CILIP in London Event: The TUC Collections: Celebrating 90 Years of Contribution to Research. 8th October 2012

The TUC Collections: Celebrating 90 Years of Contribution to Research

Speaker: Chris Coates, Librarian of the TUC (Trades Union Congress) Collections at London Metropolitan University

Date: Monday, 8th October 2012

Time: 6.30pm
Venue: The Square (Wine Bar), Tolmers Square, Somers Town, London NW1
Map: http://g.co/maps/w973q

Chris Coates, Librarian of the TUC Collections at London Metropolitan University, will talk about the history of the Collections, the variety of their content, and their contribution to research into both historical and current aspects of workplace life and politics.

Chris will also discuss the Collections’ digitisation programme and issues relating to opening up an institutional library to make them accessible to a wider user group. Like the other special collection in Londonmet – the Women’s Library – the TUC Collections’ future was under threat due to a shortfall in funding, but successful talks over a proposed a joint-funding initiative with the Trades Union Congress was agreed in June

This talk will be of particular value to anyone registered for CILIP Chartership and can contribute towards CPD requirements. Refreshments will be available afterwards.

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CILIP in London evening meetings are free to CILIP members (with a £5 donation invited from non-members) and are open to all with a professional interest in the topic.
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This event has kindly been sponsored by Credo Reference.

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