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Learn how to apply, teach and promote visual literacy in your library

May
20

Facet Publishing have announced the release of Visual Literacy for Libraries: A practical, standards-based guide.

The importance of images and visual media in today’s culture is changing what it means to be literate in the 21st century. Digital technologies have made it possible for almost anyone to create and share visual media. Yet the pervasiveness of images and visual media does not necessarily mean that individuals are able to critically view, use, and produce visual content.

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Get to grips with the seismic changes to copyright law

Jul
07

Facet Publishing have announced the release of the sixth edition of Graham Cornish’s Copyright: Interpreting the law for libraries, archives and information services.

Cornish's Copyright, the standard work in its field, is indispensable for all librarians, information professionals, archivists and curators looking for solutions to their copyright problems. The book explains the provisions of the UK Copyright Act and supporting legislation in quick and easy question-and-answer form.

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CILIP publishes new guide to Professional Registration

Jun
02

Thoroughly updated to reflect the new requirements of CILIP’s Professional Registration, the third edition of Building Your Portfolio by Kath Owen and Margaret Watson is the essential ‘how to’ guide to producing a successful portfolio.

Reflecting on achievements and presenting evidence of enhanced knowledge and skills underpin many professional and educational qualifications. Building a portfolio is key to recording and demonstrating this professional development, and gaining official recognition in the form of Professional Registration qualifications.

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Big Data is the Focus of Information Advisor’s Special September Issue--Newsletter Delivers Key Strategies and Advice for Info Pros, Librarians, and Researchers

Sep
19

For Immediate Release
Contact: Joe Menendez
[email protected]
Information Today, Inc.
(609) 654-6266, ext. 331

Information Today, Inc., the leading provider of publications, conferences, and other information services to the information professional community, today announced a special issue of The Information Advisor (IA) newsletter. The special issue will focus on what librarians and business researchers need to know concerning the topic of Big Data. Founded in 1987, IA is a monthly journal for business information professionals.

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SLA Adds New Dues Tier for Info Pros Making Less than $18K

Nov
17

SLA Adds New Dues Tier for Info Pros Making Less than $18K

With many facing lay offs and cutbacks SLA members are able to rely on their professional association to provide assistance in tough times

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