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Mara Jekabsone


Māra Jēkabsone, chief librarian in the Library Development Centre of the National Library of Latvia, president of the Library Association of Latvia; Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Library and Information Science; 20 years’ work experience in the library field, author and editor of articles and information materials for library sector in a journal for librarians of Latvia “World of Libraries” and Latvian Library Portal; wide experience with presentations and advisory publications about new services, trends and other issues in library field, including the annual Report of Latvian libraries in year 2017, 2018 and 2019, and organization of educational, professional development and experience exchange activities for librarians in national level; great activist in library advocacy and library promotion issues, as well as in breaking stereotypes and improving the image of librarian profession.

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