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February 2019

Tue 26
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Manager Briefings: Return to Work new Finished 10:00 - 10:45 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Managers Briefings: Return to Work Discussions

This session is designed give managers a brief overview of how to effectively conduct a Return to Work (RTW) discussion following the HR for Managers workshop. The session will cover the newly introduced RTW discussion template, and will also allow an opportunity for questions.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Manager Briefings: Return to Work new Finished 15:00 - 15:45 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Managers Briefings: Return to Work Discussions

This session is designed give managers a brief overview of how to effectively conduct a Return to Work (RTW) discussion following the HR for Managers workshop. The session will cover the newly introduced RTW discussion template, and will also allow an opportunity for questions.

March 2019

Mon 11
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Health & Safety Briefing new Finished 11:00 - 11:45 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

A general Health and Safety and Security briefing for staff who work in the main Cambridge University Library Building and the affiliated Faculty Libraries.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Induction Workshop new Finished 13:00 - 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.

Wed 13
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Implicit Bias Briefing new Finished 12:30 - 13:30 Cambridge University Library, Milstein Room

This session will provide an introduction to implicit or unconscious bias and will help you start to understand how our biases influence the decisions we make. These may include decisions around recruitment, selection, assessment and broader interactions with others. The session will include tutor input and group activities to raise awareness about how to recognise and begin to manage the impact of implicit bias. We will also consider further sources of guidance to support individuals in their roles with specific responsibilities e.g. for managing others, teaching etc.

If you would like to book onto this event, please book on to the Equality and Diversity page via this link https://www.equality.admin.cam.ac.uk/events/understanding-implicit-bias

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.

Tue 19
All Cambridge Libraries : Introduction to Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) new Finished 09:30 - 13:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

An introduction to the theory and structure of Library of Congress Subject Headings. There is an opportunity for hands-on participation. Course leaders: Vanessa Lacey, vl203@cam.ac.uk (Head of English Cataloguing) and Fiona Grant, fmg24@cam.ac.uk (Metadata Librarian).

Wed 20
All Cambridge Libraries : Cataloguing for Non-Cataloguers new Finished 09:30 - 11:00 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

An introduction to adding holding and item records to existing catalogue records as part of record-sharing in the Alma database. There is an opportunity for hands-on participation. Course leaders: Vanessa Lacey, vl203@cam.ac.uk (Head of English Cataloguing, UL) and Katherine Sendall, ks344@cam.ac.uk (English Cataloguing, Alma trainer)

Thu 21
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.

April 2019

Tue 2
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Return to Work Briefings for All Staff new Finished 10:00 - 10:45 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.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Return to Work Briefings for All Staff new Finished 15:00 - 15:45 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.

Wed 3
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Return to Work Briefings for All Staff new Finished 10:00 - 10:45 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.

Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Return to Work Briefings for All Staff new Finished 14:00 - 14:45 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 9
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Manager Briefings: Return to Work new Finished 10:00 - 10:45 Cambridge University Library, IT Training Room

Managers Briefings: Return to Work Discussions

This session is designed give managers a brief overview of how to effectively conduct a Return to Work (RTW) discussion following the HR for Managers workshop. The session will cover the newly introduced RTW discussion template, and will also allow an opportunity for questions.

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.

Wed 10
Cambridge University Libraries Staff : Recruitment and Selection Skills new (1 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.

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.