Free Library TeachMeet at University of Huddersfield



Andrew Walsh, Training Officer for the CILIP Information Literacy Group, provides details of a free Library TeachMeet event, which will take place on Tuesday, 23rd February 2016 at the University of Huddersfield.


A group of librarians from the University of Huddersfield are organising a TeachMeet for librarians (and people in other learning support roles if you want to come along!) on Tuesday, 23rd February 2016. We will be based at a fabulous (nearly new!) archive called Heritage Quay at the University of Huddersfield.

Event: Library TeachMeet Huddersfield 2016
Venue:  Heritage Quay, University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield. HD1 3DH.
Date: Tuesday, 23rd February 2016, 13:00-16:30

The afternoon will be a free-to-attend, really informal opportunity for librarians who teach to get together to share tips and experiences.

If you’ve never attended a TeachMeet before, be prepared to give a short (5 minute) talk on an aspect of your teaching practice – the idea of the TeachMeet format is that as many people share as possible! Some places will be available for those who don’t want to give a 5 minute presentation, but you’ll still be expected to share your experiences in other activities on the day.

We’ve also made some spaces available for people who can’t come along on the day, but would like to submit something from a distance! So if you fancy making a 5 minute video to share, please do! There may even be a few prizes available for the best talks (in person and at a distance) as voted for by attendees…

We’ve been kindly sponsored by the CILIP Information Literacy Group, which will allow us to provide refreshments during the afternoon.

A full programme for the afternoon will follow shortly and be made available on the event booking page. Places are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Find out how to apply for CILIP IL Group sponsorship of your information literacy event (.doc)

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