Event 2: 7 November 2019

The second RIVAL network event will be held on Thursday 7th November 2019 in Edinburgh.

  • Registration will be free to Scotland-based members of the library and information science practitioner and research communities who have joined the RIVAL network. (NB Network membership includes a commitment to participate at this and two other events in March 2020 and July 2020.)
  • Funding is available to subsidise delegate travel and accommodation costs associated with participation at RIVAL events 2, 3 and 4. Details on how to claim costs will be mailed to delegates upon registration.
10:00‑10:30 Registration/coffee
10:30‑10:45 Introduction: Professor Hazel Hall
10:45‑11:30 Keynote: ‘Catalysing research into practice from the ground up’
David Stewart (Health Libraries North and CILIP President)
11:30‑12:00 Network ice-breaker: an opportunity to get to know the others who have signed up as members of the RIVAL network
12:00‑12:30 Unconference half-hour: a selection of RIVAL network members share updates in plenary
12:30‑13:15 Lunch
13:15‑14:00 Research into Practice case study 1:
CILIP/ARA Workforce mapping project
Professor Hazel Hall (Edinburgh Napier University) with Sean McNamara (CILIPS)
14:00‑15:00 RIVAL network planning for event 4
What would the RIVAL network members like to see on the programme for event 4 in July 2020? In this round table session members will discuss ideas then feed them back to the project board in plenary.
15:00‑15:15 Tea
15:15‑16:00 Research into Practice case study 2:
Linked and open data in libraries and the cultural sector
Dr Diane Pennington (Strathclyde University)
16:00‑16:15 Closing remarks