Staff development and S Guide - Resources and Review

Paper describing two alternative approaches to delivering online staff development programmes. Discusses the suitability and potential role of commercial and freely available virtual learning environments in the delivery of such programmes.
A professional association for staff and educational developers in the UK. Institutional, individual and associate memberships are available and details of publications, conferences and events are provided.
A group of related projects intended to enable more informed decision
making and provide a clearer picture of the role which academic LIS services can play in the context of national teaching and learning initiatives, and in support of research.
Information about a staff development initiative to support teaching and learning in Scottish metropolitan area networks, including a summary of the research findings.
Information about a range of training courses run by Aslib, The Association for Information Management. Details course features, skills acquired upon completion, and provides online booking forms. Areas covered include library and information management skills, knowledge management portfolio, general management and communication skills, sources of official information, business information, information management technology, and Internet skills.
Organisation established to promote staff development and training provision across universities and colleges in the United Kingdom. Members are offered consultancy, a help line, a database of tutors, complimentary mailings and briefing papers.
Advice on career development issues for UK library and information professionals. Outlines the objectives and structure of the group, and addresses topics such as Library Association chartership and equal opportunities. Also features tables of contents and selected articles from Impact, the journal published by the group.
A report to Government with proposals for the successful implementation of the People's Network scheme. Chapters include recommendations on eligibility criteria, priorities for funding, administering awards, delivering content to users, the funding model, advanced training, the school library service, network options, funding and financial assessment, and implementation aspects. Also includes reviews of current activity in the public library, archive, museum and gallery, and higher education sectors, intellectual property issues, training needs analysis, network service and design specification, usage proposals and ICT cost assumptions. All chapters are available in HTML or PDF format.
Identifies that library staff require training and development to cope with their changing roles and to exploit IT. Sets out success factors and frameworks. Part of a series of guides written by the IMPEL2 Project based on findings from case studies conducted in the library and information services of 24 UK universities and colleges during 1996
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