Professional Development

It's increasingly important for librarians to develop a broad range of skills and to take on a variety of roles in the workplace.

Posted 03 November 2017

The 2017 Tony Kent Strix Award goes to Maarten de Rijke, the Professor of Computer Science at the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Posted 26 October 2017

Internet Librarian International 2017 in review

Posted 23 October 2017

The BBC has announced a five-year research partnership with eight UK universities.

Posted 20 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 2 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 20 October 2017

De Gruyter launches OA journal.

Posted 20 October 2017

A Storify of Tweets using the #ILI2017 hashtag on Day 1 of Internet Librarian International.

Posted 19 October 2017

UKeiG has announced that the UKeiG Jason Farradane Award winner for 2017 is Christopher Gutteridge, Systems, Information and Web programmer at the University of Southampton.

Posted 12 October 2017

Jinfo research explores benchmarking in corporate information services.

Posted 11 October 2017

A Pew Internet survey explores how people approach the search for information. What are the implications for librarians tasked with improving digital and information literacy?

Posted 06 October 2017

Mindfulness can enhance creativity and innovation which is why Matt Benzing thinks librarians should add the technique to their toolbox.

Posted 22 September 2017

Alison McNab has valuable advice on getting the most out of your conference experience.

Posted 21 September 2017

Aaron Tay reflects on what has changed in academic librarianship, shares some important lessons and highlights the importance of future-proofing professional skills.

Posted 04 September 2017

Professor Maristella Agosti to give 2017 lecture in London.

Posted 29 August 2017

Help shape the future of the library field.

Posted 25 August 2017

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is seeking nominations for this prestigious award.

Posted 24 August 2017

This year's Internet Librarian International celebrates the superhuman impact librarians have on organisations, communities and individuals.

Posted 17 August 2017

The role of the librarian in fostering critical thinking in every field of learning has grown in importance. Terence Huwe recommends three strategies for librarians who want to nurture effective research and critical analysis.

Posted 15 August 2017

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is seeking 2017 nominations for this prestigious award.

Posted 21 June 2017

The role of libraries and librarians must change to reflect the growth of multi-disciplinary study.

Posted 20 June 2017

The Association of Independent Information Professionals 2017 conference focused on the theme of Resilience, Reinvention, Renewal: Pivoting for Success.

Posted 02 June 2017

While on maternity leave, Caroline Fielding found a great way to keep up with her professional development. It was hard work - but enormously rewarding.

Posted 25 May 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: Wolfram Data Repository announced; Wikipedia and OCLC collaborate; Springer Nature ORCID initiatives; accreditation of CILIP's first Arabic course; LBF Virtual Conference.

Posted 15 May 2017

Fascinating research study suggests people aren't as susceptible to fake news as we might think.

Posted 12 May 2017

A coherent story helps make sense of any collection of knowledge.

Posted 28 April 2017

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