Date: 19 June 2007
Location: The Lowry, Manchester
Duration: 3 days
Cost: £320 (£175 one day rate)
The conference will be held from 19th to 21st June 2007 at The Lowry in
Manchester, UK (www.thelowry.com).
The conference will feature a diverse range of joint use libraries, from small scale joint school-public libraries to large scale mergers involving central libraries, college and university library and examples of other partnership arrangements with health, voluntary, social services etc.
Speakers from England, Scotland, the United States, Canada, Australia,
Scandinavia and elsewhere will be addressing issues including:
How to staff and manage a joint use library
Designing a joint use library
Standards and guidelines
‘One stop shops’
Large-scale and multiple-partner collaborations
Regional variations in joint use libraries
There will be conference dinner on the Wednesday with an after dinner poetry reading by Wendy Cope.
Current information regarding the conference, including costs and accommodation, can be obtained from the website