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 improve your writing skills immediately!

We all have quirks in our writing. For many years I enjoyed constructing long sentenced, semicolon studded, purple prose. This isn’t ideal when you...

Taking back control of your entire organisation’s inbox

As a library and information professional, you’re responsible for managing the current awareness component of the email inboxes for your entire...

Is Agile Project Management right for your library?

It’s impossible to talk about libraries these days without talking about change. As the needs of users change, and as technology changes, libraries...

It’s time to recalculate your library’s ROI. Here's how:

You might think that you shouldn’t still need to make a case for your continued existence, and I understand your frustration. However, there’s an...

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...

Do more with less - 8 ways to have a productive 2018

Ah, new year. Time for our annual barrage of “new year, new you” adverts and the never ending pressure to create a whole host of new year’s...

What does it take to build a successful library team?

It’s clear that there is no set path to becoming a Librarian. Many Librarians will have started out with careers in other fields and ‘side stepped’...

COVID-19: How to cope with constant distractions in the library

There is no such thing as a typical day in the library. A librarian could have their day mapped out before logging on but, in reality, the chances...
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