Generational challenges facing the library and information profession
23 – 27 August 2009
This program session will focus on the generational challenges facing the library and information profession.
This program session will focus on the generational challenges facing the library and information profession. These include attracting and retaining new professionals, developing leaders, managing across the generations, knowledge sharing and succession planning. This is a joint programme hosted by Continuing Professional Development and Workplace Learning and New Professionals Discussion Group.
The session will include reports from the IFLA satellite conference organised by CPDWL and NPDG: “Moving In, Moving Up, and Moving On: Strategies for Regenerating the Library and Information Profession” (18-20 August 2009, Bologna, Italy) Interest also in the challenges involved in creating a positive work environment for a multi-generational workforce, and how best can we meet those challenges? Do our organizational structures provide the best development opportunities for both new and existing professionals? If not, can we change them - and how?
Last update: 4 October 2012