1 August 2012
Article "Expanding horizons - developing the next generation of international professionals"
Have a look at this recent article featuring joint efforts by IFLA Management of Library Associations Section and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group.
the next generation of international professionals
Tania Barry and Loida Garcia-Febo
Library Journal 61 (1), 2012: 16-21
Today’s global library village includes overseas collaboration
between colleagues in various continents seeking to provide effective
forums for new librarians. This paper features implications for best
practice, lessons learned and recommendations for colleagues undertaking
events involving international collaboration. These are based on the
authors’ experiences whilst coordinating a conference for the
development of new professionals internationally. Additionally, excerpts
from interviews to librarians participating in international efforts