Professional Development

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

Arthur Weiss explores features and functions not seen on the Google search bar.

Posted 28 September 2012

This year, for the first time, two winners are announced.

Posted 27 September 2012

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

Posted 20 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

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

Posted 03 August 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

Management Committee opportunities at NetIKX.

Posted 17 July 2012

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

Posted 22 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

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

Posted 06 June 2012

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

Posted 17 May 2012

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

Posted 11 May 2012

Scottish university is named UK's number one for library and information management studies.

Posted 02 May 2012

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

Posted 16 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

The information literacy group of IFLA releases statement about the value of media and information literacy skills and makes recommendations for action.

Posted 04 April 2012

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