The New Professional SIG is excited to announce its activities in WLIC!
23-24 July, Saturday and Sunday
This year, we are meeting in the beautiful DLR LexIcon Library on Saturday July 23rd. You will get a chance to learn more about NPSIG activities, have a chat with our IFLA-president, Barbara Lison, and have a tour of LexIcon Library. Other activities on this day include our SkillCamp where we will learn new skills from each other and have lively discussions about everything we love about the libraries.
Our second day, Sunday July 24th, is spent outdoors. We will be walking around in Dublin, seeing exciting sights and having fun.
25 July, Monday
10:45-11:15 Ulysses Reading Flashmob
We will simply read a few pages of James Joyce’s Ulysses in Library Square near Trinity College Library (on Library Square). We will have paper sheets with the text of an except but bring your own copy if you can!
Organized with Library Association of Ireland and Trinity College Dublin.
Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/d9UNpoiZP
One of our previous flashmobs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qEU_HuCXmx4
19:00 Have a drink with us at our Happy Hour on Monday at 7 pm in The Duke Pub on Duke Street in Dublin!
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/602836964731348
26 July, Tuesday
14:45-16:15 Session 076: “Digital Skills on Fire Workshop”
Room: Wicklow Hall 1
Organizers: Audiovisual and Multimedia Section, New Professionals Special Interest Group
Come and learn how to create, use, and share some of the multimedia forms. You will also see how synthetic media applications are used to manipulate audiovisual content and tools that are used to spread misinformation.
27 July, Wednesday
8:30-10:00 Session 091: “Empowering Library Leaders and Diversity Worldwide”
Room: Liffey A
Organizers: Management of Library Associations Section, New Professionals SIG
We will talk about how different countries or communities define ‘leadership’ and how we can better support new and emerging professionals to take up leadership roles.
11:00 – 12:30
Session 106 New Professionals SIG Business Meeting
Organizers: NPSIG members
You can learn more about our group and activities and get to know us better.
28 July, Thursday
10:00-11:00 Talking Stick Session
Wicklow Meeting Room 4
Topic: If you were a new professional again, how would you like to start in a library profession