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IGeLU 2020 Digital Conference and Developers' Day 14 -17th September, 2020

All events will be held online. It is worth noting that all times in the program are quoted in British Summer Time (BST ; = UTC+1).

You can register here. As we are running multiple streams, we have had to break down the registration process to a day-by-day and session-by-session registration process.


Opening keynote: Digital Shifts, Datafied Scholarship and the Role of Academic Libraries
Tue 15 Sep, 2020, 11:15–12:00, Zoom - 1
Conference or Developers' Day
Conference (20 minutes + 5 min Q/A)
Session Abstract
Stephen joined the iSchool at the University of Sheffield in 2012, having previously worked as a senior information practitioner in the UK Higher Education sector. Latterly, he was Chief Information Officer at the University of Nottingham with responsibility for a large converged IT and library service supporting Nottingham’s campuses in the UK, China and Malaysia.

Stephen has experience of leading a wide range of research-and-development projects and participating in national policy initiatives, and bring this experience to bear on his research and teaching. His main interests focus on scholarly communication, research data management, open access and open science, digital scholarship, digital information resources management, and managing information and technology services in organisations.

Stephen will discuss the shift to digital, the role of data and how libraries can play their part in uncertain and unprecedented times.
Conference theme: Breaking out of your shelf
Applicable Ex Libris Product
None - General
Target Audience Skill Level
None — General Audience
Register to full slot "Welcome + Opening Keynote + IGeLU Chair's Report"
Stephen Pinfield, University of Sheffield
Presenter's job title:
Dave Allen, IGeLU