Professional Development

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

Valentine Charles of Europeana looks forward to the 40th Conference of ELAG (The European Library Automation Group).

Posted 28 January 2016

Barbara Allan's new book is a guide to learning and teaching practices in higher education.

Posted 22 January 2016

Awards will support attendance at the SLA Conference being held in Philadelphia, USA in 2016.

Posted 22 January 2016

Tim Kidd, executive director of Jisc technologies, previews Networkshop44, the annual forum for network managers in academia.

Posted 22 January 2016

Award is presented to the individual who has made the most inspirational or enterprising difference - either in their workplace or to the wider profession.

Posted 20 January 2016

James Williams, of Facet Publishing, shares seven resolutions for information professionals - and previews the books to help them achieve them!

Posted 13 January 2016

The written word is just one way in which libraries curate stories. Gary Green describes creating digital storytelling workshops and looks forward to 2016.

Posted 06 January 2016

An exploration of ‘visitors and residents' theory, how to get a job in LIS, and university students' use of mobile devices top this year's charts

Posted 21 December 2015

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

Posted 01 December 2015

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

Posted 22 November 2015

If Google is beginning to understand search terms like a human, where does this leave the information professional?

Posted 19 November 2015

Cross-industry campaign aims to help researchers choose best place to publish.

Posted 02 October 2015

UKeiG, a special interest group of CILIP, has announced the winners of the Tony Kent Strix Award and the Jason Farradane Award.

Posted 01 October 2015

Given the importance of understanding how artificial intelligence, Big Data and human analysis work together, it is crucial for information professionals to monitor trends in Big Data's growth.

Posted 18 September 2015

Ian Clark reflects on two years of The Radical Librarian Collective and reports on the #radlib15 gathering.

Posted 31 August 2015

David McCandless and Jodie Ginsberg to keynote as Internet Librarian International explores the big questions facing librarians and info pros.

Posted 31 August 2015

The growth of tech makes social skills increasingly important.

Posted 27 August 2015

A new salary survey from Sue Hill Recruitment and TFPL aims to help candidates value themselves and their talents and to guide employers in attracting and retaining talent.

Posted 12 August 2015

Understanding digital behaviour can help us improve the way we deliver and facilitate access to information.

Posted 16 July 2015

A new report by Nesta focuses on the availability of skills required to create, analyse and apply the lessons learned from data.

Posted 15 July 2015

Funding and bursaries available to help support the development of information literacy.

Posted 13 July 2015

Clare Brown previews the 2015 MmIT Conference which focuses on the role of library and information professionals in leading social media matters in their organisations.

Posted 01 July 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

Sharing ideas and information across and between institutions will result in positive outcomes for institutions and individuals.

Posted 03 June 2015

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