An Interview with Debra E. Kachel and Keith Curry Lance on the IMLS project, “SLIDE: School Librarian Investigation: Decline or Evolution?”

I had the opportunity to interview two researchers Debra E. Kachel and Keith Curry Lance in the United States examining their project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) on “finding some trends on exactly what’s happening behind the national data that shows an almost 20% decline […]

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Russian and US Libraries Supporting the Well-Being of Individuals and Communities Thursday, 3 June 2021, 9am CDT/5pm MSK by Svetlana A. Gorokhova and Daria Beliakova

The US Russia Library Dialogue, in partnership with American Library Association’s International Relations Office, and the Russian Library Association will host a free webinar “Russian and US Libraries Supporting the Well-Being of Individuals and Communities” on Thursday, June 3, 2021, 9am CDT/5pm MSK. Register — https://lnkd.in/eTNsW4Z — in advance for this […]

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Three Questions for Standing Committee Candidates for Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section

We are delighted to showcase our candidates for CPDWL Section. Here you will learn more about them and their interests in joining CPDWL. You can read all the candidates’ statements in the IFLA page as well. We asked three questions for our candidates, these are the ones who were able […]

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SILL: leadership training program for Public librarians

Strengthening Innovative Library Leaders (SILL) is a freely foundational leadership training curriculum designed to build leadership and innovation skills for anyone who works in a public library. The training was developed at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs in partnership with librarians around the world from Armenia, Bhutan, Haiti, India, Myanmar, Namibia, […]

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ALMA 2021: Moscow Meeting of Library Leaders at Inostranka by Svetlana A. Gorokhova and Daria Beliakova

On April 20, 2021, prominent representatives of the world library community took part in a four-hour discussion, which highlighted the role of libraries in modern society. At the anniversary session the 100-year history of the Library for Foreign Literature (LFL) was presented as an author project of its founder Margarita […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 2, Episode 6: Jonathan Hernández with Sara Ulloa

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our final episode of the CPDWL Podcast Project (Season 2) where we feature library and information professionals who support and participate in professional development work. To see the episode, see here: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl/episodes/S2E6-Jonathan-Hernndez-with-Sara-Ulloa-In-Spanishen-Espaol-eo3apu Transcript and translation are below. Transcribed/Translated by Juanita de Sumar. Our guest […]

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Information for Coachees

Check out the new content on the Coaching project webpage https://www.ifla.org/node/93744 Vera Keown from the Management & Marketing Section, the project partner of CPDWL since 2018, created useful information for coachees to prepare their first coaching session with us or in a different environment. To showcase the international community the original […]

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