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MmITS AGM and coding in libraries event

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The CILIP Multimedia Information and Technology Group, Scotland invites members to attend the 13th Annual General Meeting and post-AGM presentation by Dr Martin Goodfellow, Coder in Residence at Glasgow Life, on Coding in Libraries.

Venue:       The Old Glasgow Room, Mitchell Library, North St, Glasgow G3 7DN

Date/time:  Thursday 28th April 2016, 2.00pm – 4.00 pm.  Registration is from 1.30pm.

Booking: This is a free event but please email mmitscotland.cilips@gmail.com to book your place.

Refreshments (tea/coffee/biscuits will be available)

Note: Non-members are welcome to attend the AGM but are not eligible to vote.

Post-AGM Presentation, open to all

We are delighted to announce that Dr Martin Goodfellow, Coder in Residence at Glasgow Life, will talk about Coding in Libraries.

In an increasingly digital world, coding is becoming the fourth literacy.  It’s important that the so-called digital natives aren’t just digital consumers but also digital makers. This won’t only contribute to the future of technology but also help them in their future careers as technology is embraced in more and more areas of work. So what are libraries doing to support this?

The MmITS committee looks forward to welcoming you on the 28th April in Glasgow.

Committee vacancies

We are looking for new members to join our friendly committee! If you are a member of CILIP and want to get involved in your profession, if you are interested in technology, we would love to hear from you. We are in particular looking to fill the roles of secretary and treasurer but anyone interested can join as ordinary member as well. Please let us know either in person on the 28th April or by responding to this email if you are interested.

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About Kirsten McCormick

Librarian interested in open access to digital cultural heritage.

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