Event programme

Wednesday 3 September 2003

Board Room, National Library of Scotland

  • 10.00-10.30 Registration and coffee
  • 10.30-11.00 Brian Hillyard, Head of Rare Books: Introduction; Recording the nation's printed heritage
  • 11.00-11.30 John Scally, Deputy Head of Rare Books: Building and safeguarding the nation's printed heritage
  • 11.30-12.00 'Break out' sessions (Red Group, led by David Weston, Room 1130; Blue Group, led by Iain Milne, Board Room) to collect views on next steps
  • 12.00-12.30 Reports from 'break out' sessions and Conclusions
  • 12.30-13.15 Buffet lunch for Red Group (Board Room), Library tour for Blue Group (guides: Joe Marshall and Helen Vincent)
  • 13.15-14.00 Buffet lunch for Blue Group (Board Room), Library tour for Red Group (guides: Eoin Shalloo and Anette Hagan)
  • 14.15-16.00 After a welcome from Martyn Wade, National Librarian, Dr David Shaw, Secretary, Consortium of European Research Libraries, will speak on 'The European printed heritage: using the Hand Press Book database and the CERL Thesaurus', followed by an informal session at which delegates will be able to use the database and Thesaurus
  • 16.00 Tea and disperse

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