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CILIP LIRG events survey 2019

Posted By Fariba Bannerman, 15 May 2019

Your chance to have a say on LIRG events!

LIRG is a CILIP special interest group focused on promoting the value of information research and linking research with practice.

Please help us develop engaging and relevant professional development events by completing this survey. Completion of the survey will enter you into a prize draw offering free places on the EBLIP10conference virtual programme.

The survey should take around 5-10 minutes to complete. (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LIRGEventsSurvey2019 )

Contact Anja.Badock@uwe.ac.uk if you have any questions.

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CILIP Conference 2019 - LIRG Bursary Winner

Posted By Administration, 08 May 2019

We are delighted to announce that the winner of LIRG bursary place for CILIP Conference 2019 is Kamila Brown. We were impressed by Kamila’s objective of attending the conference to develop her interests in collaboration and conducting research.

Kamila can look forward to two days of a comprehensive programme that will appeal to professionals in all sectors, no matter what stage of career. There is still is time for you to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount (ending 17 May) so that you can also experience the range of expert-led seminars and workshops. The content will encourage discussion, knowledge sharing and cross-sectoral learning, and provide delegates with the practical skills and knowledge to positively influence the future.

LIRG will have a stand in the exhibition hall, so remember to come and say hello, find out about our event schedule and see you can get involved with our projects. Alternatively, early bird discounts are available until 17 May and you can book these directly on the cilipconference.org.uk website. Remember to log in to the CILIP website before booking so that it recognises your membership status and offers you the correct delegate rate.

CILIP Conference 2019 takes place in Manchester – 3-4 July.

Early bird discount ends 17 May – Book Now http://bit.ly/Conf19SIG

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**Announcement**

Posted By Fariba Bannerman, 12 April 2019

**Announcement**

Due to popular demand, Health Education England (HEE) have extended deadline for submission of expressions of interest for publishing in Library and Information Research Journal (LIR) themed issue of innovation and good practice until April 19th. For more information please visit this Page

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Invitation to publish your innovations and good practice work

Posted By Fariba Bannerman, 26 March 2019

Health Education England (HEE)  have worked in partnership with the CILIP Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) to agree a themed issue in the Library and Information Research Journal (LIR) on innovation and good practice from healthcare libraries serving the NHS. In order to help build skills and confidence around writing for publication, LIRG has been commissioned by HEE to deliver two webinars on Innovations and Good Practice Publication on: 23rd May 2019 11th July 2019

If you have an example of good practice or innovation which you would like to publish in this themed issue of LIR,  HEE would be keen to hear from you by completing an expressions of interest form (attached)  - return by Friday 12th April 2019Authors whose entries are accepted for the next step of the process will be expected to attend both of the two writing for publication webinars. For more information please visit this Page

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CILIP Conference Bursary - 2019 Manchester (3-4 July)

Posted By Fariba Bannerman, 22 March 2019

The CILIP Conference (3-4 July, Manchester) is one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated events in the library and information sector and LIRG can offer one full delegate place with one night’s accommodation as a bursary place. 

 CILIP Conference brings together around 500 professionals from across the sector to share experiences, knowledge and expertise. The keynote speakers include Liz Jolly, Patrick Lambe and Kriti Sharma. The programme is being finalised but you can see an outline of the session content at cilipconference.org.uk. Keep up to date by following @CILIPConf19

 LIRG will have a stand in the exhibition hall, so remember to come and say hello, find out about our events schedule and see how you can get involved with our projects. To submit your application for the bursary place, please email a 100 word statement to Anja.Badock@uwe.ac.uk supporting why you should be selected to attend on behalf of LIRGWe are particularly interested in hearing from people who have never been to the CILIP Conference before, and who wouldn’t ordinarily be able to go. 

 The deadline for applications is Friday 19th April.

 The winning statement will be selected from a panel of LIRG Committee members. The winner will be expected to attend both days of the conference and either engage with the conference through social media and/or write a blog post for the LIRG blog. 

 Alternatively, early bird discounts are available until 17 May and you can book these directly on the cilipconference.org.uk website. Remember to log in to the CILIP website before booking so that it recognises your membership status and offers you the correct delegate rate.

 

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LIRG at the CILIP Conference 2018

Posted By Alan J. Turner, 26 June 2018

It’s conference season! The CILIP conference is now less than a month away and LIRG have an active role.  

Library & Information Research Group reps will be around on stand 22 on Thursday 5th July @13:20–13:50.

LIRG chaired Session: The ‘evidence’ in evidence based practice @15.50 – Thursday 5th July

What is research evidence? - Dr Diane Rasmussen Pennington
“It is time to dispel the myth that only ‘researchers’ or ‘academics’ in the information profession can and should do research.” 

Collecting and using evidence routinely across health libraries - Jenny Turner
“Could the evidence collected and used locally be collated and used nationally?"

Evidencing impact through the analysis of focus group data - Leo Appleton
“This presentation will provide a brief background to a PhD research project entitled: ‘The value and impact of public libraries within the Information Society: their contribution to citizenship development’.”

Chair: Alison Brettle

For full details see the website: http://cilipconference.org.uk/whats-on/programme/

If anyone who would like to write up these session and maybe take some photos for the blog, please do let us know.

We hope everyone will enjoy an engaging conference, and remember to come back from the beach after lunch! 

#cilipconf18

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Winner of a FREE place at the CILIP Conference 2018

Posted By LIRG Committee, 23 April 2018
And the winner is… Kamilla Brown! Earlier in April the LIRG Committee offered a chance to win a FREE place at the CILIP Conference 2018. Kamilla Brown from Cardiff University wrote the winning 100 word statement and will be attending The CILIP Conference in Brighton on July 4-5th. We can look forward to Kamilla’s blog report. Congratulations again, and commiserations to those who were unsuccessful, we hope you will still be able to attend and engage with social media around the conference. #CILIPConf18 Image credits: winner by Nick Youngson CC BY-SA 3.0 Alpha Stock Images

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WIN a place at CILIP Conference 2018! #CILIPConf18

Posted By Alan J. Turner, 06 April 2018

WIN a place at Cilip Conference 2018! #CILIPConf18


The LIRG Committee is very pleased to offer you a chance to win a
FREE place at the CILIP Conference 2018! #CILIPConf18


To enter with a chance to win, please email a 100 word statement to chair.lirg@cilip.org.uk stating why you should be selected to attend on behalf of LIRG. 

The deadline is midnight on the 18th April, and winners will be contacted on the 20th April.

Priority will be given to anyone who has not attended a CILIP conference and/or has difficulty attending for financial reasons. The winning statement will be selected from a panel of Committee members.

Please include CILIP Conference 2018 Competition in the subject and provide full name and contact details.

The winner will be expected to attend both days of the conference and either engage with the conference through social media and/or write a blog post for the LIRG blog.

Please note, accommodation & travel to the event is not included.

 

 

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Evaluate and win!

Posted By Georgina A. Tarrant, 30 December 2017

Your chance to win Amazon vouchers worth £20!

Win written in scrabble tiles

The Library and Information Research Group (LIRG) have recently launched "Introduction to Research Skills" a three-part tutorial on CILIP’s VLE. These online tutorials are designed to help you get involved in research. Packed with top tips and information on how to start your research, the tutorials also feature useful guides and activities.

We would like your feedback on our tutorials. Anyone who evaluates the tutorials has the option to enter a prize draw to win one of three £20 Amazon vouchers. The evaluation period will close at the end of February 2018. Winners will be drawn at the next LIRG committee meeting in March.

You can enrol on the LIRG tutorial via the CILIP VLE and after completing the tutorials you can evaluate them via the following website:

https://strathsci.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_dj7mUHhEfacnRxX

All feedback will be anonymous and will used to improve the tutorials.

What are you waiting for? You’ve got to be in it to win it!

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Back to school: our new research tutorials on CILIP's VLE

Posted By CILIP Webmaster, 07 October 2017

Back to school: our new research tutorials on CILIP's VLE

Have you enrolled for professional registration? Are you new to research, or would you just like to enhance your skills?

If so, our new tutorials are just what you need.

The tutorials can be accessed from the CILIP VLE homepage.

The course covers three main areas:

  • Making research approachable: how can research help you in your role?
  • How to plan research: what do you need to consider?
  • Doing research

The course also supports the following areas of the PKSB:

  • 4.1 – understanding research
  • 12.5 - communication skills
  • 9.4 – demonstrating value

Do you want to know the answer to “Why should I do research”? This course might help you to discover the answer.

So what are you waiting for? Register online ready for the new term.

And finally... don't forget your new pencil case and scented felt tip pens!

 

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