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September 2019

Tue 10
Staff Survey Focus Groups new Finished 14:00 - 15:30 Clinical School, Seminar Room 6

I am writing to invite you to attend one of a number of Focus Groups, where you will be asked to give feedback on questions relating to some of the outcomes of the staff survey. The session will last around 90 minutes. The aim will be to hear from everyone in the group and to seek different opinions and ideas, including:

 Your views about the staff survey;

 Your thoughts about improvements we can make related to the subject areas outlined below.

 Any additional comments you would like to make

There are a number of conversations taking place to address the outcomes of the staff survey at both the University and Institution level. We are keen to hear from staff across all our Faculty and Departmental libraries, and from departments within the University Library building. The Focus Groups will look at the following topic area:

Focus Group 4: Tuesday 10 September 14.00 - 15.30, Clinical School, Seminar Room 6

Objective: To explore improvements required in:

Equality & diversity Career development and promotion processes Internal communications and staff engagement The focus will be on what needs to happen. Survey comments- Survey comment- Career development/promotion processes are fair Survey comment- Able to contribute my views before changes are made Survey comment- Individual differences are valued

If you have any questions please contact Amy Glover on ullandd@lib.cam.ac.uk

Mon 16
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part I new Finished 14:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library, meet some of the key people who work in it and learn more about key library policies.

Tue 17
Cataloguing Training : How to Use MARC21 new (1 of 3) Finished 09:15 - 13:15 Faculty of Divinity, Room 2

MARC21 is the international format used to code information in catalogue records. During this intensive course for beginners we will cover the basic MARC21 terminology and the most frequently used MARC fields. There will be plenty of practical exercises and time for questions

Course leader: Vanessa Lacey and others

Wed 18
Cataloguing Training : How to Use MARC21 new (2 of 3) Finished 09:15 - 13:15 Faculty of Divinity, Room 2

MARC21 is the international format used to code information in catalogue records. During this intensive course for beginners we will cover the basic MARC21 terminology and the most frequently used MARC fields. There will be plenty of practical exercises and time for questions

Course leader: Vanessa Lacey and others

Thu 19
Cataloguing Training : How to Use MARC21 new (3 of 3) Finished 09:15 - 13:15 Faculty of Divinity, Room 2

MARC21 is the international format used to code information in catalogue records. During this intensive course for beginners we will cover the basic MARC21 terminology and the most frequently used MARC fields. There will be plenty of practical exercises and time for questions

Course leader: Vanessa Lacey and others

Fri 20
Alma Fulfillment Training new Finished 09:30 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Learn how to use the ALMA fulfilment module – an intensive course for beginners. We will cover:

  • User records
  • Item records
  • CLiPS
  • Issuing
  • Returning
  • Renewals
  • Fines
  • Requests
Mon 23
Alma Fulfillment Training new Finished 09:30 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Learn how to use the ALMA fulfilment module – an intensive course for beginners. We will cover:

  • User records
  • Item records
  • CLiPS
  • Issuing
  • Returning
  • Renewals
  • Fines
  • Requests
Tue 24
All Staff Briefing new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, Runcie Room

Dr Jessica Gardner, University Librarian and Director of Library Services, would like to invite all University Library staff, College Librarians, non-affiliated Librarians and Departmental Librarians to join one of two all staff briefings in September 2019. There will be a presentation on the Cambridge University Libraries’ strategic and financial priorities.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part II new Finished 14:00 - 17:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Staff will take part in some fun activities to learn more about other departments within the Cambridge University Libraries, have a presentation from a member of the Leadership Team about the wider workings of the University and have time to check their HR24 Induction Checklists and meet other new starters. Designed to be more informal, this workshop is a great opportunity to meet other staff, make contacts and ask any questions that you may have come across in your first month of employment.

Wed 25
All Staff Briefing new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, Runcie Room

Dr Jessica Gardner, University Librarian and Director of Library Services, would like to invite all University Library staff, College Librarians, non-affiliated Librarians and Departmental Librarians to join one of two all staff briefings in September 2019. There will be a presentation on the Cambridge University Libraries’ strategic and financial priorities.

Thu 26
Annual Leave Briefing- Managers new Finished 11:30 - 12:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Fri 27
Annual Leave Briefing- Managers new Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Mon 30
Annual Leave Briefing- Managers new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part I new Finished 14:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library, meet some of the key people who work in it and learn more about key library policies.

October 2019

Tue 1
Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Mon 7
Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 09:30 - 10:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Thu 10
Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 15:15 - 16:15 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Mon 14
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part I new Finished 14:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library, meet some of the key people who work in it and learn more about key library policies.

Wed 16
Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 11:30 - 12:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Annual Leave Briefing - All Staff new Finished 14:30 - 15:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

The HR team will be holding a number of briefing sessions covering the new E-days system, demonstrating how it works and some of the key principles that sit alongside it, such as flexible working. They will also be an opportunity to take questions.

Tue 22
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : GDPR update Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

Led by : James Knapton

In this session the University’s Information Compliance Officer will give a short presentation on the core provisions of data protection legislation and how these have been operating in practice since the changes introduced in May 2018. He will talk about some of the main challenges of the new legal and regulatory landscape and how they impact on various University activities, including academic research, HR and events marketing. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions.

Mon 28
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part I new Finished 14:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library, meet some of the key people who work in it and learn more about key library policies.

Tue 29
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part II new Finished 14:00 - 17:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Staff will take part in some fun activities to learn more about other departments within the Cambridge University Libraries, have a presentation from a member of the Leadership Team about the wider workings of the University and have time to check their HR24 Induction Checklists and meet other new starters. Designed to be more informal, this workshop is a great opportunity to meet other staff, make contacts and ask any questions that you may have come across in your first month of employment.

November 2019

Mon 11
Communicating for Success PILOT COURSE new (1 of 2) Finished 09:15 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

I am delighted to announce the dates for a 2 day pilot training course – Communicating for Success, which will become part of a structured management development programme for CUL managers.

Dates: 11-12 November (Attendance at both days is essential)

Times: 09:15 – 16:30

Venue: Training Room at UL

Course Leaders: Sheila Wotherspoon/ Natalie Deighton

Preparation: A pre-course meeting with line manager

Follow-up: A post-course review with line manager and review with trainers as required

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part I new Finished 14:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, Aoi Comms Room 1

This is an interactive workshop, designed to help new staff learn more about the Cambridge University Library, meet some of the key people who work in it and learn more about key library policies.