Monthly Archives: April 2014

Registration open for Lyon satellite

The KM Section in co-operation with CPDWL have a one-day event Knowledge Management as a Vital Tool for Change Management.  See for the program.  Registration is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

The keynote speaker is Olivier Serrat, Principal Knowledge Management Specialist – Regional and Sustainable Development Department, Asian Development Bank – Philippines. He will speak about:

Toward a Library Renaissance:
Key Trends Affecting Libraries
Recommendations for Future Libraries
A Skills Framework for Librarians
Forestalling Change Fatigue: Future Search and the Resilient Organization

Therw will be six other  speakers from around the world.

MOOCs: Opportunities and Challenges for Libraries

Save the date: Monday August 18th 11.45 – 13.45

MOOCs and new open education initiatives are revolutionizing the ways that professional development and other learning opportunities are being delivered around the world. What role should libraries play in supporting MOOCs? What opportunities are available to information professionals to advance their own learning through MOOCs?  What are the challenges, trends and opportunities for MOOCs in libraries? Panel speakers will discuss topics such as MOOC trends, best practices, library school/higher education/public library developments, as well as how MOOCs provide access to information and enhance learning.  Speakers will provide examples through videos, social media, and visuals.



Webinar April 15th “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations”

Our April webinar will focus on technology, innovation, and user needs.

We’ve recruited an amazing panel of two experienced library industry leaders and a new professional to shed light on these issues in different parts of the world. Serving as keynote speaker will be Hugh Rundle, public librarian from Australia’s City of Boroondara Library Service.

We hope you can join us!

April 15, 2014
2:00 p.m. CDT
3:00 p.m. EDT
9:00 p.m. CET

Link to webinar: