Tag Archive for 'communication'

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #30: Think about how you can make meetings more engaging and inclusive

Meetings should be a great opportunity to share and learn from colleagues. The shift to digital tools has made it easier than ever to connect with a wider range of people, brining huge potential. However, of course, potential is not always reality, and Zoom-fatigue can easily set in. While this […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #24: Think of an advocate for libraries

A big focus of IFLA’s Strategy is building the ability of libraries to advocate. Wherever decisions are being made about library budgets, or the laws that affect them, there is space for advocacy. By building understanding of, support for, and commitment to libraries, you can shape these decisions. Yet sometimes, […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #21: Identify a non-user and think how to engage them

Libraries have a mission to serve their entire communities. Yet it is rare – if not impossible – to be able to reach everyone. What is important is to try and reach further. This is because when people are not connected to their library, there is a risk of missed […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #2: Improve a Library-Related Wikipedia Page

For those with access, the internet has opened up exciting new possibilities to access information and discover the world. Libraries globally are doing great work to make it easier for as many people as possible to find and use their collections. In parallel, sites like Wikipedia help bring together knowledge […]

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