Here’s one I prepared earlier: a guide to promoting your collections

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Cilips East Branch is hosting an inspiring afternoon looking at how three very different ‘collections’ have been promoted. Ranging from practical bookstore display techniques to creating online exhibitions and large displays; this event will share tricks and tips useful for every library, no matter how large or small the collection.

Speakers:

Gordon Yeoman, Exhibitions Conservator, National Library of Scotland

Sharing the secrets of putting together large exhibitions.

Graeme Hawley, Head of General Collections

Doing ‘an exhibition’ differently.

Calum McGhie, Customer Service Manager, Blackwell’s Bookshop, Edinburgh.

Attracting customers and promoting book stock using eye-catching displays.

Event Details:

There will be an opportunity for attendees to walk to Blackwell’s Bookshop to view table and window displays after the event.

Please note that Spaces are limited.

Please direct any questions about this event to Julie Sutherland: Chair, Cilips East Branch julie.sutherland@forrester.edin.sch.uk

CILIPS Meet the President 2018

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CILIPS East & Central Branch are holding a Meet the President Event.

A wonderful networking opportunity to meet Margaret in our time-honoured tradition: with friends old and new and some tasty treats!

Margaret has worked in Dunfermline, West Lothian and the Scottish Borders and had been an East Branch committee member for about 20 years. We are really looking forward to seeing what she has been up to so far in her role as President this year.

Please join us!

Date: 19th September 2018

Time: 6-8pm

Venue: The Boardroom, Central Library, 7-9 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EG

Register: by emailing Julie Sutherland julie.sutherland@forrester.edin.sch.uk