Tag Archive for 'development'

Menschen im Aufbruch = People on the path to the future – Commemorative publication for Maria Seissl, Head of the University Library Vienna, Austria

What a good idea. Instead of articles of prominent representatives of our profession about librarianship or tasks for librarians in the future this publication gave a voice to the employees of the University Library in Vienna, Austria. And these librarians described their working field and their future tasks. Of course […]

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Reminder: Webinar Developing a Successful Poster Session – examples from the international floor

On February 26,2020 CPDWL together with New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) and the support of ALA will present a webinar “Developing a Successful Poster Session – examples from the international floor. Speakers are: Edward Junhao Lim, New York University in Shanghai, China: “Designing Butter Posters at library conferences.” Bruce […]

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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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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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