Lessons from the COVID pivot: Community engagement now and in the future


Date and time: Thursday, March 18, 2021 3:00 pm
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Duration: 1 hour

When put to the test with COVID-19 restrictions, public libraries pivoted quickly to evolve tactics and outreach. Join three passionate public library leaders as they share lessons learned and updated visions for how to elevate engagement to meet changing community needs—now and in the future.

Panellists include:

  • Nate Coulter, Executive Director, Central Arkansas Library System
  • Brigitte Blanton, Director, Greensboro Public Library
  • Cordelia Anderson, Library Marketing Consultant

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Information architecture for LIS professionals: An online workshop held

Nawshaba Bulia Prova

March 3, 2021

The iSAPT Virtual Academy (A research wing of iSAPT Virtual Academy) arranged an online workshop on “Information architecture for LIS professionals” on 27 February 2021 (Saturday) at iSAPT Young Researchers Forum (iSAPTYRF) by using the zoom platform. Library and information professionals of the 21st century require a thorough understanding of information architecture, which focuses on the logical organisation of web information and also proper navigation, labelling and a range of other activities to support usability and findability.

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Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) membership: ASIS&T offers free membership to Developing Nation’s librarians, information scientists, and researchers

March 3, 2021

ASIS&T Membership is free for the developing nation’s including Bangladesh, library professionals, information scientists, researchers and LIS students under a Tier 2 Developing Nation membership categories.

Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) Executive Director Lydia S. Middleton, has recently confirmed this information in a statement issued on the occasion of The Librarian Times fourth anniversary celebrations.

“We are proud to offer membership at no cost to librarians, information scientists, and researchers in Bangladesh”- Lydia S. Middleton.

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