Ignite – Next Library: From global inspiration to local action

At #nextlibrary2015 I did an Ignite talk about global librarianship. I shared the vision that in a world where countries compete on knowledge to get knowledge jobs – life long learning is valuable. Therefore libraries are more important than ever. We need to know how people learn, unlearn and relearn – and we need to… Continue reading Ignite – Next Library: From global inspiration to local action

Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding

The most democratic book project I know is about to relaunch – Here is an article I wrote for the German library magazine BUB as member of the Zukunftentwicklers network – With a few corrections because a lot has happened with Unglue.it since the deadline: What is crowd funding and what does it mean to… Continue reading Unglue: Giving books to the world by crowd funding

Why the story of Buy India a Library is (still) important

I am very excited to present¬†with Justin Hoenke at Bibliothekartag 2012 i Hamburg, Germany about a project I love and am very proud to be a part of – Buy India a Library How to use social media for collaboration, inspiration and changing the world will be some of the tracks of our talk. Including… Continue reading Why the story of Buy India a Library is (still) important