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The GLAM sector: what can we learn from Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums [TG1/ASPECTS8]


1:30 pm - 4:00 pm


The British Library
96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB

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This workshop is designed to share and celebrate the successes and diversity of four key cultural organisations and the lessons we can learn from each other, in terms of service relevance, modernisation, professional practices and audience engagement.

This workshop is part of the cpd25 Aspects programme, aimed at library staff looking to acquire additional skills and knowledge or those working towards CILIP Chartership.


13.30 – 14.00

Arrival and Registration, with refreshments
14.00 – 14.10

Welcome, introduction and housekeeping

Paul Allchin
14.10 – 14.30

OpenGLAM: GLAM Sector overview

Mia Ridge
14.30 –14.50

National Portrait Gallery: collaboration

Bryony Miller
14.50 – 15.10

British Library: The Living Knowledge vision

Paul Allchin
15.10 – 15.30

London Metropolitan Archive:  Living history

Jan Pimblett
15.30 – 15.50

British Museum: Preserving the past

Hannah Clare
15.50 -16.00 Panel discussion: Q&A with audience and closing remarks


£45.00 members and £68.00 for other institutions. Light refreshments are included in this price.

This session takes place alongside cpd25 Aspects workshop ‘CPD and Learning Technology: skills for librarians to support information and digital literacy’. If an individual books both sessions a 10% discount will be applied.

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.

This event is fully subscribed. All new bookings will be added to the event waiting list.

To book a place please use our online booking form.


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