Documentary evidence that L&LR staff really did attend the official opening of the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (the “Phase II” building) at Holbeach Campus, on Friday 27th March 2009… The building was opened by Sir Stuart Rose, chairman-executive of Marks & Spencer, and the event was attended by the Vice-Chancellor, the Dean of Riseholme College, [...]
Archive for March, 2009
The Academic Subject Librarian maternity cover post, which will become vacant in May, is scheduled to be advertised on the internal portal on Monday 23 March for two weeks.
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I’ve been in London for a couple of days, obsessively seeking out free wifi so that I can test out the new L&LR netbook PC, which is one of these. Observations on the device: 9″ screen fine; mini-keyboard fine and actually easier to use in a confined space (e.g. the 17:03 from King’s Cross to [...]
Interesting visualisation of how the increase in our e-book usage is almost exactly offsetting the drop in issues. For every seven paper books issued between Aug ’08 – Feb ’09, roughly one session with an e-book took place. This includes data from both MyiLibrary and ebrary (which we only really launched in January ’09, so [...]
Lis-copyseek is a closed discussion list for copyright permission seekers to share information and experience. On 5 March 2009, some of the leading lights on lis-copyseek organised a copyright seminar held at the John Rylands University Library, University of Manchester. Professor Charles Oppenheim from Loughborough was in the chair. Jason Miles-Campbell from JISC Legal spoke [...]