NPSIG Music Contest: This is our jury!

We want to present you to the wonderful jury that will choose which will be the winning performances of the NPSIG Music Contest, the results of which we will report shortly, and which we will present at our Music Session of the next WLIC2021

We are sure that this jury of professionals will have a lot of work to evaluate all the great performances, videos and audios that have been sent to us from all over the world, as we pointed out in our previous post.

But we have no doubt that they will do a fantastic job, since our jury is made up of professionals from libraries, music or both! Here is a short presentation below.

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NPSIG Music Contest: Thank you for the music!

The deadline for the first librarian music contest finally closed. We are really happy for the dissemination and the response we had, and that is why in this post we want to share this joy with you.

For several months, colleagues from all over the world presented different musical proposals, some in audio, others in audio and video, all with translation into English. Beautiful compositions, adaptations and musical poems will participate in this contest that tries to show the world how wonderful libraries are!

The numbers are impressive: 70 performances from 17 different countries, and 5 participating continents.

In the next few days the judges will evaluate all the proposals and they will decide which are the winning performances. But now we want to thank everyone for their participation, and dedicate the following video to you:

New IFLA Division IV webinar “LIS Degree Requirement: Internships, Practicums, or Field Experiences”

We are excited to announce a new IFLA Division IV webinar “LIS Degree Requirement: Internships, Practicums, or Field Experiences”.
As we are accustomed to in this IFLA Section of Support for the Profession, the presentations will be of a high level and with very varied approaches, always giving an important space to young professionals.
On this occasion, these will be the speakers:

  • Kathleen Lourdes B. Obille
    “Crossing over from Theory to Practice: LIS Internship Programs in the Philippines”
  • Kevin Conrad T. Tansiongco
    “Anatomizing UE LIS Education: An Educator’s Point of View”
  • Syeda Mahmaz Batool
    “Field experience requirements in Institute of Information management University of the Punjab”
  • Laura Grzunov
    “Written Heritage project: a training ground and a Department of Information Sciences, teaching laboratory for LIS
    students “
  • Satveer Singh Nehra
    “LIS Professional Recruitments and Internships”

This Webinar will be honored to be introduced by our President-elect Barbara Lison as the Keynote Speaker

We are waiting for you on June 23 at 13: 00-14: 30 CEST.
Here is the Registration link: https://bit.ly/2ROXC43

NPSIG Music Contest 2021: New Deadline and FAQ

“NPSIG Music Contest 2021” is ongoing and you still can prepare a song about the library power! We decided to extend the deadline for submitting songs to June 30th, 2021 and now you have moer days for preparations.

If you still have doubts about a participation, read this post below. We explain the questions we got from you recently.

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New webinar for LIS students: Call for proposals

Hi LIS students!

We have another exciting Webinar that you can participate in!

The deadline for submitting the proposal for the 3rd webinar of the #IFLA Division of Support of the Profession is next June 16, you can still send your proposal.

The proposal may speak to:

  • Field experience requirements at your school
  • Benefits of these requirements
  • Challenges faced for fulfilling the requirements
  • How they are managed
  • The experience for you as a student
  • Whether they prepared you for a future position


Get details about the webinar at https://www.ifla.org/node/93899?og=64
☑Accepted participants will receive a certificate from IFLA Division IV for presenting at the webinar.

Recording of the new Webinar Series “Projects in the Libraries – Ideas, Innovations, Initiatives”

We continue to collaborate with the IFLA Division IV Support of the Profession in its Webinar Series for Library and Information Science Students “Projects in the Libraries – Ideas, Innovations, Initiatives”.

This Webinar had a huge number of attendees, but if you have not been able to see it live, or if you want to relive the best moments, we leave you here the recording of the event.

We are waiting for you at the next Webinar!