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Exchange of Experience day at Oxford Brookes


5:00 pm

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[B]cpd25 Exchange of Experience Day at Oxford Brookes
9th March 2007, 9-5pm[/B]

cpd25 are pleased to offer the unique opportunity to visit Oxford Brookes Headington Library for a tour, a talk about the University and its libraries, and the chance to share experiences with the library staff working in similar roles to your own.

This is aimed at staff across all levels in cpd25 member libraries and will take place at the Headington Library on the Gipsy Lane campus.

This is the largest library in the university, and it supports the following Schools: Arts and Humanities; Built Environment; Health and Social Care; Life Sciences; Social Sciences and Law.

10.30 Arrive and coffee in SG51

11.00 Welcome from Helen Workman, Director of Learning Resources and University Librarian

Helen will talk about:
• the University and the place of Learning Resources in the organisation
• future plans within the University that will impact on the Library

11.20 Jan Haines, Head of Academic Library Services

In her session Jan will cover:
• how the Library is organised
• current projects and issues

11.45 Tours

12.30 Lunch in SG51

13.30 and 14.15: choose 2 activities from the following:

Visits to Acquisitions & Cataloguing, Lending Services, Special Collections

Sessions on:
• Document delivery
• Enquiry services
• Information skills
• Library Web pages
• Managing E-resources
• Research support
• Self service
• Support for students with special needs

Or a chance to meet up with your opposite number

15.00 Tea in the Library Seminar Room

15.30 Depart

We will try to match people to their roles and interests as closely as we can, dependent upon staff availability on the day.

Booking info:
Transport via the Oxford tube coach service (100 minutes door to door), lunch and refreshments are included in the price of £30 a head for cpd25 members.

To book, please contact Dave Puplett at

Once a place is booked, the cpd25 Administrator will liase directly with you to establish the parts of the library that you are most interested in seeing.

Please note that there are limited places available for this event. Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

Booking form for M25 Members   Booking form for non-Members