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Call for papers: NAG Public Library Forum #NAGplf

Posted on July 15, 2019
Call for Papers NAG Public Libraries Forum: Manchester 21st November 2019 Working with partners for the benefit of your community Have you recently completed a project working with partners to provide a new or improved service for your community?  Or… View event →

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Call for Papers: #NAGcd11

Posted on July 1, 2019
Disruption and Innovation are the New Normal: The Library’s changing role in content provision In the last five years, the landscape of taught content provision in UK institutions has meandered, transformed, shifted, and cracked. Library staff have managed these changes,… View event →

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BIC’s Metadata Power Half-Day Training Course

Posted on June 10, 2019
Tuesday, 17 September 2019 from 13:30 to 17:00 London Book here Many twenty-first century book readers are searching for, discovering and purchasing books via the internet instead of browsing the shelves of a library or bookstore. Whether digital or in… View event →

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JISC: e-books and disabled readers – what to look for in accessibility statements

Posted on June 4, 2019
With Alistair McNaught 6th June 1400-1600 90 Minute online course costing £95-150 +VAT. For more information have a look at the JISC website here. This 90-minute online training course explores the accessibility information needed by library and disability support staff… View event →

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Sponsorship options for 2019

Posted on February 15, 2019
One of the benefits of NAG Membership is being able to exhibit at NAG events.  For 2019 we have our tenth Collection Development seminar on 15th May in Birmingham aimed at academic acquisitions librarians, followed by a further #NAGcd11 seminar… View event →

Past Events

#NAGcd10 Follow Up

Posted on May 20, 2019
Thank you to everyone who attended #NAGcd10 “Streamlining and Futureproofing your Collection.” It was great to see over 90 people at The Studio in Birmingham taking part in the day. All the slides are available via the Glisser interface at:… View event →

NAG webinar: Carli Thatcher explains the Joint Consortia Books Agreement

Posted on March 27, 2019
Tuesday 23rd April 13:00 This free webinar introduced the Joint Consortia Books Agreement, including the basics of what is in scope and how it is structured, through to the practicalities of how to access the suppliers on the agreement and… View event →

Public Libraries Forum Feedback

Posted on November 19, 2018
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… View event →


Posted on November 8, 2018
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… View event →

Record breaking numbers at #NAGcd8

Posted on May 28, 2018
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… View event →

NAG joins YouTube!

Posted on December 11, 2017
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… View event →

#NAG17 roundup

Posted on November 8, 2017
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… View event →

Workshops and Papers at #NAG17

Posted on October 16, 2017
#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… View event →

Full Programme for #NAG17

Posted on September 11, 2017
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… View event →

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 →