Monthly Archive for October, 2022

10th Forum of Young Librarians of Russia

The 10th Forum of Young Librarians of Russia was held in Moscow on the 11- 13th of October, 2022, and was designed to promote professional development of young librarians, to increase their motivation to improve competencies and boost their creativity, to create favourable conditions for professional networking and launching team […]

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CPDWL Standing Committee Member Highlight: Almuth Gastinger

“This is How We Do It: One Professional Development Activity in the Lives of Librarians from Around the World” is a new series from the IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section to highlight our standing committee members, who they are and what they do! In this post, we […]

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Libraries for a better world: a decade of action – The 29th Brazilian Congress

From September 26 to 30, 2022 took place  the 29th CBBD (Brazilian Congress of Librarianship and Documentation), promoted by FEBAB (Brazilian Federation of Associations of Librarians, Information Scientists and Institutions) The online event brought the theme Libraries for a better world: a decade of action. It had an audience of […]

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CPDWL Standing Committee Member Highlight: Mantra Roy

“This is How We Do It: One Professional Development Activity in the Lives of Librarians from Around the World” is a new series from the IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section to highlight our standing committee members, who they are and what they do! In this post, we […]

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“I’m not an optimist, I’m a prisoner of hope” – searching for library activism and new confidence at the IFLA conference in Dublin

Climate crisis, IFLA’s internal issues, the corona pandemic, and Russia’s attack on Ukraine overshadowed the international library meeting organized in Dublin. However, after participating in the event, the overriding feeling was a pure happiness and hopeful movement.
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Translators wanted!

                      Our new poster promoting the IFLA Guidelines for CPD in the digital environment was proudly launched at the WLIC in Dublin (see the earlier blog post, 27 August 2022). We are now calling for LIS colleagues across the world […]

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“As an active member of IFLA for many years, it is a natural part of my commitment”

Translated from an interview with Catherina Isberg with the Swedish Library Association, in Swedish, published on October 6, 2022:

The Swedish Library Association has several interesting and important professional networks. One of them is the network of IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, which is the world organization for libraries. Catharina Isberg, library manager in Lund, is the contact person for the network.


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