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The MmIT National conference is just around the corner. Olivia Greenstreet introduces this year's key theme.

Posted 5 February 2013

Publishers and public libraries collaborated on six projects to develop new social media channels for readers.

Posted 24 January 2013

If the profession fails to communicate its value, then the march of 'amateurisation' will continue, argues Ian Clark.

Posted 23 January 2013

Phil Bradley recommends we try some new tools - or revisit ones we may previously have rejected.

Posted 18 January 2013

Liz McGettigan is proud of Edinburgh's award winning library and information services.

Posted 16 January 2013

The Association of Research Libraries has published the latest report in its Transforming Research Libraries series.

Posted 9 January 2013

Latest research reveals why, and how frequently, the US public uses public library websites.

Posted 8 January 2013

Gary Green describes how a free web service can help you connect social media and other channels to save time and maximise impact.

Posted 21 December 2012

Did you set yourself objectives for 2012? It's time to audit your skills and achievements.

Posted 14 December 2012

As social media organisations reveal top searches and trends for 2012, we share some of the most read and commented stories published by Information Today Europe.

Posted 13 December 2012

Jane Greenstein explores opportunities available for information professionals in the interactive multimedia industry.

Posted 6 December 2012

A British Red Cross project to roll out new information practices overcame barriers to change.

Posted 30 November 2012

Knowledge Management initiatives are helping drive innovation and growth in a membership organisation.

Posted 30 November 2012

Kate Arnold is the first non-North American President Elect of SLA. Here she discusses why the information profession needs to 'reframe' itself.

Posted 29 November 2012

Phil Bradley picks some of his favourite new web tools.

Posted 29 November 2012

Collaboration between publishers and libraries demonstrates a shared commitment to preserving digital assets while supporting OA.

Posted 15 November 2012

A new report seeks to understand how the ways in which journal readers find content are changing.

Posted 12 November 2012

A.T. Kearney's fortnightly podcasts broadcast internal knowledge and expertise to a growing audience inside - and outside of - the organisation.

Posted 8 November 2012

The role of new technologies in libraries was explored in a session at Internet Librarian International.

Posted 2 November 2012

David Lankes believes librarians should ask fundamental questions about the key purpose of libraries and their role in communities.

Posted 2 November 2012

Digitisation breathes new life into collections, making them accessible beyond their physical location. Four real world examples highlight how digitisation opens up collections.

Posted 2 November 2012

A group of academics and funders gathered at 'Opening Research and Data' to celebrate Open Access Week.

Posted 1 November 2012

We've been talking to speakers at ILI about the challenges and opportunities facing library and information professionals. Several key themes emerged.

Posted 19 October 2012

Dan Scott, the founder of the gold open access website Social Sciences Directory, wants to provide an alternative to traditional scholarly publishing.

Posted 16 October 2012

In order to demonstrate value librarians must be willing to employ ROI methodologies and back up their claims with data says Marydee Ojala.

Posted 11 October 2012

Research from the US shows how the growth in mobile device ownership is changing the way people access news.

Posted 5 October 2012

Needing to make drastic savings, the Lewisham Library & Information Service in London developed new volunteer-led community library services.

Posted 3 October 2012

Suzanne Wheatley reviews her personal objectives and achievements for the third quarter of 2012 and shares some lessons learned.

Posted 2 October 2012

Knowledge Exchange report says improved business planning by all stakeholders is needed - and makes ambitious recommendations.

Posted 21 September 2012

R. David Lankes - Internet Librarian International keynote speaker - talks about his vision for a new, transformative librarianship.

Posted 20 September 2012

The Edinburgh OKFN contingent met again recently to present, discuss and argue all aspects of Open Data and Knowledge.

Posted 13 September 2012

A new report on OA from SAGE features roundtable discussions by senior librarians and industry experts.

Posted 6 September 2012

Digital literacy is 'at the convergence of multiple literacies'. An EU project sets out to map the key digital competence frameworks in use across the EU.

Posted 28 August 2012

Two previous speakers reflect on the connections they made at Internet Librarian International and describe some of the far-reaching results.

Posted 21 August 2012

At the Conference on Science and the Internet (#cosci12) academics from different disciplines discussed changing practices in research and higher education.

Posted 15 August 2012

Claire Back was so inspired by attending a national library camp, she decided to put together a regional version.

Posted 3 August 2012

An understanding of the research cycle and of the range of tools available will help researchers select the tools appropriate to their needs.

Posted 2 August 2012

The BBC is using dynamic semantic publishing technologies to bring the Olympics to the world.

Posted 31 July 2012

Government accepts controversial findings of the Finch report recommending the 'Gold' model of OA, although critics say the hybrid model will not improve access to research.

Posted 23 July 2012

The annual conference of the American Library Association (ALA) welcomed delegates from over 80 countries. Marydee Ojala reports from Anaheim.

Posted 23 July 2012

Results of BL/JISC research suggests there are significant opportunities for librarians to provide support to doctoral students.

Posted 19 July 2012

How can organisations assure the long-term accessibility of their digital information? A NetIKX seminar tackled digital preservation.

Posted 17 July 2012

People who choose not to be on social networking sites should have the right not to be on social networking sites - privacy, reputation and control on Facebook.

Posted 6 July 2012

In an international survey, librarians were questioned about their attitudes to OA and how their roles are changing.

Posted 5 July 2012

In order to benefit fully from the digital revolution, Europe needs to become a digital single market - as quickly as possible.

Posted 2 July 2012

Organisations have changed the way they interact with their stakeholders and social media is central to this change.

Posted 2 July 2012

Suzanne Wheatley reviews her progress against her 2012 objective of achieving 'balance'.

Posted 22 June 2012

Cultural heritage organisations are looking for ways to open up their collections and data.

Posted 21 June 2012

New legislation on datasets means further opportunities for interesting and innovative mash-ups

Posted 20 June 2012

Achievements - and concerns - are highlighted in the latest review of the EU's Digital Agenda.

Posted 19 June 2012

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