14 July 2011

How CPD can help libraries and librarianship become stronger

By Eileen Breen

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as a strategy to build strong libraries and library associations

TUESDAY 16 August 2011 09:30 - 12:45

Session 125 

Room: 209

Congress track 2: Policy, strategy and advocacy

Professional development, values and strategy - the means for building strong libraries for the future
CATHARINA ISBERG (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Library, Alnarp, Sweden)

Building strong libraries and library associations through continuing professional development: the case of Ghana Library
RICHARD B. LAMPTEY and ABEDNEGO CORLETEY (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana)

Successful models of CPDWL at the University of the West Indies, Mona
KAREN TYRELL (University of the West Indies, Mona, Kingston, Jamaica)

How can libraries, librarians and library associations be or not to be successful in developing countries: the case of Minas Gerais Library Association, Brazil
MARIA CLÉA BORGES and MARIA DE LOURDES CORTES ROMANELLI (Brazilian Federation of Librarians and Information Science Professionals and Institutions, Sao Paulo, Brazil)

An association-based continuing education certification program: The Library Association of Alberta pilot program
SANDY CAMPBELL, DIANE CLARK and ALLISON SIVAK (University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada)

Fifty ways to conduct continuing professional development and workplace learning: on a shoestring
BLANCHE WOOLLS (San José State University, San José, CA, USA)

Role of CPD in maintaining the intellectual capital of research libraries: a developing country prospective
NOSHEEN FATIMA WARRAICH (Department of Library and Information Science; University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan)

The CPD innovation in China: training for the grassroots
WU YUE (Library Society of China) and HAO JINMIN (National Library of China, Beijing, China)

Developing leadership competencies in librarians
MARY WILKINS JORDAN (Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Boston, MA, USA)

Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning, Professional development

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