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November 2018

Thu 22
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Health & Safety Briefing new [Places] 11:00 - 11:45 CUL IT Training Room

A general Health and Safety and Security briefing for staff who work in the main Cambridge University Library Building and the affiliated Faculty Libraries.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop new [Places] 13:00 - 16:30 CUL IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Thu 29

An interactive workshop, focusing on providing service for both internal (colleagues) and external (readers) customers.

An interactive workshop, focusing on providing service for both internal (colleagues) and external (readers) customers.

For World Digital Preservation Day, come and celebrate the thinking and work required for the long-term preservation of our collections.

Hear about the challenges of audiovisual content (including both digital and analogue), in relation to Cambridge University Libraries audiovisual collections. Find out about why there is a ‘deadline’ for audiovisual content, and what might be done about it.

Learn about why we're at a crossroads in regard to digital preservation and where we might go from here.

Two short talks by Somaya Langley and Dave Gerrard of the Polonsky-funded Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) project. Plus an opportunity for Q&A and discussion of audiovisual and digital preservation challenges.

December 2018

Mon 3

This course is designed to help give you confidence when managing people through difficult situations, to hone your skills further and highlight any areas that may require further development.

Outline:

Difficult? - Understanding difficulty - What can cause difficult behaviour/performance issues? - Developing empathy/Stepping back - Personality Style: Difficult or just Different? - Difficult situations: examples

Feedback - Purpose and Pitfalls - The four feedback factors - Giving feedback effectively

Behaviour/Performance Management - Managing difficult behaviours: Foundations - The One-to-One: The CHANGE model - Approaches to difficult people and situations - Handling defensiveness - Know when to involve HR

Action Planning.

Wed 5
Policy Development at Cambridge University Libraries: the inaugural Digital Preservation Policy new [Places] 11:00 - 12:30 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

Cambridge University Libraries has a new Digital Preservation Policy that has been developed over the past two years as part of the Polonsky-funded Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) project.

Come along to hear how this policy has been developed, what the policy covers, and what this means for you and your work.

Thu 6
Policy Development at Cambridge University Libraries: the inaugural Digital Preservation Policy new [Places] 14:00 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

Cambridge University Libraries has a new Digital Preservation Policy that has been developed over the past two years as part of the Polonsky-funded Digital Preservation at Oxford and Cambridge (DPOC) project.

Come along to hear how this policy has been developed, what the policy covers, and what this means for you and your work.

Sat 8
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Saturday Induction Workshop new [Places] 14:00 - 15:15 CUL IT Training Room

This workshop designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Saturday Induction Workshop new [Places] 15:00 - 16:00 CUL IT Training Room

This workshop designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library

Thu 13

An introduction to the theory and structure of Library of Congress Subject Headings. There is an opportunity for hands-on participation.

January 2019

Tue 8
All Cambridge Libraries : Alma Acquisitions Module new [Places] 09:30 - 13:00 Faculty of Law, Freshfields Legal IT Centre, IT Training Room

This course is for staff that will need to use the Acquisitions functionality in Alma and have not had experience of it before. The course covers the key activities that will be performed in Acquisitions, including:

  • Vendor records
  • Funds and Ledgers
  • Po lines and POs
  • Creating a PO line
  • PO line template
  • Manual packaging
  • Creating a PO Line from an external bib record
  • Cancelling or deleting a Purchase Order
  • Receiving
  • Cataloguing processes
  • Invoices
  • Claims
Wed 16
Cambridge University Library Staff : Mentoring Workshop new [Places] 09:30 - 17:00 CUL IT Training Room

Whilst the importance of coaching is widely recognised it is important to maintain the organisations mentoring capability. Be this formal mentoring where the mentor has been assigned or using mentoring skill in a more day to day conversational way having people who are skilled at providing guidance and developing people can have a marked effect on organisational performance . The workshop is suitable for anybody with either a formal or informal role as a mentor and also for line managers wishing to develop this skill. The workshop can be a way of developing a mentoring culture across the organisation or for specific departments or service areas.

Thu 17

Recommended for those responsible for the recruitment and selection of staff, who are interested in developing further skills in this area. This course prepares you to effectively carry out the recruitment and selection process taking you through the stages of producing a person specification, short listing effectively against selection criteria, designing questions, structuring and conducting interviews, and making the final decision. University policies and procedures will also be covered.

February 2019

Thu 21
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : HR for Managers new [Places] 09:30 - 16:30 CUL IT Training Room

One day workshop for CUL Managers