Archive for the 'CPD Guidelines' Category

IFLA Guidelines for CPD: the imperative for high-quality online learning!

At the WLIC 2022 held in Dublin, CPDWL launched a new poster about the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices. When the Guidelines for CPD were released in 2016, the authors, Jana Varlejs, Vivian Lewis, Susan Schnuer and Juanita Jara de Sumar, highlighted the importance of considering additional […]

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Did librarians in Ancient Rome know about the importance of continuing professional development? Maybe yes, maybe no – but the IFLA Guidelines for CPD poster is now available in Latin!

History tells us that one of the first libraries in Rome resulted from the looting of collections of classical Greek literature. After the conquest of Macedonia in 168 BC, the Roman general Aemilius Paullus removed volumes of text from the royal palace to establish a library for his sons in […]

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Working Meeting to discuss how to best adapt and implement the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development in the Russian libraries by Daria Beliakova,

On November 19, 2019 the Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow held a Working Meeting to highlight the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and to discuss how to best adapt and implement these Guidelines in the Russian libraries. See also our post from 18.12.2019. The event organizers have analyzed the […]

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Library for Foreign Literature and the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Centre in Eastern Europe (IFLA PAC) by Daria Beliakova

Library for Foreign Literature and the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Centre in Eastern Europe (IFLA PAC) have launched another international exchange programme for preservation specialists. This year, the focus was on the professional experience of Bavarian libraries and museums. Training programme «Cultural heritage as a basis for intercultural dialogue. Preservation […]

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Reflecting on IFLA CPD Guidelines as a Singapore librarian

IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices is an important document. It covers the breadth and scope of professional development. I first came across this document at Session #158 at the IFLA WLIC 2018, and I wanted to share it with fellow librarians in my home country, Singapore. […]

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The CPDWL Coaching Initiative continues!

The CPDWL Coaching Initiative is moving forward. A webinar was offered in the end of May “Enhancing your strengths through coaching”. This free webinar explored the role of coaching and its value for developing library and information professionals for the future. Further information on the webinar is available at: https://www.ifla.org/cpdwl/projects The […]

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Using the IFLA CPD Guidelines as the framework for a workshop in Singapore

On Friday, 29 March 2019, over 50 library and information professionals attended a workshop jointly hosted by the Library Association of Singapore and Singapore Management University. The workshop, entitled Your career: the now, the new, the next: mapping your future professional pathways, aimed to provide mid-career professionals with a forum to […]

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