In the This Week in Libraries category you will find all the episodes of This Week in Libraries, more casually referred to as TWIL. It is a video podcast produced in the Netherlands in English. The podcast discusses, in the form of interviews, various topics around the field of library work and libraries overall.

Choreographing content, Facebook strategy, giving multiple perspectives on a single subject and the overconcern with the death of libraries. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your […]

Makerspaces and what are they about? Librarians as cheerleaders and how to stay connected to the users of your library. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: […]

About 100 library specialist coming together on a saturday to discuss the future of libraries. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library […]

We meet three library students from the Czech Republic and the University of Washington and talk about communicating library services and promoting yourself well. But we also look into teaching […]

Surfacing undiscovered library content. The importance of user testing in building new platforms. And the difficult task of aggregating a wide range of library content across Europe. This and much […]

How can we provide value for young people? “Nothing is really easy” and traveling the world on a scholarship to learn about libraries. This and much more in this week’s […]

Going from sssst to pssstt in libraries, the extinction timeline, scenario planning and the library as a place to find yourself. This and much more in this week’s episode of […]

The Library Box Project, predicting the library future and hosting an online library talkshow. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation! […]

Deconstructing the conference model, worries about the future of innovation in libraries and investing social energy. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of […]

Great advice for introvert librarians, understanding library politics and the library as a symbol for the quality of life. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your […]

The story behind TWIL. The most interesting libraries around the world. Fanmail and the potential of podcasting. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose […]

Being Dutch – Being a Library. The Holy Trinity of the OBA and the biggest misunderstanding about libraries. This and much more in this final episode of TWIL: your weekly dose […]

Catching the twinkle in the customer’s eye, authenticity in communication, The Alpe d’HuZes project and storytelling for companies. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly […]

Long-term preservation has some big challenges. Luciano Ammenti has a dream to build the standards to make digital conservation for the future better. This and much more in this week’s […]

Librarian generations, Library schools and landscapes in Canada, the role of sharing in the library community and the library as a 3rd place? This and much more in this week’s […]

Design thinking in libraries, A one page website and tedious ebook discussions. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation! This video […]

Can Libraries get out of their own way? The role of LIS education and the culture around it. And facilitating large scale conversations between libraries and their communities. This and […]

Creating an open environment for reading and research, all shades of grey of copyright, bringing together libraries, archives and museums and new ways of accessing digital collections. This and much […]

Jannik Mulvad and the team in Aarhus is building the library of the future. What are their dreams and hopes? This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: […]

Delpher, organisational boundaries, the quality of OCR and Big Data and stepping over your own shadow. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of […]

Getting back to learning. Learning from non-users through marketing research. The importance of building culture and attitude vs. qualifications. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your […]

No Business as usual with libraries, taking control of your destiny by a better understanding of the future and just in case vs. just in time scenarios. This and much more […]

This week we are tech trend spotting with Joe Murphy and also talk about handling change and improving discovery. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your […]

A new library innovation platform, integrated libraries and context is king. These topics and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation. This video was […]

Building self sustaining libraries in Africa, making use of fiber optic broadband. Finding a new Carnegie model and understanding new information needs. This and much more in this week’s episode […]

A People’s Lab, Maker Spaces, buildings partnerships, user driven innovation and engaging with users from the heart. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose […]

The first German Movers & Shakers Award. The State of Innovation in German Libraries and communicating ideas to your community. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: […]

Owning and managing your own eContent. Self publishing and how do we position ourselves as libraries to be at the heart of the publishing revolution. This and much more in […]

Paper is dead, move on! Translating your “Why” to the modern age, Creativity and Culture and how to compete with free. This and much more in this week’s episode of […]

The new Rijksstudio website, the importance of deadlines, using SCRUM in public sector developing and creating Core Values. But also conversation about bringing collections close to the people and “Concept […]