The Library Refurbishment project is going well and on schedule. I blog about it on the HWU Information Services site We have a post that we update on a regular basis 'What's happening with the library refurbishment' . It is updated rather than added to so that what ever information is in the latest post … Continue reading Communicating about the Library refurbishment works.
Mid-semester already and at the 'wading through treacle' phase. We have had the excitement of the beginning of semester with new developments such as Learning Commons 2 opening and getting the Library re-organised for the start of the refurbishment works, and now it is work, work and more work. The Library building itself is busy … Continue reading Sunny in parts…with scattered showers
Today has been about interviews. Interviewing for a part time Circulation Assistant. It went well and although we haven't made any decisions yet, I'm pleased with the possibilities. I spend a lot of time on staffing related stuff - it seems like too much time and is quite frustrating. The reasons are that we have a … Continue reading Interviews and staffing
It went well considering...although I didn't get finished until 7.15pm The library was busy all day. The main enquiries from students have been how to log on, how to get passwords changed, how to connect to the WiFi, how to find books in the catalogue and find them on shelves and also printing. There has … Continue reading First day of Semester
Space Reclamation is a Change Driver in Libraries http://www.proquest.com/blog/pqblog/2016/Space-Reclamation-is-a-Change-Driver-in-Libraries.html Public Libraries Prioritize Space Reclamation http://www.proquest.com/about/news/2017/Public-Libraries-Prioritize-Space-Reclamation.html
Monday 24th July Planned meetings re IT Helpdesk system - ongoing maintenance and development Late evening opening - the Library has been open 9:00am-5:00pm Monday to Friday during June and July. From 31st July we open 9:00am-8:00pm Monday to Thursday and 9:00-5:00 Friday (closed weekends). This is mainly because exam resits take place in the … Continue reading Planning, meetings, opening times, open days, comms and library management system reports.
The UCISA SSG conference was held in Bristol last week 5th, 6th and 7th July. I attended the first two days and found it interesting and informative. It is always an excellent conference and manages to be both inspirational and useful which is no mean feat for an education or an IT conference. It is … Continue reading UCISA SSG Conference 2017 #ussc17