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Call for Proposals out for Next Library Berlin 2018

We are now open for your proposals for Ignite Talks and Interactive Sessions! “Encourage the unexpected” is the motto for the Next Library Conference in Berlin. For more information about the Call for Proposals, the overall themes for the conference and how to send a proposal, please check the webpage. We are eagerly awaiting your proposals which you can send until 19 January 2018!…

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Added by Next Library Berlin 2018 on December 20, 2017 at 15:58 — No Comments

Funded PhD studentship opportunity at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK - deadline 28th January

Keeping them hooked: An investigation into the drivers and barriers to successful volunteer use in Public Libraries (RDF18/CIS/CASSELDEN)

Project Description Volunteers have increasingly become more involved in public library delivery within the UK, such that between 2010 and 2016 a quarter of all UK library jobs disappeared, 343 libraries closed, and 15,500 volunteers were recruited (Wainwright 2016). This mixed delivery of public libraries is part of a more general…

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Added by Biddy Casselden on December 15, 2017 at 17:37 — No Comments

Brazilian Libraries

You can watch here experience of participatory methodology in the Brazilian libraries

https://youtu.be/hHbdVmXseW4

Added by Vanessa Labigalini on May 31, 2017 at 17:04 — No Comments

Last call: book your seat for a sitevisit!

Have you booked your seat for one or more sitevisits? Deadline is extended to May 8! This means you still have an opportunity to get to visit innovative branch libraries, LEGO Idea House, Billund, Silkeborg and Herning Libraries, Moesgaard Museum or learn about design thinking in practice, new street food concepts and…

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Added by Next Library on May 4, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

Keynote announcement: Peter MacLeod

Get Peters slides.

We are happy to announce …

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Added by Next Library on March 22, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

Next Library 2017 is sold out!

Next Library badges are sold out in only 12 days. But - you can still register on the waiting…

Added by Next Library on February 21, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

Keynote Speaker: Philipp Schmidt

We are excited to announce our first keynote speaker: Philipp Schmidt from MIT Media Lab

Added by Next Library on February 3, 2017 at 15:03 — No Comments

Registration is now open!

Join us for Next Library 2017 - for networking, inspiration, engaging meetings, co-creation, surprises and much more!

This year more than 25 countries are already represented among our Interactive Session Hosts, Ignite Next Library Talkers and Scholarship Grantees! 

And more to come -…

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Added by Next Library on February 3, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Six Scholarship Winners Announced

EIFL and Next Library® are delighted to announce the names of six winners of a scholarship to attend the 2017 Next Library International Festival in Aarhus, Denmark.

Each of the six winners will participate in the Festival by helping to shape the programme,…

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Added by Next Library on January 17, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments

Partnership support Innovative Library Service

With the reference to American Corner Kano, Kano State Library Board, the information center develop partnership with Government Agencies,CBOs,CSOs, Youth Groups, Student Associations, Traditional Rulers, Religious Leaders, Women Cooperative Societies. Parents etc in order to keep organizing various programs that educate, sensitize and engage the community to support the sustainable development goals as last year closed we have the total of Eighty Nine Programs (89) successfully…

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Added by Nura Mudi on January 7, 2017 at 13:36 — 1 Comment

Call is open now: EIFL Public Library Innovation Award

We are excited to announce that the EIFL Public Library Innovation Award - for public library services that improve lives - is now open for applications. The winner will be presented at Next Library 2017. 

The award is open to all public and…

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Added by Next Library on January 5, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

The Joy of Reading Award is open for applications!

Illiteracy is a global problem. The Systematic – Joy of Reading Award, worth $10,000, is awarded to projects that promote the joy of reading and fight illiteracy. Check out the call for applications. We look forward…

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Added by Next Library on December 9, 2016 at 11:53 — No Comments

Scholarships for Next Library 2017

Next Library® and the EIFL Public Library Innovation Programme (EIFL-PLIP) take pleasure offering six scholarships for public and community librarians from developing and transition economy countries to attend the international Next Library 2017 in Denmark.

Call is out…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:51 — No Comments

Call for Interactive Sessions is out - deadline: November 4!

The interactive sessions bring together library innovators, practitioners, researchers, designers and researcher from different parts of the world to discuss and explore the future of libraries. The sessions should be interactive and hands-on and we are looking for sessions that involve the participants in new…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Do you want to Ignite Next Library? Call is out now!

"Enlighten us, but make it quick!” is the slogan of Ignite Talks. At Next Library® 2017 we will continue the success from 2015 and do the Ignite Next Library Talks again.

Ignite Next Library Talks are an opportunity for Next Library…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Announcement: These are the Themes of Next Library 2017

We are happy to announce the themes of Next Library 2017: 

Literacy

E.g.: Early childhood literacy, the library in national reading strategies, eGov and digital literacy, media literacy, literacy and democracy, newcomers, social inclusion, neo-and semi-literates, family literacy etc.

 

The Learning Library

E.g.: Advocacy strategies, changing leadership skills, international networking, reframing Making in libraries, design thinking, libraries…

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Added by Next Library on October 6, 2016 at 8:00 — No Comments

Announcement: The Next Library Advisory Board

Next Library® is pleased to announce the formation of our new Next Library® Advisory Board.

This board will strengthening international perspectives and inspire to rethinking Next Library as an incubator of…

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Added by Next Library on September 15, 2016 at 11:30 — No Comments

Next Library® is back!

The Next Library® Festival takes place 11 – 14 June 2017 in Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark

RETHINK is the overall theme, and we need to decide a number of sub-themes in order to ensure a scope of relevance and perspective for the future of libraries across the world.  

What are the most difficult…

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Added by Next Library on July 5, 2016 at 16:15 — No Comments

Presentations, blog posts & articles about Next Library 2015

We are collecting documentation and information about Next Library Festival 2015.

Did we miss your blog posts or presentation? We welcome all contributions, so let us know if you have something for the…

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Added by Next Library on November 24, 2015 at 16:48 — No Comments

Feedback and Evaluation from the Next Library Participants

This is the final evaluation from the Next Library Participants. Lots of input and great ideas for how to make an even…

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Added by Next Library on October 1, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

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