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Interlend 2018 – save the date

Save the Date!

Interlend 2018 “Shaping the Future Together” will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham, 25 – 26 June 2018.

Full information and the call for speakers will be listed shortly along with booking details.

FIL@BL 2017

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

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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 …