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Congratulations to newly elected SC members of CPDWL!


Thanks to all candidates for agreeing to run and serve as standing committee members of CPDWL! We are excited to announce new SC members joining us!

I am Chinwe Veronica Anunobi , a former university librarian Federal University of Technology Owerri but will resume as lecturer in the Department of Library and Information Science , Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka , Nigeria . I am a passionate LIS professional; served as Secretary IT Section of the Nigerian Library Association and currently a Council Member and Member of the Training Team African Libraries, Institutions and Associations ; and a Corresponding member of CPDWL since 2017. I have participated in WLIC since 2016 where I had opportunity of sharing ideas and knowledge through paper presentations.
My name is Tina Haglund, I am living and working in Helsingborg, in the southern part of Sweden. I am presently working as a manager of the digital library/ media department at the public library of Helsingborg City Libraries. I attended the WLIC conference in Athens in 2019. During the conference I joined as an observer at one of the CPDWL meetings, I also took part as a coach at the coaching session and as a secretary at the Knowledge café session. I have attended and contributed to the IFLA Global Vision at workshops with the The Swedish Library Association.
My name is Dr Alan Brine, I am the Deputy Director of Library and Learning Services at De Montfort University in the United Kingdom. Although I have not been a member of committee before I have previously worked with the IFLA section on Education and Training, particularly in library education and presented at satellite and main conferences particularly looking at skills development in the profession. I have spent many years working with Charted Institute of Library and Information Professionals (Cilip UK) and am currently Chair of the Professional Registration Panel.
I am Mantra Roy, Collection Strategy Librarian at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library of San Jose State University, USA. I am a member of ALA and ACRL. Open Access, multilingualism, global scholarly communications, and access to professional development opportunities among librarians in the Global South constitute my core research interests.
My name is Ivana Todorovic and I am a senior librarian in the Department of Education, Research and Development of Library System in the National Library of Serbia. With more than fifteen years of experience in library field my responsibilities envisage, among other, providing professional assistance for libraries, monitoring current state of libraries of Serbia and suggesting measures for their improvement. I also participate in continuing professional development of library professionals as a lecturer and training coach for several accredited programs. As a member of the CPDWL Standing Committee, I am running my first term since 2017.
My name is Jarkko Rikkilä, I’m a 41-years old coordinator from Finland. My work is concentrating on the professional development of library workers. We produce staff training, organize platforms for co-operation and make colleague support available. Previously I’ve worked as a service manager, department head and as a librarian. I’m the father of 10-year old twin daughters and they keep me fairly busy in the spare time. My other interests include design, music, photography and ice hockey, especially in outdoor rinks. Just recently, I’ve learned how to make the best latte in home conditions with my espresso machine!