DBS Library Annual Seminar
Friday 9th June 2017

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09:00 – 09:30       REGISTRATION

09:30 – 10:00       David Hughes
                                Implementing Shibboleth Open Source Access Management Software: the DBS Library Experience

10:00 – 10:30       Claire McGuiness & Colin O Keeffe
                               The Information Professionals Network: Creating new Employment Opportunities for Librarians

10:30 – 10:45       Q&A
10:45   11:15      TEA BREAK
11:15 – 11:45       Mary Stuart
                                Extending Community Reach: The “My Open Library” Pilot at Offaly County Council Libraries

11:45 – 12:30       Andrew Preater
                               We Need Critique more than ever: Critical Librarianship as a Tool for Thought and Action [KEYNOTE]

12:30 – 12:45       Q&A
12:45 – 13:30       LUNCH

13:30 – 14:15       Brian Hickey
                               Big Data: Big Opportunities for Librarians [KEYNOTE]

14:15 – 14:45       Robert McKenna
                               CPD for the Higher Education Librarian: Learning from Education

14:45 – 15:00       Q&A
15:00   15:30      TEA BREAK

15:30 – 16:00       Mairead Owens
                               Empowering and Connecting People: Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Libraries Development Plan 2016-2020

16:00 – 16:10       Q&A

16:10 – 16:40       DEBATE Is it Time to Retire the Words Library and Librarian to Enhance the Employment Opportunities of
                               Jane Burns [supporting] and Helen Fallon [opposing]

POSTER CAMPAIGN: For postgraduate library students on the topic: NEW EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR LIBRARIANS.
Open to all postgraduate library and information studies students. 
• Deadline for receipt of hard copy poster is Friday 2nd June.
• Posters should be A0 size which is 84.1 x 118.9cm, 33.11 x 46.81 inches.
• Posters should be laminated.
• Posters must not have been exhibited previously.
• Posters must be entrant's own work and the services of commercial graphic designers cannot be used.
• The prize for the best poster is a €100 One-for-All voucher.
Contact Jane Buggle jane.buggle[at]dbs.ie to find out more. It is desirable that poster participants attend.

DBS Library's annual seminar is accredited by the Library Association of Ireland. Attendees obtain a CPD certificate of of attendance from the Library Association of Ireland on the day.

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