The Library World Tour reaches another important milestone:60 interview!!!_Il Library World Tour raggiunge un altro importante traguardo:60 interviste!!!


I sincerely thank all those who have “raised their voices” and contributed to creating this wonderful international network made of professional experiences, personal stories, passion, ethics, courage, and love for the most beautiful work of the world ondo, the librarian .

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Ringrazio di vero cuore tutti coloro che hanno “prestato la loro voce” e contribuito a creare questa meravigliosa rete internazionale fatta di esperienze professionali, storie personali, passione, etica, coraggio e amore per il lavoro più bello del mondo, il bibliotecario.

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Let’s Defend Libraries: A Librarian in Sri Lanka of Mario Coffa {Library World Tour}


Interview with Premila Gamage – Let’s Defend Libraries: A Librarian in Sri Lanka of Mario Coffa, in CILIP ILIG Focus Journal – Issue 53(1), pp. 17-26; ISSN 2058-8399 (Online).
Thanks to Phil Segall, Editor.
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“Technology and the academic library: key themes for success” 


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