Taking the stage at NLS8

Well, we’re excited! This coming weekend, the ILN founders Kate, Alyson and Clare are presenting our first ever keynote address at NLS8. The New Librarian’s Symposium (NLS) is an Australian conference series aimed at students and new grads, but everyone is made very welcome, regardless of age or stage. It’s designed to be a safe place […]

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 […]

Have you been following #blogjune?

Many of us have had the experience of starting a blog, full of ideas to write about – only to find our time and energy dry up. To counteract this feeling, a few years ago, a handful of librarians in Australia decided to get together and start a daily blogging challenge for the month of […]

Volunteer with us: manage our LinkedIn presence

We’d like to expand our group of amazing volunteers by bringing a second Social Media Coordinator into our team. This position will be responsible for managing the ILN presence on LinkedIn. The coordinator will have a good understanding of effective methods for using social media tools to communicate with current and potential participants and be able to work as a part of […]

IFLA Attendance Grants – You might be eligible

We know many of our participants would love to attend the IFLA World Library and Information Congress and for many of us, it is often out of reach. This year it is in Cape Town South Africa, and we have serious conference destination envy – just check out the gorgeous video below and you’ll see […]

Come to Sydney for NLS7!

Today’s guest post comes from Heather Davis, who sits on the organising committee of NLS7. We have a soft spot for the NLS conference – the ILN was launched at NLS6 way back in February 2013. Heather would love you to consider visiting in Sydney in July to join the next generation of library leaders! […]

Presenting: it’s all about the audience

The idea for this post was triggered by two things. First, I’m in the middle of finalising, with my co-presenters, two presentations for the ALIA Information Online conference. One of these presentations is about the ILN, the other about a project at my place of (paid) work. The second was a post I read recently […]

ILN at Library 2.014

The fourth annual Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference  about the future of libraries is scheduled for October 8-9, 2014. The conference will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. The ILN will be participating this year with a discussion around building professional relationships. If you’re interested in […]

ILN at Library 2.014

The fourth annual Library 2.014 Worldwide Virtual Conference  about the future of libraries is scheduled for October 8-9, 2014. The conference will once again be held entirely online around the clock in multiple languages and time zones. The ILN will be participating this year with a discussion around building professional relationships. If you’re interested in […]