ALA-CLA Global Projects and Collaborations: New Opportunities
Description: The Croatian Library Association (CLA) has invited ALA IRRT members to speak about current and potential projects. In this session, speakers will discuss their collaborative projects in international library work. The opening remarks will be provided by Alexandra Houzouri Humphreys, 2020-2021 Chair of the International Relations Round Table (IRRT) of the American Library Association (ALA) to share highlights and current activities of IRRT.
The first set of speakers Dr. Philip Schreur and Dr. Raymond Pun will briefly cover international linked data projects and how ALA will partner with CLA in organizing professional learning on linked data for the upcoming year. The second set of speakers, librarians Mark Mattson and Margita Mirčeta Zakarija will discuss their sister library partnership and the benefits and opportunities in forming sister library partnerships. Participants will learn more about global collaborative projects and how to be more involved.
Date/Time: Friday, October 9, 6 am PT/9 am ET
Zoom Link (no registration required, session will not be recorded)
For full conference: https://virtualno.hkdrustvo.hr/hkd2020/registracija/