Professional Development

Save the dates! Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp is back with another virtual session on 10 November 2021.

Posted 05 October 2021

Smart academic seminar platform creates an accelerated and early route to communicating scholarly research

Posted 07 September 2021

One of Internet Librarian International's most popular speakers, Ned Potter, looks at the different types of videos that librarians can create and shares his tips for making library videos. It's not as hard as you might think, as his examples illustrate.

Posted 06 July 2021

Need to brush up your taxonomy skills? Want to learn more about what taxonomists are doing that could help you in your job? Join taxonomy experts for the second Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp on 9 June 2021. It's all virtual; no travel involved.

Posted 01 June 2021

Internet librarians spend much of their working life in the present. However, two presentations at the 2021 NISOPlus conference brought home the importance of both looking back and looking forward. The speakers, one a Ghanaian librarian advocating for Indigenous Knowledge and the other a researcher from Japan investigating a future society enhanced with avatars, stimulated so many thoughts in my mind about the role of libraries, librarians, and our digital future.

Posted 04 May 2021

Need to take a bite out of your taxonomy efforts? Taxonomy Bootcamp London, a sister conference to Internet Librarian International, is hosting a Bite-sized version on 2 March 2021.

Posted 22 January 2021

Google Trends presents excellent opportunities for Internet Librarians to examine differences in terminology and popularity of search topics over time.

Posted 05 January 2021

IFLA's Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section and New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) announced the winners of their library meme contest. 

Posted 12 December 2020

Instead of an in-person World Library & Information Congress in Rotterdam, IFLA has announced that the August 2021 congress will be entirely virtual.

Posted 22 September 2020

Heather Hedden, a highly experienced taxonomist, shares her top four tips for creating a taxonomy.

Posted 01 September 2020

The global COVID-19 pandemic has upended our lives, both personal and professional. It has also introduced a new word into our vocabulary: Infodemic. Inoculating yourself, your library users, and your community against the Infodemic should be a vital skill for librarians worldwide.

Posted 04 August 2020

The UK electronic information Group (UKeiG) is now publishing its eLucidate journal on a new web platform, using the Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (OJS) hosted by the University of Alberta.

Posted 07 July 2020

This year over 50 submissions from around the world were received.

Posted 19 March 2020

Library innovation conference highlights 2020 theme of ‘Strategies, solutions, stories, and strength'

Posted 09 March 2020

The University Press Redux Sustainability Award will be presented at the ALPSP conference in March 2020

Posted 08 January 2020

NAISC-L (pronounced noshk) provides a four-step method for creating an Interlink. Information professionals are invited to participate in the final evaluation phase.

Posted 01 January 2020

Professor Ingemar J. Cox - win recognises his major and sustained contributions to the field of information retrieval.

Posted 30 December 2019

Five UK-based society publishers have signed pilot transitional OA agreements courtesy of Jisc.

Posted 10 December 2019

Research study aims to discover if there is a gender difference in requests for assistance.

Posted 03 December 2019

Beta version of resource for six cultural and heritage organisations announced.

Posted 27 November 2019

Marilyn Clarke on the Liberate our Library campaign that's working to give a voice to marginalised and underrepresented students at Goldsmiths University of London.

Posted 20 November 2019

Designed to meet the business and academic needs of the university presses and the libraries.

Posted 11 October 2019

Demos, in partnership with Jisc, has set out to explore the potential impact of AI, robotics and other emerging technologies on the future of the research sector.

Posted 04 October 2019

UKeiG has announced the date and topic for the fifth annual Tony Strix Memorial Lecture.

Posted 02 October 2019

New resource provides introductory overviews to major research methods in the social sciences.

Posted 20 September 2019

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