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coronavirus
Information for library, information and knowledge services looking to manage the emerging impact of COVID-19 and coronavirus.


Updated: 5 May 2020
The Carnegie UK Trust & CILIP launch new online development materials for leadership and innovation.These are open to all and free to access.
20 April 2020
Simon McLeish, discusses the challenges of providing resources to library patrons in times of disruption.

20 April 2020


Featured events, training and conferences

CILIP KM in a time of crisis

What can KM teams do to ensure robust and timely knowledge flows? How can they encourage collaboration and monitor information flows?

Online | 19 May 2020
Stepping into Leadership

A joint webinar with CILIP and the Carnegie UK Trust covering the Stepping into Leadership development resources on leadership and innovation in public libraries.

Online | 26 May 2020
Webinar Wednesdays

We will talk through our approach to working with grey literature through the lens of The King’s Fund Library Service and the recent work the Fund has undertaken around Covid-19.

Online | 17 June 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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