Libraries and 2030 Agenda: key partners for development

Today’s post comes to us from Sandra Dias, one of our dedicated volunteers: Portugal First National Meeting of Public Libraries for 2030 Agenda The United Nation’s 2030 Agenda defines as a commitment for sustainable development 17 new universal goals that can be deployed in concrete projects to be developed by libraries. The International Federation of […]

My Library Hero: Mary Thomas

Today’s post was a late addition to the My Library Hero discussion topic we featured during our last round. It comes to us from  Franky Ip, a recent graduate of MSc (Information Management) programme jointly offered by the School of Professional and Continuing Education of the University of Hong Kong and the Charles Sturt University. […]

Postcard: Little free libraries in Paihia

Today’s postcard comes to us from Anita Vandenberghe, Information Specialist at the Goodfellow Centre. Thanks Anita! Paihia is a little village in the Bay Of Islands – situated on the northern end of the North Island – and I spotted this little free library right on the waterfront. Paihia is a busy tourist attraction and it has […]

Postcard: Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from one of our community members, Md. Rafiqur Rahman, the Assistant University Librarian at the Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Thank you for sharing this  lovely glimpse into your library.  Central Library, University of Rajshahi (RUCL, http://library.ru.ac.bd) is one of the renowned public university libraries in Bangladesh. According to the present collections, […]

Send us a postcard

We love to publish postcards that tell us more about the wide variety of libraries we work and study in and we love seeing the stories and your reactions to them in the comments. Would you like to send us a ‘postcard’ from your library (or office) and share a little bit about your world with the […]

Reflections from the ILN 2016 with Molly Brown

The International Librarians Network has been an amazing experience for me. Not only do I have the opportunity to interact with many incredible people from around the world, but being a part of this organization has continued to fuel my passion for librarianship, both at home and abroad. I have learned so much, not only […]

Reflections with Phil Segall

2016 has been a year of firsts for me: I changed jobs and have enjoyed my first year working at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). This has been my first experience of commuting into London on a daily basis – a transition which has been something of a shock to the system, I have […]