Monday, July 27, 2015

[CALAList] Link to access webinar: [IFLA-L] IFLA/ALA Free Webinar July 30- New Librarians Global Connections, the LIS PhD Experience

2015 Webinar Series

“New Librarians Global Connection: Best Practices, Models and Recommendations”

We are proud to present the second session of the 2015 webinar series  
“New Librarians Global Connection: best practices, models and recommendations.” This session will explore LIS PhD programs as another option for students thinking about or currently in an LIS graduate program.

For the fourth consecutive year, IFLA Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group are partnering with the American Library Association to present a series of free quarterly webinars on issues of interest to new librarians, library associations and library schools, library-decision makers, and all library workers. This is a great opportunity for membership participation via new worldwide online programming.

Following our tradition of excellence, this year our keynote speakers for each of our quarterly sessions come from different regions of the world. This session, we will be explore the experiences of three PhD candidates in different programs. Be sure to save the date!

Thursday July 30, 2015
3:00 p.m. EST
9:00 p.m. CET

Link to access the virtual meeting room:

Webinar length is one hour.


Fiona Jardine- PhD candidate at University of Maryland's College of Information Studies
Sandy Littletree- PhD candidate at the Information School of University of Washington
K.R. Roberto- PhD candidate at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the iSchool at Illinois

The topics for the webinars were compiled from global surveys, topics presented by speakers during the CPDWL and NPSIG programs at the WLIC 2013 in Singapore, NPSIG working group, and new librarians' forums, listservs and online spaces.

The webinars are archived, therefore you can join them, ask questions and participate in conversations with international colleagues live, or you can listen to them later, anywhere at any time. For more information about the 2012, 2013, and 2014 series and to listen to a number of webinars, visit the following link 

Questions and requests for information:
Bridgette Hendrix
NPSIG Convenor

Bridgette Hendrix
Convenor, IFLA New Professionals Special Interest Group

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