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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 5: Spencer Acadia and Fran Holyoke

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our next episode (for season 3) of the CPDWL Podcast Project where we feature library and information professionals who support and participate in professional development work. See here for the podcast: Our guests are Spencer Acadia and Fran Holyoke. The topic is on […]

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A Start-Up Library for the Diaspora in Silicon Valley: An Emerging Story

by Mantra Roy As an academic librarian in a public Higher Education Institute in the most diverse metropolitan city in the United States, San José in California, a major city in Silicon Valley in the greater Bay Area, I am very familiar with conversations about developing programs and services for […]

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H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, Sweden

by Tina Haglund For 35 days there is a buzz in the city of Helsingborg, Sweden. Between the 30th of May and the 3rd of July, Helsingborg City invites inhabitants, employees, and visitors to explore H22 City Expo. The overall theme for H22 is innovation for a smarter and more […]

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Future Looks Good! Thoughts of collaboration with LIS educators in Finland

My work as a coordinator in the Tampere City Library’s regional development task includes duties like supporting the professional competence of library staff and promoting the cooperation between the libraries in our region in Pirkanmaa and Central Finland. Jarkko Rikkilä, coordinator, Tampere City Library – Regional Development Task I think […]

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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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Philippines-Singapore: My Virtual M&M-CDPWL Coaching Experience by Dr. Mary Ann M. Ingua

I registered for the IFLA World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) 2021, and it was the first-ever virtual Congress that organized by IFLA. This experience allowed the congress to be accessible across continents, time zones, and different languages that allowed one to select sessions that had translations in language choices. […]

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Take Good Care of Ourselves by Lim Kok Eng

Wellness and wellbeing are hardly new topics. But it has definitely come to the forefront since the beginning of 2020. The pandemic has been very challenging and disruptive to countries and individuals. It has disrupted our lives and our routines. Many of us have to work from home and students […]

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