Information Governance and Compliance is one of the top-level categories in the Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB). It involves knowledge and skills such as developing and adhering to policies and regulations regarding processes and procedures for information use, while retaining an appropriate balance between information availability and information security. Includes knowledge of information law, copyright, intellectual property and licensing as well as issues relating to information risk management, information ownership and accountability.
The PKSB is your map of the knowledge and skills in the library, information and knowledge professions. Use it as a self-assessment tool for professional development and to demonstrate your unique skill set to employers. It is also a framework for skills analysis, staff training and development plans.
Copyright law gets the upper hand - how contracts can no longer remove many rights users have in UK copyright law
Reviews of how changes to contract law protect copyright exceptions from override by contract, with use rights such as research, quotation, parody and particular uses within a library context.
Is there really ‘no way to guarantee that internet use at the library will remain private’, and have librarians ‘got the whole privacy thing wrong’, asks Paul
Pedley, as he considers what the information profession can and should be doing to protect the privacy of its users.
We've collected together some of the interesting, contentious and important library and information stories that were discussed around the world la