Monthly discussion: a moment of reflection

Welcome to August. This is a rather significant month for us, because this is the final month in the ILN pilot program. We’re proud to have reached this point, and our discussion topic for August is reflection. The importance of reflection on our professional practice can’t be understated. It is through reflection that we consolidate […]

New Round of Partnerships Commence September 2013

Want to build your professional network and learn about librarianship around the world? Love the idea of professional travel but just don’t have the budget? The International Librarians Network (ILN) is for you. The ILN peer mentoring program is a facilitated program aimed at helping librarians develop international networks. As our successful pilot program draws […]

The ‘Blog June’ challenge

A few years ago, a handful of librarians in Australia decided to get together and start a daily blogging challenge for the month of June. Known as ‘Blog every day in June’, or #blogjune on twitter, participants take on the task of writing and publishing a blog post every day for the entire month. The […]

MONTHLY DISCUSSION: READING AND WRITING

Our monthly discussion topic for May is all about reading and writing, which brings to mind one of my favourite quotes from Alice in Wonderland: ‘Reeling and writing of course, to begin with,’ the Mock Turtle replied, ‘and the different branches of arithmetic-ambition, distraction, uglification and derision.’ What we want to know this month is  how […]

Call for Country Coordinators

As the International Librarians Network prepares to transition from pilot to program later this year, we are adding some additional roles to our volunteer cohort. We are currently recruiting country coordinators. What is a country coordinator? We’re glad you asked 🙂 Country coordinators act as liaison points for each country. If you are in New […]

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 […]