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CORRECTION #uklibchat Tuesday 5 April 2016, 18:30 – 20:30 BST: Promoting online resources

*Correction*  #uklibchat will run from 6.30pm BST and not 6.30pm GMT, apologies for any confusion caused. Although the balance of print and physical resources and electronic or online resources varies … Continue reading

March 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

#uklibchat agenda – Tuesday 6th October 2015: Ebook ecology

Our next #uklibchat will be on Tuesday 6th October on the topic of marketing and libraries. Join us on Twitter between 6.30-8.30pm BST to discuss the issues and find new ways to … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

Feature #29: Ebook ecology – managing digital collections amid the publishing war

Our next #uklibchat will be on Tuesday, 6th October from 6:30-8:30 and our topic is the changing nature of the ebook and its economy.  Come and share perspectives, insights and advice.  The agenda is now … Continue reading

September 29, 2015 · 1 Comment

#uklibchat Summary – Digital Libraries – 6 March 2014

On 6 March 2014, we talked about digital libraries in their many forms – what exactly they are, what challenges and opportunities they offer our profession, and how library customers … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · 2 Comments

6 March 2014 Agenda: Digital Libraries

The next #uklibchat is on a Thursday, 6 March 6.30-8.30pm GMT. We’ll be talking about digital libraries, focusing on born digital content like e-books, e-journals, audiovisual and web content. The … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Summary – 4th September 2012 – Digitisation

This week’s chat (4th September) was on the topic of digitisation. We talked about reasons for digitising and the challenges of running digitisation projects, including future-proofing digital collections. Lots of … Continue reading

September 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Summary 20th October – The Future of Libraries

Q1. How will/does the use of self-service machines affect libraries? Changes the dynamic between staff and patrons When first introduced customer / staff interaction is usually increased Enables more time … Continue reading

October 24, 2011 · Leave a comment

Summary – Thursday 4th August 2011 – eBooks Discussion

#UKLibChat got off to a quiet start this week, but it soon picked up and turned into a lively debate. We also received a special mention from an LIS practitioner … Continue reading

August 7, 2011 · 3 Comments

Agenda: 4th August’s Discussion – E-books

The agenda has now gone live for the next #UKLibChat discussion. Please feel free to add your ideas to it. Where possible, please keep questions to less than 140 characters … Continue reading

July 26, 2011 · Leave a comment