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Library & Information Courses: Applying to Study LIS


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cpd25 – Library & Information Courses: Applying to Study LIS Brunei Gallery Room B202 27th October 2005 1.45pm – 5pm This is an invaluable event aimed at graduate trainees and anyone who is considering applying for LIS courses, whether full or part-time. CPD25 are pleased to have the following speakers: Professor Sheila Corrall MA (Cambridge), DipLib (CNAA), MBA (Sussex), MSc (Southampton), FCLIP, FCMI, FRSA Sheila has had a distinguished career working in public, special, national and academic libraries during which time she reached the highest levels of the profession. In 2002-3 she became the first President of CILIP and in January 2004 she joined the University of Sheffield as Professor of Librarianship & Information Management in January 2004. In her current role, her teaching and research activities cover academic and special libraries, staff development and workplace learning, organisational structures, the changing roles of library and information professionals and leadership development. Vanda Broughton MA Vanda Broughton is Lecturer in Library and Information Studies at UCL and teaches Classification and Information Sources. Her research interests include revision work on both the Bliss Bibliographic Classification, and the UDC. Christopher Pressler BA (Queen’s) MA (Nottingham Trent) MSc (Sheffield) MCLIP FRSA Christopher is Dean of Information and Learning at Dartington College of Arts, leading the teams responsible for library services, performance technologies, student IT support, costume and construction workshops, lighting and sound production equipment and College web development. In addition to managing library services, he also carries out duties relating to student assessment, has responsibility for copyright compliance at Dartington and takes an active role in the wider promotion of the College’s teaching and research. In wider performing arts librarianship and information management research Chris works across many fields. He has a particular interest in scholarly communications and the Open Archives Initiative and has been active in moving forward the concept and delivery of electronic doctoral dissertations in the UK for a number of years. He is currently undertaking a PhD on Elgar at King’s College London and was recently elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. Vicky Kontou BA (Athens) MA (London) Born in Greece with a degree in Archaeology and History of Art from University of Athens and a Master’s degree in History of Art, 20th century from University of London, Goldsmiths College. She is currently studying for an MSc Econ in Information and Library Studies by distance learning at the University of Wales Aberystwyth.
Programme: 1.45 Registration 2.00 Welcome followed by Sheila Corrall 2.30 Vanda Broughton 3.00 Tea 3.30 Chris Pressler 4.00 Vicky Kontou 4.30 Plenary session 5.00 Close Cost is £25 for CPD25 subscribers, £35 M25 affiliate members and £45 for other institutions, including refreshments To book, please book online at, or contact Dave Puplett at Please note that there are limited places available for this event, which will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Bookings will close on the 20th October 2005 and any cancellations after that date will incur a 50% cancellation fee. Provisional bookings will be held for 7 working days. A “no show??? on the day will incur 100% cancellation charges.

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