Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11          Project sponsoredby:<br />Iceland – a Library Stroll<br />ExploringIcelandWith a Differe...
The Project<br />Social construction of library space<br />Rural exodus as a challenge for counties and towns in Germany<b...
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Methodology<br />Strollology developed from situationist performance and anthropological methodology<br />Henri Lefebvre (...
Strollology<br />Breaking the logic of the narratives<br />Observing details and disorders<br />Social, economic and histo...
Why Iceland?<br />Seems to be homogenous<br />Small population<br />Regionalisation<br />Modern, differentiated library sy...
Pre-formulated Iceland<br />Unspoilt wilderness<br />Birdlife<br />Raging elements<br />Elves <br />Pop music<br />Financi...
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
A ConciseHistoryofLibraries in Iceland<br />Medieval literary tradition<br />Decline under Danish rule – language survived...
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Evolution ofthe Project<br />Only way to travel inhabited Iceland: Ring-road<br />Libraries on the way – different types o...
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Project Layout Phase 1<br />Idea – research – exposé<br />Applying for funding: Goethe-Institut Dänemark<br />Seeking cont...
Public Library<br />National/Academic/Special Library<br />Landmark/Museum<br />
Project Layout Phase 2<br />Concretizing travel plans<br />Staying flexible<br />Studying literature on strollology<br />I...
Photographing Iceland<br />Matthias Platz: Berlin based artist working with different graphic and photographic techniques<...
HowtoStroll<br />Walking around<br />Observations according town, economy, landmarks<br />Location and neighbourhood<br />...
cONTEXT<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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bUILDING<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Heart andstomach<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Inside - Outside<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Fishery<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Chess<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Strollinglibraries – strollingthecountry<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
Acknowledgements<br />Goethe-InstitutDänemark, Copenhagen<br />Matthias Platz, Berlin<br />BeateDetlefs, Goethe-Institut C...
Thank you very much for your attention!<br />olaf.eigenbrodt@uni-hamburg.de<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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Presentation about a strollological project around libraries in Iceland. Presented to the Western European Studies Group of ACRL during ALA's 2011 annual conference in New Orleans, LA.

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Iceland – a Library Stroll

  1. 1. Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11 Project sponsoredby:<br />Iceland – a Library Stroll<br />ExploringIcelandWith a Different Perspective<br />
  2. 2. The Project<br />Social construction of library space<br />Rural exodus as a challenge for counties and towns in Germany<br />Role of libraries in rural communities<br />Search for new methods in library sociology<br />Comparative LIS for the knowledge societies<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  4. 4. Methodology<br />Strollology developed from situationist performance and anthropological methodology<br />Henri Lefebvre (1901-1991)<br />Lucius Burckhardt (1925-2003)<br />Critique of the selective perception of landscape<br />Pre-formulated perspectives<br />Synthesized experience<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  5. 5. Strollology<br />Breaking the logic of the narratives<br />Observing details and disorders<br />Social, economic and historical context<br />Flexible and contingent concept<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  6. 6. Why Iceland?<br />Seems to be homogenous<br />Small population<br />Regionalisation<br />Modern, differentiated library system<br />Many public libraries in rural areas<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  7. 7. Pre-formulated Iceland<br />Unspoilt wilderness<br />Birdlife<br />Raging elements<br />Elves <br />Pop music<br />Financial crisis<br />You are travelling to Iceland to visit libraries?<br />
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  14. 14. A ConciseHistoryofLibraries in Iceland<br />Medieval literary tradition<br />Decline under Danish rule – language survived<br />New interest in Old Norse language<br />Saving the country – restoring cultural identity<br />Romantic scholarship – enlightened locals<br />Support for the library system under Danish rule<br />Nation building and language politics<br />Scandinavian and US model<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  20. 20. Evolution ofthe Project<br />Only way to travel inhabited Iceland: Ring-road<br />Libraries on the way – different types of libraries<br />Classic study trip vs. strollologic examination<br />Decision to divide the tour<br />Unexpected company<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  22. 22. Project Layout Phase 1<br />Idea – research – exposé<br />Applying for funding: Goethe-Institut Dänemark<br />Seeking contact to Icelandic libraries<br />Communicating the idea<br />Draft itinerary<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  23. 23. Public Library<br />National/Academic/Special Library<br />Landmark/Museum<br />
  24. 24. Project Layout Phase 2<br />Concretizing travel plans<br />Staying flexible<br />Studying literature on strollology<br />Icelandic society, culture, and history<br />Cooperation with Matthias Platz<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  25. 25. Photographing Iceland<br />Matthias Platz: Berlin based artist working with different graphic and photographic techniques<br />Project about perception and landscape<br />‚Taking pictures of elves in their habitat‘<br />Using different films like infrared and expired color material<br />Chemical, mechanical and digital processing<br />Idea of working together in Iceland<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  26. 26. HowtoStroll<br />Walking around<br />Observations according town, economy, landmarks<br />Location and neighbourhood<br />Library tour<br />Conversation with staff members<br />Walking around once again<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  27. 27. cONTEXT<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  34. 34. bUILDING<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  38. 38. Heart andstomach<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  42. 42. Inside - Outside<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  48. 48. Fishery<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  51. 51. Chess<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  56. 56. Strollinglibraries – strollingthecountry<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
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  65. 65. Acknowledgements<br />Goethe-InstitutDänemark, Copenhagen<br />Matthias Platz, Berlin<br />BeateDetlefs, Goethe-Institut Copenhagen<br />Anna SigríðurEinarsdóttir, Hafnarfjörður<br />LaufeyEiríksdóttir, Egilsstaðir<br />ÞórdísT. Þórarinsdóttir, Reykjavík<br />All Icelandic librarians who supported the project<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />
  66. 66. Thank you very much for your attention!<br />olaf.eigenbrodt@uni-hamburg.de<br />Olaf Eigenbrodt, Juni 11<br />

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