Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Blog

This week at Sister Libraries, we announce a new sistership: Liminka Municipal Library (Finland) and  Meath County Libraries (Ireland).

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NAPLE’s Annual Assembly, 2013. Presentations (V)

Today, the presentation of Eiríkur Thorláksson, from the Ministry of Education,  Science and Culture of Iceland, at  NAPLE’s Annual Assembly.

Library Laws in Iceland Recent Changes

NAPLE’s Annual Assembly, 2013. Presentations (IV)

Fourth  presentation we publish from NAPLE’s Annual Assembly. Today, Perspectives from Denmark, by Tine Vind, Head of Division for Libraries, Danish Agency for Culture.

Perspectives from Denmark

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Blog

This week at Sister Libraries, we welcome Meath County Libraries, from Navan, Ireland, to the program.

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NAPLE’s Annual Assembly, 2013. Presentations (III)

Third presentation we publish from NAPLE’s Annual Assembly. Today, it’s about German Public Libraries and e-books. Its authors, Barbara Schleihagen and Miriam Schriefers, from the German Library Association.

E-Books in German Public Libraries

NAPLE’s Annual Assembly, 2013. Presentations (II)

Second presentation we publish from NAPLE’s Annual Assembly. Today, it’s Margarida Oleiro’s paper In Search for e-books in Portuguese Public Libraries Network. Margarida Oleiro is Head of Library Services of the Government of Portugal.

In Search for e-books in Portuguese Public Libraries Network

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Blog

This week at Sister Libraries, some pictures of  Iisalmi City Library, Finland and Municipal Library Český Těšín, Czech Republic. 

Check it at the Sister Libraries’ blog

NAPLE’s Annual Assembly, 2013. Presentations

NAPLE’s Annual Assembly has taken place in Milan. In the next weeks we’ll be posting the presentations from the different speakers.

We’re starting today with Maria Heijne’s paper about A National Strategy for Public Libraries in the Netherlands. She is Director of the Netherlands Institute for Public Libraries (SIOB).

A National Strategy for Public Libraries in the Netherlands

The Future of the Profession

The Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA) has published a discussion paper under the title The Future of the Profession, intended to provoke discussion across the sector on the matter. They have created a wiki for everyone who wants to participate to edit and change the paper (the Word document) and return it to advocacy@alia.org.au

 You can check the wiki at this address: http://aliafutures.wikispaces.com/.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Blog

This week at Sister Libraries, some pictures of Night with Andersen, an initiative of the Daruvar Public Library (Croatia)  and the Municipal Library Český Těšín (Czech Republic)  for celebrating the International Day of children’s Book.

Check it at the Sister Libraries’ blog