International Leads Article: Nancy Bolt

ILCE-IG Board member, Nancy Bolt, has an article in the latest issue of “International Leads” Check out: Library Services to People with Disabilities: a UN/IFLA Project.

http://www.ala.org/rt/sites/ala.org.rt/files/content/intlleads/leadsarchive/201806.pdf pg.8

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Article in International Leads: Janet Lee

Check out the latest issue of “International Leads,” the newsletter of the International Relations Round Table of the American Library Association. The lead article is by Janet Lee, ILCE-IG board member, the second in a series of two on her Fulbright experience in Ethiopia.

Janet will be presenting a poster of her experience at ALA in New Orleans and will be recognized at the International Librarian’s Reception for receiving the first IRRT Mission Enhancement grant.

Click on link for the article: http://www.ala.org/…/cont…/intlleads/leadsarchive/201806.pdf

Janet Lee’s Ethiopian Fulbright Journey, April 2018

For those following Janet Lee’s Ethiopian Fulbright Journey, a new issue has been published.

Contained within is exploration of Wolaita Sodo (southern Ethiopia to visit Chromebook labs in operation. This project received the first Mission Enhancement grant from the American Library Association International Relations Round Table.  Also discover the launch of the Global Digital Network, a platform that hosts digital children’s books in first languages, including seven of the eighty Ethiopian languages.

For further viewing click on this link: https://ilceig.files.wordpress.com/2018/05/ethiopia-2018-04.pdf

Congratulations !

Congratulations to the Axumite Heritage Foundation Library, Axum, Ethiopia, and to Janet Lee for being the first recipient of the International Relations Round Table Mission Enhancement Grant. The successful grant proposal will enable the library to promote the Chromebook Lab. See the official press release for more detail:

http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2018/02/ethiopia-library-wins-first-international-relations-round-table-irrt-mission