Professional Development

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.