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New report looks at the impact of international academic collaboration across the UK research base. The leading edge of research is shared across countries.

Posted 11 March 2016

The text of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation has been finalised. Here's what every information professional needs to know.

Posted 25 February 2016

ILI — The Library Innovation Conference — invites presentations from innovative info pros from all sectors, as well as those working outside a traditional library setting. ILI takes place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October.

Posted 15 February 2016

Marydee Ojala joins other 'battle scarred veterans' of scholarly publishing at the 2016 Academic Publishing Europe (APE) conference in Germany.

Posted 8 February 2016

Sandra de Roy on why Interlending professionals are coming together to share insights and knowledge.

Posted 8 February 2016

Julie Brittain, newly appointed Executive Director of INASP, on the powerful links between research expertise and national and global development.

Posted 4 February 2016

This year's LILAC (Librarians' Information Literacy Annual Conference) is being held in Dublin.

Posted 29 January 2016

Valentine Charles of Europeana looks forward to the 40th Conference of ELAG (The European Library Automation Group).

Posted 28 January 2016

Barbara Allan's new book is a guide to learning and teaching practices in higher education.

Posted 22 January 2016

Tim Kidd, executive director of Jisc technologies, previews Networkshop44, the annual forum for network managers in academia.

Posted 22 January 2016

James Williams, of Facet Publishing, shares seven resolutions for information professionals - and previews the books to help them achieve them!

Posted 13 January 2016

The written word is just one way in which libraries curate stories. Gary Green describes creating digital storytelling workshops and looks forward to 2016.

Posted 6 January 2016

An exploration of ‘visitors and residents' theory, how to get a job in LIS, and university students' use of mobile devices top this year's charts

Posted 21 December 2015

Is social impact measurement by altmetrics a valid method for governmental publications?

Posted 25 November 2015

Library touch points provide opportunities to support authors and contribute to research impact.

Posted 22 November 2015

The State Library of South Australia is using digital storytelling to promote its collections.

Posted 13 November 2015

Survey reveals how enterprise search and findability are being managed and utilised globally.

Posted 8 November 2015

LAMP - a library impact project - is using an iterative, user centred design approach. Bethan Ruddock describes some of the tools and techniques being used.

Posted 1 November 2015

David E Bennett reflects on some of the key themes that emerged from #ILI2015.

Posted 26 October 2015

The nature of knowledge work is fundamentally changing, which could lead to an opportunity renaissance for the information industry, says research firm Outsell.

Posted 10 October 2015

EBSCO has released its price projections for the year ahead.

Posted 6 October 2015

Analysis of patent and articles metrics puts Stanford, MIT and Harvard at the top of the Reuters Top 100 ranking of the world's most innovative universities; top European universities include Imperial College London, KU Leuven, and the University of Cambridge.

Posted 25 September 2015

French data protection regulator demands that search giant extends ‘delisting' across all its international domains.

Posted 25 September 2015

Given the importance of understanding how artificial intelligence, Big Data and human analysis work together, it is crucial for information professionals to monitor trends in Big Data's growth.

Posted 18 September 2015

Student ideas for transforming education, research and student life to be developed into products.

Posted 11 September 2015

Facebook can be an effective way for academic libraries to connect with their user community.

Posted 2 September 2015

Ian Clark reflects on two years of The Radical Librarian Collective and reports on the #radlib15 gathering.

Posted 31 August 2015

David McCandless and Jodie Ginsberg to keynote as Internet Librarian International explores the big questions facing librarians and info pros.

Posted 31 August 2015

A new salary survey from Sue Hill Recruitment and TFPL aims to help candidates value themselves and their talents and to guide employers in attracting and retaining talent.

Posted 12 August 2015

Understanding your users, knowing when they are most active and pointing them to more content can help drive engagement.

Posted 31 July 2015

Understanding digital behaviour can help us improve the way we deliver and facilitate access to information.

Posted 16 July 2015

Real-life problems and solutions shared at Enterprise Search Europe 2015.

Posted 5 July 2015

Conversations between providers and customers can drive real change.

Posted 3 July 2015

Clare Brown previews the 2015 MmIT Conference which focuses on the role of library and information professionals in leading social media matters in their organisations.

Posted 1 July 2015

The issue of net neutrality has been rumbling around in the US for some time now, but in Europe the debate has been quieter. Ian Clark on why that might be about to change.

Posted 20 June 2015

Marydee Ojala joined hundreds of others 'fishing for treasure in the information lake' in Prague.

Posted 19 June 2015

More than 500 global organisations and individuals have signed up to support The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age.

Posted 8 June 2015

Pilot study in English public libraries reveals that remote e-lending is popular with older, more affluent users but could reduce library footfall; best-selling titles accounted for over one-third of loans.

Posted 5 June 2015

INASP works with publishers to enable affordable access to online resources to developing countries and with national library consortia to help them meet the information needs of researchers.

Posted 15 May 2015

The Ideas Box represents a major innovation in terms of access to information and culture in humanitarian crises.

Posted 10 May 2015

Speaking at UKSG, Rick Anderson explores the tension between a library's need to support local research and teaching, versus the responsibility to improve the larger world of scholarly communication.

Posted 24 April 2015

Preservation of unique recorded heritage may be impossible by 2030.

Posted 23 April 2015

Victoria Sculfor of Sue Hill Recruitment advises graduates that all information experience is valid.

Posted 10 April 2015

London Book Fair's 'virtual stream' engaged participants via popular social media platforms.

Posted 29 March 2015

There are opportunities for libraries to offer impactful videos that can really help student learners.

Posted 27 March 2015

Ian Clark prefers to focus on the positive aspects of web anonymity.

Posted 13 March 2015

23% of people who start courses go on to complete the majority of steps and all the assessments.

Posted 13 March 2015

New research: more than 80% of students use mobile devices to study, and claim it helps them to achieve higher grades.

Posted 13 March 2015

The development of a Digital Single Market is one of Europe's top ten priorities.

Posted 26 February 2015

Winners demonstrate the value of iterative development and responsive design in the creation of successful intranets.

Posted 13 February 2015

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