In a world of information ubiquity, knowledge is the 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 job titles evolved? Reflections on recent years

I was curious about this post which was originally written in early 2017. It stated that "a quick LinkedIn search reveals that there are 158,455...

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?

What a difference a few months make! Earlier in the year 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...

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...
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