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 managers should be avid readers of legal IT surveys. They are useful in giving an overview of the market, a focus...

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?

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...

How can I improve my searching?

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...

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,...
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