7 April 2011

2011 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Programme Fellows visit IFLA

 2011 IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellows

(L to R) Elchin Mammadov, Geanrose Lagumbay, Khumo Dibeela, Milan Vasiljević,
Tian Xiaodi, Fiskani Ngwira

The IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development program prepares librarians to help libraries thrive in countries with developing economies.  2011 Fellows are from: Azerbaijan, The Philippines, Botswana, Serbia, China, and Malawi:

  • Elchin Mammadov, Librarian, Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy,
    Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Geanrose Lagumbay, College Librarian, Cebu Eastern College,
    Cebu City, Philippines
  • Khumo Dibeela, Assistant Librarian, Botswana College of Agriculture,
    Gaborone, Botswana
  • Milan Vasiljević, Librarian Instructor, Belgrade City Library,
    Belgrade, Serbia
  • Tian Xiaodi, Acquisition Librarian, Beijing Normal University,
    Beijing, China
  • Fiskani Ngwira, Library Assistant, Mzuzu University,
    Mzuzu, Malawi

On 5 April 2011, the 2011 Fellows visited IFLA Headquarters. They met with IFLA and OCLC colleagues at the outset of their stay in Europe which concludes next Saturday.

On 9 April they will travel to OCLC Headquarters in Dublin, Ohio for a 4-week programme in the United States.

The 2011 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellows were announced by Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO, at a news conference during the World Library and Information Congress: 76th IFLA General Conference and Assembly in Gothenburg, Sweden.

»Learn more about the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellowship Program and see what some of the past Fellows have to say about the program.

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