Wednesday, 19 September 2007

DIT Library Services: Supporting Research

Date: Thursday 4th October 2007
Time: 10.00am - 12.00pm
Venue: FOCAS Centre, Camden Row
Chair: Dr Frank McMahon

Building on the findings from our recent Research Support Survey, we invite all staff to attend a seminar to explore some new initiatives for supporting researchers throughout the Institute.
One of these initiatives will:

  • Raise the profile of individual researchers

  • Showcase the Institute's academic research output

  • Disseminate research findings to a greater audience

  • Connect those with similar research interests

  • Facilitate further networking and collaborative opportunities

Question: How?

Answer: An institutional research repository

This seminar will provide an opportunity to learn more, see a repository in action and explore the possibilities for DIT.


9.30am Registration

10.00am Welcome and opening remarks Professor Brian Norton

10.15am Library support for research: new initiatives Ann McSweeney - Senior Librarian

10.30am What is a Research Repository? Brian Gillespie - Faculty Librarian

10.45am TARA: A working research repository Niamh Brennan - TCD Library

11.15am How it would work in DIT Yvonne Desmond - Faculty Librarian

11.30am General discussion and closing remarks Dr Philip Cohen, Head of Library Services

12.00pm Lunch

Reserve a place with Anne Ambrose on before Wednesday 26th September, please.