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Latest stories from our sector

Visual Research Methods: An Introduction for Library and Information Studies
Facet Publishing announce the publication of Visual Research Methods: An Introduction for Library and Information Studies, edited by Shailoo Bedi and Jenaya Webb.
21 October 2020
Making a Difference research
Carnegie UK Trust's new research report point to public library staff as being an integral part of library services.
19 October 2020
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Join CILIP in taking part in the government's Kickstart scheme that aims to get more young adults in employment.
19 October 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

The Knowledge Cafe Now

Half-day online workshop led by David Gurteen of Gurteen Knowledge providing an introduction to the Knowledge Café and the benefit it brings.

Online | 5 November 2020
How to Fail Better

Half-day online workshop led by Andy Priestner helping attendees be more realistic about failure and leading by example with others when failure occurs.

Online | 10 November 2020
CILIP Conference 2020


Latest jobs

Imperial War Museums
£48,550 to £60,750
The British Library
£76,000 to £90,000
The Royal College of Nursing
£31,140
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