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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 need for above campus solutions

Break out sessions:

  • What do journal publishers do, and what is the cost?
  • Finding the route to good practice in OA implementation
  • RDM: research data metrics
  • Horizon 2020: Opportunities for research libraries and how to seize them
  • Nurturing leadership, innovation and skills for data analysis and decision making

Confirmed speakers:

  • Youngsuk ‘YS’ Chi, Chairman, Elsevier
  • Geoffrey Crossick, Distinguished Professor of Humanities, School of Advanced Study, University of London
  • David Price, Vice-Provost (Research) UCL
  • Steven Hall, IOP Publishing
  • Roger Schonfeld, Ithaka S+R
  • Madeleine Atkins, HEFCE
  • Brian Gambles, Library of Birmingham
  • Jan Wilkinson, University of Manchester
  • Sheila Corrall, University of Pittsburgh
  • Paul Gentle, Leadership Foundation for Higher Education
  • Ben Showers, Jisc
  • Ian Grosvenor, University of Birmingham
  • Jarkko Siren, The European Commission
  • Sarah Michalak, HathiTrust
  • Elliott Shore, Association of Research Libraries
  • Adam Tickell, University of Birmingham

Download the Conference programme on the right-hand menu.

Who should attend?

  • Library directors and senior managers
  • Library professionals
  • Researchers
  • Senior research administrators
  • Publishers
  • Library organisation representatives
  • Research funders
  • Vendors

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RLUK Conference 2014 fees

Early bird discounted rate for full Conference including accommodation and Conference Dinner (early bird offer ends 31 July):

RLUK: £450 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)
Non-RLUK: £520 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)

Standard full Conference + accommodation rate:

RLUK: £500+ VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)
Non-RLUK: £570+ VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)

Full conference rate:

RLUK: £300 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)
Non-RLUK: £370 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)

Day Delegate rate:

RLUK: £125 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)
Non-RLUK: £175 + VAT (+ Eventbrite fee if paying by card)

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Please be advised that photography and filming will take place at this event. The footage will be used by RLUK in future promotional material and publications.

Attendance at the RLUK Conference 2014 constitutes the registrant’s consent for RLUK to photograph/film and use their image and likeness.

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