Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Check out this video about the recent efforts to promote literacy and education in Conakry, Guinea! UNESCO has designated Conakry as the 2017 World Book Capital. Groups like the Guinean Alliance for Education and Development (GAED) are working with the Continue reading Conakry, Guinea UNESCO World Book Capital 2017

Call for papers: Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium- March 20-22, 2017

Keep reading for more information on an international conference opportunity! We are pleased to invite you and your institution to participate in the OXFORD WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SYMPOSIUM at Somerville College, Oxford, UK. The Symposium will be held 20, 21 & Continue reading Call for papers: Oxford Women’s Leadership Symposium- March 20-22, 2017

Chinese American Librarians Association Mentorship Program

Keep reading for more information about CALA Mentorship opportunities. This would be a great resource for our international colleagues! We are pleased to announce that the 2016/2017 Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA) Mentorship Program is now open for applications. The Continue reading Chinese American Librarians Association Mentorship Program

Big Data: new roles and opportunities for new librarians – Recording & Slides

On June 15, 2016 IFLA held a free webinar, “Big Data: new roles and opportunities for new librarians,” as part of their New Librarians, Global Connection Webinar Series. Please click here to access the recording in Adobe Connect and find the slides Continue reading Big Data: new roles and opportunities for new librarians – Recording & Slides

Library and Archives Canada newsletter: Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

The newsletter helps readers keep current with the latest news, initiatives, guidance, best practices, tools and case studies in the information management, archives and libraries. The latest issue (April) of the “Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World” newsletter is now online: http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services/government-information-resources/information-management/Pages/governance-recordkeeping-newsletter.aspx

Career Focus: So you want to apply for a Fulbright – Session Recording

2015 was the second year in a row that an iSchool student or recent alum was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for international research. With such history of success, the National Scholarships Office is strongly encouraging interested students and recent grads to Continue reading Career Focus: So you want to apply for a Fulbright – Session Recording

Study Abroad Course – In the U.K. Archive

The School of Information Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is excited to announce a study abroad opportunity for students interested in archival studies. Course Description: In the U.K. Archive: Explore archives and the information professions in the United Kingdom! The Continue reading Study Abroad Course – In the U.K. Archive