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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

At the MMIT conference, delegates heard about the range of web tools and other technologies that can help deliver high impact services.

Posted 12 June 2012

Martin White, the Conference Chairman of Enterprise Search Europe, shares some highlights and learnings from the recent event.

Posted 7 June 2012

As academic institutions face increasing calls for accountability, ACRL identifies opportunities for libraries.

Posted 7 June 2012

Europe's biggest information and records management conference covered information governance, information security and access and more.

Posted 6 June 2012

The inaugural Consortia Conference focused on lessons learned and future opportunities for shared services.

Posted 25 May 2012

The latest developments in copyright law - and implications for information professionals - were explored at a NetIKX/BIALL event.

Posted 21 May 2012

Should the LIS profession, in particular recruiters and job seekers, be taking Pinterest seriously?

Posted 17 May 2012

Wikidata will facilitate knowledge sharing between Wikipedias - and the world.

Posted 15 May 2012

Wikipedia founder to assist with government commitment to OA publishing by 2014 in the wake of 'academic spring' movement.

Posted 12 May 2012

Personalisation, contextualisation and extracting meaning from Big Data are key trends in enterprise search.

Posted 11 May 2012

Blended learning offers customised approaches to suit individual learning styles, objectives and schedules.

Posted 11 May 2012

The increased volume and variety of data brings both opportunities and challenges. Big issues and big ideas were discussed at the Eduserv Symposium.

Posted 11 May 2012

Opening up bibliographic data to new audiences can increase visibility of collections and improve discoverability.

Posted 27 April 2012

LILAC attracts librarians and information professionals who teach or are interested in information and digital literacies.

Posted 16 April 2012

Ongoing survey indicates clear need for effective enterprise search strategies.

Posted 13 April 2012

Now that we are officially in spring, Suzanne Wheatley decides it's time to re-visit key objectives for 2012.

Posted 13 April 2012

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