IFLA Division C is hosting a Fall webinar series for LIS students. These webinars aim to create a place for students to share their projects, research, and ideas about different topics related to libraries. October’s theme was “International Engagement and Collaboration – Getting Started”.

There were two webinars dedicated to this theme.

Part 1, 22 October 2021

The first webinar took place on 22 October 2021, with Hella Klauser (Germany) as the keynote speaker. She presented a talk «Working Internationally: Who? Why? How? – ME?».

Presenters

  • Ngozi Perpetua Osuchukwu (Nigeria) – «Taking a Chance on LIS International Engagement»
  • Tamara Glushetckaia (France) – «The Power of Study Trips»
  • Martin Julius V. Perez (Philippines) – «International Early Career Development: Experience from and Impact of the Jay Jordan IFLA / OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship»

Moderators

Albina Krymskaya, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean, Library and Information Science Department, St. Petersburg State University of Culture, Susanne List-Tretthahn, Head of Education, Austrian Library Association.

Part 2, 29 October 2021

The keynote speaker of the second webinar on 29 October, 2021 was Tonia Arahova, IFLA President-elect 2021-2023. She presented a lecture «IFLA’s New Structure: Collaboration in motion».

Presenters

  • Pavel Prikhozhev (Russia) – «National Library Associations as One of the Main Library Cooperation Drivers: the Case of American Library Association»
  • Kevin Conrad T. Tansiongco (Philippines) – «Asia to Europe: German Library and Archives Study Tour and Experience»

Moderators

Albina Krymskaya, Associate Professor and Deputy Dean, Library and Information Science Department, St. Petersburg State University of Culture, Susanne List-Tretthahn, Head of Education, Austrian Library Association.