Training and Visits

Training sessions and visits organised by the APML training subgroup

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Training sessions

Thursday 10th August 2017, 10.30am – 4.30pm
Venue: Royal Astronomical Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly

Knowing and Growing Your Audiences to Achieve HLF Funding
Trainer: Claire Adler

The course will cover the following areas, and will consist largely of workshop activities:

  • Knowing your current audience – techniques for finding out more about your current audiences.
  • Finding out who your potential audiences are – interest groups and local communities etc.
  • Developing projects to target these new audiences.
  • An outline of the different HLF grant programmes.
  • How to apply to HLF for funding – what HLF are looking for in a successful application.

About the trainer: Claire Adler is a Museum and Heritage Consultant who specialises in researching, writing and delivering HLF applications and projects; and mentoring and monitoring projects as an HLF-appointed Expert Advisor on Learning and Community.

The fee for the course will be between £65 and £80 per person, depending on numbers. Lunch is not included.

Please contact Kay Walters to book a place.



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Previous training sessions

03/03/2017 Copyright for Librarians by Naomi Korn, IP Consultant, Naomi Korn Copyright Consultancy Ltd, held at the Royal Astronomical Society, covering:

  • Introduction to copyright
  • What does copyright protect and how long does it last? (Including update about 2039)
  • Exceptions to copyright for libraries: what can you do, with what, by whom and when?
  • Creative Commons licences and finding free content you can use legally
  • Orphan works, risk management and possible solutions
  • Social media and copyright
  • Copyright surgery

02/06/2016 – How to Manage Archive Collections, by Elizabeth Oxborrow-Cowan, Consultant Archivist, at the Egypt Exploration Society.

25/04/2016 – RDA Briefing session at Royal Astronomical Society, London
Read a blog post about this session

Previous visits

30/11/2016 – Visit to the National Theatre Archives

19/10/2016 – Visit to the National Archives, Kew

11/07/2016 – Visit to the V&A Archives

22/03/2016 – Visit to the Royal College of Physicians, for a Curator led tour of the exhibition Scholar, courtier, magician: the lost library of John Dee, followed by a tour of the building.