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#NWILL Conference & Copyright Resources

This upcoming September I will be attending the Northwest Interlibrary Loan & Resource Sharing Conference also known as #NWILL. This online conference focuses on interlibrary loan (ILL), document delivery, and resource sharing. In my role as a library worker, I provide support in these areas so I look forward to […]

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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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My reflections on receiving IFLA’s Scroll of Appreciation

contributed by Gill Hallam           The IFLA Scroll of Appreciation is awarded in recognition of the contribution of “an individual who has given distinguished service to IFLA as a volunteer engaged in a committee or group, in addition to efforts in fostering IFLA values” [1].  At […]

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A day in the life of an IFLA Section officer

This blog post aims to give prospective Standing Committee members the opportunity to experience – through words – a “day in the life” of an IFLA Section officer. I hope to answer some common questions, including what an IFLA Section officer “feels like” and what an Information Coordinator deals with […]

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What collaborating with others at IFLA mean?

CPDWL Section has written in its Action Plan what specific subjects we want to cover and work on within the next two years (2022-2023). We must review the Action Plan every six months and update the tasks, challenges, working group members, and timetables. It’s a decision of our Section made long ago […]

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A Start-Up Library for the Diaspora in Silicon Valley: An Emerging Story

by Mantra Roy As an academic librarian in a public Higher Education Institute in the most diverse metropolitan city in the United States, San José in California, a major city in Silicon Valley in the greater Bay Area, I am very familiar with conversations about developing programs and services for […]

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H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, Sweden

by Tina Haglund For 35 days there is a buzz in the city of Helsingborg, Sweden. Between the 30th of May and the 3rd of July, Helsingborg City invites inhabitants, employees, and visitors to explore H22 City Expo. The overall theme for H22 is innovation for a smarter and more […]

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