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Information Skills for the Future

Thursday, 2 April 2015 (All day)

The Career Development Group of the Library Association of Ireland, in collaboration with Trinity College Library and the Trinity Long Room Hub present:


Information skills for the future

An opportunity to network and learn about important skills for the future and evolving library space. Hear directly from employers about the skills they are looking for.



Please note that tickets are non-refundable, however they are transferrable.



9.30-9.55: Registration

9.55-10: Welcome


10-10.10: Introduction by Helen Shenton, Trinity College Library

10.10-10.50 Keynote by Jessie Kurtz, Trinity College Library


10.50-11.20 Coffee Break


11.20 - 1.00 pm: Session 1: Libraries, technology and the information landscape

  • 11.20: Bríd McGrath 
  • 11.50: Sarah Lyons - Novartis
  • 12.20: John Howard - UCD
  • 12.50: Panel Q&A
1.00 - 2.00pm Lunch (provided)


2.00-4.00 pm: Session 2: Physical and virtual library spaces

  • 2.00 pm: Orla Nic Aodha - St Patrick's College
  • 2.30: David Hughes - DBS
  • 3.00 pm: Mairead Owens - DLR Libraries
  • 3.30: Panel Q&A and wrap up


The event will be followed by an opportunity to relax and network at O'Neills, Pearse St.

Trinity Long Room Hub