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March 2017
£60.00 - £420.00

RLUK Conference 2017 #RLUK17

March 8 @ 11:30 am - March 10 @ 1:30 pm
The British Library,
96 Euston Road, London, England NW1 2DB United Kingdom

The national and international environment for higher education is changing more rapidly than ever: the evolution of research technologies, the emergence of disruptive, non-traditional platforms for scholarly communications and increased demand for more, and more varied, research support services. These developments are occurring in a time of uncertain political, economic and social change. Research libraries continue to innovate and transform, providing ever more vital support to research and researchers, yet in this rapidly changing academic climate what role will research…

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Past Events

November 2016

Disruption in Higher Education: the wider context for research libraries.

November 22, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Congress Centre,
28 Great Russell Street, London, England WC1B 3LS United Kingdom

Disruption in Higher Education: the wider context for research libraries. A meeting organised by the RLUK Associate Directors Network When: 22 November 2016 Where: Invision Suites 1&2, Congress Centre, 28 Great Russell Street (Directions) Who should attend: This meeting is a free event, open to all Library staff from RLUK institutions. **Please note that there are a limited number of places available for this event ** Programme 9.30 – 10.00 ADN co-convenor election part 1 —————- 9.45     Refreshments and Registration…

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November 2016

RLUK Members’ Meeting 2016

November 3, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - November 4, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
University of Cambridge, Clare College,
Trinity Lane, Cambridge, England CB2 1TL United Kingdom

RLUK Members’ Meeting 2016 Location: Clare College Conference Centre, University of Cambridge (Directions) (Google maps) When: 3-4 November 2016 Attendance for this event is free but is restricted to RLUK members only. Each RLUK member institution will be allocated a maximum of two delegate places. The University of Cambridge will be hosting a tour of the library on Friday 4 November, but numbers are limited so please register early to guarantee a place We have a limited number of rooms…

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October 2016

DCDC16 – Collections, connections, collaborations: from potential to impact

October 10, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - October 12, 2016 @ 5:30 pm
The Lowry,
The Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester M50 3AZ United Kingdom

View the DCDC16 programme Please read the DCDC16 FAQ before registering for this event. DCDC16 will look at the varied and innovative ways in which archives, museums, libraries, and academia can help realise the potential of collections and translate this into social, cultural, and economic impact. In the last decade, notions of impact have risen to the forefront of discourse and debate within the heritage, research, and academic sectors. As budgets across the heritage sector have retracted, organisations of every…

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March 2016

RLUK Conference 2016

March 9, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - March 11, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
British Library,
NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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The next RLUK Conference will be held at the British Library on 9-11 March 2016. Click the link on the right to be taken to the main conference website. Conference theme The research library in the 21st century is undergoing a significant transformation. Continuing to sit squarely at the heart of academic life, it is experiencing disruptive innovation at a speed never before experienced. Its user communities are growing and changing; its service portfolio is expanding; its technologies are proliferating; and its skills…

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November 2015

RLUK Members’ Meeting 2015 (Warwick)

November 19, 2015 @ 9:00 am - November 20, 2015 @ 3:00 pm
Scarman House – Warwick Conferences,
Coventry, West Mids CV4 7AL United Kingdom

The 2015 Autumn Member’s Meeting will take place at Scarman House at the University of Warwick on 19-20 November [Location map] Attendance for this event is free but is restricted to RLUK members only. Each RLUK member institution will be allocated a maximum of two delegate places. Library Tours Warwick Library will be holding tours for RLUK meeting delegates on the following days/times: Thursday 19 November 10:00 – 11:00 17:00 – 18:00 Friday 20 November 15:15 – 16:15 Delegates attending the…

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October 2015

DCDC15: Exploring new digital destinations for heritage and academia

October 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - October 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
The Lowry,
Salford Quays M50 3AZ

DCDC15 will look at the varied and innovative ways in which archives, museums, libraries and academia can engage with audiences in the digital age. The last two decades have witnessed a flourishing of digital content across the heritage and academic sectors. Whether through the creation of digital discovery tools, mass digitisation and online delivery of content, or the creation of new virtual user interfaces; digital technology has come to complement traditional analogue formats to create an altogether richer user experience. The creation, delivery…

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March 2015

RLUK Members’ Meeting & AGM 2015

March 19, 2015 @ 12:00 am - March 20, 2015 @ 3:30 pm
Weetwood Hall,
Otley Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS16 5PS United Kingdom

The Spring RLUK Member’s Meeting and AGM will take place at Weetwood Hall, Leeds on 19-20 March 2015. This meeting is open to RLUK members only (maximum two delegates per member institution). The Shared Print Workshop on 19 March is restricted to one delegate per member institution + invited guests. REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED Programme Thursday 19 March 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and registration 13:00 – 16:30 Shared Print Workshop (closed meeting) 13:00 – 17:00 ADN meeting (closed meeting) 19:00…

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November 2014

November 12, 2014 @ 8:00 am - November 14, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

The 2014 RLUK Conference will bring together the key thought leaders and practitioners in the sector, to explore how research libraries and collections are innovating and creatively adapting their services, staffing and collections to meet the expanding and evolving needs of research and researchers. Themes the 2014 Conference will explore: Leadership and embedding innovation in the 21st century library Moving beyond the campus: research and public engagement Continuities and innovation:  the changing scholarly communications landscape Finding the right scale: the…

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October 2014

Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities #DCDC14

October 29, 2014 @ 9:00 am - October 30, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

Many thanks to all the delegates who joined us at the Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities Conference. Videos from the event will be available soon. We are now planning the 2015 Conference. Sign up to our mailing list if you wish to be kept up-to-date with news on next year’s conference. 29-30 October – Library of Birmingham   Forging collection-based collaboration between archives, museums and academia   A collaborative conference between The National Archives and Research Libraries UK, in partnership with The…

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May 2014

RLUK Hack Day #RLUKhack

May 14, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

RLUK Linked Open Data release Working with The European Library, RLUK will soon be releasing over 17m bibliographic records as LOD. We want to work with the developer and academic community to realise the full impact of this very large open dataset. We want to encourage people to engage with the data, reuse it and make it usable for others in the pursuit of research and learning that will benefit all. As such following on from the launch of the…

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March 2014

RLUK AGM and Members’ Meeting Spring 2014

March 13, 2014 @ 8:00 am - March 14, 2014 @ 5:00 pm

This event has ended The 2014 spring AGM and Member’s Meeting will take place at the University of York [Campus map] Attendance for this event is free but is restricted to RLUK members only. Each RLUK member institution will be allocated a maximum of two delegate places. Registration is now closed for the meeting   Confirmed speakers Mark Birkin, University of Leeds Nick Wright, University of Newcastle Rachel Bruce, Jisc Steven Hall, Institute of Physics Publishing Brian Hole, Ubiquity Press Roger…

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