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Keep Calm and Carry On [Event Ref. No. TG4/KCCO]


5:00 pm

Event Type

This event is the fourth annual cpd25 event designed for those who supervise staff, services or both.

The audience: Senior Library Assistants, Information Services Supervisors, Library Assistants, Information Assistants (or their equivalent) in Higher Education institutions.

Following on from the previous successful events, the main aim and objectives are:

To explore ways for staff to keep an optimistic outlook and proactive attitude in difficult economic times

* To explore the student perspective in higher education in 2011

* To exchange views and experiences on how different services (cope/)perform in difficult times

* To network with colleagues from other services and to visit another service


13.30-14.00: Coffee and Registration

14.00-14.45: Keynote Speaker: Chris Dingle (Vice President Education, Kingston University Student Union), Introduction by Sue Clegg (University Librarian and Director of Learning Resources, Roehampton University)

14.45-15.45: Visit to one of the following academic libraries:


* School of Pharmacy

15.45-16.00: Tea, coffee & pastries

16.00-16.30: Breakout sessions

16.30-17.00: Reporting back and closing statements.

Sue Clegg will be chairing this event.

The breakout sessions will involve attendees working in small groups to discuss the following questions:

* How can you keep your team positive in negative times?

* How can you help your department save money?

The feedback from each group will be arranged so as to be quick, painless and efficient – in keeping with the tone of the event.

Venue: The Hardy Room at the London Mathematical Society, 57-58 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HS; Website:

Please note that there are limited places available for this event.

To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via

Cost: £125 for cpd25 members and £155 for other institutions.

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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