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
The LLA Cataloging Special Interest Group held its first meeting to discuss challenges faced by librarians in Lebanon Date: October 26 2015 Location: Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK), Jounieh, Lebanon Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPAzUPh
Ms. Randa Al Chidiac provide training for the steering committee of the Library and Information Association in Qatar (LIA-Q) on several BSLA modules. Date: October 7 & 8 2015 Location: Doha, Qatar Flickr Link: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmPJb4zu
The luncheon was organized ro gather colleagues in a social event that allows LLA to honor colleagues who have always been a pillar of guidance, a model of professionalism and tower of motivation in spurring the profession. Date: 13 June 2015 Location: Michael’s Restaurant, Jounieh
Ms. Samar Mahfouz Barraj a renowned author of children books provided a workshop to promote reading to young children, especially the reading of Arabic books. The workshop was mainly intended for public school librarians, as well as teachers teaching grades (1-2-3-4). Date: June 6 2015 Location: Lebanese American University, Beirut,...