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The purpose of the newsletter is:
- to encourage and develop ELISA as a network of contacts and information, and as a hub of collaborative activities in the City
- to raise the profile of individual services working in Edinburgh
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large articles (600-800 words) – Friday 24th May
event reports, news and other smaller items – Friday 31st May
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TACIT May 2013 has an article on the Lady Smith of Kelvin Veterinary Library as well as news and an events listing.
TACIT April 2013 features an article on Edinburgh Napier University’s Customer Service Award as well as news and details of events.
TACIT March 2013 includes a report on a visit to the Gabriel Keillor Library at the Gallery of Modern Art as well as news and an events listing.
TACIT February 2013 has an events listing including one ELISA T&D group event.
TACIT January 2013 has an events listing including two ELISA T&D group events.
TACIT December 2012 has a report from the ELISA Training and Development Group.
TACIT November 2012 includes library news and a list of forthcoming events.
TACIT October 2012 has details of SALSER, the serials catalogue for Scottish academic and research libraries, as well as an article on the mysterious Edinburgh book sculptures.
TACIT September 2012 includes an article on the business services offered by Edinburgh City Libraries as well as an events listing.
TACIT August 2012 has a list of forthcoming events.
TACIT July 2012 featuring a report from the Business Committee as well as an events listing.
TACIT June 2012 includes reports on the ELISA Open Forum as well as news and an events listing
TACIT May 2012 contains a report on the Sleep exhibition at Edinburgh City Libraries as well as local library news and an events listing.
TACIT April 2012 includes information on forthcoming CILIPS events.
TACIT March 2012 has a listing of events and library news.
TACIT February 2012 includes news and an events listing.
TACIT January 2012 contains a report on a visit to the Freemasons Library as well as information on the Edinburgh Libraries Guide, news and an events listing.
TACIT December 2011 has local library news and an events listing.
TACIT November 2011 includes a report on a visit to the Scottish Parliament Information Centre (SPICe) as well as library news and forthcoming events.
TACIT October 2011 has library news and an events listing.
TACIT September 2011 includes an article on the redeveloped National Museum of Scotland, as well as further information on the Business Committee elections, news and forthcoming events.
TACIT August 2011 has library news and an events listing.
TACIT July 2011 includes a report on a visit to the Botanical Gardens Library and a request for feedback on the new ELISA webpage design.
TACIT June 2011 contains an article on the services provided by Edinburgh University’s Library Annexe as well as news from The Scottish Storytelling Centre, CILIPS East, NLS, Kings Buildings Library and the ELISA working groups. There is also information on the forthcoming Business Committee elections.
TACIT May 2011 includes an article the Health Management Library and Information Service as well as on SLIC and CILIPS’ campaign of advocacy and lobbying for Scottish Libraries. There is an announcement on the ELISA Constitution and also a listing of forthcoming events.
TACIT April 2011 has a report on the EDGE Conference and also news on the merger between ECA and University of Edinburgh. There is also our regular column from a school librarian.
TACIT March 2011 contains a report from the Full Committee Meeting as well as an item from the Chair, Jim Thompson, explaining what the new constitution means for ELISA and its members. There is a profile of the Scottish Political Archive and our regular school librarian columnist is back having survived the current round of cuts.
TACIT February 2011 has an article on Historic Scotland Library and Records Management Services as well as feedback from the ELISA Open Forum.
TACIT January 2011 includes reports on proposed cuts in school libraries and on the Shore Poets as well as a list of forthcoming events.
TACIT December 2010 has reports from the ELISA Open Forum in November as well as information on NHS Informs and reports on visits to the War Poets Exhibition at Napier University and the Agency for the Legal Deposit Libraries.
TACIT November 2010 contains news on the ELISA Open Forum, CILIPS AGM and ELISA website review and also our regular column from a school librarian and a listing of forthcoming events.
TACIT October 2010 includes a report on New College Library and an account of a visit to the NLS Official Publications Unit as well as our regular column from a school librarian and a listing of forthcoming events.
TACIT September 2010 has an article by CILIPS President Chris Pinder, a report on the CILIPS conference earlier this year and an announcement on the content of the forthcoming Autumn Gathering, not forgetting more from our school librarian columnist.
TACIT August 2010 includes an article on the work of the STV libraries and on a visit to Chinese academic institutions.
TACIT July 2010 features a report on the CILIPS Annual Conference as well as Information and Knowledge Management in National Museums Scotland and our regular school librarian’s column.
TACIT June 2010 describes the work of the RMJM Knowledge Centre and has a new feature: Meet A Librarian.
TACIT May 2010 includes a description of the work of the Edinburgh Architectural Association Library, a personal journey to Chartership and information on the Intute funding cut. Due to a slight technical hitch (my firewall ate the original, and the replacement arrived to late to be included in the main issue) our anonymous school librarian’s column can be found at View from the West.
TACIT April 2010 contains a report on the ELISA Full Committee meeting, an article on the role of libraries in education from the Deputy Convenor of the Education and Lifelong Learning Committee of the Scottish Parliament, and a profile of the NHS’s Knowledge Network.
TACIT March 2010 has a report on the Edinburgh University Library refurbishment and a photo from the ELISA Full Committee meeting as well as news and event reports.
TACIT February 2010 includes reflections on the NLS Chartership Workshop and on the role of a school librarian.
TACIT January 2010 introducing the Carry a Poem campaign.
TACIT 16 December 2009 Introducing the new editor of TACIT, the ELISA Busisness Committee and Wendy’s last message to ELISA members
TACIT 09 December 2009 New and on-going developments at SCRAN, Scotland’s on-line resource of material culture
TACIT 25 November 2009 Effective partnership working through the Scottish Digital Library Consortium (SDLC)
TACIT 11 November 2009 Introducing the E-Library – part of Edinburgh City Libraries & Information Services
TACIT 28 Oct 2009 An account of the history and work of the General Register Office for Scotland
TACIT 07 Oct 2009 The re-opening of the John Murray Archive Exhibition
TACIT 09 September 2009 Introducing ELISA Phase III – also read about Teen Titles and regional library co-operatives in Scotland
TACIT 26 August 2009 An account of the Advocates Library, founded 1689 and flourishing 2009
TACIT 12 August 2009 Featuring the Scottish Agricultural College Library in Edinburgh
TACIT 29 July 2009 Scottish Bibliographies Online flexes its muscles
TACIT 01 July 2009 A lively description of VOCAL – an information and support service for carers
TACIT 17 June 2009 Revealing the inner workings of the Law & Europa Library, University of Edinburgh
TACIT 03 June 2009 Featuring Piershill Library one of Edinburgh City Council’s community libraries
TACIT 20 May 2009 Presenting a new libraryÂ opened in Edinburgh – the Scotland-Russia Institute Library
TACIT 29 April 2009 An insight into the operation and character of the libraries serving Harley Haddow consultant engineers.
TACIT 15 April 2009 Featuring the ScotlandPeople’s Centre – a renowned resource to help people trace their Scottish family history or famous Scots.
TACIT 25 March 2009 Notices on the RSNO Naked Classics programme, the first Honorary Writing Fellows of the University of Edinburgh, and a review of the ELISA/CILIPS East Branch Chartership workshop.
TACIT 11 March 2009 Featuring the newly opened Centre for Research Collections, University of Edinburgh
TACIT 11 Feb 2009 The activities and the legacy of the highly successful 500 years of Printing in Scotland programme
TACIT 28 Jan 2009 Raising the profile of the ELISA Staff Development & Training Group
TACIT 14 Jan 2009 Featuring the Official Publications Unit of the National Library of Scotland
TACIT 19 Nov 2008 Next steps after Edinburgh’s Festival of Libraries 2008; reviews of the Hollywood Librarian
TACIT 29 Oct 2008 Raising the Profile of Edinburgh’s Libraries – Edinburgh Festival of Libraries 2008
TACIT 17 Sept 2008 featuring the British Geological Survey Library (Scotland) – Research Knowledge Services
TACIT 27 August 2008 The MRC Human Genetics Unit Library revealed
TACIT 13 August 2008 Kate MacIntosh describes the ups and downs of flying solo as as solo librarian for a law firm
TACIT 30 July 2008 featuring the new on-line picture library drawn from Scotland’s national collections – ScotlandsImages.com
TACIT 02 July 2008 The reference library on your desktop: electronic resources from Edinburgh City Reference Library
TACIT 18 June 2008 featuring the Reader in Residence at the Scottish Poetry Library and Edinburgh City Libraries
TACIT 4 June 2008 Jewel & Esk College Library Learning Centre
TACIT 21 May 2008 Scottish Government Information Management Unit – Library Services
TACIT 30 April 2008 National Library of Scotland Map Library
TACIT 16 April 2008 Scotsman Publications Library
TACIT 26 March 2008 Intute – web resources for education and academic research
TACIT 27 Feb 2008The Grand Lodge of Scotland Library
TACIT 13 Feb 2008 featuring Lothian Health Services Archive
TACIT 30 Jan 2008 Blackwell Bookshop working in partnership with libraries
TACIT 16 Jan 2008 The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Library
TACIT 19 Dec 2007 “Capital Collections” the digital image library of Edinburgh Central Library
TACIT 05 Dec 2007 The brand new Queen Margaret University Learning Resource Centre
TACIT 21 Nov 2007 The ELISA Development Officer’s report on a CILIPS East Branch event
TACIT 7 Nov 2007 Science Information in the National Library of Scotland
TACIT 24 Oct 07 Edinburgh Reading Champion Project for Looked-after and Accommodated Children
TACIT 10 Oct 2007 The Ethnic Library Service, Edinburgh City Libraries & Information Service
TACIT 5 Sep 2007 Scottish Sensory Centre (SSC)
TACIT 01 Aug 2007 War Poets Collection, Napier University – Craiglockhart Campus
TACIT 18 July 2007 Publishing Scotland – the new face of the Scottish Publishers Association
TACIT 4 July 2007 Edinburgh’s Festival of Libraries – October 6th 2007
TACIT 6 June 07 City of Edinburgh Council Resource & Information Centre
TACIT 23 May 2007 The Scottish Catholic Archives
TACIT 9 May 2007 “Enquire” in Edinburgh City Libraries & Information Services – virtual reference becoming a reality
TACIT 25 April 2007 The Edinburgh City Libraries Book Bus
TACIT 11 April 2007 The Moir Library of the Scottish Beekeepers’ Association
TACIT 7 Mar 07 Featuring the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland (RCAHMS)
TACIT 14 Feb 07 Edinburgh Bookstart Project and the Community Information Services, Edinburgh City Libraries & Information Services
TACIT 31 Jan 07 Scotland’s minority ethnic resource library (MECOPP)
TACIT 17 Jan 07 Edinburgh College of Art- Progress towards a new library
TACIT 06 Dec 06 Jewel & Esk Valley College- Library Learning Centres
TACIT 22 Nov 06 Capability Scotland
TACIT 08 Nov 06 NHS Scotland Knowledge Services Group and the e-library
TACIT 25 Oct 06 RBiS: Rare Books in Scotland, National Poetry Day
TACIT 11 Oct 06 Edinburgh’s Telford College Learning Resource Centre
TACIT 27 Sep 06 Edinburgh: UNESCO City of Literature
TACIT 06 Sep 06 SUNCAT (Serials UNion CATalogue) launch
TACIT 23 Aug 06 E-resources at Napier University Learning Information Services
TACIT 09 Aug 06 ASH Scotland Information Service
TACIT 26 Jul 06 Scottish Publishers Association
TACIT 28 Jun 06 The Library & Archive at Surgeons’ Hall
TACIT 07 Jun 06 Scottish Accountancy Trust for Education & Research (SATER)
TACIT 24 May 06 Sighthill Library award, The National Museums of Scotland Library
TACIT 10 May 06 Edinburgh Libraries Fair, Health Scotland Library
TACIT 26 Apr 06 Health Management Library & Information Service
TACIT 29 Mar 06 Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations Information Service
TACIT 15 Mar 06 Royal Hospital for Sick Children Library, World Book Day
TACIT 01 Mar 06 Sighthill Community Library, Central Library digitisation project
TACIT 15 Feb 06 Library of the French Institute
TACIT 01 Feb 06 Edinburgh City Central Library, NLS Football team
TACIT 18 Jan 06 Writers’ Museum, Living Libraries project
TACIT 7 Dec 2005 Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Library/ Scottish Language Dictionaries
TACIT 23 Nov 2005 Scottish National Portrait Gallery Library/ Learning Resource Centre, Currie High School
TACIT 9 Nov 2005 National Gallery of Scotland Library/ Edinburgh University Main Library
TACIT 26 Oct 2005 Outlook Project/ Royal Observatory Edinburgh Library
TACIT 12 Oct 2005 Waverley Care HIV Information Service/ Edinburgh City Fine Art Library
TACIT 14 Sept 2005 Stevenson College Library/ Health-in-Mind Information Service
TACIT 31 Aug 2005 Age Concern Library/ Historic Scotland Library
TACIT 17 Aug 2005 (first issue) Scottish Poetry Library/ Grapevine Disability Information Service