Future Trends: Today’s news for tomorrow’s world


Here’s what you need to know: Russia shells Ukrainian nuclear power plant, Peruvian PM resigns amid investigations into President Castillo, Rwanda intervened militarily in Eastern Congo, Bank of England hikes rates as it predicts 13% inflation and long recession, France tackles its worst drought on record, conjoined twins separated with help of Virtual Reality.[…]

Inflation rates OECD June 2022


3 Aug 2022 – Year-on-year inflation in the OECD as measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 10.3% in June 2022 (Figure 1), compared with 9.7% in May 2022. This represents the sharpest price increase since June 1988. Year-on-year inflation, which continues to be impacted by food and energy prices, increased in all countries except Germany, Japan and the Netherlands. About one-third of OECD countries recorded double-digit inflation, with the highest rate recorded in Türkiye (78.6%). By contrast, the lowest rate was recorded in Japan (2.4%) […]

LAB25 (Libraries and Archives Blueprint 2025)


A five-year plan reimagining the future of libraries and archives.

“The pandemic has shown us that there is not much that can be predicted with absolute certainty. In this changed world and the world that we will transit into, we have to be prepared to adapt and ride on possibilities that present themselves. LAB25 is NLB’s response in this spirit and sets out how we will be with you as together, we refocus libraries and archives to empower you to learn and discover continuously to be ready for the future […]

Tribute to Father of Library Science [Ranganathan] on his birth anniversary


S.R. Ranganathan, in full Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan, (born August 9, 1892, Shiyali, Madras, India—died September 27, 1972, Bangalore, Mysore), Indian librarian and educator who was considered the father of library science in India and whose contributions had worldwide influence.

Library Mobile Introduction


Put Your Library in Your Users’ Pockets

Watch this short video to learn how the Ex Libris Library App allows patrons to access your library from the palm of their hand.

Help your faculty and students enjoy library services and collections on the go!

The Library Mobile app enables your library to deploy a consolidated modern experience delivered through native apps

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