Public Libraries Forum Feedback

Thank you to everyone who attended NAG’s Public Library Forum in Leeds this month.  It was a great day with some very productive discussions around stock selection and inter library loans. All the slides are available to view at glsr.it/nagplf…

#NAGcd9

Thank you to everyone who joined us at #NAGcd9 for “Practical Solutions to Impossible Problems” in Leeds.  Our speakers were: Eric Jackson (Leeds Beckett University), “Thinking outside the (Process) Box: Adopting NAG servicing guidelines.” Graeme Gamblin, Ann Stairmand-Jackson and Nikki…

Record breaking numbers at #NAGcd8

Thank you to everyone who attended our Eighth NAG Collection Development Seminar – all 116 of you!  This was our highest ever number at a seminar and proves the popularity of both the format and the topics.  The feedback so…

NAG joins YouTube!

This year at #NAG17 we trialed filming two of the papers and here are the results! Firstly we have Karen Colbron from JISC talking about National Monograph Solutions: Secondly, here is Andy Ryan talking about her Cityread project: Filming was…

#NAG17 roundup

Over 80 delegates attended #NAG17 and enjoyed ten papers and four workshops from our excellent speakers. Special thanks must go to David Clover (UEL) for stepping in to fill a workshop paper at the last minute and Robin Armstrong Viner…

Workshops and Papers at #NAG17

#NAG17 6-7th November, Hilton Hotel, Leeds Just a few weeks to go until #NAG17! Over seventy of you have already booked but we still have space for a few more. We know that budgets are tight everywhere, so here is…

Full Programme for #NAG17

The full programme for #NAG17 is now available here.  We hope it provides a good balance of public and academic library interest along with four workshops to choose from on both days. The option of half price places for NAG…

Free and Reduced Price #NAG17 Conference Places!

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…

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

“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…

Seminar sponsorship – a new NAG opportunity!

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…

#NAG16 – Glasgow – 14-15th September 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…

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

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

  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,…

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

  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…

NAG Conference 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…

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

NAG Conference 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…

Third NAG Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries

  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…

NAG Conference 2012

Our very successful Conference has now taken place. The theme was Learning from Success, and the Conference took place on Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th September, at the 4-star Royal York Hotel in the City of York. Feedback coming in includes the following comments…

Seminar on RFID, Tuesday 19th June 2012 at the Palace Hotel Manchester

    Our seminar on the important topic of RFID took place on the 19th of June at the Palace Hotel in Manchester. For delegates working in both public and academic libraries, this seminar had much to interest and inform, and consisted of…