Oxford, UK (PRWEB UK) 31 August 2012
The CILIP Big Day takes place at the Newcastle City Library and combines the CILIP members day and the AGM to provide an exciting line up of high profile speakers, conference sessions along with networking opportunities.
CILIP Chief Executive, Annie Mauger released this statement about the event “As CILIP’s biennial Umbrella Conference next takes place in 2013 we want to make sure an event took place this year giving members an opportunity to get together, enjoy an exciting event programme, catch up with colleagues and make new contacts. I’m delighted that Newcastle City Council have kindly agreed to host the event.”
At the event Softlink will be showcasing their latest version of the Liberty library management system which now includes a new integrated help interface, customisable book carousels to draw attention to the most popular or most recommended books and Google books integration amongst a host of other new features.
Stephen Daniels, the Softlink Marketing Manager spoke about the event “Softlink are delighted to be supporting such a key event in the CILIP events calendar. We are always looking for ways to help support librarians, information specialists and knowledge managers. Being part of the CILIP Big Day is a great opportunity for us to speak to people about our products and services and understand what they are looking for from future systems”.
The day has been organised in partnership the North East CILIP Branch. Colin Raistrick, Chair of the branch has said “North East CILIP welcomes wholeheartedly the decision to hold this event at the Newcastle City Library. As a branch we look forward to being an active partner in delivering an exciting and dynamic event. The North East library and information professional community has a very strong track record in working in collaboration to delivery first class services and projects. We look forward to welcoming you all to a truly amazing Big Day for CILIP members.”
Registration for the event has now closed, however, if you wish to follow the event on Twitter, the hash tag #CILIPBD12 will be used to keep people informed.