Posted in Pasākumi

LBB Jauno speciālistu sekcijas 2. biedru seminārs

LBB JSS biedri aktīvi rušinās un veido jaunus projektus, bet, lai darbs būtu produktīvāks, rīkojam LBB JSS 2. biedru semināru!

Kādā jaukā rudens dienā, precīzāk 29. oktobrī LBB JSS biedri tikās LBB Jauno speciālistu sekcijas 1. biedru seminārā. Ik pa laikam rīkojam konferences citiem un sev tikai sapulces, lai dalītu darāmos darbus. Šoreiz nolēmām palutināt paši sevi un aicināt lektorus mūs papildināt ar interesantām un noderīgām zināšanām. Kā viens no lektoriem viesojās Kaspars Rūklis, LBB JSS ilggadējs draugs un atbalstītājs. Otra lektore LBB JSS bijusī biedre Viktorija Moskina, kura guvusi pieredzi, rīkojot plaša mēroga konferences tādām organizācijām kā LIBER, EBLIDA un citām, dalījās ar praktiskiem padomiem lielāku un ne tik lielu starptautisku konferenču organizēšanā. Pēc lekcijām notika biedru sapulce, kurā plānojām jaunus darbus un nedarbus 2017. gadam.

2017. gads ir pienācis un jau esam iesākuši darbu pie vairākiem projektiem un sekcijas vadītāja Elīna Sniedze izvērtēja iepriekšējā gadā paveikto (LBB JSS gada pārskats pieejams šeit!) un secināja, ka seminārs izdevies produktīvs: izveidotas divas darba grupas lielākiem projektiem un apkopots ideju saraksts dažādām jaunām aktivitātēm, pārdomātas arī biedru lomas un pienākumi. Līdz ar to ierosina, ka mums nepieciešams tikties vēlreiz, lai turpinātu aktīvu darbu 2017. gadā!

Šoreiz kā lektore pie mums viesosies Madonas novada Jauniešu domes (MNJD) priekšsēdētāja Luīze Sniedze. Aktīva, enerģiska un pašaizliedzīga jauniete, kura guvusi pieredzi darbā ar jauniešiem gan MNJD, gan Madonas novada multifunkcionālajā jaunatnes iniciatīvu centrā “KUBS”. Viņa aktīvi iestājas par brīvprātīgā darba oficiālu atzīšanu un par neformālo izglītības metožu pielietojumu mācību stundās, kā arī iesniegusi šos priekšlikumus Jauniešu Saeimā. 2016. gadā Luīze  ieguvusi balvu “Gada brīvprātīgais” par vairāk nekā 400 brīvprātīgi nostrādātām stundām, kā arī ieguvusi balvu par Madonas novada gada pasākuma “5. Madonas novada jauniešu diena” organizēšanu. Mums Luīze pastāstīs par jauniešu aktivitātēm Madonā, kā arī par to, kā neformālās izglītības metodes pielietot bibliotēkas pasākumu organizēšanā.

Posted in Bibliotēku interešu pārstāvniecība

Palīdzi izveidot motivāciju topu – kāpēc kļūt par bibliotekāru?

Mums katram ir savi iemesli, kāpēc izvēlējāmies tieši šo profesiju, un valdošais stereotips, ka par bibliotekāru kļūst tikai tāpēc, ka patīk lasīt grāmatas, ir maldinošs! Iedvesmojoties no Mollijas Braunas raksta, aicinām ikvienu bibliotekāru lauzt sabiedrības stereotipu! Atsūti mums, kas bija Tava motivācija kļūt par bibliotekāru! Rezultātā izveidosim motivācijas topu, kuru publicēsim bibliotēku nedēļā. Atbildes gaidām līdz 31. martam uz lbbjss@gmail.com.

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Posted in Articles in English, Jauno speciālistu kustība

Biblicamp 3 – Library in 2035

2016. gada vasarā LBB JSS vadītāja Elīna Sniedze piedalījās Igaunijas bibliotekāru biedrības Jauno speciālistu kluba veidotajā nometnē – Biblicamp.

© Written by Maris Nool, published in magazine Raamatukogu, 2016, nr 6, p 35-37

© Translation into English by Kaarin Birk

The ELA Young Professionals Club held its third summer camp at The Police and Border Guard College of Estonian Academy of Security Sciences at Muraste.

The library in its different forms has been experiencing changes for a very long time. The first libraries emerged as the collections of different government, economic and other important documents at the time when people felt the need to acknowledge themselves. This need has persisted, but the role of the libraries has changed a lot through time and it will certainly continue to change. A contemporary library is definitely a memory institution in a traditional sense, but it is also a learning and activity center and serves as a community and cultural center. The library can also be in a digital environment, its existence isn’t dependent on the physical space.

Mindmap created as a result of Biblicamp.
Mindmap created as a result of Biblicamp.

The goal of the last year’s ELA Young Professionals Club summer camp, “BibliCamp 3 – Library in 2035”, was to get acquainted with the vision document of Estonian libraries and to think without limits about future libraries. We wanted to create a Utopian vision about the services of the future library, the skills of a future librarian, and the physical and digital space of the library.

Services of the future library

As emerged from our discussions, the keywords of the future library are availability and convenience in a broad sense. The first thing we think about regarding the services of the library are borrowing and returning. In bigger libraries, it is common that in addition to borrowing and returning books via a librarian one can also use self-service machines. This makes the main service of the library easy and fast for the readers, while they maintain the freedom to choose. We can assume that machines are here to stay and their development will continue. This means that the library’s borrowing process will become more automated and the responsibility for properly borrowed books is greatly placed on the reader.

Keeping in mind the usability and usage purposes, we could implement special bar code scanners that the readers can carry with them and use to borrow the wanted book at a suitable time and place. Later, when the reader returns the scanner and exits the library, the system would check the borrowings. Security gates would notify of any problems.

Turpināt lasīšanu “Biblicamp 3 – Library in 2035”

Posted in Articles in English, Librarians Around the World

Project “Librarians Around the World”

Information about the project updated.

Deadline for applications extended until 13th February!

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We are very happy that our project “Librarians Around the World” is considered to be inspiring, useful and seems that together we will create this project even more awesome and it will have an impact for the future. We have received many applications from the countries that we thought is impossible to reach. But now we believe that impossible is possible!

NB! As we have received also more than one application from the same country and we want to accept as many people as we can, we have changed the rules and there will be more than one participant selected from each country. We see that librarians are willing to share their stories. To create the quality for the articles we will create author teams for each country – every author will have to write their own experience and problems or success stories, but together the team of the authors will create article about their country – library system, education opportunities, qualification rules, library associations.

If you haven’t heard what this project is about, please read the information below and join!

New Professionals Section of Latvian Librarian Association (LBB JSS) kindly invite you to participate in our ongoing online project “Librarians Around the World” where we want participants to create article about their study and work experience, about the library system, association in their country or some interesting projects that they have, even about problems that they have (no funding for library, expensive studies, struggle to find work, etc.).!

The aim of project is to promote librarian profession and to create article series in our blog about librarians, library systems and education in different countries to educate students and librarians about libraries around the World. To tell high school students about librarian profession, to tell government about our problems, to make the world see that there are lots of awesome librarians out there. To show that we read (but not only!), do researches, attend conferences, create awesome projects, also that we have parties and that sometimes one librarian has to be as an orchestra – to manage and do everything – create events, catalogue books, buy new books, research, design, sing, dance, act, etc.

Let’s show the world that there are libraries and we need them!

What to do to participate:

  1. E-mail lbbjss@gmail.com that you are willing to participate until Thursday -13.02.2017. (update – There will be more than one participant selected from each country. We will create teams for each country.). Participants will get a certificate of participation. Authors notification and guidelines about the article will be sent on Tuesday – 14.02.2017.
  2. Authors will have to write an article about themselves, their projects, library system and education opportunities in their country until 15.03.2017. (Length of the article is not limited, but at least 500 words would be nice) and add photos. Articles will be published in English and Latvian in our blog. If there will be at least 10-15 participants we will create an online article collection and it will be sent to authors, students and librarians as pdf file.

If you are not willing to participate, please feel free to pass this information to your colleagues who might be interested.

Best wishes,
Elīna Sniedze

Manager of the project “Librarians Around the World”
Chair of Latvian Librarian Association Section of New Professionals (LBB JSS)

Updated 09.02.2017.