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Skill Audits for Library Leaders – Using Training Needs Analyses to find the skill gaps that can transform your library.

We all have skills and knowledge that can add value to our workplace. Even those with no experience in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector, will have transferrable skills that can be highly valuable to employers. However,...

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Equity of access – not just for information

Attending the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, in Wroclaw Poland, in August 2017, provided us with a wealth of international best-practice and learning. One of the more interesting sessions we attended discussed the need to provide...

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‘Picture’ yourself ahead of the competition - Your guide to using Instagram for your Library!

Over the past two decades, libraries across the world have experienced a shift. Knowledge has been increasingly digitized, and anyone with a smart phone or computer has instant access to the information they desire. Now more than ever, libraries...

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Master the art of the book club - how to create awesome book clubs that people can’t get enough of!

It’s hard to find something more satisfying than reading a good book. The way your imagination comes to life at the turn of each page, the places you go, the people you meet, and the emotions you feel are like secret memories kept close with a...

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The Journey of a Life-Long Learner

Over the past few decades, I have seen the pace of the world increase to such an extent that all those wonderfully impossible things that I had read about in science fiction books were beginning to come true! I wanted a Dick Tracey watch … Apple...

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HELP – I Don’t Know What to Read Next!

Every day in libraries all over the world, library staff hear the same thing, over and over, “I don’t know what to read next. Can you recommend something?” After all, that is what library staff are there for, to help their customers to find new,...

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10 Tips to Find the Right Course or Study Program

There are numerous big decisions we have to make in life, and selecting the right course for study is one of them. It can be a daunting process at the best of times, especially for those who have little-to-no experience in the Library and...

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RPL – What is it, and why is it so Important?

Recently, there has been much discussion over RPL, that is, Recognition of Prior Learning. It seems that there is much confusion over what it is and how you can seriously benefit from it. Controversially, it has recently drawn attention by less-than...

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