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Librarians as Knowledge Producers and Curators

This article on digital curation made me think about this IFLA session from last year. The reminder that we are all connected through experience,...

Who to read in the library and information blogosphere

Keeping up to date with library and information colleagues has never been easier. Everyday I find a new blog to read and it enriches my professional...

6 Inspirational Women in the Library & Information World

I have to thank my friends overseas for introducing me to International Women’s Day. We’ve marched, sung, cried and debated - but ultimately we spend...

Library Planet: Sharing the Library Love

Libraries and information centres are rarely featured in traditional travel guides unless they are flagship or historical showpieces, like national...

Libraries at work: meeting, sharing, learning

This is the second in a series of blog posts which will come out of the recent BIALL conference in Birmingham. There were a couple of sessions which...

7 times the library stole the show in Hollywood

It’s sadly all too rare these days for the library to feel like they’re centre stage. Even in the media, it can often feel like Hollywood films...

6 examples of beautiful (and smart) library design

Library design is a very particular thing. It has to fit with the building in which it is contained, whilst also being adapted to the needs of both...

Libraries in the 22nd Century

Much of the reporting on the future of libraries discusses the rise of digital content, shrinking budgets, and the need for librarians to expand...

How to Winterproof your library

The last few weeks have seen a wave of inclement weather across the US and UK with many offices being forced to close. This brings about the question...
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