News & Announcements 10/13/11

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“Educating Librarians in the Middle East” fellowship openings

The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking doctoral student applicants interested in Middle Eastern Studies and librarianship.

The “Educating Librarians in the Middle East: Building Bridges for the 21st Century: ELIME-21,” will lead to the establishment of graduate level library and information science programs adapted to meet the local needs of two universities in North Africa and the Middle East, the American University in Cairo and Al  Akhawayn University in Morocco.

For more details, please refer to the ELIME Web site at:

Esteemed IGI Global Editor to Host Webinar on Modifying Online Classes for Non-U.S. Learners

IGI Global, an international publishing company specializing in applied research publications on all aspects of information technology management, is pleased to announce the next presentation in its Online Educational Symposium Series. On Thursday, November 17, 2011 at 2:00 pm (EST), Dr. Andrea Edmundson, the Global Learning Strategist and CEO of eWorldLearning, Inc., USA, will host a free Webinar titled, “Modifying Online Classes for Non-U.S. Learners.”

To learn more about the upcoming symposium, please visit

To sign-up, please visit

Please contact, 717-533-8845 x133 or 866-342-6657, for additional questions or concerns.

Titia van der Werf named Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research

OCLC Research is pleased to announce the appointment of Titia van der Werf as Senior Program Officer, based in OCLC’s Leiden office, where she will coordinate and extend OCLC Research work throughout Europe and will have special responsibilities for interactions with the OCLC Research Library Partners there. Ms. van der Werf will represent OCLC in European and international library and cultural heritage venues. Her appointment is effective 1 January 2012.

Link to this news release at: and

A photo of Titia van der Werf is available upon request from


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