Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Next JIBS event - Technology will not defeat us: offering a great service in difficult times - Thursday 26th February 2015

The JIBS User Group are pleased to announce their next event and AGM will be held on Thursday 26th February 2015 at the
Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, 75 Harborne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3DH.

The day will have a mix of speakers from a variety of backgrounds, and promises to engage and involve delegates in the current and future technological issues facing academic and research libraries.
More details and the booking form are available at:

Monday, November 10, 2014

Next JIBS event - Technology will not defeat us: offering a good service in difficult times

The next JIBS event (including our AGM) will be held on Thursday 26th February at Birmingham Chamber of Commerce.
Details of the event (so far) are available at:
More details of speakers and how to book will appear soon.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Slides from latest JIBS event available

The slides from our recent event, Make do and mend: alternative routes to information, are now available via the JIBS website:

Friday, June 20, 2014

NEXT EVENT : Make do and mend: alternative routes to information - Tuesday 22nd July 2014 - London

Where do you do your research? Where do you find reliable information sources?

Should we be using the library catalogue, discovery services, open resources, or even Wikipedia? Join us to hear about some unusual approaches to finding content, alongside some we are more familiar with.

JIBS User Group is pleased to announce that booking is now open for this event:

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 10am registration for a 10.30 am start. Close by 4pm.

Room B35
University of London
Malet Street,
London WC1E 7HX
Proposed Programme:

10:00 - registration and refreshments

10:30 - Welcome and housekeeping,

10:35 - Keynote speaker: Professor Frank Rennie, Assistant Principal (Research, Enterprise, and Development), University of the Highlands and Islands.

11:15 - Bianca Kramer, Vakspecialist Beta , Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht ‘The Utrecht Approach’

11:45 - Andrew Gray, Library, British Antarctic Survey and Wikimedian in residence, British Library

12:15 - Lunch

13:15 - Diane Thomas, WOS - WOS and working with Google Scholar

13:45 - Intota: Phill Hall, Senior Sales Specialist, ProQuest Workflow Solutions

14:15 - EDS, Clive Wright Ebsco Director of Discovery Innovation

14:50 - Tea

15:10 - Panel discussion with speakers

15:45 - Closing remarks

16:00 - close

To book and to see the full programme please visit the JIBS website:

Please contact Fiona Bowtell with any queries.<>

*Please note that JIBS member institutions may send one free delegate and have additional places at a rate of £50 per delegate.

Non-members will be charged at our standard rate of £150 per person.

Any cancellations must be received by Wednesday 16th July. Booked places not cancelled by this date will be invoiced at the relevant rate.