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and by being a charity to act in the public good.
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Latest stories from our sector

Tracie D. Hall
The new leader of the world’s largest and oldest library association explains how she aims to keep it relevant to a fracturing profession while serving a divided nation.
28 September 2020
Recordkeeping Culture
Facet Publishing announce the publication of Recordkeeping Cultures by Gillian Oliver and Fiorella Foscarini.
24 September 2020
Practical Data Science for Information Professionals by David Stuart
Facet Publishing announce the publication of Practical Data Science for Information Professionals by David Stuart.
2 September 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

Wednesnday Webinar

Half day training session will focus on open data and the opportunities it presents to those working in the library, information and knowledge sectors.

Online | 13 October 2020
Webinar Wednesdays

Half-day online workshop led my Matt Finch introducing participants to tools and approaches that will help you identify, define and measure impact of services on communities they serve.

Online | 27 October 2020
CILIP Conference 2020


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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
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Pipers Corner School
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K&IM SIG Autumn webinar programme 2020

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