IFLA WORLD LIBRARY CONGRESS
NEWCOMERS SESSION
“HOW TO EXPERIENCE THE IFLA CONGRESS”
Jesús Lau
jlau@uv.mx / www.jesuslau.co...
CONGRESS EXPERIENCE
 Enjoy a world library experience
 Meet colleagues from all continents
 Learn/Share your knowledge ...
BE ACTIVE IN IFLA
 Attend your language/region Caucus
 Be part of section standing committee meetings
 Volunteer to do ...
MY EXPERIENCE
 Started attending IFLA conferences as student in 1987
 Began as interpreting volunteer
 Active at Univer...
NETWORK!
 Speak whenever you feel you need to in meetings
 Suggest and contribute with your ideas/actions
 Talk to at l...
CHART YOUR FUTURE IN IFLA BY
 Enjoy the IFLA Gothenburg one
 ¡Make the IFLA World Library Congress your
annual conferenc...
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How to Experience the IFLA Congress

IFLA World Library Congress Newcomers Session
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - How to Experience the IFLA Congress

  • 1. IFLA WORLD LIBRARY CONGRESS NEWCOMERS SESSION “HOW TO EXPERIENCE THE IFLA CONGRESS” Jesús Lau jlau@uv.mx / www.jesuslau.com IFLA Governing Board Member / Executive Committee Director USBI-VER, y Coordinador Biblioteca Virtual UV Universidad Veracruzana / DGB Boca del Río, Veracruz, México www.uv.mx/usbi_ver / www.uv.mx/bvirtual
  • 2. CONGRESS EXPERIENCE  Enjoy a world library experience  Meet colleagues from all continents  Learn/Share your knowledge and experiences  Interact with international librarians  Be part of exciting cultural activities
  • 3. BE ACTIVE IN IFLA  Attend your language/region Caucus  Be part of section standing committee meetings  Volunteer to do a Section´s activity of your field  Select the sessions that are relevant to you  Help to shape IFLA that you want or dream to have
  • 4. MY EXPERIENCE  Started attending IFLA conferences as student in 1987  Began as interpreting volunteer  Active at University Libraries Section  Led the Information Literacy Section  Governing Board member / Executive Committee  Active in the Spanish Caucus
  • 5. NETWORK!  Speak whenever you feel you need to in meetings  Suggest and contribute with your ideas/actions  Talk to at least 10 unknown librarians every day  Make a list of the people you want to meet  Have fun and meet more people at social events  Participate in the next Congress with a paper
  • 6. CHART YOUR FUTURE IN IFLA BY  Enjoy the IFLA Gothenburg one  ¡Make the IFLA World Library Congress your annual conference!  Learn more about the profession  Be pro-active  Have fun