Designing the Future of Libraries, Learning and Information : 24 – 29 July 2017 at Stuttgart Media University, Germany Designing the Future of Libraries, Learning and Information : 24 – 29 July 2017 at Stuttgart Media University, Germany
The main german librarian mailinglist is inetbib (i.e. “internet in libraries”), which is sponsored by the University Library of the Technical University of Dortmund. Every 2-3 years there’s also a conference. The next will take place 4th until 6th of march März 2013 in Berlin. But I must not write too much about the conference,… Continue reading inetbib 2013
This year, the “Bibliothekartag” = “Librarian Day” took place in Hamburg. Some resources: the Homepage of the conference the blog articles about the event (in German) contributions in media (newspapers and radio, in German) some pictures
“A rising number of actors in librarianship and its related fields are experimenting with Semantic Web technologies and Linked Open Data (LOD). The LOD cloud as a whole grew by 300% in 2010, whereas the amount of data relevant for libraries grew by nearly 1000%. For many, the question now arises how to integrate their… Continue reading SWIB11 SEMANTIC WEB IN LIBRARIES
In a common effort to promote the work of IFLA, De Gruyter Saur is making sixteen IFLA Publications available in Open Access over its online platform Reference Global. IFLA Publications available in Open Access from August 2011: IP 147 – IFLA Public Library Service Guidelines (2010) Ed. by Christie Koontz & Barbara Gubbin IP 144… Continue reading De Gruyter Saur and IFLA: a new Open Access agreement
IFLA 2011 has already begun, but just today is the opening sessin. Yesterday there were work sessions of units and groups. There is also an “activity stream”, an aggregator for all the weblog entries, tweets and images.
Today, the cycling unconference for libraries will arrive at Berlin. The tour, that began in Copenhagen on 28th may is documentated in several videos on its homepage Cycling for libraries. Tomorrow, there will be a seminar from 9 a.m. to 16 p.m. and in the evening a social evening. Just see at the Homepage “Berlin… Continue reading Cycling Conference and Seminar