Innovation

Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.

Posted 24 February 2017

Digital Resources Librarian Kenn Bicknell asks what archives and museums can teach us about discovery, access, online exhibits, metadata standards and interactivity - and resolves to continue learning from other professions.

Posted 11 January 2017

An initiative discussed at UKSG Forum encourages library staff to actively engage with their profession.

Posted 19 December 2016

Jodie Hewitt shares her experiences of her first ever professional conference - the CILIP 2016 conference in Brighton.

Posted 04 November 2016

The latest salary survey from Sue Hill Recruitment and TFPL considers the impact of Brexit on UK information sector employment and highlights trends in roles and skills requirements.

Posted 21 October 2016

What would happen if a bunch of librarians put together their own inspirational music playlist?

Posted 09 October 2016

Laura Palmer enjoyed the back-to-school mindset of a Library Make and Do Camp.

Posted 23 September 2016

Libraries grapple with the challenge of remaining relevant in a modern city.

Posted 21 September 2016

The winner of the Tony Kent Strix Award is Maristella Agosti, Professor in Computer Science at the University of Padua, Italy

Posted 06 September 2016

Stuart Hamilton, Mia Ridge and Jan Holmquist to speak at Internet Librarian International, the library innovation conference.

Posted 18 July 2016

The Open Data Institute's Nigel Shadbolt discusses open data innovation at CILIP 2016. In an age when everyone depends on data, information and knowledge, do people have the skills to interpret data correctly? And what are the opportunities for information professionals?

Posted 16 July 2016

How can organisations harness new tech to stay relevant and deepen relationships.

Posted 12 July 2016

By 2020 the workforce will consist of up to 50% of millennials.

Posted 08 July 2016

PwC continues its investigation into the value of the sharing economy - and finds growth outstripping its recent predictions.

Posted 01 July 2016

EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries) has published its 2015 annual report, showing the results of its collaboration with libraries in 60 developing and transitional countries around the world.

Posted 31 May 2016

Student engagement at The Hive -- Europe's first integrated public and university library.

Posted 13 May 2016

Contrasting approaches to understanding students and their user experience explored at UKSG.

Posted 17 April 2016

In order to benefit from new and innovative ways of working, organisations must be able to mesh together the systems that drive technology, infrastructure, information, people and processes.

Posted 15 April 2016

New report looks at the impact of international academic collaboration across the UK research base. The leading edge of research is shared across countries.

Posted 11 March 2016

Education delivered via inexpensive smartphones can support new students, ensure lifelong learning, and transform the lives of girls and women.

Posted 10 March 2016

Almost a million Airbnb guests were hosted in London in the year up to November 2015.

Posted 01 March 2016

Key findings of the 2016 Tech Nation report show that access to great talent is the biggest potential risk to the UK's digital economy.

Posted 24 February 2016

ILI — The Library Innovation Conference — invites presentations from innovative info pros from all sectors, as well as those working outside a traditional library setting. ILI takes place at Olympia, London on 18-19 October.

Posted 15 February 2016

Two-way linking of content between Elsevier and ICPSR.

Posted 10 February 2016

Marydee Ojala joins other 'battle scarred veterans' of scholarly publishing at the 2016 Academic Publishing Europe (APE) conference in Germany.

Posted 08 February 2016

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