Save the Date!

This year’s seminar is starting to take shape!

It will be held online on Wednesday 14, 21 and 28 October 2020. Here is the theme of the event:

HOW CAN LIBRARIES PLAY A POSITIVE ROLE IN CRISIS?

The seminar will seek to explore the ways libraries can play a vital role in the times of crisis through online presentations from speakers in Europe and through highly interactive sessions involving the audience.

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Seminar 2019: presentations and reviews!

The last year’s seminar’s theme was

HOW TO ATTRACT YOUNG ADULTS TO THE LIBRARY
INSPIRING NEW GENERATIONS

During one day, 8 leading experts from different European countries discussed what young people expect from public libraries in the 21st century and presented experiences and examples of collections, services and activities designed to engage with teenagers and enhance their possibilities.

Find the speaker’s presentations and some reviews by attendees Here

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Save the date!

Seminar 2019

This year’s seminar is starting to take shape. Our next seminar will be held on Friday, 6th of December 2019. Here is the theme of the event:

HOW TO ATTRACT YOUNG ADULTS TO THE LIBRARY – 
INSPIRING NEW GENERATIONS

Agenda and speakers will be updated soon as well as the registration link!

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Eurotoolbox – The journey

The Eurotoolbox 2017/18 is touring school and public libraries across the UK. Where has it been so far?

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Eurolis Seminar 2017

Fit for purpose: Skills for tomorrow’s information professionals

Eurolis Seminar 2017 - Fit for Purpose

Join us for a day of talks and debates and learn how to meet future challenges of the information profession head-on.  

On Friday, 17 November 2017, renowned information professionals from six different countries will draw from their experience in research and practice to help you tackle future challenges: Open and Big Data, inclusion, ethical issues and many more questions concerning future day-to-day work in the library and information sector.

Registration open: Buy tickets here!

Programme

Speakers and topics

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Programme

09:30 – 10:00  Registration – Tea a­­nd coffee

10:00 – 10:15 Introductions

Welcome: Ignacio Peyró, Director of Instituto Cervantes of London
Welcome: Catarina Ferreira, President of EUNIC London
Introduction: John Lake, Vice Chair of CILIP ILIG

10:15 – 10:55 Nick Poole, Chair of the Conference, Chief Executive Officer of CILIP
“A Future-Ready Information Profession”

10:55 – 11:35 Silke Hoffmann, Acting Director of Reutlingen public library in South Germany
“Future Skills of Librarians – I Am A Networker, A Knowledge Mover, A Source of Inspiration, an Information Specialist”

Short tea & coffee break

11:35 – 12:15 Alexandre López-Borrull, Director of the BSc in Information Science (UOC)
“New Skills for Information Professionals in Knowledge-Intensive Organizations: Open and Big Data”

12:15 – 12:55 Maria Stella Rasetti, Director of Public Library Systems in Pistoia (Tuscany) and Principal Co-coordinator of a local network.
“Soft Skills: New Digital Challenges For Librarians In The Digital Age”

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:40 Ana Luisa Costa, Linguistic Researcher at the University of Lisbon
“Bridges for Reading”

14:45 – 15:00 Antonia Arahova, Responsible of International Relations National Library of Greece, Chair Division of IFLA’s Governing Board
“IFLA Division IV: Support Of The Profession. Managing Change in Education”

Tea and coffee break

15:15 – 15:55 Eléna da Rui, Manager of Creteil’s four public libraries, Paris
“Keeping imagination and creativity alive: our superiority to learning machines”

16:00 – 16:30 Concluding Panel Discussion with all speakers

 


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