2015 Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program

Deadline: February 14, 2014

The Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program provides early career development and continuing education for library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. On an annual basis, up to five individuals are selected for participation in this intensive four-week Fellowship program based at OCLC’s headquarters in Dublin, Ohio, USA. The program gives Fellows opportunities to meet with leading information practitioners, visit libraries, and explore topics including information technologies, library operations and management, and global cooperative librarianship.

This program is jointly sponsored by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) and OCLC.

Guidelines and Eligibility

  • The Fellowship Program is for library and information science professionals who are in early stages of career development and from countries with developing economies.
  • Eligibility is limited to those who are from a qualifying country, have a degree in library or information science obtained within the past five years, and have at least three years, but no more than eight years, of library or information science experience.
  • These and other qualifications are explained in detail in the Program Guidelines. Interested candidates should read the guidelines and, if qualified, complete and submit the application.

Sponsorship opportunities

The organizations that sponsor the Fellowship Program are seeking additional sponsorships from other interested organizations. More information about sponsorship is available from George Needham, Vice President, OCLC Global and Regional Councils.

For more information, click here.

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