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Free and Reduced Price #NAG17 Conference Places!

Posted on June 20, 2017
Work in public libraries?  Or are you a student? NAG are offering some half price places to those working in public libraries who would be otherwise unable to attend #NAG17 this November in Leeds.  We recognise that training budgets have… View event →

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Speaker information added for #NAG17

Posted on June 17, 2017
#NAG17 – Leeds, Hilton Hotel, 6-7 November 2017 More speaker information is now available for NAG Conference 2017: Welcome address: Ms Andrea Ellison, Chief Librarian, Leeds Library and Information Service Key note address: Ian Anstice, Public Libraries News “An aquarium… View event →

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“Proving our worth: Evidence and Data in Acquisitions” – Programme information

Posted on April 24, 2017
 6th -7th November, The Hilton Hotel, Leeds This year #NAG17 returns to the North of England and focuses on the essential topic of proving our worth in these times of austerity.  Prices have been frozen from 2016 at £375 for… View event →

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#NAG17: “Proving Our Worth: Evidence and Data in Acquisitions”

Posted on February 20, 2017
6th-7th November 2017 Leeds, Hilton Hotel   Booking is now open for the 2017 NAG Annual Conference which this year moves to November and the Hilton Hotel in Leeds City Centre. Full details of speakers will be coming soon however… View event →



Past Events

7th Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries: “Operational Excellence”

Posted on May 22, 2017
“Operational Excellence” 7th Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries Wednesday 17th May 2017, Birmingham, The Studio The theme of the 7th Collection Development seminar was “Operational Excellence”, which is all about tackling inefficient and wasteful processes in order to deliver… View event →

Seminar sponsorship – a new NAG opportunity!

Posted on December 6, 2016
For 2017, in response to requests from publishers and suppliers, NAG has decided to make sponsorship opportunities available for our 7th Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries in Birmingham on 17th May 2017.  The Seminar is always popular so it… View event →

#NAG16 – Glasgow – 14-15th September 2016

Posted on October 3, 2016
#NAG16 This year’s Conference was held for the first time at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow, right next to Glasgow Central Station and the dates were Wednesday 14th and Thursday 15th September 2016. This year’s theme was “Public and… View event →

Sixth Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries, Birmingham, May 2016

Posted on February 8, 2016
‘Negotiating the future: Collection Development through working with others’ The Studio, Birmingham, Wednesday 18th May 2016 #NAGCd6 The sixth NAG Collection Development seminar for academic libraries took place on Wednesday 18th May at the Studio in Birmingham and from the… View event →

“Back to the future” – NAG Conference 2015 #NAG2015

Posted on June 3, 2015
  This year’s Conference was held once more at the Royal York Hotel, right next to York railway station: the dates were Monday 14th and Tuesday 15th September 2015. #NAG2015 Libraries continue to seek ways of delivering services in straitened circumstances,… View event →

NAG’s Fifth Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries #NAGcd5

Posted on March 24, 2015
  This took place at CILIP HQ in London, on Thursday 23rd April 2015, and here is some early feedback from the delegates – Very well organised and gave me a chance to build up a network contact Very interesting… View event →

NAG Conference 2014

Posted on September 13, 2014
    NAG is very pleased to report on another successful Conference. This year’s Conference was held once more at the Royal York Hotel, on  Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th September 2014, and with eight papers, two discussion panels and… View event →

Fourth Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries, Birmingham, May 2014

Posted on February 13, 2014
  Please note that this seminar has now taken place. A report will be posted shortly, and the presentations are available to NAG members, and non-members who attended the seminar. Members can view the papers here after logging into the… View event →

NAG Conference 2013

Posted on July 26, 2013
  NAG Conference 2013  “Sharing Today, Securing Tomorrow” took place at the Royal York Hotel, York, on Wednesday 4th and Thursday 5th September. Please use #NAG2013 if you want to tweet this event Papers have now been uploaded. NAG members… View event →

Third NAG Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries

Posted on February 6, 2013
  Following the extremely successful seminars on this topic held in London in November 2010, and at Aston in February 2012, the National Acquisitions Group has presented a third seminar, building on and developing the original content. This took place on Wednesday… View event →