New Professionals Special Interest Group

Sponsored by: Management of Library Associations Section

IFLA’s New Professionals Special Interest Group (NPSIG), founded in 2004, is an open global network for library and information science (LIS) new professionals and supporters. We are a special interest group within the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), affiliated with the Management of Library Associations Section (MLAS).

NPSIG is an initiative for and by new professionals. 

Our goal is to welcome new information professionals to the field by hosting virtual and in-person workshops, information sessions, and conference events. We facilitate international networking opportunities for early career librarians and LIS students around the globe.

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New Professionals, Special Interest Groups, Networking, New professionals, Library and information profession, motivation

Last update: 27 June 2019

Latest News

NPSIG Music Contest 2021: sing a song and send it to us!

Librarians are great specialists, not only in cataloguing or indexing books. They are passionate about music as well! For this reason we encourage all of you to take part in the first music contest for librarians: "NPSIG Music Contest 2021"!

25 May 2021

Call for papers: Music in the library world

What space do we provide – or prohibit – for music to exist inside our libraries?

2 March 2020

WLIC 2019: Call for stories!

Have you ever heard of a love story in a library? Among users? Among professionals? Please tell us your story, short or long!

10 August 2019