Monthly Archive for March, 2018

Info-Hotspots: Answer Questions on Health care, Housing, and wellbeing

By Guest Blogger Eric Boekesteijn Where can residents go with their questions on health care, housing, and wellbeing? In the municipality of Dalfsen, residents sometimes experience difficulties with finding the right services for information, counsel and support. Why is that? Because the supply of services is fragmented and therefore sometimes […]

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Ecology, Education and Culture: Libraries as a Model

The Tunisian Federation of University Libraries “FEBUS” in collaboration with IFLA: Public Libraries Section & Higher Institute of ISD Documentation University of Manouba Ecology, Education and Culture: Libraries as a Model Tunis – 21-22-23 June 2018 Call for Papers  The Federation of University Libraries and Specialized Documentation and Information Services […]

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IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award 2018

The IFLA Section on Metropolitan Libraries has the pleasure to announce the 3rd IFLA Metropolitan Libraries Short Film Award for 2018, sponsored by the Free Library of Philadelphia and Pikes Peak Library District. The award is part of A Corto di libri, a contest for short films about libraries and […]

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Lighting a Fire forLlife – B/Slash reduces fear of reading

By Guest Blogger, Eric Boekesteijn As soon as I enter the room I can feel the looks. ‘Who is that? What does she want?’ I am in a classroom of a high school for VMBO (preparatory middle vocational education) pupils. By no means an easy target group when it comes […]

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Super focused studying with StudyShare

By Guest Blogger Eric Boekesteijn How do you prevent students from getting distracted during studying and transform the library into a successful place for studying? Frank Verbeek from the Public Library of Amsterdam knows the solution. The experiment Ten o’clock in the morning. A room filled with tables, arranged in […]

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Football Makes Reading Fun

By Guest Blogger, Eric Boekesteijn Score a book! is a reading project for primary school pupils aged 8-10. Encouraged by players from Dutch professional teams, the children read as many books as they can during a period. A formula that catches on. ‘Jolanda, come see this!’ It is Saturday morning and […]

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Are we solving a library problem or not?

An friend told me to read a blog from Susan Brown, Chap Hill Library, North Carolina USA. The titel was: Are we solving a library problem ? Or are we helping solve a community problem? This is so close to my how my work has been the last months .Talking […]

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