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…

Spoofed invoices from nag email

Unfortunately the main nag.office@ email address has been spoofed and the spammers are sending out fake invoices with malicious viruses attached.  Luckily these are being picked up as suspicious by anti-virus software.  There is very little we can do other…

CILIP Cataloguing & Indexing Group – Could you represent public libraries on our committee?

Are you a CILIP or CIG member who would like to join a dedicated team working on behalf of our 1000+ members in the UK and beyond?  We promote the essential skills of cataloguing, classification, metadata creation & indexing that…

Public Libraries Forum: Stock Selection for Public Libraries

Stock Selection for Public Libraries – what do future models look like? 8th November, The Studio, Leeds Stock Selection differs radically around the country; for NAG public libraries forum we will be sharing ideas and best practice from around the…

Call for Papers: NAG November Collection Development Seminar

Wednesday 7th November 2018 Leeds, The Studio Submissions for papers are welcome for the 9th Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries. The theme for this Seminar is ‘Practical Solutions to Impossible Problems’Libraries and Librarians are beset, on all sides, by…

Academic seminar fully booked!

We are now fully booked for the Collection Development seminar “Valuing your Collections” next Wednesday in Birmingham at 116 delegates.  This has been a record breaking year for NAG seminar and we’re very pleased so many people are keen to…

Programme available for May Seminar

The full programme is now available for NAG’s 8th Collection Development for Academic Libraries seminar, happening on Wednesday 23rd May at The Studio in Birmingham. This event is now fully booked. Download the full programme here.

Seminars for 2018

For 2018, NAG will be running three seminars; our usual Collection Development for Academic Libraries seminar in May (Birmingham), followed by two day seminars in November (Leeds) with day one focused around academic libraries and day two for papers focusing…

New Sponsorship Structure

For 2018, NAG will be running three seminars; our usual Collection Development for Academic Libraries seminar in May (Birmingham), followed by two day seminars in November (Leeds) with day one focused around academic libraries and day two for public libraries…

JISC Digital Archival Collections Group Purchasing Pilot

EBSCO has joined Adam Matthew Digital, Brill and ProQuest to offer over 70 digital archival collections to the higher education sector as part of the Jisc ‘Digital archival collections group purchasing pilot’ phase two. As with the initial pilot, the…

Remembering Chris Hall

Chris Hall, who died on 28 December 2017, served and supported NAG for almost three decades – a unique contribution recognised by the award of an Honorary Fellowship in 2011, shortly after Chris retired as Bibliographical Services Librarian, City of…

Call for papers: NAG Collection Development Seminar 2018

NAG Collection Development Seminar 2018 Wednesday 23rd May 2018 Call for papers Submissions for papers are welcome for next year’s 8th Collection Development Seminar for Academic Libraries. The theme for Seminar 2018 is ‘Valuing our collections’.   Academic librarians spend…

New date for NAG Seminar!

Due to a clash with another Library supplier event, the NAG seminar 2018 has moved to Wednesday 23rd May at the Studio in Birmingham. A Call for Papers will be issued before Christmas.