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FIL@BL 2017 (booking now closed!)

FIL@BL St Pancras
The Magic of Interlibrary Loans

Friday 24th November 2017
Provisional Programme

13.00 Welcome & Overview of the Afternoon

Kate Ebdon
British Library/BL Observer FIL

13.05 Talk 1: Accessibility and the opportunities for document delivery
Ben Watson & Matthias Werner
University of Kent, Canterbury

13.45 Talk 2: Document Delivery at Imperial: Service design and application

Karine Larose

Imperial College London

14.30 Coffee & Networking

15.00 Talk 3:
Joe Mcarthur
Right to Research
15.45 Event Round Up

Kate Ebdon
British Library/BL Observer FIL

16.00 Event Close

Interlend 2017 Programme

Programme for Interlend 2017*

Booking form available here

Day 1: 26th June

09.00-10.00 Registration and refreshments

10.00-10.05 Sandra DeRoy: Welcome and housekeeping

10.05-11.00 Keynote Karen Blakeman: The future of
search: technology, politics and humans

11.00-11.30 Refreshments

11.30-12.15 Roxanne Grimmett: Workflows without barriers

12.15-13.00 Jo Cox: BL update

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00-14.45 Ed Davidson: OCLC’s new ILL management system ‘Tipasa’ and UK ILL

14.45-15.30 Ben Watson & Matthias Werner: Accessibility and the opportunities for document delivery

15.30-16.00 Refreshments

16.00 – 16.45 Alison Dyer: Thinking outside of the box when sourcing documents. Workshop.
16.45–17.00 Day 1 round up

19.30-20.00 Pre-dinner drinks reception

20.00 – Conference dinner

*Programme subject to change

Day 2: 27th June*

09.00-09.30 AGM

09.30-10.30More …

Interlend 2017 Booking Form

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Call for speakers


Background:The Forum for Interlending and Information Delivery (FIL) are delighted to confirm that the only UK annual conference specifically for and about the world of inter-library loans, Interlend 2017, will be held at the Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel in Oxford on the 26 – 27 June 2017.

As the premier UK inter-lending community conference, Interlend annually attracts around 60-80 interlending staff from all levels of seniority, although it should be noted that a large proportion of our delegates are inter-lending practitioners – library assistants rather than professional grades. They come from all sectors of the Library community, primarily UK based and with perhaps more from HE/FE and Public Libraries than any other sectors. InterlendMore …

And the winner is …

The results are now in from our vote for the location of Interlend 2018.
Winning by just two votes was Birmingham.

See you all there in 2018.

Now to find the perfect venue …