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Jon Beaumont is an enthusiastic convert to open plan working. It helps keep him and his team at the heart of the business.

Posted 17 March 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

Is there an optimum design for an Intellectual Property framework? An independent review in the UK seeks to find the answer.

Posted 3 March 2011

Networking and learning intersect at the Huddersfield Librarian TeachMeet.

Posted 2 March 2011

Users in the UK and the Netherlands spend the most time online; Austrians the least. The Digital Year in Review 2010 examines European trends in internet usage.

Posted 26 February 2011

As the debate around volunteer 'librarians' and library closures rages in the UK, in Finland the state recognises the value of libraries - and professional librarians.

Posted 25 February 2011

Tablets will be the fastest growing mobile device in history, according to Morgan Stanley.

Posted 21 February 2011

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

Posted 18 February 2011

Our anonymous correspondent has been both the recipient and giver of bad news at work recently. Here she considers how best to share bad news.

Posted 18 February 2011

Information skills can contribute so much to organisations. The trick is to get them noticed, says Jon Beaumont.

Posted 17 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

Åke Nygren reports back from what must be, quite literally, the coolest library conference in Europe. Collaboration and innovation were key themes at the Helsinki Midwinter Darkness Camp.

Posted 4 February 2011

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

Posted 4 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 2 February 2011

Information professionals have vital skills when it comes to successful IT procurement and implementation, says Jon Beaumont.The trick is to make sure we are heard!

Posted 31 January 2011

Research reveals that European countries lag behind the US in mass-market acceptance of eBooks and eReaders, but the market is picking up speed.

Posted 21 January 2011

The high profile debate around the activities of Wikileaks has raised serious questions about governments and the internet itself.

Posted 21 January 2011

We are now living in a 'perpetual beta' world. We must be willing to experiment - and fail - if we are to get the most out of social media tools.

Posted 20 January 2011

The information industry will focus on 'mobile' and 'social' in 2011.

Posted 18 January 2011

2010 was a 'miserable' year for the legal sector. Jon Beaumont, Head of KM at law firm Harvey Ingram looks forward to the new year.

Posted 7 January 2011

Sara Batts recommends incremental and measured change for 2011

Posted 7 January 2011

What lessons can be learnt from great intranets and what are the key noteworthy trends?

Posted 6 January 2011

The transformed British Medical Association's Library is now a key benefit of membership

Posted 6 January 2011

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

Posted 17 December 2010

Can ‘science 2.0' - the adoption of social media by the science community - be deemed a success? Info pros consider the issues.

Posted 16 December 2010

What does 2011 hold for the development of search tools?

Posted 15 December 2010

The Google eBookstore has been officially launched in the US, and is set to be rolled out to Europe in March 2011.

Posted 14 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 8 December 2010

If we don't understand how users are looking for and using information, how can we hope to meet user expectations?

Posted 6 December 2010

What are the challenges of creating content for a mobile environment?

Posted 2 December 2010

A survey on the use of social media in over 1200 libraries from across Europe reveals that 62% of respondents have 'positive' or 'very positive' views on social media

Posted 1 December 2010

Search experts share tips, tricks and techniques

Posted 1 December 2010

Hazel Hall, Phil Bradley, Ulla de Stricker and Bonnie Cheuk explore new approaches to knowledge sharing for organisations

Posted 1 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 1 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

Our guest authors share lessons learned about using videocasts to help develop students' information literacy skills.

Posted 16 November 2010

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

Posted 5 November 2010

'Largest ever' study says digital engagement in emerging markets is overtaking mature markets

Posted 4 November 2010

For the first year, Kroll reports that information and data theft is the most commonly reported fraud, overtaking the theft of physical assets or stock.

Posted 1 November 2010

Research shows link between levels of e-journal usage and research success

Posted 29 October 2010

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

Posted 28 October 2010

When a group of potential future users of academic libraries were asked what type of library space they wanted to see, the answers were imaginative and challenging. And their thoughts are relevant for libraries beyond academia.

Posted 20 October 2010

How can libraries make the most of social media tools to engage with existing - and new - audiences?

Posted 19 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

Users, funders and decision makers are asking tough questions about our products and services and we must be ready to respond with credible usage statistics.

Posted 14 October 2010

Two case studies from pharmaceutical companies at Internet Librarian International demonstrated how information and library services can place themselves at the centre of organisational strategy.

Posted 14 October 2010

Posted 3 October 2010

This year's Internet Librarian International conference is already attracting delegates from around the world.

Posted 12 August 2010