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Click the title of each session to download papers relating to that session.

We have also included links to some of the music played during the conference dinner at Ross Priory. Find these links in the table titled 'Wednesday evening'.

Monday 24 April 2017

16:00-17:30 Council meeting
(Council members only)
John Anderson Meeting Room
Level 3
Andersonian Library

Evening reception and buffet

Welcome address from:

Gillian Pallis, Vice Dean Academic, Strathclyde Business School.

Ms Elaine Blaxter, Head of Information Management, University Library.

Strathclyde Business School (Cathedral Wing)
199 Cathedral Street
G4 0QU 
20:00-21:30 Walking tour of the campus and Merchant City, finishing at the Beer Café in Merchant Square. Beer Café
Merchant Square
78 Candleriggs
G1 1NP


Tuesday 25 April 2017

All of today's events will take place at the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC).

09:00-09:30 Registration and refreshments  
09:30-09:50  Welcome address  Professor Sir Jim McDonald
Principal and Vice Chancellor
University of Strathclyde 

Professor David Hillier
Executive Dean
Strathclyde Business School 
10:00-11:00 Keynote address
"Lessons from connections: building sustainable relationships in a disruptive world."
Dr John Scally
National Librarian and Chief Executive
National Library for Scotland 
11:00-11:20  Refreshment break   
11:20-12:00 "SCOTBIS redefined: developing a national business information service for the 21st century." John Coll
Head of Access
National Library for Scotland 

Updates from other organisations/institutions (4 x 10-minute slots)

ABLD (North America) Hilary Craiglow (Vanderbilt University)
CLADEA (Latin America) Liliana Luchi (IAE Austral University)
GIBS Business School (South Africa) Beulah Muller (GIBS Business School)
Business Librarians Association (UK) Alasdair Stewart (BLA Chair)
12:40-13:00  Gold Sponsor session  Julie Carroll-Davis
Senior Vice President
13:00-13:15 Group photograph  
13:15-14:00  Lunch   
14:00-15:00 Rising to the challenge: managing Open Access at the University of Glasgow. Susan Ashworth
University Librarian
University of Glasgow
15:00-15:20  Refreshment break   
15:20-16:00 Members' sharing papers (4 x 10-minute slots) 
"The shape of things to come: authors, ideas and objects in a deconstructed world." Chris Flegg (Saïd Business School, University of Oxford)

"Sci-Hub: Piracy, freedom, or...?

Liliana Luchi (IAE Austral University)
"Measuring Impact within the EBSLG Group." Dagmar Langeggen (BI Norwegian Business School)
"Connecting the dots: a user-centric approach." Elke Parrez Parrez (Vlerick Business School, Belgium)
16:00-16:30 "Negotiations with vendors on behalf of the BLA (Business Librarians Association)." Craig Moran
Directorate Operations Manager
Jisc Collections
16:45-17:45 Optional tour of the Andersonian Library, University of Strathclyde.

Tuesday evening

18:00-19:30 Drinks reception hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow Glasgow City Chambers
George Square
G2 1DU 
19:30- Free evening Find a restaurant on Glasgow DineAround 


Wednesday 26 April 2017

All of today's events will take place at the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC).

09:00-09:30 Refreshments and viewing of vendor displays  
09:30-10:30  Workshop:
'Let's Talk': The Communicative Event
Marion C. Marlow
Lecturer, Voice and Communication Consultant and Theatre Practitioner,
University of Strathclyde 
10:30-11:00 Refreshments and viewing of vendor displays  
11:00-12:00  Global Outlook for 2017  Robert Ward
Editorial Director, Economist Intelligence Unit
12:00-13:00 Lunch with vendors  
13:00-15:00  Workshop:
Designing a Cultural Probe
Andy Priestner
Freelance Trainer and Consultant 
15:00-15:30 Refreshments and viewing of vendor displays  
15:30-16:50   Members' sharing papers and Silver vendor session  
EBSCO (Silver sponsor) Karen Kane
"Big Data" Belen Real (IE Library, Madrid)
Statista (Silver sponsor) Matt Davis
"E-resources usage and cost analysis at ESADE"  Josep Soler (ESADE, Barcelona)
PrivCo (Silver sponsor) Dan Gingert 
"Annual Reports Archive" project  Katharina Selzer (University of Mannheim)
Emerald (Silver sponsor) Denis Godbout 


Wednesday evening

18:00 Bus to Ross Priory, Loch Lomond Pick up from George Square, Glasgow city centre

Conference dinner and cèilidh

Some tunes from the evening (YouTube links):

Ross Priory
Loch Lomond


Thursday 27 April 2017

All of this morning's events will take place at the Technology & Innovation Centre (TIC).

08:45-09:00 Refreshments
09:00-10:00 Resource Special Interest Group (optional)
10:00-10:15 Refreshments
10:15-12:15  EBSLG Business Meeting (EBSLG Members only)
12:15-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00 (approx) 

Optional tours. Please see the social events page for more details.


Optional tour of the Andersonian Library, University of Strathclyde