What challenges does your library face? Professional advocacy and shrinking budgets

Today’s guest post on challenges in libraries comes from Cate Carlyle, the ILN Ambassador for Canada.   I manage the Curriculum Resource Centre (CRC) at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax Nova Scotia, a “university town” of 943,002 people (2015). The Mount is a medium sized institution and is one of 10 universities in the […]

Discussion topic: what challenges does your library face?

Welcome to the next discussion topic in our peer mentoring program. For this topic we’re going to look at the challenges faced in libraries. These may be individual challenges, or challenges faced by your organisation. One purpose of the ILN is to expand our participants’ perception of their profession across international borders. One way of […]

Discussion topic: Getting to know you

Today we start a new round of the ILN peer mentoring program. We are excited about the new round of the program kicking off and can’t wait to hear stories of our participants’ experiences. We wish our participants all the best in their new partnerships as they learn new things and grow their professional expertise. If […]

Reflections with the International Librarians Network

  As a participant of two rounds (2105A and B) of the International Librarian Peer Mentoring program, I experienced the magic that this program had unleashed- the magic of connections. These connections  not only brought the world of Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals closer for me, but connected the global LIS community in terms […]

Reflections with the International Librarians Network

Last year, by happenstance, I discovered the International Librarians Network, and was fortunate to be a participant in their Spring 2015 Peer Mentoring Program. I found this to be an amazing experience. This past February, I had the honor of being accepted as a Content Officer for the program and have been writing blog posts […]

Reflections on joining the ILN team

This year I graduated from being a participant in the ILN peer mentoring program, to working behind the scenes in helping the program to come together. Having been a part of the ILN since 2014, I was keen to give back to a program that I had so enjoyed being a part of. I have […]