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UKSG Conference Bulletin Board

15 Mar 2015

Monday 30 March 2015

TBI Communications: Sales and marketing, hand in hand

Need to align marketing budgets better with sales goals?  Join TBI for lunch and hear their experience and case studies on uniting activities in pursuit of common goals.

OCLC: Avoiding library irrelevance in the web of data

Join OCLC’s Mary Sauer-Games, Richard Wallis and independent consultant Ken Chad to discuss the challenges that we face in demonstrating the value of the library and library resources on the web to optimise the visibility of our institutions and drive impact, identity, and usage.

  • Monday 30 March, 17.30 – 18.30
  • Alsh 1, Ground Floor, Loch Suite, SECC
  • All welcome, refreshments provided, please register
  • Contact: Steve Taylor,

ProQuest Drinks Reception dedicated to digital migration in libraries

Join ProQuest for a glass of bubbly to celebrate that, for over 75 years, we have worked with libraries to efficiently build and enhance their electronic collections while digitising and preserving their own materials, including dissertations and theses and video.

PCG’s Silver Jubilee

Join Publishers Communication Group as we celebrate 25 years of service to scholarly publishers with champagne and French macaroons.

  • Monday 30 March at 17.00
  • Stand 40, Hall 2, SECC
  • All welcome
  • Contact: Melissanne Scheld,

SAGE drinks reception and presentation

Drinks reception to include a short presentation on ‘How faculty and students use video, and what they need’.

Tuesday 31 March 2015

Taylor & Francis Big Breakfast

Join Taylor & Francis for an energy-boosting Big Breakfast! Pop by our stand during the morning break for a coffee, a bacon roll and a chat.

Ex Libris Group: The WHELF Shared Library System project, realising the vision

Learn why the libraries in the Wales Higher Education Libraries Forum (WHELF) consortium chose Alma to facilitate deeper collaboration at a presentation by John Dalling, Senior Learning Resources Adviser, University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

KBART 2 Recommended Practice

Presentation of KBART 2 Recommended Practice

  • Tuesday 31 March at 12.30
  • Morar, Seminar Suite, Upper Level, SECC
  • All welcome
  • Contact:

ProQuest Ebook Central Exclusive Overview Lunch

Hear from Kari Paulson, VP Market Development, ProQuest Ebooks and Brad Roades VP Global Content Solutions about the new ProQuest Ebook Central that will fuse the EBL and ebrary platforms together, delivering a next-generation experience for researchers and librarians around the globe. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

RedLink: Scholarly hosting collaboration has finally arrived

RedLink Network will enable libraries to broadcast their network configurations to hundreds of publishers through a single intuitive interface. 

  • Tuesday 31 March, 12.30 – 14.00
  • Boisdale 2, Ground Floor, Loch Suite, SECC
  • We will be serving lunch. All welcome but please RSVP in order to advise the caterer
  • Contact: Deepika Bajaj,

Third Iron: BrowZine, the evolution in scholarly journal access at your library

How BrowZine is helping library patrons gain valuable browsing and reading access to the library’s scholarly journal collection.

  • Tuesday 31 March, either 12.30 – 13.00 or 13.15 – 13.45 (two sessions)
  • Boisdale 1, Ground Floor, Loch Suite, SECC
  • All welcome but please RSVP to
  • Contact: Paul Kelly,, mobile 07590 317326

DE GRUYTER Reception

Get to know the programme of De Gruyter and enjoy some snacks, beer and wine with Ben Ashcroft, Anne O’Riordan, Deniz Kurt and Katharina Baier.

Alexander Street Press’s 15th Birthday Celebration

Come and celebrate our 15th birthday with us!

Wednesday 1 April 2015

ICEDIS Meeting

ICEDIS – The International Committee on EDI for Serials – brings together business and technical representatives from the world's leading journal publishers, subscription agents, distributors and other intermediaries in the library supply chain.

  • Wednesday 1 April, 13.30 – 16.30
  • Leven, Seminar Suite, Upper Level, SECC
  • Members of ICEDIS / EDItEUR are welcome; non-members may attend by invitation only
  • Contact: Tim Devenport,

ProQuest: Streamlining workflows, transforming libraries

Learn more about how to do more by doing less at your library by leveraging technology to create more time for you and your users and simplifying processes through automation and integration.

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