Register by June 30th

Magnificent librarians! We hope that you are anxious to hear more about the upcoming IFLAcamp #5 in Wroclaw. So are we! 🙂

While we are preparing a new set of information for IFLAcamp at the Lower Silesian Library, Cycling for Libraries, Sunday Happy hour and one more surprise (at least!), we wanted to remind you to register for the IFLAcamp if you haven’t done it yet.

Registration is open until June 30th, hurry up and book your seat, or we’ll have to play Musical chairs!

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Webinar: Design Thinking with Rolf Hapel and more!

“Design Thinking: The Role of Library Staff in Participatory Design”
Free IFLA/ALA Webinar, 6 July at 18 UTC
Link to join the webinar: http://ala.adobeconnect.com/rzmc13zgtfu9
Don’t forget to check your time zone with this cool tool!

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How can libraries adopt “design thinking” to improve their library services, programming and spaces?  What do libraries need to do to prepare staff for the change? According to Tim Brown, president and CEO of IDEO, “Design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovation that draws from the designer’s toolkit to integrate the needs of people, the possibilities of technology, and the requirements for business success.”

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IFLAcamp #5 website launched

We are happy to invite you to check out our freshly launched website for the upcoming IFLAcamp #5!
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We will also continue with communication via NPSIG blogFacebook and Twitter, but as things are getting more intense towards IFLA WLIC in August, we’ve decided to sum up all of the important info on a website designed especially for you — the IFLAcamp participants, fans and friends.
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10th virtual NPSIG business meeting on May 21st

Meeting recording (29:29)

Please join us on Monday, May 21st at 5pm CET for our 10th NPSIG Virtual Business Meeting! This will be the first business meeting featuring our new leadership team: Vesna Vuksan (Convenor), Antoine Torrens, Katia Shklyar, Milan Vasiljevic and Andres Reinoso. We would really like to have you involved!!!

We’ll be going over our NPSIG Action Plan 2016-17 and discussing our actions in the next months. We will also share news about upcoming events like the IFLAcamp 2017 with a “Cycling for libraries” day, Open Programme Session, New Librarians Happy Hour in Wroclaw, and we welcome any other announcements as well as ideas and proposals for NPSIG work in 2017!

Link to the meeting (no password required) : https://zoom.us/j/269434613

Date: Sunday, May 21st, 2017

Time:

11:00 New York)

12:00 Rio de Janeiro

15:00 UTC

17:00 CET

0:00 (next day) Tokyo

1:00 (next day) Sydney

–check your time zone here: https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20170521T17&p1=35&ah=1

Ready to IFLAcamp and Cycle?

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On August 17-18th, 2017 the famous New Professionals (IFLA-NPSIG) will organize a very special event, the IFLAcamp #5.
So, is it a real camp with tents, camp fire, hammock and singing?
It is even better! 
Join us for a two-day adventure — a FREE unconference where all of you decide what we do. Hot topics, trends, discussions, cycling, sightseeing, you name it!

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Webinar recording “Libraries and the Implementation of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development”

The webinar “Libraries and the Implementation of Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development” was recently held by the information professionals from Latin America and the Caribbean. The webinar was organized as support to the IFLA’s worldwide efforts in empowering librarians to become strong advocates towards the implementation of the UN 2030 Agenda.

The speakers were Sueli Ferreira (IFLA LAC Chair), Loida Garcia-Febo (IFLA ALP Chair), Ana Maria Talavera (Colegio de Bibliotecologos del Peru) and Maria Violeta Bertolini (IFLA Advocacy Communications Officer). The event was organized with the support of the IFLA Latin America and Caribbean Section, IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning Section and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group.