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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 a recent GU conference The Mackintosh Architecture project, led by the Hunterian Museum at Glasgow University, … 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

Sponsored i³ conference place available

Special call for applications for early career researchers and practitioners. i³ is delighted to announce that a full fees paid place at the 2013 conference is available. This includes all conference fees, university accommodation, reasonable travel costs to Aberdeen (up to a maximum of £600 for travel) and access to the social programme. The conference … Continue reading

Feedback sought for possible new Digital Curation course at RGU

The Department of Information Management at Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, is exploring the market for an MSc course in Digital Curation, initially in Distance Learning mode. As part of the development process for this new course, they are very keen to get feedback from practitioners and prospective students. The proposed course content would … Continue reading

Scottish Ebooks Conference – report now available

MmITS were delighted to sponsor Jenny Foster (@JennyRidout) and Penny Andrews (@pennyb) to attend the 12th Annual Scottish Ebooks conference in Edinburgh on the 25th October. Jenny and Penny both wrote reports about their experiences at the conference. Jenny’s report is now available on the MmITS website. Penny’s report will be published in Information Scotland … Continue reading

MmITS Survey – the results are in

by Louise Morrison and the MmITS committee A few months ago we asked MultiMedia IT Scotland (MmITS) members and non-members to complete a brief survey. We wanted to find out more about what our members want from the group, to help us plan our future activities and events. We were also interested in discovering why … Continue reading

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