One world, one library network

CILIP

One world, one library network. Working Internationally for Libraries Virtual Conference 2021: A free, virtual conference for Public Libraries in the UK and across the world. s Projects and Programmes Manager, looks ahead to the conference. Open Library Technology?

How to run a library campaign

CILIP

How to run a library campaign: a work in progress. SAVE Our Libraries Essex. Digital doesn't mean technology. Union. CILIP. CILIP. Contributor: Information Professional. Published: 20 May 2019. More from Information Professional. In depth. Interview. Insight. This reporting is funded by CILIP members. Find out more about the. Benefits of CILIP membership. Sign Up for our non member newsletter. ? CILIP non member newsletter. Close.

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How to Prevent SQL Injection Attacks

eSecurity Planet

This article looks at how your organization can detect vulnerabilities and steps you can take to prevent SQL injection attacks. . See our picks for top database security tools to help protect your company from SQL injection attacks. . Steps to prevent SQL injection attacks.

Feminist leadership, libraries and Covid-19

CILIP

Feminist leadership, libraries and Covid-19. s Library which was established in 1991 and now has more than 20 paid staff ? Here she talks about how the Clore Leadership Fellowship programme helped her focus on her own professional development and assess what it means to be a leader.

Six-Library Vulnerability in NGA

ForAllSecure

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. In this blog post we will detail: How to find fuzzing targets (for Mayhem!).

Learning Journey ? Apprentice Library Assistant

CILIP

Apprentice Library Assistant. Initially pursuing an undergraduate degree was driven as the next logical step after my A-Levels, and my postgraduate degree seemed to temporarily fill a gap I thought needed filled. it can introduce you to a whole new world of possibilities!

The long game: how to get a library into the limelight

CILIP

The long game: how to get a library into the limelight. The long game: how to get a library into the limelight. Founded in Hull in 1840, its brands range from Nurofen to Durex to Dettol, and include many other household names.

Common IT Security Vulnerabilities – and How to Defend Against Them

eSecurity Planet

While there will always be new holes to plug, security vulnerabilities usually stem from the same few causes: unpatched vulnerabilities, misconfigurations or user error, and even the most tech-savvy companies are vulnerable to these mistakes. Here are some of the most common IT security vulnerabilities and how to protect against them. Here are a few of the more common vulnerabilities – and how to defend against them. How to Prevent DOS Attacks.

How to Approach an Office Records Management Overhaul

The Texas Record

Understanding what worked previously, what didn’t work, and what new programs to implement are all elements in an office records management overhaul. It will take a team of individuals to create a records management program that will benefit your entire office.

Cryptocurrency Miners: How to Shield Browsers From Bad Guys

Data Breach Today

Browsealoud Subversion Points to Larger Trust Issues With Third-Party Code Attackers recently snuck cryptomining code onto thousands of websites by inserting it into a third-party accessibility plug-in called Browsealoud. Web specifications designed to guard against these types of rogue actions by third-party code libraries already exist.

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 how to? Is it so challenging to move from answers on the printed page to self-discovery under tutored guidance? s library buildings are a mixture of ancient and modern.

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.

Next steps for art libraries and curated web archives

Archive-It

Partners from the Internet Archive and eight art libraries from across the country met earlier this month at the Getty Research Institute to plan next steps for collaborative archiving of web-published art resources. Art library web archiving stakeholders at the Getty, March 2, 2020.

Visual Cues and Clues: Picking the Right Record Group for Still Pictures

Unwritten Record

If you have a specific photograph you found in the course of your research and it is attributed to the National Archives, this “Visual Cues and Clues” guide to picking a Record Group may help you determine where exactly that photo is. Archives Reference Still Pictures guide how to

[Podcast] How to Conduct a Proof of Concept

AIIM

How are organizations expected to fully assess the precision of one software system/solution and compare it to another? Are we expected to become experts on each option? In our personal lives, when we shop for something like a new pair of shoes, we try on different brands and sizes to see what fits best for our needs. Could it be possible for us to “try on” different software? Click here to access our full library of episodes.

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!?

How to Keep Your WFH Employees Safe From new Cybersecurity Attacks

InfoGoTo

With many experts predicting that large work-at-home populations will be with us for the foreseeable future, there are some basic steps every organization needs to take to cope with this disruption. Here’s what you need to know.

Public library content in an age of impact

CILIP

Public library content in an age of impact. Public library content in an age of impact. The range of activities, services and impacts a modern library service provides has grown significantly and undeniably in recent years. What needs to happen needs to happen efficiently.

Understanding web archive access and use with Google Analytics: Lessons and questions from the Federal Depository Library Program

Archive-It

Stump and Bower introduce how Archive-It partners at the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Web Archive have implemented and use Google Analytics to understand the use of their existing collections and plan for the future. If you are an Archive-It partner, you can follow these brief directions to implement Google Analytics on your own collections and keep up to date on the latest advice and best practices with your peers here in our community forum.

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.

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. ? Internationally, we have much to offer each other as our communities grapple with the advances of the 21st century. could support STEM in libraries.

Open research needs library support

CILIP

Open research needs library support. Open research needs library support. The Open Scholarship Strategy brings together HE librarians and researchers to look at opportunities and challenges in Open Research ? The idea is that data sets as well as research outcomes are released to the research community, enabling others to replicate and build on research. It points to actions that can be taken ? according to the report?s

How to improve your risk assessment process

IT Governance

After all that, they’ll probably realise how inconvenient spreadsheets are. For example: They are prone to user error; They are hard to maintain; It’s difficult to find relevant data in multiple tabs; and. They don’t automatically conform to ISO 27001. It doesn’t have to be like this. The risk assessment software vsRisk provides a simple and fast way to identify relevant threats, and deliver repeatable, consistent assessments year after year.

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How to write an ISO 27001-compliant risk assessment procedure

IT Governance

As part of your ISO 27001 certification project, your organisation will need to prove its compliance with appropriate documentation. There are five simple steps that you should take to conduct a successful risk assessment : Establish a risk management framework. The risk assessment process determines the controls that have to be deployed in your ISMS. After all that, they’ll probably realise how inconvenient spreadsheets are. It doesn’t have to be like this.

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Cross-Post from Out of the Stacks: How to Convert Your Home Movie Tapes to Digital

The Texas Record

The Talking Book Program, the Library Development Network and the State Librarian himself, Mark Smith all use the blog format to communicate with the people and agencies who rely on us. I consider all of these blogs to be siblings of The Texas Record.

Learn more about web archiving with Archive-It Advanced Training

Archive-It

The latest training webinar cuts right to the chase: what belongs in a web archive and why? Ever wonder how other organizations provide access to their web archives? Interested in boosting access to your own? Then check out the Access to Archive-It Collections training!

An Island Library and Archives explored

CILIP

An Island Library and Archives explored. An Island Library and Archives explored. MANX National Heritage is tasked to help to preserve and conserve our heritage and landscape for future generations. The Trust exists to take the lead in protecting, conserving, making available and celebrating the Island?s s natural and cultural heritage for current and future generations, whilst contributing to the Island?s or free to search from the library reading room.

How to write effective travel and study grant proposals

CILIP

How to write effective travel and study grant proposals. How to write effective grant proposals, and why you should. s Working Internationally project is looking at how information professionals from across the globe can learn from each other and share ideas.

What belongs in a web archive? Collection development policies and goals

Archive-It

Archive-It partners and friends gathered online this week to discuss why they collect what they collect. Questions from their peers further helped all attendees to hone in on the specific objectives that make each web archive unique. Case Studies How To

Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces?

CILIP

Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces? Photo credit: Should library services be cutting their most dynamic spaces? A recent report, Libraries on the Move , by Dr Alyson Tyler, studied the impact of mobile libraries in Scotland. And that there were 274,136 visits to mobiles in 2017-18. Literally jumping up and down excited to choose new books?, The decline is more dramatic than that of static libraries and affects those most in need.

COVID-19 collections and resouces: An update for web archivists

Archive-It

Archive-It partners met in virtual groups over the last two weeks in order to introduce themselves, their collecting goals, questions, and ideas to one another. This list will grow as web archivists continue to collect and begin to share their COVID-19 archives.

Access to Research ? a great, free digital resource for public libraries

CILIP

Access to Research ? a great, free digital resource for public libraries. Access to Research ? a great, free digital resource for public libraries. DO your library users have health issues they want to find out more about? users on library premises. "At

[Podcast] How to Prepare for the CIP Exam

AIIM

For many, the mere mention of them is enough to conjure up feelings of anxiety, stress and pressure. A lot of times fear comes from the unknown - in the case of a test, not knowing what to expect, not knowing if you're prepared, and just overall fear of failure from not knowing enough. Learn about what the CIP exam is like, how you can best prepare, and the value of having a CIP. Click here to access our full library of episodes.

Deliver creative and exciting public engagement activities with Engaging Libraries

CILIP

Deliver creative and exciting public engagement activities with Engaging Libraries. Public libraries are a safe, trusted space, where people can come together to think, create, learn and encounter new ideas. Spaces where trusted information can be accessed, such as the library, are increasingly important in an era of fake news and the volume of new ideas and information accessible at the click of a mouse or swipe of a smartphone. 25,000 for a single service and up to

Do libraries have a role at the cutting edge of tech ethics?

CILIP

Do libraries have a role at the cutting edge of tech ethics? Set up by tech entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox in 2015, Doteveryone has lobbied government for more regulation of big tech and lobbied big tech companies to act more responsibly towards their users.

Analyzing MATIO And stb_vorbis Libraries With Mayhem

ForAllSecure

At ForAllSecure, our mission is to help developers find critical bugs in their software quicker, easier, and faster than standard development practices and tools. To facilitate this mission, we have looked to the open source world for exemplar software we can analyze with our next-generation fuzzer Mayhem, in order to get a stronger sense of its effectiveness and ease of integration into existing projects. provides a good example for what we need to do.

ANALYZING MATIO AND STB_VORBIS LIBRARIES WITH MAYHEM

ForAllSecure

At ForAllSecure, our mission is to help developers find critical bugs in their software quicker, easier, and faster than standard development practices and tools. To facilitate this mission, we have looked to the open source world for exemplar software we can analyze with our next-generation fuzzer Mayhem, in order to get a stronger sense of its effectiveness and ease of integration into existing projects. provides a good example for what we need to do.

What belongs in a community web archive? New collecting guidelines and examples from Community Webs partners

Archive-It

With the sheer vastness of resources available, how does a community-based program decide what is most important and necessary to collect for the future? Even as web archiving becomes more widely practiced, publicly available examples of collection development policies to guide these decisions can be hard to find and adapt for local use. Others with discrete goals found it easier to write wholly new policy documents specific to the format.

World Digital Preservation Day guest blog: managing the “digital deluge” at the National Library of Australia

Preservica

In this special World Digital Preservation Day entry to our ‘Be More’ blog series, Terence Ingram, Director of IT Operations for the National Library of Australia (NLA), shares his digital preservation journey, the challenges of working with an increasingly diverse, complex and growing volume of digital content, and how Preservica’s active digital preservation platform is helping the National Library of Australia manage the “digital deluge”.