Postcard from Bangladesh: Shaharima Parvin

Today’s post from our ILN Country Ambassador in Bangladesh gives us a glimpse into the world of mobile libraries in that country: The concept of mobile library in Bangladesh was established by famous writer, television presenter, organiser, and activist Prof Abdullah Abu Sayeed. He is the Founder of Bishwo Shahitto Kendro. Mobile library  is open […]

Postcard from Turkey: Digitization of sources from the Ottomon Era

Today’s postcard comes from Selçuk Aydin, Specialist Librarian and Project Coordinator at the Atatürk Library in Instanbul. Selçuk wanted to tell us about a current project to digitise historic material held in the Library. History The Foundation of Ataturk Library the first local government library of Turkey, dates back to the early days of the Republic Of […]

Postcard from India: Kishor Satpathy

Today’s guest post comes from our Indian Ambassador, Kishor Satpathy, who is sharing with us some of the details of his workplace. Thank you for the contribution Kishor! I’m working as Institute Librarian in National Institute of Institute Technology Silchar located in the remote North East Corner of India quite near to Bangladesh. It is […]

Library Postcard: Anita from Auckland New Zealand

Today’s Library postcard was sent to us by Anita Vandenberghe from Saint Kentigern College, a school library in Auckland New Zealand: Here some photos of my favourite spots in our library. It’s usually a very busy library but to protect the privacy of our students I’ve taken photos after school. Our library is in transition […]

Library Postcard: Muhammad Yousuf Ali From Karachi Pakistan

Today’s Library Postcard comes from Muhammad Yousuf Ali from Karachi Pakistan: I am work as deputy librarian of SMIU. SMIU is Alma mater of Quaid-i-Azam who was founder of Pakistan. This great leader got school education from SMIU that time since 1887 to 1892. My library has different section Undergraduate Research & Reference & Archive […]

Postcard from Denmark: visiting my ILN partner

As one of the ILN program coordinators, I’m passionate about the chance to build my professional network around the world. As such, I participated in the recent round of the ILN and was matched with a librarian from Copenhagen, Denmark. My husband and I decided that we’d escape the blistering Sydney summer at the end of […]

Guest Post: Conferences: “To go, or not to go? – That is a question”

Today’s guest post comes to us from Magdalena Gomułka, our Country Coordinator for Poland. Please share your thoughts and comments in the comments field below or on Twitter (#interlibnet) or Facebook. Thank you Magdalena for sharing your conference experience with us! The library conferences are a way to hear about the technologies that are used in […]

Guest post: My thoughts exactly

In our continuing series of guest bloggers, this post is from our Ghana Country Coordinator, Gladys Quabla. Gladys reflects on the role of information literacy in public libraries and the education system within Ghana. How is information literacy embedded or incorporated into programs in your library? In your country? As always, comments are welcome at […]

A postcard from Latvia and Finland

One of the great things about traveling is seeing other countries from the point of view of locals and one of the great things about being an international librarian is the chance to meet local librarians when you travel. In July I was lucky enough to to do both during my travels in Latvia and […]