Archive for the 'Professional Development Opportunity' Category

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CPDWL Coaching initiative: Campaign for volunteer coaches

The coaching method has been explored by the Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Standing Committee over the years, as part of Satellite Conferences and as part of the IFLA WLIC programme. Since 2019 CPDWL is collaborating with Management & Marketing Section on the Coaching initiative. We are now very […]

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Working Meeting to discuss how to best adapt and implement the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development in the Russian libraries by Daria Beliakova,

On November 19, 2019 the Library for Foreign Literature, Moscow held a Working Meeting to highlight the IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and to discuss how to best adapt and implement these Guidelines in the Russian libraries. See also our post from 18.12.2019. The event organizers have analyzed the […]

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Mentoring for library managers in Norway by Almuth Gastinger

The Norwegian Union of Librarians (BF), one of the library associations in Norway, launched a mentoring programme for library managers in September 2019. All library managers in Norway can participate, whether they are member of BF or not. The programme intends to strengthen relations across library types, contribute to the […]

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Ready for more intensive professional Development: WebJunction is the key and it’s all free

One of the most interesting resource that will sure catch your attention is WebJunction. WebJunction is a program of OCLC Research, it was launched since 2003 and has helped more than 140,000 learners build the knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver transformational services to their communities. WebJunction is free and […]

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Top Five CPDWL Blog Posts in 2019

CPDWL Section members frequently blog about their work, programs or activities throughout the year. Here are our top 5 popular blog posts with the highly numbers of visits: 5. With 880 visits, CPDWL Podcast Project: Episode 1 is our 5th most popular post. It kicked off our podcast series featuring Loida […]

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Knowledge Café 2019: Change Literacy: Digital, Collaborative, Creative compiled by Monica Ertel

The 7th Knowledge Café was held at the 2019 WLIC in Athens, Greece.  Approximately 150 information professionals attended this meeting to share and learn from their colleagues on a number of interesting table topics.  Participants represented a diverse number of countries including Russia, Sweden, Norway, Ghana, Canada, Singapore, Germany, United States, Kenya, Japan, Uganda, Australia, Brazil, Greece and many others. 

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“I am planning to use what I have learned to develop a professional and a personal development program for myself”

Gretchen Higginbottom Interlibrary Loan Librarian, California State University Fresno, USA               Photo shows Anne Kakkonen, Helsinki University Library at her Self-Assessment Workshop Gretchen shares some of the highlights of the CPDWL Satellite Meeting in Zagreb. The 2019 Satellite Meeting was off to a great […]

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