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 atĀ 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 […]

Presenting at your first conference

This year, I fulfilled one of my professional development goals – to present at my first conference. In fact, I presented three different things at the conference! A poster, a workshop and a last minute short talk to cover someone who had to cancel. From this experience, I wanted to share some advice for new […]

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 […]

Conferences and Events: Mega-conferencing – ALA Annual 2015 #alaac15

The International Librarians Network was represented at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference 2015 by Alyson Dalby, ILN Director. Below she recounts her experience attending the world’s largest library conference. ALA Annual is big. Really big. I knew this before attending the conference in San Francisco this year, but I still wasn’t prepared for what […]

Conference follow up: further reading

We hope that our program participants are having some good discussions about conferences: how to make the most of them and who their dream conference speaker would be. Amy Barker, ILN Program Coordinator, has done a bit of web trawling for us and come up with a few resources to help you plan future conference […]