This Week in Libraries #15: Stuart Hamilton (IFLA)

Stuart Hamilton is Senior Policy Advisor with IFLA. In 2006/2007 he walked across the United States and visited over 100 libraries. libraryjournal.com/article/CA6495173.html In this episodes we focus on the work of IFLA and the upcoming conference in Gothenburg: ifla.org/en/ifla76 More links: walkingthestates.com/index.asp Advertisements

German Librarians and Libraries are twittering

The use of Twitter, a well known microblogging service, spreads around the library 2.0 community in Germany. Several colleagues and libraries and even organizations are twittering about their work and leisure. So, if you are curious, what german librarians have to say in short, you can find an overview (still growing) at a page of… Continue reading German Librarians and Libraries are twittering

Bibliothekartag 2008

The “Bibliothekartag” (= “Librarian’s Day”) is the central meeting of librarians in Germany. It’s the 97th Bibliothekartag from 3rd to 6th June 2008 in Mannheim (Palatinate, in the north of Baden-Württemberg). The preliminary program of the conference is now online. You find the panel discussions under “Programm” > “Fortbildungsveranstaltungen”; the workshops and performances of smaller… Continue reading Bibliothekartag 2008