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.

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

‘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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]