Call for Papers: “Librarian Fashion: What does the way we dress say about us?”

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The IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) in collaboration with Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS) and Public Libraries Section (PLS), invites proposals to be presented at a two-hour session at the next IFLA General Conference on 24-30 August 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Theme: “Librarian Fashion: What does the way we dress say about us?”

fashionHave you ever made a quick judgement about someone because of what they’re wearing? Sure, we have all done it. Does this mean that the way we dress at work influences how we are perceived and categorized in society?

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Call for papers “Engaged Communities: Transforming the Librarian Role”

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thelibrarian2The Library Theory & Research Section in collaboration with the New Professionals Special Interest Group are pleased to invite submissions for its forthcoming open session at the World Library & Information Congress (19 – 25 August 2017 in Wrocław, Poland). The theme is “Engaged Communities: Transforming the Librarian Role”.

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Call for papers: NPSIG open session at WLIC 2016 in Columbus

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The IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) invites you to submit a proposal for its open session to be held in Columbus, Ohio, USA, in August 2016.

Theme: “Failing successfully in a librarian’s career: is a setback an opportunity to grow, or just an unwelcome incident on the road to success?”

Management of failure is a critical topic when referring to innovation and creativity. If failure will be a natural occurrence in every creative and innovative librarian’s professional life, management of failure should be discussed in the library world. Continue reading

3. IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011

If you are a student presenting a paper at the upcoming IFLA Congress in Puerto Rico, you should try to go for this year’s IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011! Full paper submissions are due by 30 June 2011. Benefits of the award include:

  • Current IFLA Congress registration fee plus grant for economy airfare and economical lodging, up to 1000 €,
  • 1 year’s free IFLA membership, and
  • publication of the paper in the IFLA Journal.
Chiara Consonni
Chiara Consonni, winner of the LIS Student Paper Award 2010 at the IFLA Congress in Gothenburg

Maybe you are as lucky as Agnese Perrone and Chiara Consonni, the winners of the first two awards. Good luck to all of you!

3. IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011

If you are a student presenting a paper at the upcoming IFLA Congress in Puerto Rico, you should try to go for this year’s IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011! Full paper submissions are due by 30 June 2011. Benefits of the award include:

  • Current IFLA Congress registration fee plus grant for economy airfare and economical lodging, up to 1000 €,
  • 1 year’s free IFLA membership, and
  • publication of the paper in the IFLA Journal.
Chiara Consonni
Chiara Consonni, winner of the LIS Student Paper Award 2010 at the IFLA Congress in Gothenburg

Maybe you are as lucky as Agnese Perrone and Chiara Consonni, the winners of the first two awards. Good luck to all of you!

3. IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011

If you are a student presenting a paper at the upcoming IFLA Congress in Puerto Rico, you should try to go for this year’s IFLA Library and Information Science Student Paper Award 2011! Full paper submissions are due by 30 June 2011. Benefits of the award include:

  • Current IFLA Congress registration fee plus grant for economy airfare and economical lodging, up to 1000 €,
  • 1 year’s free IFLA membership, and
  • publication of the paper in the IFLA Journal.
Chiara Consonni
Chiara Consonni, winner of the LIS Student Paper Award 2010 at the IFLA Congress in Gothenburg

Maybe you are as lucky as Agnese Perrone and Chiara Consonni, the winners of the first two awards. Good luck to all of you!