the keynote speakers and one of the parallel sessions both of which were very good and tied in with the work of our project partners in the public sector. Key note - […]

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Dec 03 2008

Information Literacy and Public Libraries

Last week was a busy week for the project with meetings and or presentations everyday. On Monday morning we were in Greenock at Inverclyde Libraries talking with the People’s Network Librarian Sean McNamara about identifying areas for possible IL input into existing courses they offer and new courses for 2009. Courses such as an employability […]

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