Government / Public Policy

A survey of the UK's library, archives, records, IM and KM workforce highlights gender and diversity gaps.

Posted 01 December 2015

Is social impact measurement by altmetrics a valid method for governmental publications?

Posted 25 November 2015

A survey by the British Interactive Media Association (BIMA) puts a price on digital skills gap.

Posted 22 November 2015

French data protection regulator demands that search giant extends ‘delisting' across all its international domains.

Posted 25 September 2015

While a UK politician experiments with crowdsourced questions to Parliament, other experiments in open democracy are much more advanced.

Posted 22 September 2015

The United Nations Broadband Commission for Digital Development has released its 2015 report into the current state of broadband around the world.

Posted 21 September 2015

IFLA is calling for input and examples from libraries around the world.

Posted 27 August 2015

Funding available for community broadband.

Posted 26 August 2015

The sharing economy, which continues to grow, is attracting political debate in the US.

Posted 28 July 2015

The issue of net neutrality has been rumbling around in the US for some time now, but in Europe the debate has been quieter. Ian Clark on why that might be about to change.

Posted 20 June 2015

Four new national coalitions for digital jobs to be launched in Belgium, Cyprus, the Netherlands and the UK as the EU continues its drive to tackle Europe's digital skills deficit.

Posted 19 June 2015

Call for nominations to the 2016 UK Register now open.

Posted 19 June 2015

More than 500 global organisations and individuals have signed up to support The Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age.

Posted 08 June 2015

The Ideas Box represents a major innovation in terms of access to information and culture in humanitarian crises.

Posted 10 May 2015

EC is ready to act against Google.

Posted 15 April 2015

Projected public sector savings of over £100 million.

Posted 21 March 2015

23% of people who start courses go on to complete the majority of steps and all the assessments.

Posted 13 March 2015

On National Libraries Day libraries and their supporters ran events, activities and protests in support of all types of libraries. Gary Green took to public transport to celebrate National Libraries Day in his own way.

Posted 09 February 2015

The second international EuropeanaTech conference is being held in Paris on 12-13 February 2015.

Posted 29 January 2015

European Parliament publishes report on potential impact of key technologies.

Posted 29 January 2015

The five universities that will lead the Alan Turing Institute have been announced.

Posted 28 January 2015

Economic predictions suggest a slow-down in growth - employers need to invest in productivity.

Posted 16 January 2015

British Library unveils key strategic priorities as it looks forward to celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2023.

Posted 16 January 2015

Improvements scheduled to be completed by 2020.

Posted 09 December 2014

In the UK there are calls for greater transparency in the collection of user data.

Posted 02 December 2014