CILIP's Research Report: Should librarians embrace AI and learn how to code?

There has been an interesting run of webinars on the topic of libraries and AI recently. One particularly informative one was CILIP’s webinar on "AI,...

Staying focused: library inductions and other training sessions

After a long spring and an uncertain summer, September is the perfect time to stop, refocus and reset our New Year’s Resolutions. Once we as library...

Looking for an #infopro conference in 2021?

Time for a conference update - library and information conferences are returning to various cities, or being presented as a hybrid of...

Business information centres: Expertly curated collections for SMEs

As an undergraduate nearly thirty years ago, business information management was an emerging and almost glamorous(!) specialism. In 1992,...

Is it possible to turn reluctant end-users into technology superstars?

There are many reasons why library and information managers should be avid readers of legal technology surveys. They are useful in giving an overview...

How can I deliver library training and inductions post-COVID-19?

I recently attended an online panel discussion hosted by City Legal Information Professionals (CLIG). The broad theme was how library services were...

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...

7 quick tips to become an accomplished Vable search expert

In some cases, natural language processing or automatic concept searching might not bring back exactly the articles you want. This is where your...

#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...
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