How can you turn knowledge into your most valuable asset?

When was the last time that a library and information conference inspired your intellectual curiosity? Why is it so important to think about...

What is the difference between crowdsourcing and nichesourcing?

A session from the recent LIDA conference outlined how the power of the crowd contributed to the success of a local history documentation project....

How have library and information job titles evolved, and does it matter?

It looks like another debate is about to kick off. It came to my attention that the Canadian Association of Law Librarians (CALL) will be hosting a...

How can #infopros maintain information integrity in an infodemic?

This is the second post to emerge from the CLIG panel discussion. Aside from training during COVID-19, the panel discussion covered collection...

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

Despite some organisations hosting some in-person events (finally!) I suspect that many courses, seminars, round-table events and conferences will...

#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...

What's the difference between Organisational Learning and Knowledge Management?

Any newcomer to the information and knowledge management field has to get to grips with many complicated concepts and start asking a lot of...
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