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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

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

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