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  How Stuff Works has posted a great article for everyone out there who dreads the idea of networking. The post count down the 10 Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networking. If you’ve been thinking about growing your network, applications for the next round of ILN are now open. Want to know more? See […]


LIBRARY 2.014 - October 8 + 9, 2014   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. Everyone is invited to participate in this free forum designed to foster […]

Photo CC by Tup Wanders: Globes

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. We are pleased to announce the […]

social JD Hancock

We’ve had some great success with sharing the responsibility for promoting the ILN with our Country Coordinator network and we’d now like to expand our group of volunteers by bringing a Social Media Coordinator into our team. The ILN social media coordinator will be responsible for managing the ILN social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. The coordinator will […]

Put your hands up

We are between rounds of the ILN program and it has become a tradition for us to call for volunteers at this time to work with us as Country Coordinators. Country coordinators act as liaison points for each country. If you are in Poland, for example, and you want to know more about the program, […]

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  Querying Libraries is a new blog by Steven Chang, a librarian living and working in Melbourne, Australia. Steven’s blog reflects on what its like to be a new as a health librarian in a public hospital; which has its own set of pressures and responsibilities compared to many other roles in our profession. (and […]

Hardcover book gutter and pages by Horia Varlan used creative commons license CC BY 2.0

  Book Patrol (libraries) – This blog describes itself as the ‘haven for book culture’ and the libraries section definitely keeps the theme with historic photos, reading trends, library advocacy and lots of news. Be sure to check out their coverage of the Books meet robotics in the Book Hive, just amazing.


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