Tag Archive for 'Communication'

What do publishers want librarians to know?

A little research project from the UK linked to the full anonymised dataset of messages from publishers to librarians. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1pSsgShb5Dj6gwjT3V7ZHHWqSLn_a6U_j The author Bernie Folan: “I carried out a similar project (collecting messages from librarians to publishers) a couple of years ago and that data can be found here https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1bAnTSVq-LkcnVGUUtTVklMYlE as […]

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How to Host a Virtual Poster Session

The Instruction Committee of the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Distance Learning Section (DLS) hosted its first virtual poster session April 1st-5th 2019. The committee sent out a call for proposals to a variety of listservs including ILI, DLS, and RUSA in January of 2019 and accepted a […]

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Knowledge Café 2014: New wrap-up

Learning together: when experts from developed libraries work with developing countries, everyone learns and everyone teaches MARY AUGUSTA THOMAS (Smithsonian Libraries, Washington, DC. United States) Right from the start, the topic was reworked to lessen the “developed/developing polarity. However it provided a great springboard for discussions in all three rotations. […]

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Another summary of table discussion at the Knowledge Café 2014 in Lyon

Learning from others – peer training best practices Moderator: Hannah Fischer, Library of Congress, USA Rapporteur: Karin Finer, European Parliament, Belgium There were many interesting discussions and examples of peer training activities around the world, including projects for sharing ideas and experiences on national level (http://osaavat.org/peerlearning/), dedicated websites for professional […]

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Knowledge Café 2014: Next wrap-up

Here`s the next wrap-up of the table Creation of staff training and development teams. Creation of Staff training and development teams Moderator: Vivian Lewis, McMaster University Raconteur: Juanita Jara De Sumar, McGill University The group was presented with some base information and offered the McMaster University case as an example […]

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Update Taking charge of your career Workshop

The Summary of the topic:  How to connect: using social media Moderator Anne Lehto, Head of Services Tampere University Library, Finland, e-mail: anne.m.lehto@uta.fi   In the workshop, there were 6 groups attending this round table one group at a time. We discussed the possibilities and challenges of using social media […]

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Report of the IFLA DIAL Working Group

Cut from the CPDWL Newsletter  Ulrike Lang, Co-Chair of CPDWL During the World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) in Helsinki the issue of communication within IFLA was discussed and an active interest in strengthening the flow of information and communication was expressed. As a result of one of these discussions, during […]

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