In the International Co-operation category you will find presentations, interviews and discussions that are related themes like international co-operation and development cooperation, including lectures and discussions from IFLA – The World Library and Information Congress. The recordings are, for the most part, originally live streamed from library related seminars, events and conferences.

Library Director Catharina Isberg from Helsingborg City Libraries gives a presentation titled “IFLA as an international operator – how does it work and how can I get involved?” The presentation […]

Live-stream recording from the “LIBRARY. I LOVE IT!” -seminar, 27th August 2014 in Iisalmi, Finland. Jarmo Saarti, Library Director of University of Eastern Finland Library, tells about the Networked Libraries. […]

IFLA president’s meeting ordnades den 22 -24.5. i Helsingfors. Temat för seminariet var ”Strong Libraries, Strong Societies: Impact of Libraries on Society”. Under seminariet diskuterades bibliotekens påverkan på samhället och […]

The meeting was held on 22-24 May in Helsinki, Finland and entitled ”Strong Libraries, Strong Societies: Impact of Libraries on Society”. It corresponded to current IFLA President Sinikka Sipilä’s Presidential […]

Jennefer Nicholson, IFLA Secretary General, tells the latest news from IFLA’s Trend Report. Read more: The Nordic-Baltic Library Meeting 2013 The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) Filming: […]

‘Libraries Now! – Inspiring, Surprising, Empowering’ is a theme in which the International IFLA Conference World Library and Information Congress gathered in Helsinki from 11th to 17th August 2012. An […]

The Women, Information and Libraries Special Interest Group’s mission is the promotion, development and support of library and information services for the benefit of women, and society as a whole. […]

Rolf Hapel, director of citizens’ services and libraries in Aarhus, tells about Danish Digital Library powered by TING, about Open Source and joined efforts in public libraries. The vision of […]

Christine Mackenzie, member of the IFLA Trend report steering committee, tells about Trend report. The report shall be launched in 2013. It shall provide a base for the library sector […]

An alternative approach for the presentation of projects or new work is available to IFLA conference participants In Helsinki. An area on the conference premises has been designated for the […]

The Finnish Library Association supports development cooperation with Namibian and Tanzanian libraries with the Libraries for development -project, which is part of the poverty reduction strategies of the partner countries […]

Mr John Helling has lived in Finland for 5 months as a Fulbright Scholar studying the national public library policy of Finland. He has experience at both large urban and […]

The Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers rotates annually between the five Scandinavian countries. Finland holds the Presidency for 2011 and as part of its agenda, the Ministry of […]

The Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers rotates annually between the five Scandinavian countries. Finland holds the Presidency for 2011 and as part of its agenda, the Ministry of […]

Introducing one of the five different tracks at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Claire Germain, Radu Popa and Teresa Miguel open up […]

Introducing one of the five different tracks at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Ngian Lek Choh opens up the track of users […]

Introducing one of the five different tracks at this year’s IFLA World Library and Information Congress in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Helena Asamoah-Hassan opens up the track of Policy, strategy, […]

President of the American Library Association Roberta Stevens visited Fnland in June 2011. She gave a keynote speech at the National Library Conference in Oulu and had another presentation at […]

Helle Juul, well-known architect and CEO of the JUUL FROST architect team, gave a presentation in The New Library-conference with the heading The Future Library – from bookshelves to cultural […]

Brian Gambles was one of the speakers at The New Library – Design and Function conference in Helsinki. He has been directing the development of the new library being constructed […]

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 […]

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. […]