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 .
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.
Losing your job can be unpleasant, but you shouldn’t give up. Look ahead, learn something new or turn your profession into online work. And remember, there are always so many other doors that can open ahead of you […]
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. Click here for downloading the latest issue of CILIP International Library and Information Group’s Focus journal.
Library associations are professional organizations formed to bring together librarians who share common interests in subjects, types of services, or other factors. Especially national associations, such as CILIP or the American Library Association, and of these there are examples in most countries of the world.[…]
The use and visibility of open access (OA) content collections and open educational resources (OER) appear to be changing at colleges and universities, according to the results of LJ’s 2022 Open Access/Open Educational Resources Survey, sponsored by SirsiDynix. Many institutions and their libraries are placing more emphasis on helping students and faculty find those resources, but survey participants feel they are not fully satisfied with how well their search interfaces direct students to these collections, or with their frequency of use.[…]
Many librarians are already deeply familiar with the research databases their libraries offer, but veteran users can get into habits or use old workarounds that may no longer be necessary. Vendors also regularly add new features to help users refine results or explore a resource’s content in new ways.[…]