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Internet Librarian International 2016 Closing Plenary Keynote - Information professionals: strong, influential and effective

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Hall, H. (2016). Information professionals: strong, influential and effective – what we know, and what next? Closing plenary keynote at Internet Librarian International, London, 19 October 2016.

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Internet Librarian International 2016 Closing Plenary Keynote - Information professionals: strong, influential and effective

  1. 1. Information professionals: strong, influential and effective What we know, and what next? Professor Hazel Hall Closing Plenary Keynote Presentation Internet Librarian International London Olympia, 19th October 2016
  2. 2. http://hazelhall.org @hazelh #ili2016 Slides on SlideShare at http://slideshare.net/hazelhall
  3. 3. What do we know? Some highlights...
  4. 4. 86,376 information professionals ‘The challenge of counting libraries’ ‘The challenge of counting libraries’
  5. 5. 86,376 information professionals 21.6% 12.6%
  6. 6. England Majority of workforce: 78.4% • London: 22.6% • South East: 19.4% Higher proportion of staff in senior roles: 8% • Wales: 7.5% • Scotland: 7.3% • Northern Ireland: 3%
  7. 7. Highly qualified workforce 57.2% hold professional qualifications57.2% hold professional qualifications
  8. 8. A workforce dominated by women Wome n Men
  9. 9. But...
  10. 10. Higher earners •(Men) •Professionally qualified •Members of professional bodies •IM/KM/RM •Commerce, business, higher education, national libraries, & law
  11. 11. What next?
  12. 12. ‘In the room with the key conversations’ ‘In the room with the key conversations’
  13. 13. Find out more
  14. 14. Thank you tweeters!
  15. 15. ???
  16. 16. Participation at ILI for: 1.Ourselves 2.Our services 3.Others 1. Learn1. Learn 2. Implement2. Implement 3. Influence3. Influence
  17. 17. Development of ourselves Tools and sites • Phil’s faves Platforms • Mobile • Cloud • Web Techniques • Film-making • Working with vendors The librarian as... • Events manager • Journalist
  18. 18. Development of services Content • Makerspaces • Film-making Engagement • Students • LGBT Contexts • Big data • Artificial intelligence Supplier relationships • Vendors
  19. 19. Development of others Our professional peers • Mentoring • Training Service users • Orientation
  20. 20. Contribution of strong, influential and effective information professionals Economic • Skills development • Productivity • Competitive advantage • Sustainable growth Social • Community development • Equality • Stability
  21. 21. Contact Hazel Hall •@hazel •http://hazelhall.org •http://slideshare.net/hazelhall •h.hall@napier.ac.uk •+44 (0)131 455 2760
  22. 22. Information professionals: strong, influential and effective What we know, and what next? Professor Hazel Hall Closing Plenary Keynote Presentation Internet Librarian International London Olympia, 19th October 2016

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