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.
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
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
Libraries and Skills in Denmark
This infographic gives a fine introduction to Public Libraries in Denmark in a European Union context when it comes to literacy and skills. The Infographic is made by Public Libraries 2020 and Danmarks Biblioteksforening. You might also like the “Libraries Change Lives” infograhic.
Learning as strategy and 23 mobile things – Workshop at SLNSW
What is the first good idea you will steal and use in your library? This is one of the questions a buzzing room full of motivated and skilled public librarians discussed at a two-hour workshop at the State Library of New South Wales in Sydney on June 9th. Other themes were what new skills our… Continue reading Learning as strategy and 23 mobile things – Workshop at SLNSW
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