Regular readers of this blog will know that, if there’s one thing we care about very much here at Onlineability, it’s that people should have good access to the information they need to make decisions and live their lives well.
A lot of our time and energy is going at the moment on the campaign to defend local and nationwide library services against swingeing local authority cuts that threaten the basis of the entire institution in the UK. But why do we care about this in the first place?
As every information professional who hasn’t just given up on this frigid winter season and gone into hibernation with a tin of Roses and a bottle of sloe gin will tell you, London has just played host to one of the biggest meet-ups in the industry – Online Information 2010. We went along – and this is what we did there.