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The 10-Minute International Librarian #95, think how you can engage your community around climate change

By providing access to information, libraries play a key role in supporting citizenship. They help expose people to ideas and information, encourage curiosity about the world, and provide space for civic activities, such as meetings and debates.

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #94: Explain how you support research and innovation

An over-used phrase about the nature of innovation is that we can see so far today because we are standing on the shoulders of giants. These giants are the thinkers and innovators of the past, who have written down their ideas and insights in books, articles and other documents. It […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #93: Raise your ambitions

The way we think about our actions is often determined by the way we see the world.

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #92: Document your work

A lot of the posts in this series so far have focused on thinking of times when you have done something. Innovated, included, taught, learned, and more. These examples are powerful, as a means of reminding yourself of your progress, and of telling others about how great libraries are

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The 10-Minute Library Advocate #91: Think how you can promote cultural diversity

Through providing access to information, libraries have a key role in opening eyes and broadening horizons. In schools, they can complement classroom work by promoting wider reading. In universities, they make it possible for students to build up a deeper, wider idea of the state of knowledge in their fields. […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #90: Explain how educators benefit from libraries

Yesterday was World Education Support Personnel Day, organised by Education International. This makes the key point that effective schools and learning are about the whole range of people involved in education – teachers, nurses, support staff, and of course, librarians! See our blog on this for more. Of course, libraries […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #89: Make a connection

Libraries are already strongly characterised by collaboration. Within and across institutions, we rely on this in order to deliver information and services to users. Through it, we can provide a much wider range of support than alone. We also partner with other actors of course, combining the strengths of libraries […]

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