“beyond” the countdown, only 2 days left


Besides its marvelous beaches Puerto Rico offers also a fine collection of libraries. And many of them are open via the library visits programme of this years WLIC2011. But if you don’t have enought time during you buisy schedule, the Goethe Institute offers an insightful overview for you in german, for the sake of multilingualism in IFLA, written by the ever bustling Loida.

Die 78 Gemeinden Puerto Ricos unterhalten Bibliotheken, die jedem Einwohner Zugang zu Informationen in verschiedenen Formaten, zu kulturellen und sozialen Programmen sowie zu Computern ermöglichen. Ein Überblick über die derzeitige Situation der Universitäts- und Schulbibliotheken sowie der öffentlichen Bibliotheken in Puerto Rico und eine kurze Vorschau auf den IFLA-Kongress.

Another opportunity to get inside a library is to attend the NPSIG off-site session “New Professionals beyond New Professionals – skills, needs and strategies of a new generation of LIS professionals“ on monday at the Madre María Teresa Guevara Library of the University of Sacred Heart.

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P.S. Don’t forget your coins for the bus ride.

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