Monthly Archive for September, 2021

The 10-Minute International Librarian #65: Be able to explain why access to information matters

Tomorrow is the International Day for the Universal Access to Information, which highlights the importance of access to information of all sorts for development. However, this access is often only seen narrowly – for example around access to government information for the purpose of supporting transparency. This is of course […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #64: Look for a learning opportunity

In order to keep up with new ideas, new tools and new techniques, it is vital to be a lifelong learner. This is as much a question of personal and professional development as it is one of how best to serve library users. However, too often, we associate learning only […]

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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #9: Think about how to respect privacy

The second set of posts in our 10-Minute Digital Librarian series has focused on helping users to stay safe online, through adopting good digital hygiene, as well as good cybersecurity in libraries themselves. At the heart of cybersecurity in particular is the effort to avoid unauthorised access to – or […]

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