Professional Development

Shaida Dorabjee and Elisabeth Goodman on why so called 'soft skills' are vital for information professionals.

Posted 31 July 2013

Phil Bradley on why information professionals should be adding Google+ to their social media portfolio.

Posted 24 July 2013

Ian Clark paints a picture of an ideal professional body for the library and information world.

Posted 18 July 2013

Lisa Sabbage on how she uses floorwalking to help fee-earners improve their research skills.

Posted 13 July 2013

The 2013 ISKO UK conference is focusing on the research - and practice - of knowledge organisation.

Posted 25 June 2013

Olivia Greenstreet reports from the annual conference of CILIP's Multimedia Information and Technology Group.

Posted 12 April 2013

UKeiG is now seeking the 2013 nominations for award in the field of information retrieval.

Posted 11 April 2013

How much can you learn from attending a conference that has nothing to do with your core business? The answer is - a lot!

Posted 02 April 2013

A major European initiative sets out to bridge the digital skills gap.

Posted 05 March 2013

Can you communicate important messages with clarity and grace - and in 60 seconds or less?! Suzanne Wheatley explores the art of elevator pitching.

Posted 08 February 2013

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

Posted 05 February 2013

Emily Goodhand - @copyrightgirl - shares her top copyright tips.

Posted 01 February 2013

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

Posted 18 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

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

Posted 06 December 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 two UK bodies seeks to provide a unified skills framework.

Posted 07 November 2012

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

Posted 02 November 2012

The shortlist of 25 titles has been released.

Posted 22 October 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

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

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

Posted 02 October 2012

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