Library Technology Guides

Current News Service and Archive

March 9, 2023

Skilltype Skilltype appoints Matt Allan as Product Manager. Skilltype announce the appointment of Matt Allan as Skilltype's first full-time Product Manager. [Full Announcement].

March 7, 2023

Skilltype Skilltype raises $1.75 million to future-proof libraries globally. Skilltype, the talent management platform for libraries, announces that it has raised $1.75M to future-proof libraries globally. Skilltype has raised $1.7 million in seed financing, led again by Pearl Fund, with participation from the Ruthless for Good Fund, Revelry Venture Partners and Manifold Group. In addition, we are bringing in our first strategic investor with the addition of Technology from SAGE, a portfolio of digital services from SAGE Publishing that improve the patron workflow. These partnerships also allow us to add Aaron Walker from the Ruthless for Good Fund, and Martha Sedgwick from SAGE to our board of directors. [Full Announcement].

January 13, 2023

Skilltype University of Kentucky Libraries signs multi-year agreement with Skilltype. The University of Kentucky Libraries have entered into a multi-year agreement with Skilltype for talent management across their seven branch library system, marking the 17th member of the association of research libraries to adopt Skilltype since 2020. [Full Announcement].

January 3, 2023

Skilltype Skilltype appoints Christine Quirion as Chief Operating Officer. Skilltype, Inc., the talent management platform for libraries, today announced the appointment of Christine Quirion to its leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. [Full Announcement].

March 2, 2021

Lyrasis Broward County Library Selects Skilltype for Teams, becoming the first public library to adopt the Skills Management Platform. LYRASIS, a global non-profit membership organization providing technology and content services for galleries, libraries, archives, museum, and research communities is excited to announce that Broward County Library (FL) will become the first large public library to adopt Skilltype, a software platform for information professionals and their teams to analyze, grow, and share expertise, through an exclusive partnership. [Full Announcement].