Transcript of "Tech Trends in Public Libraries OLA Super Conference Toronto 4.2.2012"
Knud SchulzToronto 2012.02.04
Manager of the Main Library in Aarhus 25 years Librarian and Master of Public Management Mentor INELI (International Network of Emerging Library Innovators) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Member of the client group Urban MediaSpace Aarhus Daily work focus – transforming the Main Library to “Urban Mediaspace” firstname.lastname@example.org www.slideshare.net apx.300.000 sq.ft. incl. 190.000 sq.ft. library space Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 2 Denmark
.dk Denmark population 5.5 mill. 5 regions Aarhus population 300.000Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 3
Digitalization combined with internet realise the library space for peoples use instead of keeping books possibilities to rethink the production of public welfare Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 4 Denmark
confusing statistics – open libraries citizens‟ service adaptive supporting innovative spacesThe role changes Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 5 Denmark
number of public libraries decreased from 764 to approximate 450 in 12 years opening hours raised 23 % last year?????????? 81of the libraries are part-time opened by the citizens Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 6 Denmark
81 libraries with an average of 13 opening hours a day increasing use still more intensive use in staff periods the libraries houses more diverse local community activities than ever Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 7 Denmark
lock into the library check in and out media use internet, pc, copy/print study read newspapers arrange study circles, public meetings Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 8 Denmark
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a big chance to be an two tasks integrated part of the focus on speed in reinventing of society developing new digital services services for public brings citizens in administration contact with the library a big learning and brings libraries in close marketing challenge contact with politicians and innovators in the community Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 10 Denmark
in 30 % of the municipalities the citizen get service through libraries in 50 % of all citizen service and libraries have started cooperating Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 11 Denmark
in 2011 public libraries organized more than 1500 classes addressing digital public training – and the same did the private organization for elderly people the demand for training have potentials for partnerships Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus 12 Denmark
LOCAL ARCHIVE NATURE GUIDE REFERENCE ARKIV ANALOGUE MEDIA LEARNING CENTER Archive YOUTHTODDLERS/CHILDREN JOB CORNER STUDY SUPPORT FAMILIES EXHIBITIONS HOME- COMMUNITY WORK QUIET REA- CENTER AREA DING HELP MEETING TRAI- NING CAFÉ Q AND A ROOMS HEALTH SMS BUSINESS COUNCELLING SERVICE SELF SERVICE LEISURE INFO CONSUMER INFO LIBRARY SHOP NEWS LOUNGE Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus Denmark 13
the libraries are changing from storing books to supporting citizens‟ needs innovation spaces for local communitiesKnud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus Denmark 14
Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Services Aarhus
innovate the library involve the users rethink out of the box and the comfort zone you are in libraries are not the problem libraries are the answer of the need for public innovative and learning spacesthank youSlideshare „KnudSchulz‟ Knud Schulz Citizens and Library Service Aarhus Denmark 20
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