Blog - Improve your Current Awareness Strategy

COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

We are currently in the midst of unexplored territory and life as we know it is changing. There have been few global events which have kept everyone...

Technology and COVID19: What if this had happened 30+ years ago?

Today I wanted to inject some lightness into COVID-19 current awareness. I will declare up front that I am a big fan of technology, especially in the...

What does current awareness mean to me? The entrepreneur's view

I have always been a big believer in the benefits of cross-pollinating ideas – of picking up concepts and techniques from one field, then adapting...

Why your information service is the key to your law firm’s success

Your organisation’s success depends on information and, without an efficient flow, organisations face insurmountable challenges. The legal...

Communications and the simple ‘Power of Asking’

Twitter is a reliable bellwether of organisational pre-occupations. With confidence, I can report that client engagement is trending in the minds of...

How to get everyone involved in your BD strategy

Marketing & business development (MBD) and client relationship management (CRM) are central to the ongoing growth and success of any organisation....

How business planning can help us prepare for the future

At Vable we believe that business skills for librarians are as essential as research skills. Through conferences and workshops together we can learn...

Techniques for competitive intelligence in the library and information environment

As information professionals we play important roles in their organizations’ competitive intelligence program, but often neglect applying that same...

Budget Planning: It's not just about figures

March 31st is upon us, and this has prompted us to think about budgets. Even if your annual library budget for next year is already written in stone,...
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