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April 2019

Thu 11
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 April 2019. There will be a presentation on the Cambridge University Libraries’ strategic and financial priorities.

Mon 15
All Staff Briefing new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 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 April 2019. There will be a presentation on the Cambridge University Libraries’ strategic and financial priorities.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Return to Work Briefings for All Staff new Finished 11:00 - 11:45 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

This session is designed give all staff a brief overview of Return to Work (RTW) discussions and paperwork. The session will cover the newly introduced RTW discussion template, and will also allow an opportunity for questions.

Tue 16
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Recruitment and Selection Skills new (2 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 17:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Recommended for those responsible for the recruitment and selection of staff, who are interested in developing further skills in this area. This course prepares you to effectively carry out the recruitment and selection process taking you through the stages of producing a person specification, short listing effectively against selection criteria, designing questions, structuring and conducting interviews, and making the final decision. University policies and procedures will also be covered.

Wed 24
Librarian's Tea new Finished 16:00 - 17:00 N/A

In the Easter Term, Jess would like to invite colleagues to come and join her for an informal chat in small groups over a cup of tea. Jess paused these popular sessions due to the pressure of work in the Michaelmas Term, but would like to start them up again in the Easter Term and Summer.

These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to get to know each other better and to talk with Jess about any issues that are affecting you.

Bookings for each session will close as soon as ten people have signed up, so first come, first served! The first two will be held at the University Library on West Road, but subsequent sessions will include locations in Faculty and Department Library sites. All events will start at 4 pm and confirmation of the final two events will be circulated closer to the date.

May 2019

Wed 15
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : HR for Managers new Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

One day workshop for CUL Managers

L&D will contact workshop attendees approximately 3 months after the training with some basic questions to see how effective found the training and how training learnt from has been applied into work practice.

Wed 22
Librarian's Tea new Finished 16:00 - 17:00 N/A

In the Easter Term, Jess would like to invite colleagues to come and join her for an informal chat in small groups over a cup of tea. Jess paused these popular sessions due to the pressure of work in the Michaelmas Term, but would like to start them up again in the Easter Term and Summer.

These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to get to know each other better and to talk with Jess about any issues that are affecting you.

Bookings for each session will close as soon as ten people have signed up, so first come, first served! The first two will be held at the University Library on West Road, but subsequent sessions will include locations in Faculty and Department Library sites. Event will start at 4 pm.

This event will be held in the Librarian's office on the 4th Floor of the UL

June 2019

Mon 10
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 and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Tue 18
All Staff Briefing new Finished 10:00 - 11:00 Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, Runcie Room

In the Summer Term, Jess would like to invite all members of the Library Staff Community to join one of two All Staff Briefings in June 2019. Both events will be held in the Runcie Room at the Faculty of Divinity on the Sidgwick Site.

There will be a focus on the results of the Staff Survey and an update from CCLF.

Mon 24
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 and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Librarian's Tea new Finished 16:00 - 17:00 Department of Engineering, Library

In the Summer Term, Jess would like to invite colleagues to come and join her for an informal chat in small groups over a cup of tea. Jess paused these popular sessions due to the pressure of work in the Michaelmas Term, but would like to start them up again in the Easter Term and Summer.

These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to get to know each other better and to talk with Jess about any issues that are affecting you.

Bookings for each session will close as soon as ten people have signed up, so first come, first served! This session will take place in the North Room in the Dept. Engineering Library.

All events will start at 4 pm and confirmation of the final two events will be circulated closer to the date.

Tue 25
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop: Part II new CANCELLED 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.

Thu 27
All Staff Briefing new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Faculty of Divinity, Sidgwick Site, Runcie Room

In the Summer Term, Jess would like to invite all members of the Library Staff Community to join one of two All Staff Briefings in June 2019. Both events will be held in the Runcie Room at the Faculty of Divinity on the Sidgwick Site.

There will be a focus on the results of the Staff Survey and an update from CCLF.

July 2019

Mon 8
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 and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Fri 12
Librarian's Tea new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 Faculty of Music, CMS Computer Room

In the Summer Term, Jess would like to invite colleagues to come and join her for an informal chat in small groups over a cup of tea. Jess paused these popular sessions due to the pressure of work in the Michaelmas Term, but would like to start them up again in the Easter Term and Summer.

These sessions will provide an opportunity for you to get to know each other better and to talk with Jess about any issues that are affecting you.

Bookings for each session will close as soon as ten people have signed up, so first come, first served! This session will take place at the Pendlebury Music Library, 11 West Road.

Event will start at 3 pm.

Mon 22
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 and meet some of the key people who work in it.

Tue 30
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.

August 2019

Mon 5
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 13
Staff Survey Focus Groups new Finished 15:00 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

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 1: Tuesday 13 August 15:00- 16:30 Milstein Room, UL West Road

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 19
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 20
Staff Survey Focus Groups new Finished 10:30 - 12:00 Faculty of Philosophy, Board Room

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 2: Tuesday 20 August 10.30 - 12.00, 323A Board Room (Raised Faculty Building), Philosophy, Sidgewick Site.

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

Tue 27
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.

September 2019

Mon 2
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 3
Cataloguing Training : Using Cataloguing Rules RDA and AACR2 new Finished 09:15 - 16:00 Faculty of Divinity, Room 3

Learn cataloguing in a day! – an intensive course for beginners. We will cover RDA and AACR2 cataloguing rules including use of the RDA Toolkit online, we will do some practical cataloguing and look at some of the theory which underpins the cataloguing rules. Course leader: Fiona Grant and others

Thu 5
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : HR for Managers new Finished 09:30 - 16:30 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

One day workshop for CUL Managers

L&D will contact workshop attendees approximately 3 months after the training with some basic questions to see how effective found the training and how training learnt from has been applied into work practice.