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 ūüôā 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‚ÄĚ 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‚ÄĚ for 21st-century information work #nextlibrary2017 #LibraryChangeAgent

If the library was a music genre…

I am inspired by this Bossa Nova song from the wonderful people at The Royal Library of Denmark – The Faculty Library of Social Sciences In fact I am inspired by most things they do… Their LEGO stop motion movies and music would still be cool even if did not have the underlying message to… Continue reading If the library was a music genre…

Libraries Change Lives

There are 65000 libraries in Europe welcoming more than 100 million people each year. That is an amazing knowledge infrastructure to make our communities smarter. In this short video some of these statistics and core values are shared. Libraries connect people and their knowledge ¬†– and support learning and knowledge creation. Spend 90 seconds watching… Continue reading Libraries Change Lives

Hidden treasures – Gamification at Guldborgsund Public Library

Exciting treasure hunts in the urban space In Nyk√łbing Falster, Guldborgsund Public Library invites local citizens and visitors of the city on interactive walks around the town as part of the project Hidden Treasures. Through their smart phone, ‚Äėtreasure hunters‚Äô can have a new and different experience of the town and its history. With the… Continue reading Hidden treasures – Gamification at Guldborgsund Public Library

Butterfly effect: My attempt to make your day better

I was changing trains this morning and met this man. His sign says “Have an amazing day” – I asked him what his thoughts about this were and he said. “Just to spread some happiness”. I thanked him and asked to take his picture. Now I am passing on the good vibes to you. I… Continue reading Butterfly effect: My attempt to make your day better