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 […]

Guest Post: Public libraries are in danger

Today’s guest post is by our Country Coordinator for Greece, Afroditi Fragkou. Afroditi is sharing a topic very close to her heart, the troubled future for public libraries in Greece in light of their recent financial difficulties. Thank you to Afroditi for sharing this challenging period with us. If you have any questions or comments, […]

Eva Hornung

Guest Post: A day in the life of Eva Hornung

Today’s post is a guest post from our Country Coordinator for Ireland, Eva Hornung. She is sharing a day in her library life through a Q&A. This is the first in a series of guest posts we wil be featuring from our Country Coordinators over the coming weeks. Thanks Eva. What is your Name? Eva […]

From New Zealand to Australia and back again

As the next in our occasional series of guest posts from international librarians, this week we bring you the voice of Mel Chivers. Mel is a New Zealander, who moved to Australia to study and work – then headed back to New Zealand. Here, she gives us her perspective on all that moving! When I […]

Postcard from a sofa in Sydney, Australia

Last night (12 midnight Sydney time) I stayed up late to speak as a part of the most recent webinar in the IFLA & ALA joint series “New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations”. I was invited to speak at this webinar  (recording now available) as a result of my IFLA presentation in Helsinki last year and […]

An American librarian in Sydney

The International Librarians Network is proud to bring you ….. some international librarians. To whet your appetite for the possibilities of international networking, we will be bringing you a series of postcards from guest bloggers around the world. Kicking off this series is Eamon Smallwood. Eamon works at the University of New South Wales Library […]