Education and Training Section

Division: Support of the Profession

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The Section focuses on education and training for library and information science professionals based on research and professional practice. It serves library and information science educators, practitioners and managers with training responsibilities. Appropriately educated, adequately trained, continually learning professionals are a requirement for effective and efficient information services. Education and training for library and information services concerns all IFLA's Divisions and requires cooperation with them and other international and inter-regional associations which have a related mission. Of special interest to the Section is the state of library and information science education and training in developing countries.
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Dec. 8, 2020 Overview of Knowledge Management   
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View Dec. 10, 2020 Moodle for Education and Training  webinar below:
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View Nov. 19-20 Putting Emerging LIS Competencies into Educatiton & Practice webinar below:.

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Topics include social media, fake news, access to information, information service in the time of COVID-19, global internships, and the development of competencies for librarians. Presenters from around the world will share their ideas and wonders.

All are welcome to engage in these conversations.

See the latest SET Bulletin July 2020 for library education initiatives during COVID-19.

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This Section is sponsoring: LIS Education in Developing Countries Special Interest Group.

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Last update: 13 January 2021

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Terry L Weech, PhD retired Dec. 31, 2021

After forty years of service to the iSchool, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA, Associate Professor Terry L. Weech (MS '65, PhD '72) retired at the end of December.

10 January 2021