Author Archive for Heba Ismail

AFLI release “Arab Libraries Dealing with the Corona Pandemic” book

The Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (AFLI) announced recently the launching of its new book entitled “Arab Libraries Dealing with the Corona Pandemic: Arab Experiences”. The book was issued on the occasion of the “Arab Library Day 2021” to gather the efforts of libraries and institutions that show how […]

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Participants announced for the Regional AFLI Project for professionals’ excellence in university libraries

The Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (AFLI) announced earlier this month participants accepted in the training program entitled “AFLI Regional project for professionals’ excellence in university libraries”. The program seeks to achieve the following outcomes: Developing skills of library specialists from university libraries in the Arab countries. Increasing awareness […]

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SILL: leadership training program for Public librarians

Strengthening Innovative Library Leaders (SILL) is a freely foundational leadership training curriculum designed to build leadership and innovation skills for anyone who works in a public library. The training was developed at the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs in partnership with librarians around the world from Armenia, Bhutan, Haiti, India, Myanmar, Namibia, […]

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AFLI held its first virtual forum on the role of libraries in supporting E-learning and distance education

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has gone through the crisis and witnessed many developments, which made remote work and distance learning a reality that pushed many universities, educational institutions, libraries to develop their capabilities to support the e-learning and distance education processes. Based on the belief of […]

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Turn the page and start advocating for your library

In 2011, I was one of the librarians who enrolled in e-training course entitled: Turning the page 2.0. It was originally developed in 2007 by the Public Library Association (PLA) in the USA in collaboration with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Turning the page is one of the great […]

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Stepping into leadership

CILIP -the UK’s library and information association- believes that “leadership” is not confined to people at the “top” of organizations. Leadership qualities are found at all levels” which is very true. CILIP is currently hosting a course in leadership entitled “Stepping into leadership”. The program was originally developed as part […]

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INELI-MENA recognized as WSIS Champion 2020 in the e-learning category!

September 2020 witnessed one of the amazing events worldwide, the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) prize ceremony, which took place virtually provided by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Eighteen WSIS prizes were awarded during the ceremony. The prizes recognized successful initiatives by governments, private sector actors, civil society members, and partnerships between all […]

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