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It's always interesting (and sometimes a little bit surprising) to see what links are most popular with the library and information network we share our newsletter with. It also seems like a good way to summarise the year in libraries and start looking forward to what’s to come for 2020.

So let's look back at what proved popular within the library community this year.

This list includes some of the most popular links from the 23 issues we published in 2019. Thanks to everyone who blogged, tweeted, created and shared resources for libraries in 2019.

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We interact with a lot of different software every day. Some of it is pretty clunky (hi collection management software!), some of it quite specialised and for staff eyes only. But more and more of our software choices impact our users too.

There’s a lot of software out there to make our lives a...

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This is part of a new series of short articles documenting ways to manage and optimise your current awareness workflow, to help you keep up with the latest research and news on topics relevant to your work.

Did you know you can import RSS feed data directly into a Google spreadsheet? This can be...

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This is the written version of a talk given recently at Internet Librarian International 2019 in Olympia, London. Slides are also available.

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Failcamp is an unconference event celebrating failure in all its many, glorious forms. We recently asked organisers Richard Veevers and Sue Lawson to share their thoughts and experiences with Failcamp, Librarycamp and why you should run your own librarycamp right now.

What’s been happening sin...

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There are lots of reasons to be talking about digital transformation and innovation in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector right now. The sector has been irrevocably impacted by changes in digital and information technologies. It's changed the way we work, the work we do and...

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