Organising Knowledge and Information is one of the top-level categories in the Professional Knowledge and Skills Base (PKSB). It involves organising all types of knowledge, information and other resources including the development and use of tools, strategies and protocols, and enabling these resources to be organised, searched and retrieved effectively. Includes cataloguing and classification, metadata and thesauri, subject indexing and database design.
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.
It’s a conundrum. Digital scholarship can readily be defined by the use of technology to support the access, retrieval and application of knowledge – but that’s only a fraction of the story.
The relatively new exception to copyright law that we enjoy in the UK, permitting text and data mining (TDM) for the purposes of non-commercial res