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A trigger to Collaboration and a new role for Librarians: Data literacy, VR-technique and Makerspace at Uppsala University Library

These are the images and text from a presentation I did at Liber Conference 2018 in Lille, France.

I did almost the same speach at IATUL Conference in Oslo, Norway a couple of weeks ago. 2,087 more words


Are Libraries Still Necessary?

Since the beginning of time, libraries have been an important part of human culture. For
over thousands of years, people have met to discuss, gain, and impart wisdom in… 266 more words


The Age of Misc

Traditionally, organising has been seen as a human activity and retrieval as a machine activity (Glushko, 2013). Elaine Svenonius however recognised that automatic text processing and indexing (part of the information retrieval field) had come to either complement or make up for bibliographic description and cataloguing. 1,475 more words

Information Literacy

How to design a #library that makes kids want to #read by #MichaelBierut

When Michael Bierut was tapped to design a logo for public school libraries, he had no idea he was embarking on a years-long passion project. In this often hilarious talk, he recalls his obsessive quest to bring energy, learning, art and graphics into these magical spaces where school librarians can inspire new generations of readers and thinkers.


The Library Lover's Book Tag

Some of my books are due soon, which will necessitate a trip to the local library four blocks down. 561 more words


Some Haunting YA Characters From Books We Loved

Drake Merwin

Gone Series

by Michael Grant

“These are exciting, high-tension stories told in a driving, torrential narrative that never lets up … Most of all, there are children I can believe in and root for. 399 more words

Young Adult


‘If you want to keep your books and your friends, never lend the former to the latter’ (Anon.)

Books are no more threatened by Kindle… 293 more words