The International Librarians Network is taking a break

In the four years since the ILN was founded we have run 8 rounds of the ILN’s peer mentoring program, providing unique professional development, networking and mentoring experiences to over 5,500 participants from 133 countries. We have also reached countless more library professionals through our website and social media activities.  The growth of the ILN over the last […]

Free webinar: Utilizing Partnerships to Expand PD Opportunities Worldwide

We’d like to invite our community to an upcoming free webinar, organised jointly by the IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG) and IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning (CPDWL), supported by the American Library Association. The webinar topic is “Utilizing Partnerships to Expand Professional Development Opportunities Worldwide”, something that the ILN is of […]

Rethinking Mentoring: Meet Jenny and Rose

The International Librarians Network has published a research report Rethinking mentoring: Online, international peer mentoring with the International Librarians Network that redefines peer mentoring and demonstrates how mentoring programs can be expanded into online, global spaces. In this excerpt from the report, we share a case study between two participants:  It is difficult to demonstrate […]

Rethinking Mentoring: What impact does the ILN have on participants?

The International Librarians Network has published a research report Rethinking mentoring: Online, international peer mentoring with the International Librarians Network that redefines peer mentoring and demonstrates how mentoring programs can be expanded into online, global spaces. In this excerpt from the report, we share the impact the ILN has on participants in the program:  At […]

Rethinking Mentoring – ILN publishes research report

The International Librarians Network has published a research report Rethinking mentoring: Online, international peer mentoring with the International Librarians Network that redefines peer mentoring and demonstrates how mentoring programs can be expanded into online, global spaces. The report is based on assessment of the ILN’s highly successful mentoring program, which has included more than 4,500 […]

ILN Founders named Library Journal Movers & Shakers

We are very excited to be named as 2016 Movers & Shakers and it is a great privilege to be amongst this year’s winners on behalf of our incredible global network. This annual award from the American Library Association’s Library Journal honours emerging leaders in the library world, showcasing individuals who are innovative, creative, and making a difference and it means so much to be a part of it.

Foundation Technology Sponsor: QUT Information Studies Group

It is our great pleasure to announce our new sponsor,  the Queensland University of Technology Information Studies Group (QUTISG).  As our Foundation Technology Sponsor, QUTISG’s sponsorship will help us continue to grow the International Librarians Network and make it sustainable for the future. Over the last three years, the ILN has offered online professional development opportunities to 4,700 participants […]

Win a scholarship to the QUT Health Librarianship Essentials online course

The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Information Studies Group is generously offering one lucky member of the International Librarians Network community a scholarship for their next Heath Librarianship Essentials online professional development course. In 2015, QUT’s Information Studies Group, with support from Health Libraries Australia, launched an online professional development course covering the essentials of health […]

ILN announces partnership with ALA’s International Relations Round Table

We’re very pleased to announce a formal partnership between the ILN and the American Library Association’s International Relations Round Table (IRRT). IRRT have been supporting the ILN informally for some time, by helping get the word out about our program and by welcoming ILN Director Alyson Dalby to speak at the IRRT International Papers Program at […]