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FW: LibPMC 2021 – save the date!

From: Library Performance Measurement and Assessment <LIBPMC@JISCMAIL.AC.UK> On Behalf Of info@LIBRARYPERFORMANCE.ORGSent: Monday 19 October 2020 08:27To: LIBPMC@JISCMAIL.AC.UKSubject: LibPMC 2021 – save the date!EXTERNAL EMAIL: This email origin…

Library Assistant Vacancy at Maynooth University

Colleagues,A vacancy exists for a permanent part-time, term-time Library Assistant at Maynooth University. Closing date 1 November.https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/human-resources/vacanciesRegards,HelenHelen FallonDeputy University LibrarianLibraryMay…

Re: ScanTent Competition

Hello,In our library, the scan tent could be used in a number of ways to supportour members, and to assist with digitisation. We hold an important modernartifact, The Book of Maynooth, an art book on velum, created to celebratethe turn of the millenniu…

Re: Repositories/digitising – Voluntary sector

Hi Helen,Other companies offering digitisation services:InformaMallon TechnologyEneclannCultureArkMastermind IrelandKind regards,KateKate McCarthy,Special Collections Librarian,Oireachtas Library & Research Service,Leinster House,Kildare Street,Dub…

Repositories/digitising – Voluntary sector

Colleagues,Can anyone advise me of repositories/other avenues, where an Irish voluntary organisation in the area of Development Education, could deposit publications they produce, making them available free of charge. The group has a very limited budge…

ScanTent Competition

Dear All,ScanTents are portable light-controlled environments that enable you to scans of documents, with the help of a clever, free, app on a mobile phone.We are running a competition for ‘ScanTents’ for LIR members. They might, for example, help expi…

FW: Scan Tent

Dear Colleagues,We plan to announce our new series of Webinars shortly. We are calling them the “LIR Digital Literacy Series” beginning late October. More soon. Also expect more Library Carpentry tutorials in the near future.In the meantime, we have a …