Category Postcards

Postcard: Learning garden @ CUHK

Today’s postcard is from Leo F.H. Ma, the ILN’s Country Ambassador for Hong Kong, China. Learning Garden is a hotspot for the students of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)! This 2,000 sq. m. Learning Garden is an inspiring and welcoming place for students to: Study under the sun and under water as a glass […]

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Postcard: Librarian as teacher – information literacy in Bangladesh

Today’s postcard comes from our Bangladesh Country Ambassador, Shaharima Parvin and was inspired by the recent discussion topic on librarians as teachers. LIBRARIAN AS TEACHER: EAST WEST UNIVERSITY LIBRARY ARRANGES INFORMATION LITERACY PROGRAMS FOR ITS PATRONS ROUND THE YEAR Whenever, I am delivering lectures on information literacy program for patrons, I always try to start […]

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Postcard: Visualising Deakin University historical collections

Today’s postcard comes to us from Josephine Le Clerc from Deakin University Library in Melbourne, Australia:  At Deakin University’s Waterfront Campus library we are showcasing and revitalizing our historic collections in engaging and interactive ways. Images from classic Australian fairy tale books held in our special collections were digitised and brought to life through animation on […]

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Postcard: Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center, Azerbaijan

Today’s postcard is from Hasan Hasanov. The Scientific-Public Library of Shamkir Heydar Aliyev Center has been functioning since 10 September 2013. The Library Foundation consists of more than 17 thousand books in eight languages – the Azerbaijani, English, Russian, Turkish, İtalian, French, Germany and Polish languages. Besides the local and foreign literature, the foundation also […]

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Postcard: The International Christian School of Budapest Library

Today’s postcard comes from Andrea Meszaros: The International Christian School of Budapest Library serves all of our students from various nationalities in grades Kindergarten to 12. The library is housed an edition to the original building. It features floor to ceiling windows and beautiful wooden shelving. Besides regular library instruction, the librarian encourages students to be […]

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Postcard from Canberra: Rachelle Conry shares her #LibrarianCommute

Rachelle is the ILN’s treasurer and lives in Australia’s capital, Canberra. While she’s not a librarian, Rachelle is definitely an honorary member of the profession so we are very happy to include her trip to work here: I live in Canberra’s south and commute each day into the City Centre. One of the best things about […]

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Postcard from Kenya: Carol Mwaura’s #LibrarianCommute

Our #LibrarianCommute feature from week 1 of the program proved to be quite popular so we are continuing to feature stories as they come in. Today’s post is from Carol Mwaura, our ILN Ambassador to Kenya. I work 10 minutes walk from my place. I leave the house  at 7:45 A.M and 10 min later am […]