Edward Elgar Publishing is a leading international academic and professional publisher with a strong focus on the social sciences and legal fields. We publish 380 titles annually and have successfully created a prestigious list of over 7,000 titles
Elgaronline, our electronic content platform, contains our journals as well as over 4,200 books including scholarly monographs, reference works, encyclopedia and the leading research handbook programme in the social sciences and law.
Elgaronline is DRM free with unlimited user access. We have annual front list and back list collections, specific subject collections and ‘pick and choose’ (30+ titles).
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The Information School at The University of Sheffield is the Number One in the World for Librarianship and Information Management (QS World Rankings 2018) and the leading School of its kind in the UK. We have been at the forefront of developments in the information field for over 50 years and were the first school in the UK to join the prestigious international iSchools organisation. The latest Research Excellence Framework rated us number one for research environment in the UK. Our staff backgrounds and research reflect influences from librarianship, computing, health, chemistry and different arts and humanities and social sciences disciplines, as well as experience from professional practice in information roles. We focus upon research-led teaching and our academic staff bring both their professional and managerial experience to ensure that we teach the latest ideas within the information field. This means that our students leave us equipped with the knowledge and skills that today’s workplace needs.
We offer a wide range of taught postgraduate courses. Our courses are fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals and may be taken on a full or part-time basis. Our reputation in information literacy research, teaching and practice is long established. Our highly regarded range of postgraduate programmes includes the CILIP-accredited MA Librarianship and MSc Digital Library Management, which are both available as full-time and part-time programmes. Our MA Library and Information Services Management distance learning programme is part of our established suite of courses on offer. We also offer programmes in Data Science, Information Management, Information Systems and Health Informatics. A number of our courses are also available as Postgraduate Certificates, Postgraduate Diplomas, or can be taken as Professional Enhancement programmes to support your work experience
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The Electronic Platform for Adult Learning in Europe (EPALE) joins together adult education practition-ers across Europe to help them to connect with each other to share good practices and information in the adult learning sector through sharing resources, events, news and blogs. It is a free multilingual platform that is funded by the European Commission with over 50,000 users across Europe. Find out more about the EPALE in the UK on our YouTube channel and register for free to join the EPALE com-munity now!
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LILAC is great opportunity for our fellow professionals to present their ideas, share best practice and show case new thinking in our sector. If you have an idea then we'd love to hear about it. We have many options for the types of sessions you might run from a symposium to a workshop. Visit our Call for papers page to find out how to apply.
Places at this year's conference are likely to be in demand more than ever before. Each year our conference grows increasingly popular and this year promises to be no different. Don't miss out and book your place now for this year's conference.
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