A librarian walks into a bar…

A Friday evening in a bar in Melbourne, Australia. More than 60 librarians is gathered to have a good conversation about libraries, professional development, learning and stealing good ideas! I was proud to do the keynote this evening about Global Librarianship and 23 Mobile Things, Gamifiction, Buy India a Library – and the amazing Dr.… Continue reading A librarian walks into a bar…

Libraries as Strategic Learning Institutions – Workshop at #CILDC

Change is happening fast in our societies these years. For libraries the environment around us and the need for information has been changing a lot going from the industrial society over the information society to the knowledge society. Countries around the globe compete not only on low cost but also on the knowledge level of… Continue reading Libraries as Strategic Learning Institutions – Workshop at #CILDC

New 23 Mobile Things version in North East Florida

It is a new year and also 2015 will be a year of 23 Mobile Things professional development for librarians. I am very happy to welcome North East Florida to the growing 23 Mobile Things family. On the NEFLIN blog I found this description. It is a good explanation of the 23 Mobile Things DNA… Continue reading New 23 Mobile Things version in North East Florida

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

Presentation: The Broad Library – Librarian skills

Last week I was meeting with my co-members of the Library Avengers for discussions about current and coming projects. We met in the Netherlands and attended a library conference in Soesterberg near Utrecht. I did a presentation about 23 mobile things, Professional development and the skills libraries need to make their communities smarter now and… Continue reading Presentation: The Broad Library – Librarian skills

Global librarianship and Gamifying the library experience – My presentations at #ili2014

I was honered to present at this years Internet Librarian International in London, England. Thank you for an inspiring conference with sharing, co-learning and interesting talks with so many wonderful librarians and other library professionals. For the other presentations I did there about Gamification and Library advocacy – Go to my slideshare page. I had… Continue reading Global librarianship and Gamifying the library experience – My presentations at #ili2014

A conference with an unconference track – Upcoming presentations at Internet Librarian International

I like the concept of unconferences very much. The more loose structure can be very liberating to the traditional conference learning experience. Combining a traditional conference with an unconference track is one of the reasons I am looking very much forward to this years Internet Librarian International – and I am proud to be a… Continue reading A conference with an unconference track – Upcoming presentations at Internet Librarian International

Newest version of 23 Mobile Things is from Philippines and Singapore – Video Greeting

It is privilege to see new versions of 23 Mobile Things living and thriving world wide. The number of people in the library field that is learning together about mobile technology and using this technology to deliver library services to their communities is growing. Thank you to all the learners and organisers keeping this program… Continue reading Newest version of 23 Mobile Things is from Philippines and Singapore – Video Greeting

There and back again: 23 Mobile Things

There and back again: 23 Mobile Things | 23 Mobile Things. Right now a lot of people are doing the Singapore, Philippines version of the 23 Mobile Things program. This is a guest post by Kathryn Barwick, Mylee Joseph and me for the awesome new program with a greeting to all the learners. Follow the… Continue reading There and back again: 23 Mobile Things