NPSIG report, MLAS Mid-term Meeting 2013, London, UK
NPSIG report, MLAS Mid-term Meeting 2013, London, UK submitted by NPSIG Convenor Sebastian Wilke greetings to all MLAS SC members from Berlin – wishing you a great time in London!news and recent activities2012 Conference Redux, special webinar hosted by NPSIG on 13 Dec 2012 with more than 15 shortreports by NPSIG activists about conferences attended in 2012. more info and recording of webinar:http://npsig.wordpress.com/2012/12/17/recording-of-npsig-2012-conference-redux-now-available/.successful workshop at21th Bobcatsss symposiumin Ankara, Turkey, on 23Jan 2012. theme: “Tailor-made and weather-proof –Building and maintainingNew Professionals groupsas an important part ofearly career development”. more info: ow.ly/hUJDH pictures: ow.ly/hUJIW videos: ow.ly/hUJTP.cooperation started with the International Librarians Network, a mentoring program for connectinglibrarians globally, initiated by three Australian colleagues: http://ilnetwork.wordpress.com/.upcoming events“New Librarians Global Connection” webinar series. next edition on 10 April with keynote by IFLAPresident-Elect Sinikka Sipilä. more info soon at: http://npsig.wordpress.com/webinars/.IFLAcamp Library Creative Laboratory, international unconference organized by the NPSIG network,23-25 May, Kaliningrad, Russia. more info: http://npsig.wordpress.com/library-creative-laboratory/. ongoing preparations for IFLAcamp², 15-16 Aug, Singapore. registration starting soon. more info: http://npsig.wordpress.com/iflacamp2/.WLIC 2013 joint session with CPDWL section. theme: “New Librarians Global Connection: bestpractices, models and recommendations“. session built around most popular themes from the 2012webinar cycle. currently review of workshop proposals.plans for a third IFLAcamp at WLIC 2014 in Lyon already started.update on NPSIG communicationsregular virtual NPSIG business meetings with AdobeConnect, started in Sep 2012. intention: giveeveryone interested the possibility to see what isgoing on at NPSIG and to become better involved inits internal operations. latest meeting on 20 Feb.more info and links to recordings of the meetings:http://npsig.wordpress.com/virtual-npsig-business-meetings/.new intro for the NPSIG website/blog replacing the former mission statement. intention: describingin simple words what NPSIG is about, its basic purpose, structure and connection with IFLA, and howpeople can get involved. please spread the word to everyone that might be interested in our group:http://www.ifla.org/about-new-professionals.