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The UK economy is recovering from the deepest recession since the Second World War and this recovery has been slower than forecast. According to the latest figures from The Ofﬁce for Budget Responsibility, the economy is predicted to shrink by 0.1 per cent in 2012. Chancellor George Osborne used his Autumn Statement , delivered last Wednesday, to announce a one year extension of the "era of austerity" to 2017-18. More bad news is promised in the spring as yet further cuts are set to be announced in the Spending Review, which has been brought forward to next year. This is a bleak prognosis and it would be foolish not to expect LIS professionals working in all parts of the economy to feel the chill.
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The long awaited review of e-lending has now been published. The report, written by William Sieghart sets out some interesting recommendations. The announcement is here . and the review itself - available in Word format is here . I've only taken a very quick look through it, but it looks as though it's reasonably positive.
Flipboard app releases update, allows consumers and advertisers to publish March 30th, 2013 · by spolanka · No Comments A colleague forwarded this interesting blog post to me about Flipboard.
April is going to be a very busy month for me this year. As well as speaking at conferences I am also giving six full day workshops so am having to prepare the presentations, handouts and notes well in advance. When it comes to the Google sessions the material the delegates receive never matches exactly what they see on their screens during the practicals. That’s par for the course where Google is concerned and it’s a great way of getting across to people how Google messes up enhances search results.
The Future of the Book is the Future of Society
Collaborating for Learning Conference University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta May 15 and 16, 2013 Call for Proposals