Postcard: Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from one of our community members, Md. Rafiqur Rahman, the Assistant University Librarian at the Central Library, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh. Thank you for sharing this  lovely glimpse into your library.  Central Library, University of Rajshahi (RUCL, is one of the renowned public university libraries in Bangladesh. According to the present collections, […]

Postcard: A big move from Qatar to Canada

Today’s postcard comes from Brett Williams, the ILN Social Media Coordinator (LinkedIn):  2015 has been a year of big changes for me. In August 2015 I left the College of the North Atlantic – Qatar where I started volunteering for the ILN and took a contract position at the University of Toronto – Mississauga as […]

Guest Post: Mushvig Imamverdiyev on his visit to Koc University Library

Today’s guest post comes from ILN Ambassador for Azerbaijan,  Mushvig Imamverdiyev about his recent visit to Koc University Library in Turkey. Thanks Mushvig! Following the Memorandum of Understanding between ADA University in Azerbaijan and Koc University in Turkey, in 2015, November Libraries initiated staff exchange. Mushvig Imamverdiyev, ILN Country Ambassador, and Head of Research and […]

The year in my library: Leo F. H. Ma

Today’s post comes from the ILN Ambassador for Hong Kong, China, Leo F.H. Ma. Thanks Leo! New Look, New Facilities and New Services! 2015 was a really hectic year for me. In September 2015, we completed a major refurbishment project of New Asia College Library Ch’ien Mu Library (NAL) of the Chinese University of Hong […]

Librarian as Teacher: Research Impact tracking – services for researchers and academics

Teaching information literacy to students has been a core service for academic and research libraries for decades. However in recent years it is now increasingly common for libraries to offer programs teaching researchers different kinds of information skills including how to track their research impact. Traditional librarian skills in teaching how to seek and interpret publications […]

Librarian as Teacher: ADA University Library Orientation for new students

Today’s guest post comes to us from Khayala Khalilova from ADA University in Azerbaijan:  On the 1st and 3rd of September ADA University Library held an orientation for first year students. The aim of the Orientation was to give brief and important information to the new students about ADA University Library and its rules. Orientation consisted of […]

Postcard from ADA University Library in Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard comes to us from Vafa Mammadova at the ADA University Library in Azerbaijan:  Synthesis of Modernity and Comfort ADA University Library is one of the unique libraries in the region for its structure and for implementing the cutting-edge library-information technologies to meet the information needs of students, faculty and staff of the university. It is the […]