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
The “Spiegel” (= mirror) is a leading German magazine with an international part in English. If you search in this part – for example with the item “library” -, you will get some articles relating libraries in Germany.
The Commission for One-Person Librarians of the German librarian and information professional association BIB (“Berufsverband Information Bibliothek) published the first “checklist” in English. 31 working papers are yet published in German. Its a translation form Martha Baker of Anthea J. Merkles checklist, published in German in 2004, about setting up a one-person library. From the… Continue reading “Checkliste” No. 32: Setting up a Library
“A colleague of University Library in Tokyo drew the attention to this support list of Japanese libraries: http://www45.atwiki.jp/savelibrary/pages/41.html. The exchange takes place most notably in Japanese, but there is also a corner for international colleagues, who don’t speak japanese. After the damage caused by earthquakes, tidal waves and radioactivity kind words from Germany and elsewhere… Continue reading Japan. Please sustain the colleagues!
An international cycling congress for librarians and library lovers. Copenhagen to Berlin 28th May-7th June 2011! Informations about the Unconference is available at the homepage of the congress or at the Facebook-Fanpage! By the way: They are cycling to the 100th German Library Day!
Once again: The ranking of German public and scientific libraries is online, named “The Library Index” or “BIX – Bibliotheksindex”. Here you can choose the type of library, then the size and compare. Quite interesting – every year!
A new blog about videos of and about libraries, mostly in English.