Innovation, tools, and services for libraries: the COVID-19 challenge, part 2
The Organising Committee for the Support of Libraries (CSL) invites you to its second webcast and brings together library and information professionals to share their insights on the subject of Innovation, tools, and services for libraries: the COVID-19 challenge.
The aim of this virtual meeting is to present the innovations, technologies and initiatives in the library sector that proved to be efficient during the COVID-19 pandemic. Best practices will be highlighted, to help other libraries overcome this pandemic time or to meet the post pandemic needs of their users.
Three Past IFLA Presidents and the current President of the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists will their share insights on the topic.
- Claudia Lux
Zentral und Landesbibliothek Berlin (Germany)
IFLA President 2007-2009
- Ingrid Parent
UBC University Librarian (Canada)
IFLA President 2011-2013
- Ellen Tise
Senior Director, Library and Information Services, Stellenbosch University (South Africa)
IFLA President 2009-2011
- Anthi Katsirikou
President of the Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists, Head of the Library of Piraeus University
The webcast will be presented and coordinated by Tonia Arahova, IFLA President-elect 2021-2023.
Live-stream and the opportunity for users to ask questions in real time will be possible via YouTube. No registration is required for participation for the YouTube broadcast.
Certificates of participation will be available on request from firstname.lastname@example.org.
Recordings and event materials from part one of the series held in April 2021 are freely available.
About the host
The Organising Committee for the Support of Libraries was founded in 2003 and is a model of equal representation and cooperation of its constituent bodies: Goethe-Institut Athen; Instituto Cervantes de Atenas; Athens American Center of the U.S. Embassy in Athens; Library of the Hellenic Parliament; National Library of Greece; Eugenides Foundation; Music Library of Greece “Lilian Voudouri”, Friends of Music Society; Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists (EEBEP); National Documentation Center; “Diavazontas Megalono”; British School at Athens, Library; Municipal Library of New Philadelphia – New Chalkeidona.