HELIG/ARL Webinar on “Agile Management” with Andrew Wells (UNSW Australia)

LIASA HELIG (South Africa) in collaboration with the Academic and Research Libraries (Standing Committee of IFLA) would like to invite you to an online presentation on agile management and how it has been used to achieve improvements and customer satisfaction at the library of UNSW Australia. In the current technological age where libraries are […]

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Well worth a read: Horizon report 2014 Higher Education edition

The annual report describes findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons […]

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Yale University Library loans out Google Glass

In cooperation with the Instructional Technology Group (ITG) and the Student Technology Collaborative (STC), the Yale University Library has added the futuristic eyewear, Google Glass—unofficially dubbed “Yale Bass Glass” – to its collection of media devices at the Bass Library. As the group plans for general use of the technology […]

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Reminder: ARL’s attendance grant applications close February 28

Don’t forget that grant applications close this Friday February 28.  Please read the full post for further details.

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ARL’s Attendance Grants for IFLA Lyon

Ex Libris and Sage, is offering THREE (3) Attendance Grants for the IFLA Congress in Lyon 2014 to an information professional from each of these regions: Africa Latin America Asia/Pacific region Each grant covers the registration fee of Euro 455 as well as support for travel and/or accommodation up to Euro […]

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Reports from ARL’s essay finalists

Thank you to our three essay winners who attended the IFLA Congress in Singapore: Saseka Harris, Aditya Nugraha, and Joseph Semugabi.  Their reports are now available and hopefully will provide inspiration for essay candidates in 2014!    Report from IFLA Congress Singapore 2013 – Aditya Nugraha Report from IFLA Congress […]

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Training the trainees – empowering African academic libraries

The University of Eastern Finland (UEF) started the Training of the trainers (TOT) project in 2011. The aim of this program funded and initiated by the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (FORMIN), is defined as: The intention of this programme – Higher Education Institutions Institutional Cooperation Instrument (HEI ICI) – […]

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