Postcard: Shrimati Hansa Mehta Library in India

Today’s Postcard comes from Dr. Mayank Trivedi, University Librarian & Senate Member at  Smt. Hansa Mehta Library, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Vadodara. Thank you Dr. Trivedi.  Shrimati Hansa Mehta Library, the University Library of The M S University of Baroda (present building) started functioning from 1957 is named after Smt. Hansaben Mehta, first Honourable […]

Postcard: Learning garden @ CUHK

Today’s postcard is from Leo F.H. Ma, the ILN’s Country Ambassador for Hong Kong, China. Learning Garden is a hotspot for the students of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)! This 2,000 sq. m. Learning Garden is an inspiring and welcoming place for students to: Study under the sun and under water as a glass […]

Postcard: Librarian as teacher – information literacy in Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from our Bangladesh Country Ambassador, Shaharima Parvin and was inspired by the recent discussion topic on librarians as teachers. LIBRARIAN AS TEACHER: EAST WEST UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ARRANGES INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMS FOR ITS PATRONS ROUND THE YEAR Whenever, I am delivering lectures on information literacy program for patrons, I always try to start […]

Postcard: Visualising Deakin University historical collections

Today’s postcard comes to us from Josephine Le Clerc from Deakin University Library in Melbourne, Australia:  At Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus library we are showcasing and revitalizing our historic collections in engaging and interactive ways. Images from classic Australian fairy tale books held in our special collections were digitised and brought to life through animation on […]

Postcard: Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard is from Hasan Hasanov. The Scientific-Public Library of Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center has been functioning since 10 September 2013. The Library Foundation consists of more than 17 thousand books in eight languages – the Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish, İtalian, French, Germany and Polish languages. Besides the local and foreign literature, the foundation also […]

Postcard: The International Christian School of Budapest Library

Today’s postcard comes from Andrea Meszaros: The International Christian School of Budapest Library serves all of our students from various nationalities in grades Kindergarten to 12. The library is housed an edition to the original building. It features floor to ceiling windows and beautiful wooden shelving. Besides regular library instruction, the librarian encourages students to be […]

Postcard: Khazar University Library Information Centre, Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard comes to us from Gulshan Mehdiyeva the Head of the Library Information Center at Khazar University in Azerbaijan: Khazar University holds the largest library collection among private universities and the largest collection in the English language in Azerbaijan. Khazar University Library Information Center (LIC) collects printed and electronic materials in Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Persian, […]

Postcard from the Russian State Library

Today’s post comes to us from Irina Boldyreva, Chief Librarian of Foreign LIS and International Library Relations Department at the Russian State Library. The Russian State Library is one of the three national libraries of the Russian Federation. The library was founded in 1862 by the order of Emperor Alexander II. It was the first free […]