Wednesday, 10 February 2016

Spring Networking Event -- Western Regional Section of the Library Association of Ireland

The James Hardiman Library is very pleased to be hosting a Spring Networking Event put on by the Western Regional Section of the Library Association of Ireland (WRSLAI). 

The event will take place on the afternoon of Saturday, February 27th, and features a roster of exciting speakers in the fields of e-learning and librarianship. It will also be a celebration of the recently completed and highly successful Rudai 23 online CPD project put on by the WRSLAI.

The event is free, but places limited; click on the link below to book your place:

The programme for the afternoon will proceed as follows:


1.00 pm Registration and Networking Opportunity– Refreshments provided by NUI Galway Library

2.00pm Frances Boylan - "The 12 Apps of Christmas: Mobile Apps and Personalised Learning"

Frances works currently in the area of eLearning Development within the Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre (LTTC) at the Dublin Institute of Technology where she supports lectures as they engage with technology enhanced learning, teaching and assessment practices. Frances also recently successfully ran the award-winning e-learning programme ‘The 12 Apps of Christmas’ with DIT.

2.30pm Aoife Lawton - “Rudaí Eile: Visibility & Impact”

Aoife Lawton works as a systems librarian for the Health Service Executive. She recently published her first book, ‘The Invisible Librarian’, on librarianship and our visibility as professionals.

3.00pm Jane Burns - "CPD is for life- Developing Yourself, Developing Your Profession"

Jane serves on the Library Association of Ireland’s Executive Council, Continuous Professional Development Committee and the Task Force on Information Literacy. Jane is an Occasional Lecturer at UCD School of Information Studies where she teaches Management for Information Professionals and  The use of Social Media in Health.Jane’s current role is Research Manager at the Health Professions Education Centre at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

3.30pm Rudai 23 Certificates Presented by President of the Library Association of Ireland Philip Cohen

4.00pm Closing Comments


See you there!    
(Flower image: Germain Seed and Plant Company; U.S. Department of Agriculture; Flickr)

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