… We have a right to know as Tom Waits sings/croons/says on his wonderful album Mule Variations. A few sentences about what I have been doing/are up to these days: Upcoming cross European project:As a consultant, I am working with two well known European organisations on what could be a substantial new game-changing project for… Continue reading What´s he building in there?
A short personal update
Dear friends. It has been a while. I want to update you with some short facts. Back in Denmark:Because of different personal circumstances back home, I had to leave New Zealand and go back to Denmark to be with my family. Family:I am in the middle of a divorce. A thing like that is never… Continue reading A short personal update
New job: Library director in Nelson, New Zealand
It is the time of big decisions. I am happy and proud to announce that starting this September I will be the new library director of Nelson Public Libraries in New Zealand. I am looking forward to bringing the skills and experience from my current job in Guldborgsund, Denmark to the southern hemisphere and to… Continue reading New job: Library director in Nelson, New Zealand
New Horizons: How Libraries Create Smart Communities – For INFORUM 2018 in Prague
Libraries are more important than ever. This is not the headline you see in news media these days. If there happens to be a library-related headline it often says that libraries are obsolete because of the technological development. In a world where there is more information than ever before and where modern societies compete to… Continue reading New Horizons: How Libraries Create Smart Communities – For INFORUM 2018 in Prague
Upcoming keynote: Different perspectives – New horizons. 24th annual Inforum conference in Prague
It is always interesting to bring different kinds of perspectives and disciplines together. That is what The INFORUM conference does and I am looking very much forward to giving a keynote at this years conference and to participate and learn from the other professionals attending. INFORUM focuses on electronic information resources and their professional use… Continue reading Upcoming keynote: Different perspectives – New horizons. 24th annual Inforum conference in Prague
Library Advocacy With Heart for #ili2017
The way we form meaning is hugely based on the biases we have. Facts will not always convince people they are wrong. In this presentation. I focus on succesful examples of library advocacy and discuss what makes a succes. I also share insights from the Library Advocacy Lab and Public Libraries 2020 that aims for… Continue reading Library Advocacy With Heart for #ili2017
Libraries and their communities – an interview.
Libraries are all about the communities they serve. At the heart of Global Librarianship is the combination of global inspiration and local action. I was interviewed about community focused libraries for the Princh blog. Here is a small sample 🙂 What is the definition of a library nowadays? The library is the community’s hub for… Continue reading Libraries and their communities – an interview.
Libraries: The best possible shared space today and beyond for #SCLRevitalise
Thank you for the invitation to this wonderful conference. What a couple of days of learning, sharing, crying, laughing and… singing 🙂 What skills do libraries and librarians need to be a driving force in creating smart communities? How can we use strategy to advocate for the importance that we know we have for peoples… Continue reading Libraries: The best possible shared space today and beyond for #SCLRevitalise
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
Upcoming talk: Libraries: The best possible shared space today and beyond.
I am very excited to be the closing keynote speaker at this years SCL seminar under the theme Revitalise and Regenerate libraries. I am looking forward to learning opportunities and good debates in Coventry this early June. The Society of Chief Librarians leads and manages public libraries in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. SCL is… Continue reading Upcoming talk: Libraries: The best possible shared space today and beyond.