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SOUTH WESTERN REGIONAL LIBRARY SERVICES CIO
Uniting, inspiring, collaborating across libraries, information services and cultural organisations in the South West.
  • Members' Day
    Members' Day
    Fri, 05 Jul
    Tavistock Pl, Plymouth PL4 8AT, UK
    05 Jul 2024, 10:30 – 16:00
    Tavistock Pl, Plymouth PL4 8AT, UK
    05 Jul 2024, 10:30 – 16:00
    Tavistock Pl, Plymouth PL4 8AT, UK
    Guest speaker, Michael Webb, Director of Technology & Analytics at Jisc, & networking on key topics
  • Neurodiversity in libraries: half-day online training event
    Neurodiversity in libraries: half-day online training event
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 18 Jul
    online training event
    18 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    online training event
    18 Jul 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    online training event
    Join librarians Joanne Foster-Murdoch & Caroline Varney-Bowers to improve understanding of neurodivergence in libraries
  • LGBTQ+ online workshop: developing inclusive library provision
    LGBTQ+ online workshop: developing inclusive library provision
    Wed, 02 Oct
    Webinar
    02 Oct 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Webinar
    02 Oct 2024, 09:30 – 12:00
    Webinar
    Half-day workshop with John Vincent from The Network
  • Leadership Essentials: for Libraries, Information & Archives
    Leadership Essentials: for Libraries, Information & Archives
    November 2024 - February 2025
    Online workshops and coaching sessions.
    November 2024 - February 2025
    Online workshops and coaching sessions.
    November 2024 - February 2025
    Online workshops and coaching sessions.
    November 2024 - February 2025. Two half day online workshops, plus a two-hour team coaching session.
  • Library Provision for Blind & Partially Sighted Customers
    Library Provision for Blind & Partially Sighted Customers
    Thu, 18 Apr
    Online Webinar
    18 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Webinar
    18 Apr 2024, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online Webinar
    Learn from Lara Marshall, Library Engagement Manager for RNIB, how best to help people who have sight loss issues in a library setting. Free of Charge Webinar.
  • The AI Revolution: empowering librarians to navigate the future
    The AI Revolution: empowering librarians to navigate the future
    Thu, 22 Feb
    Webinar
    22 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Webinar
    22 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 12:00
    Webinar
    Led by expert sector trainer, Phil Bradley, this two hour webinar offers you an overview of AI search tools - now updated with the latest information
  • SWRLS Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2023
    SWRLS Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2023
    Thu, 30 Nov
    Online Conference
    30 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Conference
    30 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 12:30 GMT
    Online Conference
    All SWRLS members are invited to join us for our free online annual review and AGM. Learn more about our 4 year plan 2024-2027.
  • The AI Revolution: empowering librarians to navigate the future
    The AI Revolution: empowering librarians to navigate the future
    Tue, 10 Oct
    Webinar
    10 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 12:00
    Webinar
    10 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 12:00
    Webinar
    An overview of AI search tools and discussion on the way search is changing for information professionals. Led by expert Phil Bradley.
  • Managing Projects in a Library & Information Environment
    Managing Projects in a Library & Information Environment
    Tue, 03 Oct
    Webinar
    03 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Webinar
    03 Oct 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Webinar
    Identify how you can create project success; know key stages in project life-cycle; best practice in stakeholder communications
  • SWRLS Members' Day 13 June 2023 - in person Exeter Library OR online
    SWRLS Members' Day 13 June 2023 - in person Exeter Library OR online
    Tue, 13 Jun
    Exeter
    13 Jun 2023, 10:30 – 13:30
    Exeter, Castle St, Exeter EX4 3PQ, UK
    13 Jun 2023, 10:30 – 13:30
    Exeter, Castle St, Exeter EX4 3PQ, UK
    Join us to hear digital technology expert Bill Thompson, our guest speaker on digital archiving & access in the library environment plus networking on top of mind topics.
  • Equality, Equity & Diversity in the Libraries & Information Environment
    Equality, Equity & Diversity in the Libraries & Information Environment
    Wed, 17 May
    Online workshop
    17 May 2023, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    17 May 2023, 09:30 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    Sharpen your understanding of EDI; make your library a safe and welcoming place to new arrivals, including refugees and asylum-seekers
  • User Experience Research and Design - with Andy Priestner
    User Experience Research and Design - with Andy Priestner
    Tue, 02 May
    Bristol
    02 May 2023, 09:30 – 16:00
    Bristol, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TL, UK
    02 May 2023, 09:30 – 16:00
    Bristol, College Green, Bristol BS1 5TL, UK
    A full day, in person, highly interactive training course led by international expert in user experience and design, Andy Priestner.
  • Managing Projects in a Libraries & Information Environment
    Managing Projects in a Libraries & Information Environment
    Thu, 20 Apr
    Online workshop
    20 Apr 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    20 Apr 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    Identify how you can create project success; know key stages in project life-cycle; best practice in stakeholder communications
  • Managing Projects in a Library & Information Environment
    Managing Projects in a Library & Information Environment
    Tue, 21 Mar
    Online workshop
    21 Mar 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    21 Mar 2023, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online workshop
    A half-day online workshop offering you a framework for seeing a project through from start to finish successfully.
  • Introduction to Equality Equity & Diversity
    Introduction to Equality Equity & Diversity
    Wed, 19 Oct
    Online event
    19 Oct 2022, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online event
    19 Oct 2022, 09:00 – 12:30
    Online event
    An introduction to the terms used and key importance of the Equality Act 2010 to the role of libraries, exploring ways in which we can take on diversity issues within our own jobs.
  • Thu, 09 Jun
    Onlne
    09 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
    Onlne
    09 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
    Onlne
    A practical & interactive course for frontline library staff, especially those who deliver emotional support to service users in the organisation. Delivered in partnership with Arts & Health South West.
  • Wed, 08 Jun
    Online
    08 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 09 Jun 2022, 13:00
    Online
    08 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 09 Jun 2022, 13:00
    Online
    Sessions 1 & 2 together of a 2 half-day interactive course designed to support frontline library staff manage their own mental health & wellbeing. Delivered in partnership with Arts & Health South West.
  • Wed, 08 Jun
    Online event
    08 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
    Online event
    08 Jun 2022, 10:00 – 13:00
    Online event
    A practical & interactive course for frontline library staff, especially those who deliver emotional support to service users in their organisation. Delivered in partnership with Arts & Health South West

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