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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

New survey measures how academic library collections support research and teaching activities.

Posted 13 April 2012

Information Today publishes a range of journals, blogs, newsletters and books covering all aspects of the information space. Here we bring you some recent highlights.

Posted 12 April 2012

The data-driven library, removing barriers for library users, and new roles for information professionals emerged as major themes at this year's UKSG conference in Glasgow.

Posted 30 March 2012

Knowledge skills are vital if we are to get the most value out of geospatial data.

Posted 30 March 2012

The annual meeting of the Cataloguing & Indexing Group in Scotland focused on how Web 2.0 applications are being used in libraries.

Posted 30 March 2012

'Lightning' talks and flashes of inspiration at OKFN Open Data meet-up in Scotland.

Posted 27 March 2012

What happens if technology lets you down - could you deliver your presentation in a power cut?!

Posted 22 March 2012

OCLC Research is extending its research programme in Europe.

Posted 16 March 2012

It's not just your skills base, knowledge and experience that are important in the workplace. Suzanne Wheatley speaks up (politely) for good manners and courtesy.

Posted 16 March 2012

By exploring how humans and technology interact, user experiences can be improved. In her inaugural professorial lecture, Hazel Hall explained the importance of social informatics.

Posted 16 March 2012

New business models, open data and high tech hubs can all contribute to business growth.

Posted 15 March 2012

European Commissioner refers Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement to the European Court of Justice to consider its legality.

Posted 2 March 2012

An OCLC report uncovers the opportunities for librarians, researchers and educators of working at 'webscale'.

Posted 1 March 2012

Europe's largest public library development project is taking shape in Birmingham in the UK.

Posted 29 February 2012

This year's MMIT National Conference will focus on the use of new technologies to help defer the impact of reduced budgets. Olivia Greenstreet previews the programme.

Posted 24 February 2012

As it prepares to sell 10% of its equity, what risks and opportunities lie ahead for Facebook?

Posted 17 February 2012

In a survey 45% of users say they want to see the same results as everyone else; search experts express concerns about Google's 'Search, plus your world'.

Posted 17 February 2012

Information Today publishes a range of journals, blogs, newsletters and books covering all aspects of the information space. Here we bring you some recent highlights.

Posted 17 February 2012

Digital curation and preservation are important issues, and relevant to all of us.

Posted 14 February 2012

Positive predictions, future opportunities and lively debates at the Academic Publishing in Europe conference.

Posted 10 February 2012

The second DREaM workshop, held in London, covered a range of topics including webometrics and user involvement in research.

Posted 3 February 2012

With so few Swedish language e-books available, Stockholm Public Libraries developed innovative responses, including working with partners to produce their own e-books.

Posted 3 February 2012

The first NetIKX networking event of 2012 focused on developments in social media tools and their potential applications.

Posted 1 February 2012

Social media facilitates valuable conversations. In Glasgow a group of librarians met up for a 'real-room tweetup'.

Posted 24 January 2012

The nomination and judging processes for book awards provide excellent teaching and discussion tools for school librarians.

Posted 20 January 2012

Book publishing is experiencing many disruptive forces and high street bookstores need to adapt if they are to survive.

Posted 19 January 2012

The UK Government's is looking for evidence to inform its Copyright Consultation - and information professionals should get involved says Emily Goodhand.

Posted 17 January 2012

When it comes to setting achievable objectives, Suzanne Wheatley argues 'balance' is the watchword for 2012.

Posted 6 January 2012

What types of resolutions can make a real difference to your working life in 2012?

Posted 5 January 2012

In the world of offshoring and outsourcing a number of flexible and blended managed service models are emerging.

Posted 4 January 2012

2011 has been a year of growth for Europeana, Europe's digital library, archive and museum.

Posted 14 December 2011

What does the future hold for e-books - and how should libraries and publishers prepare for change?

Posted 8 December 2011

Mobile access is no longer niche - it is mainstream. Two speakers at Online Information shared lessons in how to develop successful mobile apps.

Posted 8 December 2011

Two keynote speakers at Online Information 2011 focused on social and economic transformation - facilitated by new technology.

Posted 7 December 2011

JISC has been inspiring innovation in the UK research and education for over 25 years and is now working on a new strategy for the future.

Posted 2 December 2011

The European Commission is considering how the Data Retention Directive should be revised.

Posted 25 November 2011

It's hard to get people to commit to long training sessions. But at ScHARR, 'bite' size sessions for research, training and collaboration are having a big impact.

Posted 25 November 2011

R-Squared, a new conference, aims to help librarians develop their creativity, innovation and risk-taking capability.

Posted 23 November 2011

How can publishers and librarians support the learning needs of students and researchers?

Posted 22 November 2011

Report shows rapid increase in mobile internet access - and ongoing growth in social networking and entertainment.

Posted 16 November 2011

Smartphones and tablets underpin increased consumption of cross-platform digital media, says new report

Posted 11 November 2011

In a town in Sweden museums, libraries and archives are collaborating to develop new services, digitise collections and deliver value for money.

Posted 11 November 2011

The DREaM project (Developing Research Excellence and Methods) has just held its second event. Susie Andretta shares some of her key learnings.

Posted 7 November 2011

The third biennial Axiell Library Symposium sought to identify the opportunities for public library services and to discuss how future libraries should be shaped.

Posted 2 November 2011

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