ALA & IFLA 2011 Redux<br />Jessica Hernández<br />
ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition<br />How I Landed My First Librarian Position, And What I Did ‘In Between’ (REFORMA) <br />Moderator: Jessica Hernandez, Librarian, FDA Biosciences Library, U.S. Food and Drug Administration<br />DESCRIPTION: <br /> New library professionals have been particularly affected by today’s economic climate. Facing a tough job market, many are unemployed, underemployed, or employed outside the field. This program features panelists that have successfully leveraged extended periods of job seeking into fantastic job offers. Current students and recent graduates will receive honest, hard-hitting advice on how to maximize their “in between” time, as well as glean inspiration from peers that have finally landed their first librarian position.<br />
NewFEds @ ALA Annual<br /><ul><li>Seizing Opportunities to Serve: Professional Involvement, Local to National (NMRT)
Working for the Federal Government: Jobs You Can Get with Your MLS / MLIS</li></li></ul><li>Good times, networking galore…<br />
IFLA World Library & Information congress<br /><ul><li>New Professionals Beyond New Professionals - Skills, Needs and Strategies of a New Generation of LIS Professionals — New Professionals Special Interest Group
The diversity imperative for cultivating 21st Century librarians: the Knowledge River Model
JESSICA HERNANDEZ (FDA Biosciences Library, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD, USA) and SANDY LITTLETREE (School of Information Resources and Library Science, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA)</li></li></ul><li>IFLA Program Highlights<br /><ul><li>The library grows with me! - Summer school for young Romanian librariansCRISTINA VAILEANU and ANCA RÂPEANU (IREX Romania, Biblionet Program, Bucharest, Romania) and MONICA AVRAM (Mures County Library, Târgu-Mures, Romania)
Helping bridge the digital divide in Romania – how IREX’s Biblionet Program and Romania’s public libraries increasingly afford access to e-Government services to digitally excluded citizensPAUL BARAN and SCOTT ANDERSEN (IREX Biblionet Romania, Bucharest, Romania)</li></li></ul><li>Enjoying la isla del encanto<br />See you next year in Helsinki?<br />
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