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The new-style longlist for CILIP's children's book awards has been announced.

Posted 18 February 2014

Ian Clark argues that improved access to ICT could help those in prison to find employment and re-integrate in society.

Posted 7 February 2014

FOSTER is an EC-funded project aiming to help young researchers learn about Open Science, OA and more.

Posted 7 February 2014

The discoverability of scholarly content is critically important in making high quality research findable and accessible.

Posted 3 February 2014

The EU has launched Creative Europe - a new programme for the cultural and creative sectors.

Posted 31 January 2014

Technology has created a whole new world for us and with it a whole new experience.

Posted 23 January 2014

Winners demonstrate importance of responsive design and shorter timeframes in the design successful intranets.

Posted 17 January 2014

Donald Lickley reviews an "excellent" careers handbook for information and knowledge professionals.

Posted 13 January 2014

Practical methodology focuses on quick wins, user feedback, and frequent iteration to deal with enterprise search challenges

Posted 13 December 2013

The average UK teenager owns six digital devices.

Posted 12 December 2013

Embedded librarians don't wait to be asked - they anticipate.

Posted 6 December 2013

'Create Once, Publish Everywhere' is new digital paradigm for libraries, museums and archives.

Posted 29 November 2013

The World Wide Web Foundation has published its 2013 Web Index.

Posted 27 November 2013

Starr Hoffman explores how academic librarians can enrich scholarly conversations.

Posted 27 November 2013

Report ranges from high level trends to country level analysis.

Posted 26 November 2013

Willie Miller discusses the use of game based learning to design innovative library instruction.

Posted 15 November 2013

What can search statistics tell us about user behaviour? Librarians at the University of Tromsø, Norway analysed over 20,000 searches to find answers.

Posted 14 November 2013

The University of Michigan Library customised open source software to create online exhibits.

Posted 8 November 2013

Hugh Murphy shares key lessons learned from managing a new library building project and explains why excellence and innovation matter.

Posted 1 November 2013

In order to create a mobile-friendly environment, the librarians at Uppsala University had to develop their own skills.

Posted 1 November 2013

Global survey of thousands of authors reveals regional and subject differences.

Posted 31 October 2013

The digitisation of archives is helping democratise the study of the past. But the process is more lengthy and complex than you might think.

Posted 17 October 2013

Models of scholarly communication are evolving. Academic libraries must be responsive to these changes while being mindful of institutional missions and strategic goals.

Posted 17 October 2013

The role of libraries is changing and their spaces, services and staff structures are evolving to reflect this.

Posted 17 October 2013

Twitter's IPO papers reveal many interesting facts - including just how money it has lost.

Posted 4 October 2013

If we don't take care of our professional future someone else will do it for us!

Posted 30 September 2013

Andrew Cox explores the challenges of Research Data Management - and asks if 'clumsy librarianship' can help.

Posted 26 September 2013

Information professionals share their latest projects and innovations at this year's Internet Librarian International conference (Olympia Conference Centre, London, 15-16 October 2013).

Posted 20 September 2013

Andy Tattersall and Claire Beecroft will be sharing tips on converting technophobes at Internet Librarian International. Here's a preview.

Posted 11 September 2013

From privacy and surveillance to hyper-connectivity, Marydee Ojala encourages librarians everywhere to respond to IFLA's "tremendously important" report.

Posted 6 September 2013

The physical library space is changing to reflect the new services and interactions customers expect.

Posted 6 September 2013

'Caring for Digital Content' report shares approaches from around the world.

Posted 5 September 2013

Two recent studies explore the links between TV viewing and social media activities.

Posted 8 August 2013

New report explores the value of academic libraries to teaching and research faculty.

Posted 7 August 2013

Shaida Dorabjee and Elisabeth Goodman on why so called 'soft skills' are vital for information professionals.

Posted 31 July 2013

Book charts the evolution of scientific communication and draws parallels with the pharmaceutical industry in the age of social media.

Posted 29 July 2013

Ian Clark paints a picture of an ideal professional body for the library and information world.

Posted 18 July 2013

Lisa Sabbage on how she uses floorwalking to help fee-earners improve their research skills.

Posted 13 July 2013

CILIP votes to move forward with rebranding project; SLA seeks input to gauge interest in possible name change.

Posted 12 July 2013

A defining characteristic of a high performing team is how its members behave before, during and after meetings.

Posted 9 July 2013

Personal devices and cloud services mean organisations are losing control of their content.

Posted 26 June 2013

Karen Marie Øvern shares her thoughts on the organisation of teaching activities.

Posted 26 June 2013

There is very little formal training in peer review offered to early career researchers.

Posted 25 June 2013

Search expert Karen Blakeman on using alternatives to Google to get better search results.

Posted 14 June 2013

School librarian Caroline Fielding reports on her successes using the Toe by Toe reading programme with teenage boys.

Posted 13 June 2013

John Davies discusses the role of records managers in making sense of Big Data - and explores five Big Data myths.

Posted 13 June 2013

Social networks can improve employee productivity although some employers remain unconvinced.

Posted 31 May 2013

Ned Potter on the "very tricky business" of rebranding and how one Library got it right.

Posted 30 May 2013

Elisabeth Goodman on why, and how, we should all aim to get better at everything we do.

Posted 29 May 2013

Survey: enterprise search is critical to business success and is moving up the business agenda. But senior managers need to be sold on its importance.

Posted 17 May 2013