Featuring Scotland’s War, the Govan High Memorial and The School That Went to War
Three fantastic presentations from Scottish High Schools on researching and gathering digital resources to commemorate the WWI centenary. Our speakers will share their top research tips, useful organisations and contacts as well as inspiring you with details of their WWI projects.
Thursday 21st May 2015
Queensferry High School, Edinburgh, EH30 9JN
14:00 to 16:00pm
£40 for CILIPS members
£50 for non-members
Places are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Free 8GB data stick pre-loaded with a new WWI resource pack for every attendee
Registration essential on or before 01.5.15 for catering purposes
Pleasebook directly online via the CILIPS website at https://cilips.formstack.com/forms/east_branch__information_literacy_part_three
- Naomi Richardson, Librarian, Queensferry High School, Edinburgh.
Scotland’s War Project (Edinburgh University) focusing on an overview of Queensferry High School’s contribution to the Scotland’s War Project in researching local Commonwealth War Graves with special emphasis on those from the Battle of Jutland.http://www.scotlandswar.ed.ac.uk/Scotland/About
- Ian McCracken,Volunteer Archivist,Govan High School Glasgow
The Govan High Memorial“I will be looking at World War One research processes & outcomes. The presentation will include information on sources that can be used, IL challenges, and how the Govan High Memorial research has benefited the school” http://www.teachingscotland.org.uk/education-in-scotland/secondary-teaching/57-memorial-at-govan-high.aspx
- Lauren Thow, Librarian, Portobello High School, Edinburgh.
The School That Went to War(BBC Radio Scotland) researching and uncovering the stories of soldiers from Portobello High School who signed up to fight in WWI. Culminating in a 5-episode BBC Radio drama narrated by Edith Bowman.http://www.allmediascotland.com/broadcasting/72993/made-here-the-school-that-went-to-war-bbc-radio-scotland-2/
Direct any enquiries to East Branch Events Co-ordinator, Alison Leslie
Alison Leslie, National Library of Scotland, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EW.
Tel: 0131 623 3822 Fax 0131 623 3830