In the Education Channel -category you will find interviews and lectures produced for updating training material. These education programs are suitable for library professionals, teachers, media educators and also for the use of schools of the library field.

From the Magic Boxes to the Media Lab, a new project Ioannis Trohopoulos, Library Director and Dr. Dimitris Protopsaltou, Media and Communication, Veria Central Public Library A pecha kucha presentation […]

Kista Idea City/Lab – Partnerships for inclusion Åke Nygren, Stockholm City Library A pecha kucha presentation from ‘The New Library – Design and Function’ conference held February 10-12, 2011, at […]

A new public library in Barcelona Josep M. Miró i Gellida, Architect A pecha kucha presentation from ‘The New Library – Design and Function’ conference held February 10-12, 2011, at […]

Explore, Discover, Be Inspired Inger Edebro Sikström, Library Director, Umeå Public Library A pecha kucha presentation from ‘The New Library – Design and Function’ conference held February 10-12, 2011, at […]

Katja Kyllönen from Libraries.fi gave a presentation about libraries as media educators at the experts seminar More Than Just Child’s Pl@y which was held 11.2.2011 and organized by Mannerheim League […]

Small children and children in school age spend a great amount of their time among different media. That’s why it’s important to develop media education in early childhood. The subject […]

Tanja-Riikka Knyazev from Finnish Youth Societies told about the Mun Vuoro! My Turn! -project at the experts seminar More Than Just Child’s Pl@y which was held 10.-11.2.2011 and organized by […]

Finnish Society on Media Education and Mannerheim League of Child Welfare organized a meeting for experts on 10.-11.2.2011 in Helsinki. Annikka Suoninen, a researcher from the university of Jyväskylä, gave […]

Second nordic library labs gathering took place 19th – 20th Jan in Helsinki, Finland. Library innovators from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Denmark got together to Suomenlinna island to find ways […]

Sinikka Sipilä, Secretary General of the Finnish Library Association is interviewed by Tuula Haavisto, Director of Libraries in the City of Tampere. They discuss on Sinikka Sipilä’s experiences in the […]

Professor David Nicholas (University College London) visited the National Digital Library day in Helsinki, Finland. In his keynote ‘The Google Generation: challenges and changes for libraries, archives and museums’ he […]

Professor Stefan Gradmann (Humboldt University of Berlin) gave the second keynote at the National Digital Library day in Helsinki, Finland. In his talk ‘Linked Open Europeana: Semantics for the Citizen’ […]

Ellen Namhila is the head librarian at Namibia’s University Library. She completed her library studies in Finland in the early 1990s and now returned to visit as a guest of […]

Idea Camp Kista ? was a Nordic library unconference arranged by Kista Idea Lab. The camp took place in the Digital Art Center in Kista, a suburb to Stockholm in […]

EuropeanaLocal builds on existing multiplier networks of local institutions to bring together a consortium that represents 27 countries with broad ranging experience of the cultural sector, digital libraries, standards and […]

Kirjastokaista.fi scouted the atmosphere at the end of IFLA conference on Sunday 15th August 2010. We stopped a few passers-by in the congress hall lobby and asked them what they […]

Kista Idea Lab is a re:library thinktank for mobile workflow and collaborative learning in one of the most multilingual and multitechnological areas of the world. Åke Nygren and Hanna Westöö […]

Henning Mankell visited Gothenburg’s University Library during IFLA conference. In this interwiev he speaks about illiteracy. Read more: Henning Mankell web page Interviewer: Kirsi Luukkanen Filming and editing: Tuomas Lipponen […]

Alli A. S. Mcharazo, Director General of The Tanzania Library Service Board, visited the IFLA conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. He tells about his work and Tanzanian libraries in this interview. […]

Professor Birgit Mager is a specialist in Service Design from the Köln International School of Design. She was visiting Finland as part of the international lecture series organized by the […]

The EBLIDA-NAPLE Forum joint gathering was held in Helsinki over a four day period, with the main conference on Friday May 7, 2010. NAPLE Forum chairperson María Antonia Carrato Mena […]

IFLA’s Secretary General Jennefer Nicholson attended the EBLIDA-NAPLE Forum in Helsinki, Finland. She talked about IFLA and the significance of its annual conference. She also expressed some general thoughts on […]

The EBLIDA-NAPLE Forum joint gathering was held in Helsinki over a four day period, with the main conference on Friday May 7, 2010. EBLIDA’s President, Gerald Leitner also CEO of […]

Deborah Jacobs is the Director of the Global Libraries program which is a special initiative of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Here she describes the work and aims of […]

Eppo van Nispen, director of the Library Concept Center (DOK) in Delft, Holland was visiting Finland as part of the international lecture series organized by the Helsinki City Library as […]