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Training Management

Use training management to share internal and external trainings with people.

The ultimate training management hub for libraries

With a Central Index of over 11,000 trainings, Skilltype boasts the world’s largest curated database of library-focused trainings, featuring both on-demand and upcoming training events. Whether you’re looking to upskill or reskill your staff, Skilltype is the go-to platform for comprehensive professional development. Our training resources are categorized into three main types:

Curated training resources by Skilltype

Dive into a vast array of resources meticulously curated and updated weekly to reflect the evolving demands of the library profession. Skilltype commits to quality, sourcing every content piece from trusted providers, offering unparalleled access to the latest and most relevant materials in the field.

  • Weekly additions across various skill categories.
  • Sourced rigorously from trusted providers.
  • Ensures access to the latest and most relevant materials.

Public Skilltype database contribution

By adding your own training material or valuable external content, you not only provide valuable resources to others but also position your organization as a beacon of expertise in the library domain.

  • Your organization can enrich the public database.
  • Add your own training material or external content.
  • Your organization can enrich the public database.
  • Add your own training material or valuable external content.
  • Establish your organization as a thought leader.

Organization-exclusive content

Skilltype offers a unique feature where organizations can house their exclusive content, ensuring it remains confidential and accessible only to their staff. This feature is perfect for internal documents, team-specific training lists, and other proprietary materials that require limited access.

  • Skilltype allows the inclusion of exclusive organization-specific content.
  • Clearly marked as in-house material.
  • Limited to your staff’s access.
  • Ideal for internal documents like social media policies.
  • Customizable for team-specific training lists by team leaders.

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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