Tag Archive for 'Librarians'

Librarians in the borderland between professionalism and amateurism

I know – the title may provoke, but by the end of this text, it will hopefully seem comprehensible and justified. As senior lecturer at a Swedish university offering educational programs in Library and information science (LIS), I sometimes get questions and comments about the training of future librarians. Often […]

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WLIC 2013, Singapore – The CPDWL section sessions

“Taking charge of your carrier”, “New librarians global connection: best practices, models and recommendations” and “Libraries as learning organisations: how to nurture growth in our staff and our communities” are the themes for the three sessions which CPDWL are involved in at the WLIC 2013 in Singapore. One of these […]

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Building an information literate research community

New content uploaded! Conference Proceedings – The Road to information Literacy : Librarians as Facilitators of Learning   A new paper has been added to the IFLA website (www.ifla.org/publications/ifla-publications-series-157 ).  The paper ‘Building an information literate research community’ is by Jayshree Mamtora who is Research Services Coordinator, Charles Darwin University, […]

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The Road to Information Literacy: Librarians as Facilitators of Training

By Susan Schnuer Talking, eating, and engagement were the main activities at the August Satellite meeting in Tampere.127 librarians from 21 countries attended the 2012 IFLA satellite meeting, a wonderful cross-section of ideas, cultures, and languages.  The satellite was co-sponsored by CPDWL and IL IFLA sections and it was successful […]

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The Road to Information Literacy : Librarians as facilitators of learning

by Roisin Gwyer, Ruth Stubbings, Ruth & Graham (Eds.) Series: IFLA Publications Series 157  Publisher: Berlin/Munich: De Gruyter Saur, 2012 Information literacy has been identified as a necessary skill for life, work and citizenship – as well as for academic study – for all of us living in today’s information society. This international […]

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