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Reference and information services group meeting at Marrickville Library

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Marrickville Library and Pavilion

313 Marrickville Road

Marrickville, NSW 2204

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Come along for the first reference and information services group meeting of the year and see the new Marrickville Library

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Draft agenda

  • Welcome
  • Acknowledgement of Country
  • Apologies
  • Changing nature of reference – what has changed at your library in the last 5 years what have your observed and what have you changed? Why have you changed it? including Marrickville Library staff on how they changed services for their new library, Cat Thomas from Campbelltown on how they are roving and Melanie Mutch on Hornsby’s community connections program
  • Staff training, and training of the public, engagement – around the room on how people are doing reference and information training at their libraries, possibly leading to a ref-ex revision Rebecca Cook from Kiama on their reference training and Facebook promotion.
  • Marrickville Library and changes to reference and information services in the new library Joanne Shaw, Library Content and Community Manager and Louise Kopecny, Branch Manager, Inner West Council
  • Promotion of information resources, to staff, and to the public – round the room discussion
  • What are your big ideas for reference?
  • round the room discussion of professional development resources used, come along prepared to share your favourite professional development resources (the ones you usually use)
  • Importance of professional skills and expertise
  • The new public library wiki - how can you add to it
  • Next meeting date and location
  • Points for communication (what summary of the meeting goes out with the minutes the minutes will be combined)

There will be a tour of Marrickville Library after the meeting.

The NSW public library wiki has a more detailed agenda.

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313 Marrickville Road

Marrickville, NSW 2204

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