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Work hacks – upset those work routines

Nothing is more seductive than (work) routines and the notion of ” that`s the way we’ve always done it”. When we work reliably then we get reliable results – but rarely something that surprises, that is new or leads unexpectedly to completely new findings. Sometimes just small changes help teams to come to new conclusions.

Can only software specialists hack? No, in the meantime, the term “hack” has become generally accepted as an unusual and creative way of solving a problem. In this sense, much can be “hacked” – even the work.


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Key Takeaways from Library 2.019: Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design

As I mentioned in my previous blog post, library professionals are increasingly engaging in instructional design. The Library 2.0 virtual conference – Library 2.019: Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design –explored this topic on March 13, 2019, attracting close to 6000 registrants from around the world. The virtual conference consisted […]

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Instructional Design is the next topic of the Library 2.019 Virtual Conference on March 13, 2019

Beginning in 2011, the Library 2.0 conference series was created as a free online conference for information professionals around the world. Three virtual mini-conferences are now offered each year; each mini-conference focused on a different topic. All conference presentations are recorded and freely available in the archive. Each conference typically attracts […]

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What is Blockchain? Learn about Blockchain & Decentralization for the Information Industries in an upcoming MOOC

BitCoins and Blockchains. You may have heard about these technologies, but do you know what they mean? Perhaps you have wondered whether blockchain is something that you should be paying attention to. How could libraries be taking advantage of blockchain? For the past 18 months, Dr. Sandra Hirsh and Dr. […]

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Wanted!

CPDWL is looking for you if you are – interested in the topic of continuing professional development and workplace learning – involved in programmes and daily work in this fields – be able to attend the WLIC regularly. Until February 11 you can apply for the Standing Committee. Ask your […]

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Knowledge Café 2014: Learning Challenges for Librarians and Library Managers

Dear colleagues, CPDWL thanks all moderators, rapporteurs and participants of the Knowledge Café last week in Lyon, France. From our point of view it was a very successful session with much more participants as we expected even at this last afternoon just before the Closing session. And as we promised […]

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OCLC Report: At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries

The report explores the information consumer’s behaviors, beliefs and expectations for online learning. In detail: •Habits and perceptions of online learners •Expectations for the future of online learning •Top-of-mind perceptions of a college education •Factors influencing the college choice •Library use by online learners—on campus and online •MOOCs—a massively interesting […]

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