Photo by 'Beach Hammock' by Royce Bair CC-BY_NC-NC 2.0

The ILN team is going to be taking a break for a couple of weeks so we can rest and recuperate ahead of a big and action packed 2015. We will be away from Saturday 20 December 2014 until Sunday 4 January 2015. Thank you to all of our community: our hard working volunteers, our dedicated web […]

Fiction/genre sign by Ellen Forsyth used under creative commons license CC BY-SA 2.0

As I was wondering what to share with our ILN community in the last week before we go on holidays, holidays that I am very much looking forward to after a very busy year,  I came across again Neil Gaiman’s Reading Agency Lecture from 2013. I had read about it at the time but had […]

Photo: 'Day 291_the big list' by Ana C. CC-BY-NC-SA

The end of the year seems to bring out journalists’ list making tendencies. Our web feeds have been filled lately with Top 10 this and  Best of…that.  We think there are enough lists out there so rather than creating another, we thought we’d share some great ones we’ve found this year: mental_floss’s list of 62 […]

Encyclopedia pages showing world flags CC by Horia Valan

Today’s guest post comes to us from the ILN’s Social Media Coordinator, Lisa Miller: It’s librarians of course! You find us all over the world and a couple of years ago this was my story. I was an Australian librarian on holiday in Jordan with a group of 15 people from various countries including…. a […]

day of croatian libraries

This post comes to us from our Croatia Country Coordinator, Dunja Holcer. Croatian Library Association, an umbrella association of Croatian librarians, and a member of IFLA and EBLIDA, through its work and actions seeks to raise awareness about the importance and role of the libraries (school, public, university, special) in the establishment and development of […]

Growing Social Media by mkhmarketing. Used with permission under CC BY 2.0

The ILN has reached a big milestone today. We have just had our 3,000th like on our Facebook page. Thank you to everyone who liked the ILN, shared the posts, and contributed to this achievement. What a wonderful way to wrap up the year.

Photo: 'Reflecting on Fiskars, Finland' CC By Kate Byrne

Congratulations to all our current program participants! You have reached the final stage of  the program. We hope that over the last four months you’ve learned something new about another part of the world, and about another part of library land. We hope that  you were able to share experiences and ideas with your ILN […]

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