Professional Development

For The Love of Professional Development, From Zagreb

This report is for: my fellow library professionals in Singapore those I’ve met during the satellite meeting all who has a keen interest in continuing professional development in our profession I leaned on many parties for my attendance at this satellite meeting to happen. First, I had generous sponsorship from my employer to be able …

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Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Whose Business Is It?

The first post in this 2-part series, Continuing Professional Development: Minding Your Own Business, described how we can take responsibility for our professional development. In this second post, Edward will talk about how our employers are responsible for our professional development, as well as the role of our library association. He also suggests ways we …

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Continuing Professional Development: Minding Your Own Business

Edward summarises the IFLA Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Guidelines. He highlights important points that should resonate with us – as individual librarians and learners. This is the first of a two-part series on how we can take control of our own continuing professional development. IFLA Guidelines for Continuing Professional Development: Principles and Best Practices is …

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Free Book Chapters on Information Literacy, Research Support and Information Behaviour

In conjunction with the Librarian’s Information Literacy Conference (LILAC) 2016, Facet Publishing has released 6 free chapters from Facet books on information literacy, research support and the information behaviour. 1. Developing a Metaliteracy Framework to Promote Metacognitive Learning Taken from Thomas P Mackey and Trudi E Jacobson’s 2014 book Metaliteracy. In the book, the authors …

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PIONEER BATCH OF PRACTISING PROFESSIONALS

45 members have been granted the award of Practising Professional (PP) by LAS. The PP award certifies that the member has completed a minimum number of acceptable continuous professional development activities that indicate that he/she has attempted to keep up-to-date in professional practice.