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Aak Singapore

  1. 1. Contributions from Aarhus Singapore May 2008
  2. 2. Aarhus <ul><li>300.000 citizens </li></ul><ul><li>1 main library </li></ul><ul><li>19 branch libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Stock of materials in libraries: 1.031.585 </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation figure: 5,0 </li></ul><ul><li>Staff in the libraries: 214 </li></ul><ul><li>Annual visits: 1.866.473 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Highlights <ul><li>YOUng / MindSpot </li></ul><ul><li>BibStream </li></ul><ul><li>MediaSpace – new Main Library </li></ul><ul><li>Info Island DK </li></ul><ul><li>Emma – our new digital employee </li></ul><ul><li>EU-projects </li></ul>
  4. 4. Young / MindSpot <ul><li>YOUng is a project, where young people, youth NGO’s and the Main Library in Aarhus are creating a youth library for the 14 – 20 year old. </li></ul><ul><li>Consists of three parts: a room at the Main </li></ul><ul><li>Library, cooperation with the local schools, </li></ul><ul><li>and Mindspot on tour which will represent </li></ul><ul><li>and make the library visible at large events </li></ul><ul><li>in Aarhus. </li></ul><ul><li>The aim is to replace the traditional library choice with new library choices that take the needs of the target group into account. </li></ul><ul><li>In addition to this the project aims to engage young people in the development of society and democracy. </li></ul>
  5. 5. MindSpot
  6. 6. MindSpot
  7. 7. Bibstream www.bibstream.dk <ul><li>A national, common channel for distrubution and storage of films and videos produced by grass-root environments, citizens in general, and by the libraries themselves. </li></ul><ul><li>At www.bibstream.dk everyone can watch films and upload their own films within the categories: Short films and documentaries, Video clips, Local history, and Library information. </li></ul><ul><li>A Danish national ”YouTube” with a library angle! </li></ul><ul><li>Next on Bibstream: integrated search, live library TV, library fileshare, online editing etc. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MediaSpace www.multimediehuset.dk <ul><li>A new Main Library, built on the waterfront in Aarhus, finished in 2014. </li></ul><ul><li>An open learning environment that supports participation, knowledge sharing and spirit of community. </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme citizen-involvement – including the kids. </li></ul><ul><li>21.000 square metres. </li></ul><ul><li>Price approx. 500 SGD. </li></ul><ul><li>The architectural competition is going on right now. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Info Island DK www.infoisland.dk <ul><li>A virtual dissemination centre in the three-dimensional online world Second Life run by six public libraries. </li></ul><ul><li>The project has explored the possibilities for disseminating library services in a completely new way through debates, lectures and events where users, authors and library staffs interact via virtual personas; the so-called avatars. </li></ul>Visit infoisland.dk
  10. 10. Emma – Our new digital employee <ul><li>An interactive digital service assistant (avatar), which is integrated on the municipal website as well as the library website. </li></ul><ul><li>In an intuitive and visually attractive manner, Emma answers the most common questions posed by citizens – around the clock. </li></ul><ul><li>Emma is single, and she once participated in a music video! Click here </li></ul>
  11. 11. EU-projects <ul><li>Untold Stories An EU-project which aims at utilising the opportunities of libraries and museums to involve refugees and immigrants in creating, storing, disseminating and sharing digital stories via the Internet. This project has partners from the Czech Republic, Germany and Greece. </li></ul><ul><li>Entitle This project will utilise and disseminate the key position of public libraries in lifelong learning through a website targeted at politicians and institutions in the cultural and educational sectors. </li></ul>