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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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, […]

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. Claire Germain, Radu Popa and Teresa Miguel open up […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]