The changing face of learned and professional societies libraries - podcast

Added by Sarah on 06 August 2009 11:50

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This podcast features highlights from ‘The changing face of learned and professional society libraries’ event on 5 August 2009.

It includes speakers being interviewed and outlining the key points of their presentations, as well as feedback from delegates. You can also download the event presentations and read the summary report at our event page.


  • 4:08 - Royal Society Archivist Nichola Court talks about the Royal Society library, including how it?s used by fellows and how it can be better promoted.
  • 9:30 - Jan Ayres, Senior Librarian at the Centre for Anthropology at the British Museum, and Ted Goodliffe, Library Officer at the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, explain how their institutions work together to maintain one library.
  • 12.59  - Maureen Wade, Head of Library Services at the London School of Economics, presents the perspective of academic libraries, and highlights the need for all libraries to adapt to the changing environment.
  • 17.23 -  Elizabeth Newbold of the British Library facilitated one of the breakout sessions. Here she shares some of the ideas that came out of her workshop.


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