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Liz McGettigan

President, CILIP Scotland
SOLUS, UK

Picture of Liz McGettiganLiz is Director of Digital Library Experiences at SOLUS UK. An award-winning Digital Library and Information Specialist and a leader in the future library, literacy and transformation movement, and is now working across the UK to build these trans-formative spaces. Recognized for integrating technology, people, social and business strategies into effective management systems and business models designed to solve organizational challenges, improve operating performance and expand business capabilities. 

Liz is passionate about the future and potential of libraries and has authored a number of articles. At SOLUS she creates innovative and sassy digital learning and information spaces and services to drive customers' rapid transformation into truly high performing destination services.
Prior to this role Liz was Head of Libraries and Information Service for the City of Edinburgh where she led my team to deliver Edinburgh's first fully-online council service, social media suite and 24/7 interactive portals and apps. Passionate about delivering on our potential as a truly digital nation Liz also initiated Edinburgh's innovative digital participation project.
Nominated for 5 Connect awards, Public Sector Digital Award and Best UK Library Service 2013. Liz has presented on her work around the world from Singapore and Buenos Aires to Paris and Amsterdam.
Liz is a Trustee of the UK Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, Senior Member of SOCITM, Member of the Institute of Informatics and Digital Innovation Advisory Board at Edinburgh Napier University.

Internet Librarian International 2018

Internet Librarian International 2017

Internet Librarian International 2016

Internet Librarian International 2015

Internet Librarian International 2014

  • Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 October 2014
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. A101: Tomorrow's world today – trends in library services
    • 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. A102: Redesigning library services
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. A105: Transforming libraries – sitting at the top table
  • Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 October 2014
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. C201: Hack your library!
  • Monday, 20 October 2014
    • 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. W3: The entrepreneurial library: innovating new library products and services

Internet Librarian International 2012

  • Tuesday 30 October 2012
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. B101: Future planning and new models

Internet Librarian International 2009

  • Friday 16 October
    • 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. C201: Public Libraries Embracing New Technologies