ONE WEEK TO GO: Applications close February 15th

53/365: 30 days has September, April, June and November. From Tim via flickr CC

53/365: 30 days has September, April, June and November. From Tim via flickr CC

Only one week left to apply for the next round of the ILN peer mentoring program!

In case you are still trying to make up your mind about signing up, we want to share with your some posts written by past participants of the ILN program which tell you a bit about what you can get out of the program. These include:

As you can see, there’s lots of reasons to sign up for our next round. Don’t forget, it’s important to know what you’re signing up for – so check out how the program works . Applications for the next round of partnerships are now open and close at midnight on Sunday 15th February 2015. 

The ILN is open to anyone in the library and information industry around the world. The program remains free and the only requirements to participate are an Internet connection, fluent English skills, an hour each week and a desire to build professional connections and learn from colleagues.

So hurry, don’t miss out: apply online now!

6 comments

  1. Reblogged this on Karen's 23 Mobile Things and commented:
    More reasons to sign up for the next round of International Librarians Network…

    I am looking forward to meeting my new peer mentor!

  2. Hi. The “peer mentoring” link in the above post is broken.

    1. Thanks for the heads up. We’ve fixed the link.

  3. Reblogged this on Information Twist and commented:
    A reminder from the International Librarians Network that applications for the next round of this worldwide peer mentoring initiative for librarians closes next week.

  4. Bernard Barrett · · Reply

    It does sound interesting and I’d be tempted to take part. What concerns me is that it automatically seems to assume that a Librarian must work in a Library! While I can of course accept that a very large number of Librarians do still work in Libraries, someone such as myself who is a Librarian still functions as a Librarian but has worked outside of a Library for over thirteen years. Are there others in the same situation as me on the ILN who would be interested to share/discuss/learn? From the testimonials it’s all about Librarian = Libary, which at face value is disappointing. But I’m happy to be proved wrong – and it’s not meant as a negative criticism of Libraries necessarily.

    1. Hi Bernard.

      We welcome participants from all across the library and information industry around the world and we neither assume nor require that all our participants are based in libraries or even use the title ‘librarian’ (see http://interlibnet.org/2015/02/06/but-im-not-a-librarian/).

      We’ve had past participants who have worked as vendors of information systems, have been consultants, teachers and university professors, even library designers.

      We only want our participants to be passionate about libraries & information/knowledge management and interested in discussing topics from our industry with their partner.

      Regards

      Kate

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