meet the President-elect: new librarians global connection webinar

“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations.”

For the second consecutive year, IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group are partnering with the American Library Association to present a series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, library associations and library schools, library-decision makers, and all library workers. This is a great opportunity for membership participation.

Following our tradition of excellence, this year our keynote speakers for each of our quarterly sessions come from different regions of the world. This time the keynote is by IFLA President-elect Sinikka Sipila.

Sinikka SipiläKeynote by Sinikka Sipilä, IFLA President Elect and Secretary General of the Finnish Library Association. Keynote topics: Strong libraries for equal and innovative societies, advocacy, how IFLA works and how to join.

Susanne RiedelSusanne Riedel, former President of the German Library Association for Library Professionals, Head of Support Team  Publication Services at the Electronic Services Department, Bielefeld University. Topics include professional development, intergenerational librarianship, mentoring, librarians and change.

Kate ByrneKate Byrne, Outreach Team Leader, University of New South Wales and Program Coordinator of International Librarians Network, Australia.

April 16, 2013

  • 9:00 a.m. CDT
  • 10:00 a.m. EDT
  • 4:00 p.m. CET
  • 10:00 p.m. Singapore

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Virtual meeting room to replay the webinar

Webinar length is one hour. The webinars are archived, therefore you can join them, ask questions and participate in conversations with international colleagues live, or you can listen to them later, anywhere at any time. For more information about the 2013 “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations” series, visit the webinar homepage.

Questions and requests for information:
Loida Garcia-Febo
Series Coordinator

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UPDATE: now available –> recording of the webinar | storify summary

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