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  • Sargent, Pauline (Dublin Business School, 2016)
    The role of librarians is changing from purchasing content behind closed doors to facilitating access to high quality open access content. Research papers and academic articles are hidden behind technical, legal and financial ...
  • Hughes, David (Dublin Business School, 2016)
    Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) can be used to great advantage in libraries. This presentation gives a short description and history of FOSS and gives examples of FOSS that can be used in a library setting.
  • Geraghty, Audrey (Dublin Business School, 2016)
    This presentation aimed to provide an overview of the electronic library resources provided in Hibernia College. The areas discussed included library access, collection development, training and the challenges a virtual ...
  • Prosser, David (Research Libraries UK (RLUK), 2016)
    For collections to be useful they must be both discoverable and accessible. This presentation looks at some of the issues facing collections in the UK, including the extent of un-catalogued and poorly described material ...
  • Hughes, David (Dublin Business School, 2015)
    Academic libraries need new methods of demonstrating their value to their institutions and their patrons. One potential method is to investigate a link between library usage and student attainment. This presentation ...
  • O'Neill, Marie (Dublin Business School, 2015)
    Marie O' Neill explores the expansion of DBS Library's research support services. She discusses key developments during this process including the production of a research development plan, the establishment of a research ...
  • O'Keeffe, Colin (Dublin Business School, 2015)
    The proficiencies learned through information literacy (IL) training are life long skills that can be employed post graduation, especially in relation to employment. This presentation examines the evolution of IL; from ...
  • Priestner, Andy (University of Cambridge, 2015)
    How and why its time for librarians and libraries to break from the traditions of linear single track communication and embrace all the communication channels at our fingertips in order to engage and converse with our users.