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Weekend Course 2014

Manchester 2014 LogoThe SLA's Weekend Course for 2014 was held at the Manchester Renaissance Hotel on 20–21 June 2014 with the theme No Librarian Is an Island: Making Friends and Influencing People.


Download the full Weekend Course programme:

Weekend Course Programme 2014

PDF file, 349 kB

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Niall McWilliams: The Most Important Room in the School and Social Justice

Lin Smith and Liz Smith, Infomagic: Unlocking the wonders of information books

Animoto introduction to presentation

Supporting materials are available for download. These include lesson plans and resources provided by Liz Smith, voting forms for the 2014 Information Book Award, skills progression materials kindly provided by Sally McIntosh, and "learning ladders" documents by Lin Smith.

Carol Webb: Working with Publishers

Course Directors

  • Annike Dase
  • Lesley Martin

Sponsor and Supporters

We wish to thank our sponsor and supporters for their generous help with this Weekend Course.

Headline Sponsor

MLS LogoMicro Librarian Systems (MLS)


Supported by

Hachette Children's BooksHachette Childrens Books


Macmillan Children's BooksPanMacmillanLogo


Oxford University PressLogo Oxford


Walker BooksWalkerbooks Logo 300


Bookshop run by:

Norfolk Children's Book Centre (www.ncbc.co.uk)

NCBC, Alby, Norwich, Norfolk NR11 7HB