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All Features

Central Index

  • Weekly Additions: Regularly updated to incorporate the latest in training methodologies and subjects.
  • Trusted Providers: Each resource is sourced from reputable providers, ensuring quality and relevance.
  • Timely and Relevant: The Central Index is constantly curated to include the most recent and pertinent training resources.


  • Comprehensive Profiles: Navigate a detailed directory showcasing individual skills and interests.
  • Team Insights: Get a holistic view of teams, promoting inter-departmental collaboration.
  • Fostering Community: Enhance the sense of community, encouraging collaborative projects and mentorship.


  • In-depth Browsing: Quickly identify skills and expertise within your organization.
  • Tailored Data: Access data that can be customized to specific managerial needs.
  • Data-Driven Decisions: Make informed decisions, optimizing growth and excellence.


  • Discover Internal Talent: Unearth the untapped skills of your existing staff, driving internal growth.
  • Proactive Job Posting: Move beyond traditional job boards; reach the right candidates efficiently.
  • Targeted Reach: Skilltype’s algorithms ensure your job postings are visible to the most suitable candidates.


  • Personalized Learning Paths: Curate and organize content tailored to your learning goals.
  • Easy Additions: Seamlessly add relevant content from the Skilltype database to your lists.
  • Collaborative Learning: Team leaders can share lists, promoting collective growth and alignment.

Needs Assessment

  • Organizational Consultation: Engage in a detailed assessment facilitated by our experts.
  • Skill Insights: Gain insights into strengths and areas for development across your organization.
  • Informed Decision-Making: Leverage data to make strategic training and personnel decisions.


  • Weekly Curated List: Receive a list of five on-demand training opportunities tailored for you.
  • Upcoming Training Events: Stay ahead with notifications about upcoming events that align with your skills.
  • Diverse Learning Opportunities: From webinars to conferences, get recommendations across various formats.

Skills Ontology

  • Interlinking Components: Seamlessly connect talent management and training.
  • Data Harmonization: Ensure consistency and standardization across various touchpoints.
  • Actionable Insights: Drive strategic decisions backed by a cohesive and detailed data framework.

Talent Audit

  • Snapshot of Capabilities: Understand how your staff aligns with skill priorities.
  • Strengths and Weaknesses: Visually discern areas of expertise and potential gaps.
  • Strategic Upskilling: Identify critical skill gaps, paving the way for targeted initiatives.


  • Specialized Teams: Create teams mirroring organizational structure or shared learning objectives.
  • Guided Learning: Team leaders can assign curated training lists, ensuring alignment with goals.
  • Robust Analytics: Gain insights into team engagement, skill acquisition, and future learning interests.

Training Management

  • Curated Content: Access resources handpicked by our experts, ensuring relevance and quality.
  • Contribute and Collaborate: Enhance the public database with your training materials.
  • Exclusive Training: Offer organization-specific content, ensuring privacy and relevance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Skilltype’s talent platform uses real-time data to help information professionals and their teams identify, develop, and share expertise. The platform aggregates thousands of training resources, opportunities, and talent profiles of individuals, describing each with a controlled skills vocabulary to create a personalized career and organizational development experience.

Skilltype is used by library managers and their teams, along with communities, conference organizers, and vendors that train information professionals. Customers include libraries of all sizes ranging from 5 employees to 500 across North America, Europe, and Asia. Skilltype’s largest customers have thousands of data points being surfaced to help inform career pathways and organizational development strategy.

Skilltype indexes training resources and opportunities from over 100 conferences and training providers, enhances the records with our proprietary skills ontology, and delivers them to users through a personalized recommendation engine. We also partner with training providers who aim to grow and engage their communities using Skilltype’s tools.

Small libraries can be up and running in a day or two. Larger libraries may require more conversations and take up to a week or two. No implementation or professional services teams required. Just appoint a project manager to coordinate with our onboarding team on the timeline you set to roll it out across your organization.

Skilltype is priced on a per-employee basis. Most libraries sign annual or multi-year subscriptions, but we support shorter pilots for larger organizations with complex use cases. Skilltype also works with consortia to streamline your procurement process and offer discounts for Enterprise capabilities with additional features and premium support are available for organizations upon request. Contact us to get more details.

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