Professional Development

Aaron Tay reflects on what has changed in academic librarianship, shares some important lessons and highlights the importance of future-proofing professional skills.

Posted 04 September 2017

Professor Maristella Agosti to give 2017 lecture in London.

Posted 29 August 2017

Help shape the future of the library field.

Posted 25 August 2017

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is seeking nominations for this prestigious award.

Posted 24 August 2017

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

Posted 17 August 2017

The role of the librarian in fostering critical thinking in every field of learning has grown in importance. Terence Huwe recommends three strategies for librarians who want to nurture effective research and critical analysis.

Posted 15 August 2017

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is seeking 2017 nominations for this prestigious award.

Posted 21 June 2017

The role of libraries and librarians must change to reflect the growth of multi-disciplinary study.

Posted 20 June 2017

The Association of Independent Information Professionals 2017 conference focused on the theme of Resilience, Reinvention, Renewal: Pivoting for Success.

Posted 02 June 2017

While on maternity leave, Caroline Fielding found a great way to keep up with her professional development. It was hard work - but enormously rewarding.

Posted 25 May 2017

A summary of some of the news you may have missed including: Wolfram Data Repository announced; Wikipedia and OCLC collaborate; Springer Nature ORCID initiatives; accreditation of CILIP's first Arabic course; LBF Virtual Conference.

Posted 15 May 2017

Fascinating research study suggests people aren't as susceptible to fake news as we might think.

Posted 12 May 2017

A coherent story helps make sense of any collection of knowledge.

Posted 28 April 2017

Call for applications from UK-based library and information professionals.

Posted 17 March 2017

Speaker submissions sought for the Library Innovation Conference, with the theme of 'Super-Powered Libraries: innovation, influence, impact'.

Posted 24 February 2017

Amy Icke reports from the International Association of School Librarians (IASL) conference held in Japan.

Posted 26 January 2017

European Commission figures show that two fifths of the EU workforce have little or no digital skills.

Posted 23 January 2017

CONUL call for papers.

Posted 18 January 2017

An initiative discussed at UKSG Forum encourages library staff to actively engage with their profession.

Posted 19 December 2016

It's time to embrace non-traditional routes into librarianship, says The Hive's Sarah Pittaway.

Posted 19 December 2016

Phil Bradley explores why people create fake news stories - and what librarians can do to educate and guide.

Posted 02 December 2016

More initiatives to help meet the demand for digital skills.

Posted 02 December 2016

National College of Cybersecurity will be based at historic Bletchley Park.

Posted 28 November 2016

A combination of inspirational ideas, creativity and planning led to the delivery of two successful events at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Helen Lane explains.

Posted 17 November 2016

The supremacy of the end user means humans are still needed to provide actionable insight.

Posted 15 November 2016

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