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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 2: Ulrike Lang and Almuth Gastinger on Coaching (in German/Auf Deutsch)

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our second episode of the CPDWL Podcast Project (Season 3) where we feature library and information professionals who support and participate in professional development work. This episode is in German. To see the episode, see here: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl/episodes/S3E2-Ulrike-Lang-and-Almuth-Gastinger-in-Germanauf-Deutsch-e18s665 Our guest is Ulrike Lang, CPDWL Co-Chair, […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 1: Barbara Lison, IFLA President 2021-2023

The CPDWL Podcast Project is back! Our first episode for season 3 features Barbara Lison, IFLA President 2021-2023 and CPDWL Information Coordinator Edward Lim as host. Hear the podcast conversation: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl Barbara Lison is currently President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and has been the […]

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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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EIFL’s CPD Strategy for Public Libraries in Africa: Results and Lessons Learned (Part III) by SUSAN SCHNUER and UGNE LIPEIKAITE

EIFL photo: Kaltuma Sama, Head Librarian at KNLS / BuruBuru Public Library, lead the cascade training on re-designing library spaces in Mombasa, Kenya  (2018) In 2018-2020, EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries – www.eifl.net) developed and implemented a new CPD strategy in four African countries. The strategy is sustainable, country-wide, and […]

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EIFL’s CPD Strategy for Public Libraries in Africa: Public Librarians Becoming Skilled Trainers (Part II) by SUSAN SCHNUER and UGNE LIPEIKAITE

EIFL photo: A moment from the Performance and Outcome Evaluation training workshop in Kenya (2018)   In 2018-2020, EIFL (Electronic Information for Libraries – www.eifl.net) developed and implemented in four African countries a new continuous professional development (CPD) strategy that is sustainable, country-wide, and affordable with the use of skilled […]

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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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