Since the Mortenson Center for International Library Programs was founded in 1991, over 1200
library professionals from 90 countries have participated in the Center's innovative programs. We
also work with our librarian colleagues in countries around the world.
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The Mortenson Center Associates Program continues in summer 2015 with a new theme, “ Innovative, Engaged, and Responsive Libraries: A Professional Development Program for Library Leaders.” The program will offer library and information science professionals from outside the United States an opportunity to explore current issues and trends in the field and to engage with librarians on the cutting-edge. Program dates are May 28 – June 23, 2015.
Distinguished Professor Emerita Barbara J. Ford will give the 24th Annual Mortenson Distinguished Lecture on October 7, 2014. The lecture is scheduled in conjunction with Library Research Seminar VI.
Mortenson Center team visits the new Oshana Regional Study and Resource Center in Namibia.
NIT Silchar signs an agreement with the University of Illinois Library and Mortenson Center.
Arabella Advisors, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, worked with the Mortenson Center's staff to articulate the impact it seeks to achieve for librarians, libraries, and their communities in the short term, interim, and long term, and to assess that impact over the past five years. Read more