Take action with your library this Libraries Week

CILIP

Take action with your library this Libraries Week. This Libraries Week (4-10 October 2021) libraries across the UK showcase their vital role in supporting active and engaged communities as we celebrate the transformative impact libraries can have on people?s

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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Libraries, inflation and the cost-of-living crisis

CILIP

Libraries, inflation and the cost-of-living crisis. As economists predict a period of high inflation and a cost-of-living crisis, Paul Howarth, Head of Content & Resource Development at Suffolk Libraries, discusses some the problems and solutions for public library services.

Arts Council England and partners launch Green Libraries programme

CILIP

Arts Council England and partners launch Green Libraries programme. 163,000 to CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, to launch the Green Libraries programme, which aims to help libraries address their environmental impact.

The Future of RegTech for AI Governance

IBM Big Data Hub

The adoption of AI is driven by its utility and the improvements in efficiency it creates. The expected market growth coincides with increasing recognition that enabling trustworthy AI is important, with 85% of consumers and 75% of executives now recognizing its importance [3].

Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel announcement

CILIP

Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel announcement. CILIP is delighted to announce the expert members of the recently established Independent Review of Public Library Financing Panel. In recent years, libraries have found their creative identity ? Public librarie

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

Wartime Reading: The Library War Service

Unwritten Record

When America entered World War I in 1917, the American Library Association decided to take part in the war effort by establishing the Library War Service. Its purpose was to provide library services to American soldiers in training camps and overseas. Poster used in A.L.A.

The British Library?s International Library Leaders Programme

CILIP

The British Library?s s International Library Leaders Programme. Ilene McKenna is the Lead Archivist, Archival Information System Renewal at Library and Archives Canada. In November 2019, she had the opportunity to take part in British Library?s

Essential guidance to implementing an effective IT Governance system

IT Governance

Faced with these increasing information security threats, organisations have an urgent need to adopt IT governance best practice strategies. What is IT governance? There are three widely recognised frameworks that are associated with IT governance, each of which has significant strengths: ITIL ® is a library of best-practice processes for IT service management and is supported by ISO/IEC 20000:2011.

Should libraries fine users for late return of books and other items?

CILIP

Should libraries fine users for late return of books and other items? We asked you what you thought about the use of library fines and you didn?t All fines do is scare people, especially those on low-incomes from accessing the library. Public libraries

Six-Library Vulnerability in NGA

ForAllSecure

Although we may not think about it all the time, satellites are a part of our daily lives. The US government has published a software library called six-library designed to parse and manipulate satellite imagery and data for both internal and public use.

Six-Library Vulnerability in NGA

ForAllSecure

Although we may not think about it all the time, satellites are a part of our daily lives. The US government has published a software library called six-library designed to parse and manipulate satellite imagery and data for both internal and public use.

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). It will be updated periodically when new information becomes available.

School libraries vital in supporting reading recovery and levelling up

CILIP

School libraries vital in supporting reading recovery and levelling up. CILIP, CILIP School Libraries Group and the School Library Association announces a second phase of the Great School Libraries campaign. About the School Library Association (SLA).

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.

Shift happens: the future office/library in a connected world

CILIP

Shift happens: the future office/library in a connected world. This seems a long way away from February when the Financial Times ran a piece in its New Workplace series that noted, inter alia, that many organisations were reviewing their working practices. But it?s It wasn?t

Honey, I blockchained the library

CILIP

Honey, I blockchained the library. Honey, I blockchained the library. A floor wax and a shoe polish that beats, as it sweeps, as it cleans, if you like. I suspect it is equally annoying for many information and computer scientists. ?We A new kind of library.

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. If it?s

Libraries: don't mess with trust

CILIP

Libraries: don't mess with trust. Libraries: don't mess with trust. s (ODI) mission is to help companies and governments to build an open, trustworthy data ecosystem. Jeni Tennison, CEO of the ODI discusses how libraries could fit into it without damaging themselves.

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? I think it?s

Information Governance and the Records Lifecycle

The Texas Record

In a nutshell, this is information governance. ARMA defines “information governance” as “the overarching and coordinating strategy for all organizational information. But how is information governance any different than records management?

The Fenway Library Organization provides affordable digital preservation to its members

Preservica

Preservica’s Cloud Edition for Consortia delivers value of complete Preservica offering for budget-strapped Academic Libraries. Preservica, the market leader in SaaS-based active digital preservation, is pleased to announce that the Fenway Library Organization (FLO) has selected Preservica’s Cloud Edition for consortia to preserve and safeguard digital content for its members. The libraries will preserve archival materials that are part of the institutional memory.

Documentation Theory for Information Governance

ARMA International

iv] Further, “the practices of government [and other public and private institutions] become formal or official to the extent that they are documented.” [v] Information is treated as though it is indifferent to its documentation. What is it that we are creating, collecting, generating, consuming, organizing, managing, preserving, and otherwise using? It also helps to better illuminate diverse kinds of information, and the way in which information is materialized.” [x].

FritzFrog P2P Botnet is back and targets Healthcare, Education and Government Sectors

Security Affairs

FritzFrog P2P botnet is back and is targeting servers belonging to entities in the healthcare, education, and government sectors. The bot is written in Golang and implements wormable capabilities, experts reported attacks against entities in the government, education, and finance sectors.

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.

Time to end a decade of library austerity

CILIP

Time to end a decade of library austerity. CILIP and Library Champion Bobby Seagull delivered a petition to Downing Street last Thursday calling for an end to a decade of public library austerity and demanding secure revenue funding for public libraries in the Chancellor?s

Nixon in China: Audiovisual Records from the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

Unwritten Record

Ryan is an AV Archivist at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Local Identifier: WHPO-8498-17) White House Photo Office Collection, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. China Film Series, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

CILIP announces Honorary Fellowships including Library Champion Bobby Seagull

CILIP

CILIP announces Honorary Fellowships including Library Champion Bobby Seagull. Bobby Seagull and CILIP are delighted to announce that he will be continuing in the role of CILIP Library Champion for 2020-21.

[InfoToday.eu] Archiving and Preserving Tweets Using a Library Management System

Hanzo Learning Center

The Welsh Government's Information and Archive Service carried out a mini-pilot project to explore making tweets available via its Library Management System. Compliance News

Archive-It Partner News, July 2022

Archive-It

by the Archive-It team. Archive-It partners and friends are invited to join us in-person at: Archive-It Partner Meeting in Boston – The annual meeting of Archive-It partners will return in-person this year on August 24, 2022 , at MIT Libraries.

Integrating Web-Based Content into a Vibrant Local History Collection: South Pasadena Public Library and the Community Webs Program

Archive-It

Guest post by: Olivia Radbill, Adult Services/Local History Librarian, South Pasadena Public Library. The South Pasadena Public Library (SPPL) is a single branch library system located in the small city of South Pasadena, California, just fifteen minutes from downtown Los Angeles.

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.

CERT France – Pysa ransomware is targeting local governments

Security Affairs

CERT France is warning of a new wave of attacks using Pysa ransomware (Mespinoza) that is targeting local governments. CERT France cyber-security agency is warning about a new wave of ransomware attack that is targeting the networks of local government authorities.

Cyber Authorities Sound The Alarm On Critical Vulnerability In Java Library

Data Protection Report

This is a critical vulnerability of very high significance to government and industry groups. With a critical vulnerability as wide-spread as Log4j, for which exploitation tactics will continue to evolve, it is not sufficient to patch and scan.

State Library of South Australia chooses Preservica to safeguard region?s vibrant story

Preservica

The State Library of South Australia (SLSA) has chosen Preservica’s cloud-hosted active digital preservation platform to safeguard more than 150 terabytes of unique digitized and born-digital material. The State Library of South Australia is the trusted custodian of all South Australiana.

Local Government Association undertakes Workforce Mapping Survey

CILIP

Local Government Association undertakes Workforce Mapping Survey. CILIP is pleased to announce that the Local Government Association (LGA) has been contracted to undertake a Workforce Mapping Survey of the library, archives, records, information and knowledge sector.

List of Data Breaches and Cyber Attacks in July 2022 – 99.2 Million Records Breached

IT Governance

If you’re facing a cyber security disaster, IT Governance is here to help. Million Records Breached appeared first on IT Governance UK Blog. Welcome to our July 2022 review of data breaches and cyber attacks.

Library History with Heritage & University Archives, Part 2

Archives Blogs

In this second installment of Library History with Heritage & University archives, we’ll be looking at the trajectory of the Library School since its reorganization in 1947. Strozier Library, 1957, view this item in the digital library.

An Island Library and Archives explored

CILIP

An Island Library and Archives explored. An Island Library and Archives explored. The present day Manx Museum and National Trust is supported by the Isle of Man Government and its Trustees are appointed by Tynwald. It first opened its doors in November 1922, including an active library from the outset, managed by the first librarian William Cubbon. Listed alphabetically, it offers search access to objects, items, sites and monuments.