WESLINE/COSEELIS Conference 2016

This year WESLINE will be holding its annual conference jointly with COSEELIS on Monday 4th July at the British Library Conference Centre. COSEELIS has kindly agreed to handle registration and payments for WESLINE members. The registration form and invoice, together with the programme, are available on the COSEELIS website: https://coseelis.wordpress.com/

Please note that the deadline for registration and payments is *22 June 2016*. 

The conference will be followed by a wine reception (we hope) and optional conference dinner – buffet-style venue offering a mixture of Asian and Italian dishes. 

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible at the conference!

 


Programme

Monday 4 July

WESLINE/COSEELIS

British Library, Conference Centre

 

10.30-11:00

Registration and coffee/tea


11:00-11:05

Welcome and housekeeping                              


11:05-12:00

Susan Reed  (Lead curator, Germanic Collections, BL) and Pardaad Chamsaz (Collaborative Doctoral Student, BL/Bristol University)

Digitisation, cataloguing and research: Stefan Zweig Collection at the British Library 


12:00-13:00

Promoting the collections (chair – TBC)

Geoff West (former Lead curator, Hispanic Collections, BL) Exhibitions real and virtual: Cervantes and ’Wrongdoing’

Ian Cooke (Head of Contemporary British Published Collections, BL) Learning resources: working in collaboration with Higher education partners


13:00-14:00

Buffet lunch


14:00-15:00

Monograph Solutions – roundtable chaired by Rachel Kirkwood (Collection Development Manager, University of Manchester Library) – speakers: Ruth Elder (York, Copac CCM board member) and Lesley Pitman (Librarian, UCL SSEES Library)


15:00-15:45

Promoting our libraries and collections through social media – roundtable chaired by Marja Kingma (Curator Germanic Collections, BL) – speakers: Aquiles Alencar Brayner (Digital Curator, BL), Adjoa Boateng (Head of Reference Services, BL) and Wojciech Janik (Area Specialist for the former Soviet Union and Poland, UCL SSEES Library)


15:45-16:00

Coffee/tea


16:00-18:00

COSEELIS Committee meeting

16:00-16:20

Curator’s presentation of Shakespeare in Ten Acts exhibition: Zoe Wilcox (Lead Curator, Shakespeare In Ten Acts Exhibition, BL)

16:20-17:30

Time to visit the exhibition (free tickets provided)

17:30-18:45

Wine reception (Conference centre foyer - TBC)

19:00

Conference dinner – KitchinN1 (http://kitchinn1.co.uk/ ), 8 Caledonia St, Kings Cross, London N1 9DZ

 


Teresa Vernon

Chair, FSLG (on behalf of WESLINE)

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