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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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EIFL’s CPD Strategy for Public Libraries in Africa: Results and Lessons Learned (Part III) by SUSAN SCHNUER and UGNE LIPEIKAITE

EIFL photo: Kaltuma Sama, Head Librarian at KNLS / BuruBuru Public Library, lead the cascade training on re-designing library spaces in Mombasa, Kenya  (2018) In 2018-2020, EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries – www.eifl.net) developed and implemented a new CPD strategy in four African countries. The strategy is sustainable, country-wide, and […]

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EIFL’s CPD Strategy for Public Libraries in Africa: Public Librarians Becoming Skilled Trainers (Part II) by SUSAN SCHNUER and UGNE LIPEIKAITE

EIFL photo: A moment from the Performance and Outcome Evaluation training workshop in Kenya (2018)   In 2018-2020, EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries – www.eifl.net) developed and implemented in four African countries a new continuous professional development (CPD) strategy that is sustainable, country-wide, and affordable with the use of skilled […]

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EIFL’s CPD Strategy for Public Libraries in Africa: Based on Assessment (Part I) by SUSAN SCHNUER and UGNE LIPEIKAITE

EIFL photo: EIFL and National Library Authorities of Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda meeting to review continuous professional development of public librarians (2016) From 2014 to 2017 EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries – www.eifl.net) implemented extensive capacity building programmes in Kenya, Ghana and Uganda, aimed at development of technology-based library services […]

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TAKING A BOLD STEP TO ADDRESS THE MENACE OF MISINFORMATION: THE AFRICAN LIBRARIES INSTITUTIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS(AFLIA) DESIGN

By Chinwe V. Anunobi AFLIA, the voice of African library sector has focused on deepening the professional competencies of African librarians and awakening them to be in the forefront of driving literacy, information equity and openness in the continent.  The organization has also been building the capabilities of librarians which […]

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US-Russia Library Dialogue

September 15, 16 @ 10am ET. Dear Colleagues: Join us! This event might be of interest to you. “Libraries Raise to the Challenge: Meeting the UN Sustainable Development Goals in the Times of a Global Pandemic.” Join us US-Russia Library Dialogue September15 and16 at 5pm Moscow / 10am New York time. Follow […]

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