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.
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
Communications Group meeting - for November we need to promote some library related events such as Book Week Scotland, raise awareness of new books and resources 'Resource of the week'? Create content for the digital displays especially in the Learning Commons and look at content for 'You said, we did' posters etc. Staffing - evening … Continue reading Communications, staffing, training…
The library building, while needing some updating and improving, is a great place and is always busy with students. One of the best things about it is it's location on campus amid beautiful gardens and grounds.
We're now at the end of October and at the end of week 7. The time goes incredibly quickly without a chance to think about what is happening. The beginning of semester went well especially with the opening of our Learning Commons. This is a space in the main part of the university that is … Continue reading Semester 1 so far
Monday, a packed day of meetings and things to sort out Weekly catch up meeting with Service Desk Supervisors including rotas and procedures for the new Learning Commons Meeting with the security firm who provide coverage in the library building during 24/7 opening which starts from the beginning of semester through to mid-December Discussion regarding … Continue reading Manic Monday…