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Latest stories from our sector

Libraries Week 2020
Information for library, information and knowledge services looking to manage the emerging impact of COVID-19 and coronavirus.
Updated: 20 May 2020
Resource Discovery for the Twenty-First Century Library: Case studies and perspectives on the role of IT in user engagement and empowerment
Facet Publishing announces the publication of Resource Discovery for the Twenty-First Century Library edited by Simon McLeish.
6 July 2020
Information Law: Compliance for librarians, information professionals and knowledge managers
Facet Publishing announce the release of Information Law: Compliance for librarians, information professionals and knowledge managers.
29 June 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

Sponsored Webinar

Nielsen Book Research present a webinar looking at the book trends for trade sales and library lendings.

Online | 18 June 2020
Wednesnday Webinar

Webinar looking at BL’s experience with FAST (Faceted Application of Subject Terminology), including description and look at future developments.

Online | 1 July 2020
Webinar Wednesdays

Webinar providing on getting the most of social media and steering clear of potential pitfalls.

Online | 8 July 2020


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The International Institute for Strategic Studies
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Oxford
£48,114 to £55,750
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