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Development Day for Library Assistants


11:59 pm

Event Type

Development day for library assistants
14th February 2005
9.30am to 4.15pm
Brunei Gallery

CPD25 is pleased to offer a full day seminar for library assistants. It is suitable for graduate trainees, frontline staff, and others who are interested in moving upwards or onwards, and considering their options.


* 9:30-10:00
Registration and refreshments
* 10:00-10:05
Introductions and housekeeping
* 10:05-10:45
ECDL – Chris Slocombe, National Account Manager (ECDL) British Computer Society
* 10:45-12:00
NVQs (includes small group exercises) – Liz Annetts, Assistant Director (User Services and Staff development ) Brunel Library
* 12:00-12:30
Questions, discussion – both speakers
* 12:30-1:30
* 1:30-2:00
Job applications and marketing
Susan Baillie, Head of INFOMatch, CILIP
(2:00-2:15 Discussion)
* 2:15-3:15
Career moves and transferable skills – Gerry Power, Access Librarian, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, School of Advanced Study
(Includes small group break out session)
* 3:15-3:30
* 3:30-4:00
Career moves and transferable skills (continued)
* 4:00-4:15
Action plans, summing up, feedback and close.

The organisers/facilitators are Cathy Parr, University of Herts ( Elspeth Keith, Royal Veterinary College ( and Diana Herman, UCL (

Venue details:
Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG.

Cost is £50 for CPD25 members, £80 for M25 affiliate members and £100 for other institutions, including lunch and refreshments.

Please note that there are 25 places available for this event, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings will close on 7 February 2005 and any cancellations after that date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a “no show??? on the day 100% cancellation charges will apply

Booking form for M25 Members   Booking form for non-Members