- Funding and budget constraints
- Lack of time, resources, staffing and doing more with less
- How to keep up with a changing research environment, technologies and roles for information professionals
- For those of us in the Polytechnics and ITO’s, the impact and uncertainty of RoVE (Review of Vocational Education)
- Maintaining professional growth, upskilling and having access to training opportunities
The ways TELSIG can help address these included:
- Networking opportunities – you want more
- Professional development, to make us better in our roles
- Knowledge sharing, to learn new ideas from one other, share successes
and collaborate more effectively
Related to this, you may have heard about an upcoming Res-SIG and TELSIG combined conference in Wellington on 29-30 June. Please save the date and we’ll inform you of more details when we can.
Our final question asked was, How can you help TELSIG? Quite a few of you said you’d be happy to help us out and wanted to do more in your region. If that was you, we’d love to hear from you. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org so we can connect with you. One current need is for people to support our Journal Discussion groups and sign up for the roster of finding an article and questions related to the Bodies of Knowledge (not an arduous task). To put your name forward and find out more please email email@example.com
Thanks again for your comments. We appreciate you and look forward to an exciting year for TELSIG in 2020.
Your TELSIG Committee – Marisa King, Rukawai Jury, Ivy Guo, Farasat Shafi Ullah, Mojgan Sadighi, Mohan Lal and Natalie Smith