Back-to-School Scams Target Students with Library-Themed Emails

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Web Security back to school credential harvesting education cyberattack fake login pages library portals malware MediaGet torrent application downloader Phishing scam Scams student students university portals Win32.Agent.ifdx malware downloader WinLNK.Agent.gen downloaderStudents should keep their eyes peeled for phishing emails purporting to be from their colleges, as well as online student resources laced with malware, researchers warn.

Mobile Libraries: Culture on the Go

Unwritten Record

National Bookmobile Day is April 22, part of National Library Week (April 19-25). . A library is a place that stores information, a place where people from all walks of life have the opportunity to obtain textual and audiovisual material for education, entertainment, and enlightenment.

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Open letter concerning proposed cuts and closures to Croydon Libraries

CILIP

Croydon Libraries: Open letter concerning proposed cuts and closures to Croydon Libraries. Dear Councillor Lewis, Open letter concerning proposed cuts and closures to Croydon Libraries. Elizabeth Ash, Save Croydon Libraries. Public libraries

Role of Library and Knowledge Specialists in Moving Education and Training Online

CILIP

Role of Library and Knowledge Specialists in Moving Education and Training Online. This is a statement by the Information Literacy Group, a special interest group of the CILIP, the library and information association.

International library leaders explore the purpose and future of libraries

CILIP

International library leaders explore the purpose and future of libraries. Facet Publishing announces the publication of Bold Minds: Library leadership in a time of disruption edited by Margaret Weaver and Leo Appleton. Are librarians and libraries relevant in the 21st century?

FBI warns of PYSA Ransomware attacks against Education Institutions in US and UK

Security Affairs

The FBI has issued an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks on education institutions in the US and UK. The FBI has issued Tuesday an alert to warn about an increase in PYSA ransomware attacks against education institutions in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Welsh Library Team of the Year

CILIP

Welsh Library Team of the Year. NHS Wales Library and Knowledge Service and Newtown Area Library have been recognized by CILIP Cymru Wales, the Library and Information association in Wales, for their incredible commitment and innovative services during a turbulent 2020.

Apprenticeships: supporting new talent in to libraries

CILIP

Apprenticeships: supporting new talent in to libraries. Last summer Kirklees Libraries recruited two new apprentices as part of a council-wide programme to develop and deliver apprentice opportunities. ve worked for Kirklees libraries for 35 years.

COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries

CILIP

COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries. This Guidance has been developed by a Working Party convened jointly by CILIP, the CILIP School Libraries Group (CILIP SLG) and the School Library Association (SLA). all library services resumed?).

Trends in the library technology market ? a UK perspective

CILIP

Trends in the library technology market ? Ken Chad looks at the underlying issues and trends that are shaping library technology. His piece focuses on public libraries and libraries in higher education institutions. In his 2020 Library Systems anoted, ?Technology

The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament

CILIP

The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull bring the case for library funding to Parliament. At a Parliamentary event at the House of Lords today, The Big Issue and Library Champion Bobby Seagull will join forces with CILIP, the UK library association, to make the case for long-term sustainable funding for libraries. Education, informal learning and skills. Chair of the Libraries APPG Gill Furniss commented, ?Libraries Public libraries

Designing Libraries: Making space for makerspaces

CILIP

Recently I heard a librarian say that introducing makerspaces into libraries was one of the riskiest undertakings the service had ever embarked upon. I found this a little odd, since we are all in the information business and a lot of library time is taken up with answering ?how s library buildings are a mixture of ancient and modern. We increasingly share premises with other services, so sensitivity is always required when we adapt library spaces for new purposes ?

Designing Libraries: An academic question

CILIP

Designing Libraries: An academic question. Earlier this year I attended the biennial Liber Architecture Group (Lag) seminar, held in the Zaha Hadid-designed library and learning centre building on the impressive campus of the Vienna University of Economics and Business (known locally as WU). The idea in attending was to get an overview of how changes in technology and learning environments are influencing the design of library spaces across Europe. Higher Education

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month in Libraries!

CILIP

Celebrating LGBT+ History Month in Libraries! February is LGBT+ History Month and libraries, information services and Learning Resource Centres up and down the country are organising events, activities, workshops and performances to celebrate LGBT+ people. Manchester Libraries.

Libraries Week 2019 celebrates libraries in a digital world

CILIP

Libraries Week 2019 celebrates libraries in a digital world. Annual Libraries Week celebrations (7-12 October 2019) will showcase how libraries have transformed their digital offer, featuring events and activities in more than 1,000 libraries across the UK. s competition to Build the Library of the Future out of LEGO bricks and win tickets to LEGOLAND Windsor and ?500 500 to donate to a library of your choice. LOVE YOUR LIBRARY? ?

UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps

CILIP

UX in Libraries: Cognitive maps. andypriestner ) is a freelance UX trainer and consultant and Chair of the UX in Libraries conference andypriestnertraining.com uxlib.org. It may sound complicated but the idea itself is very simple: asking a library user to draw their experience of a library service or, more broadly, of learning. Contributor: Andy Priestner ( @andypriestner ) is a freelance UX trainer and consultant and Chair of the UX in Libraries conference.

Higher Education Skills Survey Report 2018

CILIP

Higher Education Skills Survey Report 2018. CB Resourcing in partnership with CILIP proudly launched their HE Skills Survey at CILIP headquarters to an audience of senior figures from academic libraries. The survey conducted earlier this year invited senior managers at Higher Education institutions to identify the key skills they require in their workforces both now and in the future. Higher Education

Where my heart is: Lee Child and Libraries

CILIP

Lee Child and Libraries. Heather Martin looks at how a love of libraries and the services they. libraries have always played. In the beginning was the library. ?Nobody Lee Child told guests of the King County Library System in Seattle in 2012. ?And Libraries aren?t

Open research needs library support

CILIP

Open research needs library support. Open research needs library support. The document, which is available in a variety of formats, includes the opportunity for library and information professionals to contribute directly through GitHub. The report highlights a multi-disciplinary approach to Open Scholarship, but points to librarians and libraries as being crucial advocates and drivers of change. Research funders and libraries hold most of the purse strings,?

The Library of Everything

CILIP

Emerging Technologies: The Library of Everything. Library of Babel ([link] in real life ? a (practically) infinite library. When we move beyond the specialised domains of research and education, it becomes clear that being able to keep everything forever might not always be welcome. ? CILIP non member newsletter. Close. With limited space on shelves and hard drives alike, librarians can spend significant amounts of time ?weeding? weeding? ?

Dominic Cummings: Libraries are "desperately needed"

CILIP

Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately Dominic Cummings: Libraries are ?desperately DURING the 2019 General Election Boris Johnson said he loved libraries and wanted to invest in opening more of them, but added: ?We libraries plus internal historians?

Introducing 50+ New Public Library Members of the Internet Archive’s Community Webs Program

Archive-It

The Internet Archive’s Community Webs Program provides training and education, infrastructure and services, and professional community cultivation for public librarians across the country to document their local history and the lives of their patrons. by the Archive-It team.

National Working Party to provide COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries

CILIP

National Working Party to provide COVID-19 Guidance for School Libraries. COVID-19 has been an unprecedented challenge for school library staff. s many dimensions to school libraries which need consideration. ?

Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow?

CILIP

Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow? Turning over new leaves: Can outdoor spaces help libraries grow? ?IF IF you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need,? If you have a garden in your library, everything will be complete!?

Overdrive CEO, Steve Potash, makes the case for public libraries

CILIP

Overdrive founder and CEO, Steve Potash makes the case for Public Libraries. Steve Potash, Lord John Bird, Bobby Seagull, Johanna Brinton Abela and Erica Lazzaro at the launch of Public Libraries: The Case for Support. 1 invested in public libraries.

UPDATED State Records Management Education Materials

The Texas Record

We are pleased to announce the State Records Management Education Materials have been updated and are available on the Records Management Interagency Coordinating Council (RMICC) website. The Texas State Library and Archives Commission added information about the Texas Digital Archive and updated our logo. For more ideas on using and sharing these educational materials, check out the Companion Information document.

CILIP celebrates new partnership with Sharjah Public Libraries (SPL)

CILIP

CILIP celebrates new partnership with Sharjah Public Libraries (SPL). CILIP, the UK library and information association, has announced a new partnership with Sharjah Public Libraries as part of the successful Working Internationally for Libraries project, funded by the Arts Council England.

NHS Library and Knowledge specialist give health professionals the gift of time

CILIP

NHS Library and Knowledge specialist give health professionals the gift of time. NHS Library and Knowledge Services are helping to deliver the best care and treatment possible to patients. Read the report and find out more about NHS Library and Knowledge Services.

Beyond digital literacy: STEM learning ideas from library professionals in the UK and Ireland

CILIP

Libraries are not just books ? We need] strong advocates who see the library as a place where STEM-rich learning takes place. ? Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning is a key part of conversations about education, policy, the economy, and our future.

New guide to improving library services using key library assessment methodologies

CILIP

New book on improving library services with assessment data. Facet Publishing announces the publication of Putting Library Assessment Data to Work by Selena Killick and Frankie Wilson. Putting Library Assessment Data to Work takes common sources of data that academic libraries will already be collecting, and presents simple qualitative and quantitative techniques that can be used to evaluate and assess their services, both in detail and overall.

Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users

CILIP

Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users. Community hubs keep libraries in the heart of local users. It is no secret that public libraries have been hit hard by austerity. its library service has lost staff and been forced to reduce opening hours.

Seeking Public Library Participants for Community History Web Archiving Program

Archive-It

Public libraries play a critical role in building community-oriented archives and these collections are particularly important in recording the impact of unprecedented events on the lives of local citizens. Extensive training and educational resources provided by professional staff.

A greener library: The Bodleian?s push for sustainability

CILIP

A greener library: The Bodleian?s A greener library: The Bodleian?s As well as looking at some of the easy wins on the sustainability agenda, this article also explores the cutting edge of library sustainability, with the focus on library buildings, their resources and users.

New Book Supports Library Staff and Students to Develop in their Roles as Teachers

CILIP

New Book Supports Library Staff and Students to Develop in their Roles as Teachers. explore the current landscape of teaching librarianship in higher education, and highlight the important developments, issues and trends that are shaping current and future practice.

The digital transformation of Senate House Library

CILIP

The digital transformation of Senate House Library. The second episode sees further coverage of Kevin Widdop's interview with Senate House Library?s Digital transformation at Senate House Library. s how we go from one for the few to one for the many in the way that we push out our content, our services and our education packages, so that we can reach a much larger audience. And a lot of libraries use a website to bring people onsite and that there?s

Exploring the impact of Digital Technologies on the Library, Knowledge and Information workforce

CILIP

CILIP is excited to announce a new project to prepare the library, information and knowledge workforce for the opportunities afforded by new technologies including Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Robotics and Process Automation. TITLE.

UX in Libraries: Behaviour Mapping - decisions and desires

CILIP

UX in Libraries: Behaviour Mapping - decisions and desires. While the routes we take may not command much of our attention, in service industries such as libraries, it is worth inspecting choices of route more closely. Library users may always take the same path from the entrance to a specific area: a quick route to ?their Whatever these behaviours are, they offer opportunities for library staff to consider how effectively their spaces and furniture are laid out.

Join us on a Presidential Libraries Road Trip!

Archives Blogs

In celebration of Presidents Day, we are featuring a series of Citizen Archivist tagging and transcription missions using Catalog records from each Presidential Library: a Presidential Libraries Road Trip !

UK Library Association responds to Boris Johnson?s comments on the Andrew Marr Show

CILIP

UK Library Association responds to Boris Johnson?s s Library and Information Association has responded to comments made by Conservative leader Boris Johnson during his interview with Andrew Marr on Sunday 1st December. I love libraries? Manifesto for Libraries?

CILIP celebrates new partnership with African Library and Information Association (AfLIA)

CILIP

CILIP celebrates new partnership with African Library and Information Association (AfLIA). The partnership will provide a platform for knowledge exchange, sharing of best practice and promoting research and learning in Library and Information Science.