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Relive New for You!: Presentations are Now Available

Delegates as well as those who were unable to attend the recent annual Mercian Collaboration Conference, New for You!, may be delighted to hear that presentations and materials from many of the sessions are now available. With thanks to the various speakers, a range of materials can be accesses and downloaded for further consultation from the Conference micro-site.

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Bookings Open for New for You! Conference 2018

At long last, book your place for this year’s must attend destination midlands, academic-libraries conference!

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New For You Conference: Call for Papers and Workshops

The Mercian Collaboration are pleased to announce the call for papers for our second annual conference, this year titled New for You! This year, the premier Midlands academic library conference is being held at the University of Birmingham, Tuesday 11th September 2018.

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Conference Sponsorship Opens Up A Realm of Possibilities

A range of opportunities for commercial organisations to support the Midland’s premier annual academic library conference have been announced.

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Mercian Conference 2018: Save the Date

Conference Group reveals details of the venue and date for #Mercian18

After the success of last year’s Mercian Collaboration Conference, planning is already well underway for this year’s event.

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Speaking unto the Region: Reflections on Organising a Regional Conference

Jennifer Brotherton talks about the skills she developed through being an active participant in organising the Mercian Conference 2017.

During the academic year 2016-17 I was involved in organising and hosting the first conference for the relatively young Mercian Collaboration. What follows is a reflective summary of my contribution to the planning and delivery of the conference, which was hosted at The Venue, De Montfort University on 12th September 2017.

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The Collaboration Conference Delegate Experience

A delegate finds inspiration and affirmation for library staff at September’s Mercian conference

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Conference Life Well-Lived: A Great Development Opportunity

For Anna, being a conference planning team member, was an eye opening and rich learning journey

When the call went out for people to join the Mercian Collaboration Conference Group I felt a mixture of uncertainty and excitement at the thought of trying something new. I’d never helped organise a conference before which felt like a daunting and potentially difficult task. In the end though, the challenge of trying something new drew me in and I signed up.

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Session Slides and Recordings from Mercian 2017 Conference Available

An golden opportunity to re-experience and reflect on #Mercian17.

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Conference 2017 Bookings Swell as Booking Deadline Nears

It’s not too late to kick off a great academic year of professional development with a visit to the Mercian Collaboration Conference 2017.


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