The Systematic Joy of Reading Award is an international award founded by the software company Systematic in collaboration with Aarhus Public Libraries, and is presented every other year at the international Next Library conference in Aarhus.Continue
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Don't miss the chance to apply for an EIFL Public Library Innovation Award!
The award is open to all public and community libraries in developing and transition countries that use ICT to improve lives in their communities by…
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Next Library is looking forward to the formative/funky/fab/free-of-charge conference Occupy Library 2020!
The hard times we are all going through have shown us, again and again, the importance of communities.
Looking forward to hearing about your great ideas and experiences in building, helping and strengthening communities. Main topics of Occupy Library conference:
1. Serving communities in times of crisis
2. Partnerships for strong democracies
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Next Library Satellite Brisbane 2021
After careful consideration and consultation with Aarhus Public Libraries and other collaborators, State Library of Queensland has made the decision to postpone Next Library Satellite Brisbane to 2021.
The new dates for the event are 9 October—12 October 2021.
Next Library 2021 in Dokk1, Aarhus,…Continue
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Thank you all for sharing pictures, slides, articles and more from Next Library 2019. It is all uploaded and you can get your digital goodie bag now!
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Next Library 2019 has come to an end: It was 5 days of amazing keynotes, sessions and ignite talks. And on top of this: 2 labs where you could create, play, share knowledge and learn together.
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On Sunday a group of Next Library participants went on an Inspiration Tour with Julka Almquist. These are some reflections on inspiration tours and how they are important for libraries.
Photos from the inspiration tour available…
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At this upcoming Next Library we also have a Data Lab for you! Data Lab @ Next Library is open daily from 9-16 (except during keynotes). Drop by and see the exhibition, talk to the library data-geeks, contribute with your own opinion and experience or maybe do a meditation while we track your…Continue
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Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, USA and Zambia
Here is the preliminary list of participants, who have agreed on having their name,…Continue
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We are incredibly thrilled to announce our final keynote speaker, Christopher Breedlove from the Burning Man Project.
As Head of Burners Without Borders, Christopher supports volunteer-driven community leadership work, whose goal is to unlock the innate skills of local communities to solve problems that bring about meaningful change. Supporting citizen-led civic engagement solutions and community resiliency projects around the world, BWB is known for bringing…Continue
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This year you can try out a new concept at Next Library: The Next Library Lab. We asked the brilliant people from Peer 2 Peer University to help facilitate the space. The Lab is open for themes and activities you…Continue
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We are incredibly excited to announce one of our keynote speakers as Louise Bernard, Obama Foundation. The keynote presentation will be followed by a panel discussion between Louise Bernard and Mary Ellen Messner, First Deputy Commissioner, Chicago Public Libraries. Moderator: Marie Østergård, Director of Aarhus Public Libraries.
Louise Bernard is the…Continue
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Due to the newly announced General Election June 5 in Denmark, we received some cancellations from Danish Next Library participants, as they are returning officers, responsible for planning and overseeing that elections are conducted according to the rules. If you move quickly…Continue
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We are excited to announce our 3rd keynote speaker: Herman Wasserman. He is Professor of Media Studies and Director of the Centre for Film and Media Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. The keynote at Next Library will be about: Deepening data democracy: potential and pitfalls.…Continue
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We are thrilled to announce our second keynote speaker: Martin Brynskov, chair of the global Open and Agile Smart Cities initiative (OASC). Martin has been a long-term partner and inspiration for the libraries in Aarhus and he will join us at Next Library to talk about Smart Cities. …Continue
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We are so happy that Gloria has generously accepted to be one of our Keynote speakers at Next Library 2019. Glòria Pérez-Salmerón is currently President of the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) 2017-2019 and senior consultant at Libraries Department at Diputació de Barcelona Glòria is totally…Continue
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Next Library 2019 is sold out! We are looking forward to welcoming people from 34 countries at Next Library 2019: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Lithuania, Namibia,…Continue
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