Information and Digital

Inform, Inspire, Innovate

Through the Information and Digital Offer libraries provide quality information and digital support. 

Libraries enable individuals and communities to develop learning skills to find answers and to inform life choices.

The offer helps children and adults to engage and feel safe online. It ensures resources and opportunities are accessible and it embraces creative and innovative technology.

Information at home

Our information at home guide lists some of the many resources available to people to help them through the Covid-19 crisis. Here is a selection of some of the most useful guides:

  • Newsguard: The NewsGuard browser extension and mobile app that rates news sites are now free until 1 July 2020. .During this time they’re be keeping track of misinformation about the coronavirus in their Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center

  • Health Education England: Trusted, accessible online patient information resources on Covid-19 for people who work directly with the patients, clients, and families.

  • Citizens Advice Bureau: For consumer and legal advice, including information on furloughing, housing, benefits and more.

  • Coronavirus advice from Which?: Including advice on travel and event refunds, scam emails and protecting your finances.

  • Government guidance: Official advice including financial and employment support; travel guidelines; statistics on cases and more.



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Information at home

Advice and information on COVID-19 from the government and for key affected groups as well as general consumer advice and media information.



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Information and Digital Offer summary

A4 poster oulining the Information and Digital Offer. 



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Digital Leadership Skills overview report

Our latest research into digital leadership skills was funded by Arts Council England and undertaken by Shared Intelligence. The aim was to identify significant digital developments relevant to library leadership and then highlight the digital leadership skills and competencies library leaders need to operate in this changing landscape.

 



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Digital leadership skills horizon scanning report

Our latest research into digital leadership skills was funded by Arts Council England and undertaken by Shared Intelligence. The aim was to identify significant digital developments relevant to library leadership and then highlight the digital leadership skills and competencies library leaders need to operate in this changing landscape.