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CILIP Scotland special interest group. Find out how developments in Multimedia, Information and Technology are impacting on the library sector.
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MmITS Training Bursary – Applications Open

£600 towards a conference, training or course of your choice The second of the three Multimedia and Information Technology in Scotland (MmITS) bursaries is now open for applications. This bursary will sponsor one individual to attend a course, training or conference of their choice in 2014, relating to the themes of technology within the Library … Continue reading

Annual e-books conference on Friday 5th September in Glasgow

SLIC in conjunction with SCURL and Jisc RSC Scotland present the 13th Annual eBooks Conference on Friday the 5th September at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow. Early bird booking closes on the 31st July! Book your place here now at: http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1743277-rdaczhVOcG The draft programme for the event is now available. 09.30 – Registration, refreshments and exhibition                       … Continue reading

MmITS Bursary applications now open for Internet Librarian International 2014

We are pleased to announce that MmITS are now accepting applications for a bursary to attend Internet Librarian International 2014, which will be taking place at the Olympia Conference Centre, London between the 20th and 22nd of October 2014. Full programme details and event information can be found at this link. The first day features … Continue reading

Announcing MmITS bursaries for 2014

In these hard economic times, it can often be very difficult to find a budget to attend training or conferences. That’s why MmITS will shortly be opening our new funding stream for 2014, helping three individuals attend premier training and conferences related to the use of technology within the Library and Information Sector. As MmITS … Continue reading

MmITS AGM & talk on the Mackintosh Architecture project

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Nicky Imrie (a researcher on the Mackintosh Architecture Project) will be speaking at the MmITS AGM in the Mitchell Library, Glasgow on Wednesday 7th May at 2 pm. Nicky (right) at work at a recent GU conference The Mackintosh Architecture project, led by the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow … Continue reading

Growing a business – finding the right information

By Louise Morrison & Lynda Robertson We pitched a session on business information at the Library Camp in the Mitchell Library last Saturday. As we both work in the Scottish Enterprise Enquiry and Research Service, business information is a strong area of interest for us and we wanted to discuss the role that libraries and … Continue reading

MmITS AGM 2013

by Louise Morrison (@ljmorr) Last Thursday the 10th MmITS AGM took place in the rather plush surroundings of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow.The meeting kicked off with MmITS Chair, Anne Louise Anglim and treasurer, Paulette Hill updating us on MmITS developments in the last year. It’s been a busy year for MmITS, with … Continue reading

MmITS AGM and talk on Glasgow library tweet-ups

by Louise Morrison We are delighted to announce that Anabel Marsh (founder of the Glasgow library tweet-ups) will be speaking at the MmITS AGM on Thursday 9th May in the Royal Faculty of Procurators, Glasgow. Members and non-members are all welcome to attend the AGM and to hear Anabel’s presentation. This is a free event … Continue reading

Cloudbusting – demystifying the cloud – MMIT Conference 2013

The main CILIP Multimedia Information & Technology Group (MMIT) brings you an exciting new conference for 2013 covering all aspects of Cloud technology and the implications for library and information services. Featuring a wide variety of excellent speakers and session formats this interactive conference will be both informative and inspirational. If you work in the … Continue reading

So, what do librarians actually do all day?

by Louise Morrison To mark National Libraries Day, I wanted to celebrate the varied, interesting, fun and sometimes unusual things that Scottish librarians and information professionals get up to in their jobs every day! So I asked a few fellow professionals to write about their jobs. The results were as diverse as I had expected, … Continue reading

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