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Conference Session 105

Future Libraries – Future Librarians – Future Skills: Directions for the education and training of children’s and youth librarians - the challenge of identifying competencies and encouraging professional development in the digital age

Libraries for Children and Young Adults

Congress track 5: Ideas, innovations, anticipating the new.

19 August 2013 13:45 - 15:45 | Room: Exhibition Hall 404-405 | SI

  • Keynote Paper: Who will serve the children: recruiting and educating future children’s librarians
    VIRGINIA WALTER (Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA)
  • Required skills for children and youth librarians in the digital age
    DALIA HAMADA and SYLVIA STAVRIDI (Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt)
  • For the love of reading! New strategies to engage the next generation of readers
    RANEETHA RAJARATNAM (National Library Board, Singapore)
  • Nature or nurture? How do we prepare library staff for head, heart and hands tasks?
    INGRID BON (Biblioservice Gelderland, Arnhem, The Netherlands)
  • Continuing education for children's librarians: a 50 year-old French programme and its priorities today
    CLAUDINE HERVOUËT (Bibliothèque nationale de France, Centre national de la littérature pour la jeunesse, Paris, France)
  • Essential competencies of indian school librarians in the digital age: a study
    RASHMI KUMBAR (Adani Vidya Mandir, Makarba, Gujarat, India) and DEEPTI PATTANSHETTI (The Euro School, Maharashtra, Gujarat, India)

Last update: 20 June 2013