Library Dialogue of the CIS Countries and Border Territories

Today’s national borders, certainly, pose no obstacle to the development of a single cultural and information space where universal human values are preserved and passed on from generation to generation. Libraries in border territories have been known for their great contribution to strengthening inter-State socio-cultural ties, preserving the local cultural […]

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Future Looks Good! Thoughts of collaboration with LIS educators in Finland

My work as a coordinator in the Tampere City Library’s regional development task includes duties like supporting the professional competence of library staff and promoting the cooperation between the libraries in our region in Pirkanmaa and Central Finland. Jarkko Rikkilä, coordinator, Tampere City Library – Regional Development Task I think […]

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AFLI – IFLA CPDWL “Innovation course grant”

Innovations are critical for public libraries. Many libraries have developed and implemented innovative programs and projects that demonstrate their enthusiasm for the ever-changing services they provide to meet the demands of today’s world. This was especially obvious during the COVID-19 pandemic. This e-training program will be conducted in partnership between Arab Federation for Libraries and Information (AFLI) & IFLA […]

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January 2022 newsletter issue published!

The Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL) Section would like to announce that our newest Newsletter (January 2022 issue) is now available! Read about our section’s and members’ latest activities, projects and programmes. This issue includes the following topics: ► Letter from the Chair ► The Guidelines Working Group […]

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CPDWL Podcast Project Season 3, Episode 4: Albina S. Krymskaya (in Russian/Русский)

Colleagues, we are excited to announce the our fourth 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 Russian. To see the episode: https://anchor.fm/ifla-cpdwl/episodes/S3E4-Albina-Krymskaya–PhD-and-Daria-Beliakova-in-Russian-e1cu5mo Our host is CPDWL SC member Daria Beliakova and […]

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Pandemic: Pain and Pride

2021 will be remembered as the year of vaccinations and stop-start-go measures we all experienced as we began to accept the new normal living with Corona or the COVID-19 pandemic bringing pain and pride for some, in the way we live, work and play whilst scientists try to find a […]

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What they said about Clare Thorpe’s ‘Curious, confident & committed: Transforming libraries into learning organisations’ webinar

Earlier on 13 October 2021, CPDWL and NPSIG invited Clare Thorpe, Director, Library Services at Southern Cross University in Australia to present a webinar entitled ‘Curious, confident & committed: Transforming libraries into learning organisations’ with the support of SMU Libraries and the Library Association of Singapore (LAS). Dr. Gillian Hallam […]

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