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All Cambridge Libraries : Alma Acquisitions Module new Tue 8 Jan 2019   09:30 Finished

This course is for staff that will need to use the Acquisitions functionality in Alma and have not had experience of it before. The course covers the key activities that will be performed in Acquisitions, including:

  • Vendor records
  • Funds and Ledgers
  • Po lines and POs
  • Creating a PO line
  • PO line template
  • Manual packaging
  • Creating a PO Line from an external bib record
  • Cancelling or deleting a Purchase Order
  • Receiving
  • Cataloguing processes
  • Invoices
  • Claims

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)

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).

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Thu 13 Dec 2018 09:30 Finished
Tue 8 Jan 2019 09:30 Finished

An interactive workshop on the fulfillment module on the ALMA system.

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Date Availability
Mon 29 Oct 2018 09:30 Finished
All Staff Briefing new Thu 27 Jun 2019   15:00   [More dates...] Finished

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.

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Date Availability
Mon 14 Jan 2019 15:00 Finished
Wed 16 Jan 2019 15:00 Finished
Thu 11 Apr 2019 15:00 Finished
Mon 15 Apr 2019 11:00 Finished
Tue 18 Jun 2019 10:00 Finished

This session will be an introduction to basic functionality of MS Teams. If you have little or no experience of using Teams, but would like to know more to keep in touch with colleagues more effectively, this informal session is for you.

There will be a demonstration of commonly used functions, some tips for making the most of Teams, and plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

The session will be held virtually using MS Teams. You will receive joining instructions including a link in your confirmation email after you have booked a place.

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Fri 23 Oct 2020 14:00 Finished

This session is designed to provide library staff with hints and tips on academic publishing pathways from an experienced journal editor.

The session will look at what happens during the publishing process as well as how to best navigate the world of academic publishing.

It would be of use to those librarians supporting researchers with publications and those looking to publish their own work.

A drop-in session for Cambridge University Staff who are interested to learn more about management, team leading and other apprenticeships.

This short session will provide an understanding of the principles, tools and techniques involved in Process Analysis with a view to improving business process effectiveness and efficiency. Delegates will have the opportunity to practice using the techniques that they learn via exercises designed to be enjoyable and thought provoking.

The course refers to the methodology used in conjunction with Triaster process mapping software available to users across the University of Cambridge.

A team building workshop designed to identify and maximise the skills needed for your role.

An interactive workshop, focusing on providing service for both internal (colleagues) and external (readers) customers.

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Date Availability
Tue 17 Jul 2018 09:30 Finished
Tue 17 Jul 2018 13:30 Finished
Wed 25 Jul 2018 15:30 Finished
Thu 29 Nov 2018 09:30 Finished

One day workshop for CUL Managers

Induction workshop for Engineering Library staff on affiliating with Cambridge University Library.

The new General Data Protection Principles (GDPR) take effect in May 2018. Although there is general online training for staff, this is a local version of a CILIP conference on GDPR, specifically for librarians.

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Thu 14 Jun 2018 09:30 Finished
Thu 14 Jun 2018 13:30 Finished
Wed 7 Nov 2018 09:30 Finished

A whistle-stop tour of the University’s governance arrangements: topics covered include the roles of the Regent House, the Council and the General Board, and the approval process for making major policy changes.

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

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Date Availability
Thu 6 Jul 2017 11:00 Finished
Wed 9 May 2018 11:00 CANCELLED
Tue 5 Jun 2018 11:00 Finished
Tue 31 Jul 2018 11:00 Finished
Tue 4 Sep 2018 11:00 CANCELLED
Tue 25 Sep 2018 11:00 Finished
Sat 20 Oct 2018 11:00 POSTPONED
Tue 23 Oct 2018 11:00 Finished
Thu 22 Nov 2018 11:00 Finished
Thu 14 Feb 2019 11:00 CANCELLED

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.

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Date Availability
Wed 24 Oct 2018 09:30 Finished
Thu 21 Feb 2019 09:30 Finished
Thu 21 Mar 2019 09:30 Finished

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.

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Date Availability
Thu 6 Jul 2017 10:30 Finished
Thu 3 Aug 2017 10:30 Finished
Tue 19 Sep 2017 10:30 Finished
Tue 17 Oct 2017 10:30 Finished
Tue 16 Jan 2018 10:30 Finished
Tue 13 Feb 2018 10:30 CANCELLED
Tue 13 Mar 2018 10:30 Finished
Tue 10 Apr 2018 13:00 Finished
Wed 9 May 2018 13:00 Finished
Tue 5 Jun 2018 13:00 CANCELLED
Tue 31 Jul 2018 13:00 Finished
Tue 4 Sep 2018 13:00 CANCELLED
Tue 25 Sep 2018 13:00 Finished
Tue 23 Oct 2018 13:00 Finished
Thu 22 Nov 2018 13:00 Finished
Sat 8 Dec 2018 14:00 Finished
Sat 8 Dec 2018 15:00 Finished
Thu 14 Feb 2019 13:00 CANCELLED
Mon 11 Mar 2019 13:00 Finished
Mon 10 Jun 2019 14:30 Finished
Mon 24 Jun 2019 14:30 Finished
Tue 25 Jun 2019 14:00 CANCELLED
Mon 8 Jul 2019 14:30 Finished
Mon 22 Jul 2019 14:30 Finished

The course is designed to give participants an overview of Lean six sigma thinking as applied within Higher Education, and an explanation of some of the basic tools used to improve business processes.

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Date Availability
Mon 11 Jun 2018 09:30 Finished

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.

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Date Availability
Tue 12 Feb 2019 10:00 CANCELLED
Tue 12 Feb 2019 15:00 CANCELLED
Fri 15 Feb 2019 11:00 Finished
Mon 18 Feb 2019 11:00 Finished
Tue 19 Feb 2019 10:15 Finished
Tue 26 Feb 2019 10:00 Finished
Tue 26 Feb 2019 15:00 Finished

This workshop is aimed at budget managers and is designed to meet the following objectives:

  • Define “budgets” and why we set them
  • Setting and monitoring budgets
  • Explain budgeting in the University including sources of income
  • Analyse a budget report and understand variances

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Wed 21 Feb 2018 09:30 Finished
Wed 21 Feb 2018 13:30 Finished

A session focusing on the procedures for dealing with mould and insect identification.

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Date Availability
Mon 21 May 2018 14:30 Finished
Wed 23 May 2018 14:30 Finished
Wed 20 Jun 2018 09:30 Finished

Outline Programme

13.30 Refreshments

14.00 Getting started

14.15 Brief introduction – Marjolein Allen

14.25 Why the change?/ Linking to roadmap/ CUL strategy – Rose Giles

14.35 Hopes & concerns – pairs exercise Also - What is working well? / needs to change?

15.00 Excellent Reader Service – Pairs/groups exercise

15.30 Refreshments

15.50 Feedback – excellent reader service

16.00 Making it happen? What do we need to start, stop & continue doing?

17.00 Way forward/close

17.15 Finish

The programme is designed to be flexible and to respond to emerging issues.

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Sat 19 Jan 2019 09:30 Finished
Wed 23 Jan 2019 14:00 Finished
Thu 24 Jan 2019 14:00 Finished
Fri 25 Jan 2019 09:30 Finished

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.

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Date Availability
Wed 6 Sep 2017 09:30 Finished
Thu 7 Sep 2017 09:30 Finished
Thu 2 Nov 2017 09:30 Finished
Tue 20 Feb 2018 09:30 Finished
Tue 13 Nov 2018 09:30 POSTPONED
Thu 17 Jan 2019 14:00 Finished

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.

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Date Availability
Tue 2 Apr 2019 10:00 Finished
Tue 2 Apr 2019 15:00 Finished
Wed 3 Apr 2019 10:00 Finished
Wed 3 Apr 2019 14:00 Finished
Tue 9 Apr 2019 11:00 Finished
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