Archive for September 27th, 2016

How to be updated on various happenings around you?

September 27, 2016

There are various ways one can update oneself

*Reading Print and Electronic Media

*Surfing the Net

*Social Media exchange

*Apps on Mobile

*Attending Talks of Eminent Persons


There are various ways one can attend these talks which are promoted and extended by numerous organisations as listed below

Manthan Samvaad
Manthan started in 2005 as apolitical and non-partisan, a voluntary initiative providing a forum to promoted public discourse that is vibrant, meaningful and intelligent aiming to engage citizens from all walks of life.

PechaKucha/Pecha Kucha

Peecha Kucha in Japanese means chit-chat. It is a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each. It was devised in February 2003 by Astrid Klein and Mark Dytham.


TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design)
It is platform where eminent people are speakers where they present their ideas on wide range of topics
in innovative and engaging way often through story telling. Founded by Richard Saul Wurman and Harry Marks
in 1984.


Toastmasters International helps in public speaking and leadership development with more than 332,000
memberships from 135 countries.It was founded by Ralph C. Smedley on October 1924.


Inspire Minds

Inspire Minds to Change Lives


Feed Your Head

MetLib Conference 2014

Intrepid Journeys - Libraries at the Edge of Discovery

Information Science, Library and Archives Internships

Internship, Fellowship and Residency opportunities for those interested in gaining hands-on experience in the field of Information Science, Libraries & affiliated Archives and Museums



Buy India a Library

Librarians funding a library in India via twitter

Learning, Teaching and Leadership

A blog for educators, researchers and other thinkers by Sarah Elaine Eaton, Ph.D.

Mendeley Blog

Organize, share, discover academic knowledge

Open Access Online LIS Journals

Free Access "Library and Information Science" Journals

Debunking Denialism

Fighting pseudoscience and quackery with reason and evidence.

News Service

News, updates & developments from DOAJ

Librarian Design Share

inspiration for library creatives

Hazel Hall

Professor of Social Informatics, Edinburgh Napier University