The L2L team is delighted to invite you to this seminar / workshop ‘Reimagining identity’ which explores the complex nature of professional identity for library staff who teach. Everyone is welcome at this free event. Refreshments and lunch will be provided.
10.30-11.00 Coffee, Registration.
Dr. Philip Cohen, Head of Library Services, Dublin Institute of Technology and Convenor, CPD Committee, LAI.
Dr. Diana Mitchell, Assistant Librarian, DIT
Choosing our identities: Why Irish higher education professionals undertake doctoral research
Cameos: Ronán Lynch (IT Carlow) and Bill Murphy (DIT)
Dr. Claire McGuinness, University College Dublin.
Professional identity and the MLIS: How to make a librarian.
Cameos: Niall O’Brien (Maynooth University) and Julie De Foubert (DIT)
Cameos: Sarah Anne Kennedy (DIT); Margaret Waldron (GMIT) and Mary Buckley (National College of Ireland)
Dr. Melissa Fraser-Arnott, Chief, Integrated Reference Services at the Library of Parliament in Ottawa, Canada (by video conference)
Evolving practices and professional identity: how the new work we do relates to how we view and define the profession of librarianship
Forum for discussion around some of the themes and issues presented throughout the day and opportunity for participants to address some of the Past, Present and Future concerns for library staff who teach.
Questions and close