Tag Archive for 'Netherlands'

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Biebtobieb: sharing knowledge and ideas

          Guest Blogger: Levien den Boer, moderator National Knowledge Sharing at Koninklijke Bibliotheek – National Library of the Netherlands. Although there are of course differences between the various (public) libraries in the Netherlands, they face similar questions, challenges and needs. In order to prevent them from […]

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Score a Book!

          Guest Blogger: Jolanda Robben, coordinator Score a Book!, Biblionet Groningen Learning to read well is of great importance to growing children. It helps even more when they enjoy reading. With this in mind, Biblionet Groningen and the FC Groningen Foundation are performing the Score a […]

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New in the Netherlands: the library for newcomers

          Guest Blogger: Juan Khalaf, project manager New in the Netherlands, and nominated for Best Librarian of the Netherlands 2016 (an initiative of the Library Journal) As a former refugee I know how important it is to learn to feel at home in your new country. […]

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The municipality/local council as a partner, the library as an entrepreneur

          Guest Blogger: Erna Winters, director Public Library Kennemerwaard, member of the Executive Committee at EBLIDA Once upon a time, a long time ago, when stories and imagination still ruled, deep into the 20th century, the world was still full of great expectations…. That was a […]

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FryskLab: Bookmobile with FabLab

          Guest Blogger: Jeroen de Boer, programme manager innovation, Library Service Fryslân Since September 2013, the Library Service Fryslân has a FryskLab at its disposition, a bookmobile that contains a FabLab (fabrication laboratory). The basis for this project is the sharing of knowledge and meeting. Joining […]

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Manifesto for more imagination

          Guest Blogger: Rob Bruijnzeels, independent advisor and founder of the Ministry of Imagination Library buildings have long been designed based on paradigms from the 19th and 20th century with the typology of covered bookcases and the arrangement of an old-fashioned catalogue cabinet. But the world […]

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Certification of Public Libraries

          Guest Blogger: Willem Camphuis, director Stichting Certificering Openbare Bibliotheken (Netherlands Institute for Public Library Certification). The quality of public library services in the Netherlands is an important element in the innovation process of public libraries. Based on an agreement by the Netherlands Public Library Association (VOB) […]

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