“The Library of the Future; the Future of the Library” – Calendar of Events 2015-16

Launch of “The Library of the Future; the Future of the Library”, a programme of events for 2015-2016

8 October 2015, Science Gallery, Paccar Theatre

Future of Monographs in a World of Open Access

20 October 2015, Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

‘The lamps are going out all over Europe. We shall not see them lit again in our lifetime’

16-20 November 2015 each evening

The Decade of Commemoration: showcasing resources and new pathways for research

18 November 2015, Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

‘Glancing encounters are no good’: humanities research and the creative process.
John Banville in conversation with Professor Chris Morash

2 December 2015, Neill Lecture Theatre, Trinity Long Room Hub

Trinity Education Project – Learning Spaces Forum

10 February 2016, Innovation Academy, 3 Foster Place, Dublin 2

Co-chaired by the Bursar and Director of Strategic Innovation, Professor Veronica Campbell and the Librarian, Helen Shenton, this forum sought to gather and discuss perspectives on the nature of learning spaces in Trinity, including current challenges, enablers and examples of best practice locally and internationally. Karen Latimer, Medical & Healthcare Librarian, Queen’s University Belfast and Chair of the Steering Group of Designing Libraries, and Chair of the Standing Committee of the IFLA Library Buildings & Equipment Section joined the forum to provide a perspective on international best practice.

Grand Opening of Blackstone LaunchPad at Trinity

18 February 2016, Berkeley Library, Main entrance

The Provost of Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, Dr Patrick Prendergast  presided over the official grand opening of Blackstone LaunchPad, joining representatives from Blackstone and the Trinity community. Blackstone LaunchPad,is a campus-based experiential entrepreneurship programme open to students, alumni, staff and faculty offering coaching, ideation and venture creation support. The Blackstone LaunchPad space in Trinity is housed in the Berkeley Library.

Library as Place; Place as Library

25 February 2016, Neill Lecture Theatre

1916 Easter Rising Web Archive

14 March 2016

Memory in a Digital Age: Collecting, Accessing and Forgetting

14 April 2016, 9:30-13:30, Printing House Hall

Library Futures Symposium

19 May 2016, 09:00-14:00, Paccar Theatre

Jeffrey Schnapp: Knowledge Design

19 May 2016, 17:30-19:00, Schrödinger Lecture Theatre

Robert Darnton: Libraries, Books, and the Digital Future

16 June 2016, 17:30 – 19:30, Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin

Beth McKillop: Museums in Libraries, Libraries in Museums

2 December 2016, 17:30 – 18:30, Thomas Davis Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin