I am proud that the new “International Conference on Design and Development of Public Library Services” chose me to do a keynote about librarians as a driving force for the SDGs. The librarians skillset and knowledge of the community combined makes the librarian the perfect driving force for supporting people to have real impact on… Continue reading Keynote: Public librarians: A driving force for the sustainable development goals.
Keynote for Estonian library directors summer school: Public libraries: SDGs, Trends, goals, innovation and connecting with the community.
The UNs Sustainable Development Goals played the leading role in my keynote about trends, goals and innovations that influence our world and, therefore, our communities and libraries. The global goals are a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity. While the 17… Continue reading Keynote for Estonian library directors summer school: Public libraries: SDGs, Trends, goals, innovation and connecting with the community.
Presentation “Public libraries as the learning hub in the community. Strategy and practical examples” for Conferência Internacional: [Re]Pensar a Biblioteca Pública
Thank you participants in Aveiro and online for your feedback and positivity. I was honored to be part of your wonderful conference. Public libraries are about providing access to information for all citizens. They are also about giving the community members the best possibilities to transform that information into knowledge. When we look at libraries… Continue reading Presentation “Public libraries as the learning hub in the community. Strategy and practical examples” for Conferência Internacional: [Re]Pensar a Biblioteca Pública
I made a song for the wonderful library conference Next Library. People can share their digital postcards with the conference this week. You know what to do… Lyrics / song / video by Jan Holmquist Forward: When everyone is in lockdownIn a life of isolationWhat keeps you mentally soundAnd away from desperation Is the stories… Continue reading Forward
Help us “Build a Librarian” for 21st-century information work #nextlibrary2017 #LibraryChangeAgent
I am very excited to be able to learn with NEXT Library conference participants in Aarhus in mid June. Together with Dr. Michael Stephens and Mylee Joseph, I will be leading an interactive workshop at the conference and we need your input to help us make this workshop really effective for the participants at this… Continue reading Help us “Build a Librarian” for 21st-century information work #nextlibrary2017 #LibraryChangeAgent