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Three Questions for Standing Committee Candidates for Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section

We are delighted to showcase our candidates for CPDWL Section. Here you will learn more about them and their interests in joining CPDWL. You can read all the candidates’ statements in the IFLA page as well. We asked three questions for our candidates, these are the ones who were able […]

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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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ALMA 2021: Moscow Meeting of Library Leaders at Inostranka by Svetlana A. Gorokhova and Daria Beliakova

On April 20, 2021, prominent representatives of the world library community took part in a four-hour discussion, which highlighted the role of libraries in modern society. At the anniversary session the 100-year history of the Library for Foreign Literature (LFL) was presented as an author project of its founder Margarita […]

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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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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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TAKING A BOLD STEP TO ADDRESS THE MENACE OF MISINFORMATION: THE AFRICAN LIBRARIES INSTITUTIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS(AFLIA) DESIGN

By Chinwe V. Anunobi AFLIA, the voice of African library sector has focused on deepening the professional competencies of African librarians and awakening them to be in the forefront of driving literacy, information equity and openness in the continent.  The organization has also been building the capabilities of librarians which […]

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