Archive for the 'Professional Development Opportunity' Category

#LibraryTwitter – What to look up?

Twitter, a social media networking tool, has been on the news a lot lately. If you don’t have an account or thinking of starting one, check out Twitter and how it might enhance your learning in the field. New to twitter? It is an opportunity for you to engage with […]

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10th Forum of Young Librarians of Russia

The 10th Forum of Young Librarians of Russia was held in Moscow on the 11- 13th of October, 2022, and was designed to promote professional development of young librarians, to increase their motivation to improve competencies and boost their creativity, to create favourable conditions for professional networking and launching team […]

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Translators wanted!

                      Our new poster promoting the IFLA Guidelines for CPD in the digital environment was proudly launched at the WLIC in Dublin (see the earlier blog post, 27 August 2022). We are now calling for LIS colleagues across the world […]

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“As an active member of IFLA for many years, it is a natural part of my commitment”

Translated from an interview with Catherina Isberg with the Swedish Library Association, in Swedish, published on October 6, 2022:

The Swedish Library Association has several interesting and important professional networks. One of them is the network of IFLA, the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions, which is the world organization for libraries. Catharina Isberg, library manager in Lund, is the contact person for the network.


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Librarians in the borderland between professionalism and amateurism

I know – the title may provoke, but by the end of this text, it will hopefully seem comprehensible and justified. As senior lecturer at a Swedish university offering educational programs in Library and information science (LIS), I sometimes get questions and comments about the training of future librarians. Often […]

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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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35 day of City Expo – Management Skills and Learning Opportunities

How do you manage during a 35 day long city fair which is the result of a 3 year long innovation journey? And what skills do you need to have in order to manage this? In a previous blog post, Tina Haglund has described the H22 City Expo of Helsingborg […]

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