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We Got It! IFLA WLIC 2013 – Letter From Gene

The time has come! Singapore has won the bid to host the prestigious IFLA in 2013 – the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress (WLIC)! This announcement was made officially at the closing session of the IFLA WLIC 2011 on 18 August in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at about 5ish …

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How does it feel to say goodbye?

The most memorable thing about the dinner – other than Yit experimenting with prata and chocolate ice cream – trust me, don’t go there, you just get weird sloppy brown prata – was when i shook the hands of those I had to say goodbye to. I remember especially Isabella shaking my hand really hard – so hard that the MacBook Air I was carrying was shaking in …ahem..the air 😉 Dinner folks, you might not know this but it was a major lump-in-throat moment that lasted all the way home on Northeast line.