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Annual report 2019-20

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Abel, K. Top-tips on Alma Implementation, OpenAthens, 28/04/2020.

Dhillon, D.S. The Dionysian Free Jazz of John W. Coltrane, Telos, Spring 2020.

Dyson, R., R. Eckersley and R. Lawrence-Francis. 2020. Cataloguing the John Evan Bedford Library of Furniture History. Furniture History Society Newsletter. 219, pp19-22.

Poulter, M. and N. Sheppard. 2020. Wikimedia and Universities: Contributing to the Global Commons in the Age of Disinformation. Insights, 33(1), p14.

Conference papers

Abel, K. 2020. When WAM went BAM: OpenAthens and Alma Implementation at the University of Leeds, OpenAthens Access Lab, Online, 19 March 2020

Connell, S and F.Cooper. 2019. The Evolution of Integrated Pest Management. Leeds University Library, 2019 Archives and Records Association Conference, Leeds, August 2019

Dhillon, S. and E.Wheeler. 2020. Bridging the Feedback Gap. University of Leeds Student Education Conference, 6 January 2020

Grygiel, C. 2019. Curating, mapping and presenting modern hybrid collections. 2019 Archives and Records Association Conference, Leeds, August 2019

Hough, T. 2019. Getting OpenAthens authentication to work with Alma and Primo at The University of Leeds. EPUG-UKI, 15 October 2019

Knowles, C. and W.Nixon. 2020. Building Trust in Institutional Repositories in UK Research Libraries. Liber Conference, 2020.

Knowles, C., N.Casaldàliga and F.Morley. 2020. What do we achieve? New challenges leading into the Post-Covid Recovery! Liber Webinar, November 2020.

Liu, J. and D.Pullinger. 2019. Step Up to Masters: Supporting the academic skills transition for taught postgraduate students. UKCGE conference on PGT Education, 10 December 2019.

Liu, J. and M.Schneider. 2020. Digital Education Live Sessions: Designing for Asynchronous Learning. University of Leeds, YouTube Live event,16 July 2020.

Pullinger, D. 2020. Performance management at Leeds University Library. Guest lecture on “Information Organisations & Their Management” module, Department of Languages, Information and Communications Masters Programme, Manchester Metropolitan University, January 2020

Sheppard, N. 2019. Contributing to the global commons: Repositories and Wikimedia. FORCE11, Edinburgh, 16 October 2019

Wolstenholme, Z. 2020. Digitisation and Discovery: Archives Hub Project. Managing your print and online collections in a Covid 19 world (JISC event), 15 June 2020

Memberships of external committees

Laura Beare: Marketing Officer, Yorkshire Emerging Museum Professionals Committee

Sally Dalton: Fellow, Advance HE (2020)

Sunny Dhillon: Co-chair, ALDinHE Partnerships and Collaboration Working Group

Jodie Double:

Member, Bridging the Digital Gap Project Board – The National Archives

Member, Digital Scholarship Network

Member, Digital Scholarship Network – Skills and Training Committee

Member and contributor, DiAGRAM Project – The Digital Archiving Graphical Risk Assessment Model

Trevor Hough: Member, Alma Acquisitions Working Group (IGeLU)

Claire Knowles:

Member, RLUK Digital Scholarship Network and Chair of the Technical Sub-Group

Co-Chair, International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) Outreach Group

Vice-Chair, Open Repositories Conference Steering Committee and Chair of the Code of Conduct Sub-Group

Member, 2019-2020 Liber Emerging Leaders Programme

Jiani Liu: Member, UK China, Japan and Korea Library Groups, YHULISS (Yorkshire & Humberside University Libraries Inclusive Student Support) committee

Janet Morton: Member, YHULISS (Yorkshire & Humberside University Libraries Inclusive Student Support) committee

Maddy Mossman:

Steering Group Member, Association of Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE)

Co-Lead, Events Working Group (ALDinHE)

Beth Parry:

Treasurer, Forum for Interlending Committee

Member, OCLC SHARES Executive Group

Dan Pullinger: Member, CILIP Information Literacy Group Committee (Website Manager for Information Literacy website)

Jane Saunders:

Member, Jisc Library Hub Community Advisory Board

Member, SCONUL Technology and Markets Group

Nick Sheppard: Leeds rep, ORCID Community forum / ORCID Community Champion (Jisc)

Professional qualifications gained

Sally Dalton: University of Leeds, 2020. Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice

Michael Fake. Institute of Leadership & Management, 2020, Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring

Anja Komatar: University of Leeds, 2019. PhD in Mathematics

Janet Morton: ALDinHE, 2019 (Association of Learning Development in HE), Certified Practitioner (CeP)

Awards received

Sunny Dhillon: Winner of Cross-Institutional and Services Award for Mentor, Leeds Partnership Awards

Chris Grygiel: The National Archives/Research Libraries UK Professional Fellowship 2018/19 “Curating, mapping and presenting modern hybrid collections”

Jiani Liu: Leeds Partnership Award (Global) – nominated

Jiani Liu, Dan Pullinger, Sunny Dhillon, Angela Newton, Paul Cave, Laura Fitch: Winner of Digital Award for Information Literacy 2020 for Step Up to Masters online resource