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The 10-Minute International Librarian #68: Think of a barrier to collaboration

Librarianship is arguably a naturally collaborative profession. We work together to develop services, to share resources, and of course – through associations at the national, regional and global levels – to develop common understanding, standards and positions. We also know that collaboration is good for us, and for the services […]

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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #10: Explore digital literacy resources

The previous posts in this sub-series of 10-Minute Digital Librarian posts have focused on the importance of protecting yourself, and your users, online. However, when we only think about internet use in terms of protection against bad things happening, this risks creating a sense of fear or uncertainty. This can […]

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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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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #8: Check your cybersecurity

The pandemic has led both to growing reliance on the internet and other digital tools to go about our lives, but also growing awareness of the risks that come with them. Cybersecurity is all about keeping information and services safe from unauthorised access and use. It helps ensure not only […]

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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #7: Help users protect themselves online

This is the second post in a sub-series of our 10-Minute Digital Librarian series focusing on online safety. With the first looking at how to protect yourself, today’s challenge is to think about how you can help users protect themselves. Arguably, the ability to manage risks when using the internet […]

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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #6: Check up on your own digital hygiene

Following a first set of ideas focusing on using digital tools to communicate your work, our next set looks more at keeping yourself – and your users – safe online. Already an issue before the pandemic, this is even more so now, with – at least for those with the […]

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The 10-Minute Digital Librarian #5: Use social media analytics to understand your reach

Our last post explored some of the first steps you can take in deciding how you want to use social media of different types in order to communicate about your work most effectively. It mentioned, briefly, the value of playing around with the analytical tools available on different platforms. This […]

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