The Final Report: Running an online, international peer-mentoring program

Over four years, the International Librarians Network (ILN) provided free online peer-mentoring to over 5,500 participants from 130 countries. Participants used the program to explore the international world of librarianship, building global networks and sharing knowledge with colleagues around the world. In March 2017, the Directors of the ILN announced that they were discontinuing the […]

Management and leadership: multi-directional management

To continue our discussion around leadership and management in libraries, we’d like to examine the idea that management happens in multiple directions. That is, management happens down (managers manage their staff), sideways (team members manage the rest of their team), upwards (individuals manage their managers) and outward (managing library volunteers). Are you, or have you ever […]

Are you going to the IFLA WLIC in Cape Town?

Are you going to be attending the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Cape Town, South Africa this August? Would you like to meet other members of the global International Librarians Network (ILN) community? We are seeking volunteers to organise a meet-up at the IFLA WLIC in August 2015. Sadly none of the ILN […]

Volunteer with us: call for Country Ambassadors

Have you been a participant in the ILN Program? Do you want to extend your international network further and help us at the same time? How about joining us as an ILN Country Ambassador? Country Ambassadors (CA) are our volunteers on the ground around the world. We currently have a lively and active community of CAs […]

2014 Library Resolutions: Rozita Petrinska-Labudovikj

Rozita Petrinska-Labudovikj, Macedonia Country Coordinator for the ILN   What is one new thing you want to START doing in 2014? – In December 2013 I defended my Master’s thesis in project management, so this year I would like to publish an article about project management in libraries in an important international periodical.   What is one thing you want […]