January 2022 newsletter issue published!

The Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section would like to announce that our newest Newsletter (January 2022 issue) is now available! Read about our section’s and members’ latest activities, projects and programmes. This issue includes the following topics: ► Letter from the Chair ► The Guidelines Working Group […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 4: Albina S. Krymskaya (in Russian/Русский)

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our fourth episode of the CPDWL Podcast Project (Season 3) where we feature library and information professionals who support and participate in professional development work. This episode is in Russian. To see the episode: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl/episodes/S3E4-Albina-Krymskaya–PhD-and-Daria-Beliakova-in-Russian-e1cu5mo Our host is CPDWL SC member Daria Beliakova and […]

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Pandemic: Pain and Pride

2021 will be remembered as the year of vaccinations and stop-start-go measures we all experienced as we began to accept the new normal living with Corona or the COVID-19 pandemic bringing pain and pride for some, in the way we live, work and play whilst scientists try to find a […]

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What they said about Clare Thorpe’s ‘Curious, confident & committed: Transforming libraries into learning organisations’ webinar

Earlier on 13 October 2021, CPDWL and NPSIG invited Clare Thorpe, Director, Library Services at Southern Cross University in Australia to present a webinar entitled ‘Curious, confident & committed: Transforming libraries into learning organisations’ with the support of SMU Libraries and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS). Dr. Gillian Hallam […]

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Fruitful coaching experience

In August of this year, I took part in coaching sessions as a coach for the first time. Traditionally, these sessions were held on the fields of the IFLA World Library and Information Congress, but in virtual format this time. Therefore, everyone, not just WLIC members, had the opportunity to […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 3: Svetlana A. Gorokhova and Daria Beliakova (in Russian/Русский)

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our third episode of the CPDWL Podcast Project (Season 3) where we feature library and information professionals who support and participate in professional development work. This episode is in Russian. To see the episode: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl/episodes/S3E3-Svetlana-A–Gorokhova-and-Daria-Beliakova-in-Russian-e1bbjue Our guest is Svetlana A. Gorokhova and host […]

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Building Expertise in a New Field

From time to time, we are given new tasks to support and enhance library services despite from the routine that we work in daily lives, I was given a new task in my role recently to learn about the research landscape of Institutions, benchmarking analysis and navigate the world of […]

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