Public Libraries

Privacy literacy in a complex data landscape at the Brooklyn Public Library, reported at UKSG.

Posted 23 April 2018

Geographic proximity to the home is important to encourage attendance at leisure centres, but with libraries the picture is more complex.

Posted 18 April 2018

Just 13% of respondents question the necessity of libraries at all in the Internet age.

Posted 23 March 2018

Safer Internet Day is celebrated annually in over 100 countries worldwide. 

Posted 09 February 2018

Call for entries for the 2018 CILIP Libraries Change Lives Award.

Posted 07 February 2018

Phil Bradley's local library is a lively community hub - and is all the better for it!

Posted 26 January 2018

Celebrating innovative libraries and info pros at this year's Internet Librarian International (16-17 October, Olympia, London).

Posted 15 January 2018

Ensuring libraries are fit for purpose and future-ready requires a combination of future scanning, a willingness to experiment, co-create and fail, a commitment to enhancing our own skill sets and the ability to learn from the wisdom of the crowd.

Posted 11 January 2018

Almost a million books were distributed in 2017.

Posted 10 January 2018

Inaugural award will be presented in London in April 2018.

Posted 07 January 2018

Phil Bradley thinks we should commit to some simple new year resolutions.

Posted 15 December 2017

IFLA releases public statement denouncing removal and destruction of books.

Posted 12 December 2017

New trial scheme will remove barriers between services.

Posted 20 November 2017

Instagram continues to grow; Snapchat plans changes and two libraries battle it out over Instagram.

Posted 16 November 2017

Manchester in the UK has been awarded City of Literature status.

Posted 02 November 2017

The goal of the research is to develop a bespoke tool for librarians and related professionals that would allow them to interlink Linked Data sets.

Posted 26 October 2017

Internet Librarian International 2017 in review

Posted 23 October 2017

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

Posted 20 October 2017

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

Posted 19 October 2017

A new report from the Society of Chief Librarians says both adults and children benefit from family learning activities.

Posted 08 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

A new exhibition celebrates the British Library's collection of over 6.5 million sound recordings.

Posted 07 September 2017

Help shape the future of the library field.

Posted 25 August 2017

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

Posted 17 August 2017

Access to information empowers individuals, communities, nations and organisations to make better decisions, and live better lives.

Posted 21 July 2017

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