Professional Development

Building a network of supportive colleagues beyond the workplace is a great way to learn and develop as a professional.

Posted 24 June 2011

When we last heard from our anonymous correspondent, she was about to be made redundant from a government KM role. She has now been offered a new job in the private sector. Here she explains why you should be prepared to take advantage of social networking tools - and your trusted contacts.

Posted 10 June 2011

DREaM, the UK-wide network of library and information science (LIS) researchers, to host conference in London.

Posted 01 June 2011

Frustrated by the lack of opportunities in public libraries, Caroline Fielding became a school librarian. Here she explains why it was the best decision she could have made.

Posted 27 May 2011

At the the debut of a new information community conference in Berlin the conversations covered linked data, social media and research in corporate environments.

Posted 27 May 2011

The Perfect Information Conference 2011 themes of Change, Adapt, Capitalise generated debate and reflection. Emma King reports.

Posted 23 May 2011

The European Services Directive aims to enable cross-border trade in services. And information professionals can help, says Sue Brown.

Posted 28 April 2011

We all want to share our skills and knowledge. But how many of us have actually been trained to train others effectively?

Posted 21 April 2011

The LISRC review is now underway.

Posted 05 April 2011

Information Today publishes a range of journals, newsletters, books and blogs in the information space, including a wealth of online content. Here we bring you recent highlights that you may have missed first time round.

Posted 16 March 2011

A great reference interview can help you get exactly the right information to your clients. Sara Batts shares some hints and techniques.

Posted 11 March 2011

Networking and learning intersect at the Huddersfield Librarian TeachMeet.

Posted 02 March 2011

Perfect Information's conversations with professionals highlight the challenges of fulfilling increased customer expectations with diminishing resources.

Posted 18 February 2011

Sara Batts considers how SLA's 2011 theme of 'Future Ready' can be translated to every day practical activities.

Posted 14 February 2011

How do you cope with uncertainty in the workplace? Our anonymous correspondent has a Government-based KM role. Her post is scheduled to be made redundant - on a date as yet unknown.

Posted 02 February 2011

Sara Batts recommends incremental and measured change for 2011

Posted 07 January 2011

Sara Batts, our guest contributor, stresses the importance of reflection

Posted 17 December 2010

Due to its end of year scheduling, 'Online' presents opportunities to 'pause and reflect' and to consider where future trends are leading us.

Posted 08 December 2010

Flexibility is the key to the future for info pros according to SLA President

Posted 01 December 2010

The social web offers great opportunities for organisations to engage with customers, partners and its workforce but is not without its challenges

Posted 01 December 2010

Our guest author, Sara Batts of law firm Reed Smith, shares her top tips for getting maximum value from conference attendance.

Posted 23 November 2010

Publishers and information professionals gather to discuss what next for the 'online revolution'

Posted 05 November 2010

The use of Facebook for and by business is increasing. How can Facebook help us connect with our users?

Posted 28 October 2010

Big questions were a key theme at Internet Librarian International 2010.

Posted 15 October 2010

We should encourage our users to participate and not just consume our services

Posted 15 October 2010

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