Dr. Fawz Abdallah and Ms. Randa Al Chidiac attended the Multi-stakeholder SDG forum which revolved around United Nations 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. It featured several keynote speakers including Dr. Fadlo Khuri, president of American University of Beirut and Mr. Philippe Lazarrini, UN Resident Coordinator and Humanitarian Coordinator....
Ingrid Bon, Manager Development Programmes, IFLA, gave a workshop related to literacy and reading. The trainer and attendees questions: Why do we need to create a Nation of Readers, and the role of librarians. Date: May 18 2017 Location: Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Jounieh, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJd3jj
Dr. Fawz Abdallah and Ms. Randa Al Chidiac gave an introductory presentation on the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals and the role of IFLA through International Advocacy Programme (IAP). Date: May 4 2017 Location: American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJctxh
Mr. Doughan, Youssef, Digital Imaging Specialist, AUB, presented a new process and technology that AUB Libraries is developing. Date: March 18 2017 Location: Lebanese American University, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJcbxW
Dr. Elias Ibrahim, Attorney-at-Law, gave a seminar about the current status of the Lebanese Copyright Law and its importance. Date: February 28 2017 Location: St. Joseph University (USJ), Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJ3otB
Living in a time of relentless change and confronted with new information and knowledge in different — and sometimes challenging forms — librarians must come together to think of innovative ways to face immense challenges. This is compounded with the rise of digital and social media tools, creating a complex,...
Randa Al Chidiac, LLA President, attended a regional meeting organized by the Arab League Library to draft a plan to create an online directory of libraries and information centers in Arab World. Date: January 17 – 19, 2016 Location: Cairo, Egypt Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmQ6jaFp
A gathering was organized by the Association to promote the association to MA students and build a bridge between them and LLA Board members. The gathering was also a chance for LLA Board members to meet and chat with the upcoming generation of librarians. Date: December 19 2015 Location: Beirut,...
Dr. Jawad Makki gave a presentation to introduce LLA members to the concept of open source and available library systems. Date: December 17 2015 Location: Information Sciences Department (Branch 1), Lebanese University, Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://www.flickr.com/gp/lebaneselibrary/L59a81
Mr. Ibrahim Issa, Coordinator of the LLA Specialized Libraries Committee, organized a meeting with librarians from specialized libraries to establish a sub-committee in LLA related to specialized libraries and information centers. Date: December 8 2015 Location: Beirut, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJbv8o