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An Interview with Greg Peverill-Conti, Co-Founder of the Library Land Project

Looking for an inspiring library project? Have you heard of Library Land Project before? I haven’t until I stumbled upon this article about it. I reached out to Greg Peverill-Conti, Co-Founder of the Library Land Project to tell us a bit more about it! In this conversation, we discuss the […]

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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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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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Professional Development and Learning: An Interview with Christine Bolivar, Project Coordinator for the Developing Leaders in California Libraries (USA)

In this interview, I speak with Christine Bolivar on professional development opportunities and learning approaches. Christine Bolivar is the Project Coordinator for the Developing Leaders in California Libraries in the United States. Beyond project management, she has experience in libraries and information organizations including public libraries, academic libraries, museums and art […]

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Revisiting Online Conferences and Learning, and Internet Librarian at 25: An Interview with Jane Dysart (Part II)

Photo: Jane Dysart Reflecting on how online learning and professional development learning has been transformed over the year by COVID and by other factors, this conversation brings back Jane Dysart, Program Director of Internet Librarian 2021. Jane is a member of IFLA’s Knowledge Management Standing Committee and a past member […]

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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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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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