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A Day in the Life of Honorary Research Fellow Dr Graham Walton

In July 2016, I decided to stop working full time as Assistant Director in the Loughborough University Library and move to a different work style. It seemed time for a change after working full-time continuously in higher education for 35+ years. I had been at the University for around 10 years where I had also […]






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CIM Members Published in Top Strategy Journal

CIM Staff Bob Galliers and Alex Wilson have recently had an article published in ‘Long Range Planning’, a highly rated strategy jounal. The paper  addresses open strategy, social media and organisational capabilities. You can read access their publication via the following link:http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0024630116300681  






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Ten Myths in the BREXIT Debate – by Prof. David Llewellyn

On June 23rd the British electorate will make one of the most momentous decisions to face the UK in several generations: whether or not to formally leave the EU (BREXIT). It will have momentous implications in several areas: the growth potential of the economy; trade relationships and volumes; foreign direct investment in the economy; the […]






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Upcoming Conference: Knowledge Management in the Energy Sector

Date: 16th June 2016 Venue: Loughborough Design School Following the success of the workshop in 2015 entitled ‘Knowledge Management in the Voluntary Sector’, the Centre for Information Management in collaboration with the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is delighted to invite you to register for: Knowledge Management in the Energy Sector.  The one-day workshop will be packed with […]






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Featured Article: ‘Microtask Crowdsourcing Can Both Empower and Marginalise Workers’

CIM (Visiting) Professor Robert Galliers has recently co-authored an article published in the LSE Business Review. Please find the link to the full article below. ‘Microtask Crowdsourcing Can Both Empower and Marginalise Workers‘






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Two CIM Doctoral Researchers on ALPSP Expert Panel

CIM PhD students Samuel Ibenne and Suzy Muchmore have recently appeared as part of an expert panel of researchers at a seminar hosted by the ALPSP (Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers). Dr Graham Walton (Honorary Research Fellow, CIM) also gave a talk at the seminar. The details can be found at the following […]






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Award for CIM staff & CIM PhD alumnus

A paper co-authored by a former CIM PhD student, John Israilidis (who is now lecturing at Staffordshire University), CIM Senior Lecturer Louise Cooke and Russell Lock in Computer Science (who is also a CIM member) has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ at the Emerald Literati Networks of Excellence 2016. The citation of the paper is […]






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University Challenged: “Another Fine Mess”

Settling down to write a blog for the School, I stumbled across this letter to a Vice-Chancellor and thought I would share it with you instead. I have only tidied it up a bit and remembered the title quote from Laurel and Hardy! Dear Vice-Chancellor, I am being pressed by my parents and school to […]






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The Role of an Editor

I found it an interesting experience when Taylor & Francis asked me for a blog posting about the role of an editor. Even though I have been editing academic journals (Health Information and Libraries Journal (1998 – 2004) and New Review of Academic Librarianship (2004 to date) for a while I had never reflected on […]






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WauSearch, the latest Internet browser

WauSearch is a new Internet browser developed by Manuel Blázquez Ochando, who is a Professor in the Faculty of Documentation Sciences at Complutense University (Madrid, Spain). WauSearch aims at testing new information management methods as well as the ordering of results. It is the refinement tools and the simplicity of its design that contribute to […]






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