The changing face of learned and professional societies libraries – podcast

If you missed the RIN event, ‘The changing face of learned and professional society libraries” on 5 August 2009, you can listen to the highlights, including interviews of the key speakers and feedback from the delegates below.

This podcast is 25 minutes. To listen, click on the link below. To download the file to your computer, right-click on the link and select ‘save target as’. You will need a media player, such as Windows Media Player or other software to listen to the file.


4:08 – Royal Society Archivist Nichola Court talks about the Royal Society library, including how it’s used by fellows and how it can be better promoted.
9:30 – Jan Ayres, Senior Librarian at the Centre for Anthropology at the British Museum, and Ted Goodliffe, Library Officer at the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, explain how their institutions work together to maintain one library.
12.59 – Maureen Wade, Head of Library Services at the London School of Economics, presents the perspective of academic libraries, and highlights the need for all libraries to adapt to the changing environment.
17.23 – Elizabeth Newbold of the British Library facilitated one of the breakout sessions. Here she shares some of the ideas that came out of her workshop.