Author Archive for loidagarciafebo

Open Access and libraries: Lessons from COVID-19 and our path towards the future

This is the second of three blog posts based on webinars presented by CPDWL Libraries as we knew them were forever changed by COVID-19. The pandemic brought up an opportunity to re-envision libraries to provide services in a way that reflects specific needs from communities deeply affected by it. This […]

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IFLA, Advocacy, and Communities: Championing Broadband in COVID-19 times

By Loida Garcia-Febo, CPDWL Consultant, International Library Consultant Libraries as we knew them were forever changed by COVID-19. The pandemic brought up an opportunity to re-envision libraries to provide services in a way that reflects specific needs from communities deeply affected by it. This global situation also taught us to […]

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Resources from Latin America & the Caribbean libraries in the face of COVID-19 / Bibliotecas de América Latina y el Caribe ante el COVID-19: Recursos

COVID-19 has forever changed our world including our libraries. Now more than ever we need to work united to continue providing access to information during and after the pandemic. We need to start working on our future, today. IFLA, librarians and library associations from all regions of the globe have […]

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REFORMA Children in Crisis Project: Librarians bringing hope to unaccompanied children

Librarians are bravely going above and beyond to bring books and hope to unaccompanied children kept in custody in the U.S. after crossing the border into the country. Children as young as toddlers are separated from their parents and spend long periods of time by themselves waiting to be assigned a sponsor.

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MOOCs as access to information in developing countries: new ways to utilize ICTs to help meet challenges in the education sector

Dear colleagues: The presentation, “MOOCs as access to information in developing countries: new ways to utilize ICTs to help meet challenges in the education sector,” part of the CPDWL Programme “MOOCs: opportunities and challenges for libraries” at the WLIC 2014 in Lyon, is now on the IFLA Library.  You can […]

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Help us identify topics for the 2014 IFLA/ALA free webinars

Dear colleagues: We are planning our 2014 webinars and need your help to identify topics. For the third consecutive year, IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group are partnering with the American Library Association to present a series of free quarterly webinars on […]

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CPDWL Workshop in Singapore: Taking Charge of your Career

Taking Charge of Your Career Workshop IFLA WLIC, Singapore 2013 Wednesday Aug 21, 11.45-13.45 See new brochure designed by Catharina Isberg, below. Also, kindly distribute to your lists and social media! Taking_charge_career_timeanddate I am also linking to a blog entry from Ulrike Lang describing the workshop: CPDWL is happy to welcome […]

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