Author Archive for ulrike

Short-term Vacancy in our Section: Expressions of interest welcome

Dear colleagues, Due to the resignation of a member, we are seeking to fill the vacancy with a colleague, preferably from a public or school library, but all interested and qualified colleagues are welcome to apply. As a new member filling a casual vacancy, your term would be until the […]

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An opportunity for a certificate in Research Data Management in Germany

Written by Almuth Gastinger & Ulrike Lang. Since 2021 the Technische Hochschule Köln (University of Applied Sciences in Cologne) has been offering a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course to get a certificate in Research Data Management (RDM). This blended learning course targets employees from educational and research institutions, academic libraries, […]

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Meet your CPDWL officer

CPDWL will try a new format, to keep the connections of the standing committee members and advisory group members more tight. As a result of the breakout room sessions during the mid-term meeting of CPDWL in February 2022, we are planning to have zoom meetings every month without an agenda, […]

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CPDWL and M&M Online Coaching during WLIC 2021

Need assistance in achieving your goals or expand your professional development or career? Would you like to tackle challenging situations? Have you ever tried the business method of coaching? The IFLA Coaching Initiative, founded by IFLA’s Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) and Management & Marketing (M&M) Sections, invites […]

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Former Co-Chair of CPDWL, Sylvia Piggott, died on June 7, 2021

With great sadness we have learn that Sylvia Piggott, former member of CPDWL died on June 7, at the age of 82. Our sincere condolences goes to her husband, daughters and family. Sylvia was a long-standing member of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) and served as its president (1996-1997). She […]

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Information for Coachees

Check out the new content on the Coaching project webpage https://www.ifla.org/node/93744 Vera Keown from the Management & Marketing Section, the project partner of CPDWL since 2018, created useful information for coachees to prepare their first coaching session with us or in a different environment. To showcase the international community the original […]

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ISSN for scientific blogs

In Germany we have right now a discussion to assigned ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) for scientific blogs. Typically ISSN are used for continuous publications that appear numbered or dated. But also scientific blogs or databases of general interest can be registered. In the allocation, only the formal criteria are […]

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