Refer e-journal (members' access only)

The most recent e-versions of the Refer Journal are available here, only to ISG members.

Refer Summer 2016 is now available online   For contents see below and attached. 

It is also available in print to subscribers and as a CILIP App.



Proposal for the CILIP Information Services Group (ISG) to take a key role in the Knowledge and Information Management Special Interest Group (KIM SIG)  

by David Smith, Chair ISG National Committee


The theme of the issue is lost and hidden information:


Where Did All the Information Go? Well at Least the Important Stuff

Paul Johnson, Staffordshire University


When You Don’t Want the Web to Forget You

Jonathan Eaton, London Business School


Google Just Gets to the Tip of the Iceberg: How to Get to the Gems in the Deep Web

Abe Lederman, Deep Web Technologies


The End of Print Reference Books: True or False?

Peter Chapman, Former Editor Refer


How to Protect Official Information From Being Amended

Donna Ravenhill, Dandy Booksellers Ltd


Online British Official Publications from the University of Southampton

Joy Caisley, Julian Ball, Matthew Phillips.  University of Southampton Library


Recent Changes to Parliamentary Publishing in the UK

Steven Hartshorne, Secretary of SCOOP


User Experience in Libraries: Can Ethnography Help?

Helen Edwards, Editor Refer


My Library School Experience – What a Journey: Part 1

Simone Charles

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