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Where can I find free online courses on library management skills?

What a difference a few weeks make! Earlier in the month I said that "the whole library and information world seems to be on social media - the...

#IFLA: From LIS Mentoring to LIS MOOCs

There has been plenty of Twitter discussion recently about mentoring in the library and information profession - especially amongst those working...

Read all about it!

A lot can happen in a week. The Vable team always have their ears to the ground and want to highlight a couple of recent information-related items in...

Trickle, Torrent, Flood? Directing the information flow

Working directly with news content can feel overwhelming due to the sheer quantity of information. As such, two recent (unrelated) conversations...

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...

What is the difference between Organisational Learning and Knowledge Management?

A newcomer to the information and knowledge management field like myself - whether you are entering the KM field or entering a field that will...

How have library job titles evolved? Reflections on recent years

A quick LinkedIn search reveals that there are 158,455 Librarians, 71,224 Information Officers and 10,479 Knowledge Managers on the professional...

Investment in Knowledge - The History of Knowledge Management

Whereas the world historically used to depend on visible capital in the form of land and labour, as economies have developed we see ourselves moving...

Knowledge Management: One path to a thriving law library

For lawyers as for everyone, information is more readily available than ever before. But it has also never been more difficult to locate that one...
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