Surprising, Inspiring, Empowering – Maija B

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‘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 interesting week in Helsinki gathered almost 4,000 international visitors from different libraries.

During that week, we followed Maija Berndtson, head of the Helsinki City Library. Speeches, cocktail events, lectures, meetings, encounters … This video includes a selection of activities that happened during the week.

Learn more about the conference:
78th IFLA General Conference and Assembly, 11-17 August 2012, Helsinki, Finland
Finnish conference site

You can also find the video on Library Channel’s YouTube-site:

Director, filming and editing: Tuomas Lipponen
Producer and reporter: Riitta Taarasti
Graphics: Harri Oksanen
Production: Library Channel –, 2012

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