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Focus Groups


5:00 pm

Event Type

cpd25 Focus Groups
Brunei Gallery Room B211
25th April 2006
2.00 – 5.00pm


Focus groups can be an extremely effective technique for gathering information from your users. They can provide rich information and insights which can supplement and develop information obtained and library surveys to provide a more complete picture of user requirements.

This is a half day work shop which will explore the use of focus groups in academic libraries.


2.00 Registration

2.15 Main speaker from TFPL-
The purpose, organization and use of focus groups

3.30 Case study –Penny Dade, Middlesex University, Organizing and running focus groups at Middlesex University

4.00 Case Study – Peter Godwin, London South Bank University, Training staff to run focus groups. Collating the feedback from focus groups.

Booking Info:

Cost is £35 for cpd25 members, £45 for M25 affiliate members and £55 for other institutions, including refreshments.

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.

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