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The 10-Minute International Librarian #51: Develop a roadmap

Getting from where you are now to your long-term goals is not always simple. Especially for more ambitious objectives, success can be dependent on many different factors. In particular, there may be pre-conditions – things that need to be in place in order to move forwards. These pre-conditions, in turn, […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #35: Check out the IFLA ideas store

The New Year is traditionally a time for trying new things, or taking an imaginative approach to things you have always done in a certain way. But with the continued lockdown in many countries, it’s not always easy to come up with novel ideas. Many of us are simply trying […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #14: Find a good source of library news

Libraries are all about ensuring that the communities they serve are well informed. We know how important this information is for allowing people to take decisions and enjoy their rights. But it is not only library users, but also library and information workers themselves who can benefit from being well […]

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The 10-Minute International Librarian #3: Think of a success… and share it!

If you’re working in a busy library, it can often be difficult to take a step back. There are too many short-term priorities, urgent things needing fixing or addressing to be able to take the time to think back. But it’s important to do so, both in order to feel […]

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Introducing… the 10-Minute International Librarian

With a fundamental mission to serve their communities at a time of unprecedented social, technological and economic change, libraries are busy places! Ensuring access to information and technology, providing support and skills development, managing diverse and every-growing resources, and preserving our heritage against decay and loss – there’s a lot […]

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