An estimated 6.4 hours per employee are spent looking for information in the workplace each week in the UK. 37% of the searches prove unsuccessful*.
In financial terms, an estimated £3.7 billion is spent on time wasted looking for information that cannot be found.
It’s a staggering amount, so what can be done about it?
The following activities are examples of training materials which will help you save time in finding, using, and organising information at work.
To find out more, choose a topic from the list on the left.
*DeSaulles, M (2007) “Information literacy amongst UK SME: an information policy gap”; Aslib Proceedings, vol 59, no1 pp68-79