Category Archives: Finland

NAPLE Assembly 2014. Presentations (II)

Second presentation at the NAPLE Assembly was from Leena Aaltonen, Counsellor for Cultural Affairs of the Finnish Ministry of Culture.

Finnish Public Libraries in 2014

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E-books and public libraries in Finland

Hannu Sulin, from the Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland has sent us two interesting reports concerning E-books and public libraries in this country:

 E-books for Public Libraries (mainly in English), describing  a model that facilitates publishers’ business practices, enables the payment of royalties to authors and formulates a framework that would enable public libraries to provide high quality domestic literature as e-books to the libraries’ users.

Analysis of the eBook chain and acquisition process (Finnish, with an executive summary in English)

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

Presentation from Finland at NAPLE’s Annual Assembly.

Ebooks for Finnish Public libraries

 

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

NAPLE Sister Libraries will be present at the next IFLA Conference in Helsinki with a poster.

More information here.

Summary of news on the Sister Libraries Programme

Last week on Sister Libraries Blog, Danijela and Kristian from Public Library Fran Galovic in Koprivnica from Croatia sent a post telling us the last activities and projects they are developing with their sister library Sastamala Public Library from Finland.

They are swaping ideas about different projects as the new building for Fran Galovic library and the programme of Sastamala of cooperation with local high school students. Furthermore, they are preparing an on-line quiz for upper grade primary scool students in Koprivnica called “Learn more about Finland…” and, finally, they told us the prospect that their directors meet in the IFLA Annual Conference in Helsinki.

If you want to know more details about these entire interesting projects read the full post in Sister Libraries Blog.

Finland: Towards the E-future

Here comes one more presentation from the last NAPLE Assembly. In this case, Towards the E-future, by Barbro Wigell-Ryynänen, from Finland.

Summary of news on the Sister Library Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog, Aleksandra Zawalska-Hawel, Director Municipal Public Library in Piekary Śląskie, has sent us a post about the art competition for children to which she has invited their 5 sister libraries to participate in .

On the other hand, we had a new pair of sister libraries! Public Library “Fran Galovic” in Koprivnica from Croatia and Sastamala Public Library from Finland have decided to accomplish a sister partnership.

You can read more about these news on the blog.

Summary of news on the Sister Library Programme

Last week in Sister Libraries Blog there were important novelties! First of all, Valença Municipal Library from Portugal and Kuusamo City Library from Finland have decided to accomplish a sister relationship.

Furthermore, there is a new participating library in the Programme: Municipal Library Český Těšín from Czech Republic. And it has already found a sister library in Daruvar Public Library from Croatia. You can check all the sisterships made so far here.

Summary of news in Sister Libraries Programme!!

During last week a lot of things happened in Sister Libraries Blog! On the one hand, three new sisterships have been made. The first between Valença Public Library from Portugal and Sant Joan de Vilatorrada Library “Cal Gallifa” from Spain; the second one between Public Library in Piekary Slaskie from Poland and Kiri-kirjastot from Finland, and the last one between State Public Library of Ciudad Real from Spain and Dâmboviţa County Library “Ion Heliade Rădulescu” from Romania.

From now on, you can see all the sisterships made so far in the new tag called “Sisteships”. The list of participating libraries remains in the tag “Libraries”.

On the other hand, two new libraries have submitted their forms to the blog. They are the Public Library of Panevezys from Lithuania and Dâmboviţa County Library “Ion Heliade Rădulescu” from Romania. Both of them are the first participating libraries of their countries. At the same time, Chrzanów Public Library has sent news photos of its building.

If you want to know more about these libraries click here, if you want to know more about the sisterships made so far click on “Sisterships” tag.

News in Sister Libraries Blog

Two new libraries have submitted their forms to the Naple Sister Libraries Programme. They are the Sastamala Public Library from Finland and the City Library Mladen Kerstner Ludbreg from Croatia.

At the same time, we announce the ninth sister libraries in the Programme. The Municipal Public Library in Piekary Slaskie from Poland has its fourth sister library in the Marco Marulic Split City Library from Croatia.

If you want to know more about the new libraries o about the sisterships made so far, click here.