Iceland – a library stroll preliminary report
Overview <ul><li>Aim of the project </li></ul><ul><li>Goals and issues </li></ul><ul><li>What is strollology? </li></ul><u...
Aim of the project <ul><li>Getting a comprehensive overview of the Icelandic library system </li></ul><ul><li>Providing a ...
 
 
Iceland? <ul><li>Glaciers </li></ul><ul><li>Puffins </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanos </li></...
Goals and issues <ul><li>Getting to know the library system </li></ul><ul><li>Research about libraries in sparsely inhabit...
 
What ist strollology? <ul><li>Anthropological method </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced in urban planning in the 1980s </li></ul...
Example: Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
Outside the library – inside the library <ul><li>Strolling the environment of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring the...
 
 
Coverage of the project <ul><li>Mainly public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>University library Akureyri </li></ul><ul><li>La...
 
 
Monument for Jón Eiríksson Museum for Þórbergur Þórðarson
Public Library  National/Academic/Special Library Landmark/Museum i
Acknowledgements <ul><li>Goethe Institut Kopenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>Anna Sigríður Einarsdóttir  </li></ul><ul><li>Beate ...
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Iceland – A Library Stroll Landsfundur Upplýsingar

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Presentation of my ongoing project Iceland - a Library Stroll at Landsfundur Upplýsingar in Stykkishólmur.

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Iceland – A Library Stroll Landsfundur Upplýsingar

  1. 1. Iceland – a library stroll preliminary report
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>Aim of the project </li></ul><ul><li>Goals and issues </li></ul><ul><li>What is strollology? </li></ul><ul><li>Outside the library – inside the library </li></ul><ul><li>Coverage </li></ul><ul><li>Route of the first tour in July </li></ul><ul><li>By the way … </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aim of the project <ul><li>Getting a comprehensive overview of the Icelandic library system </li></ul><ul><li>Providing a new view on Iceland itself as a modern knowledge society </li></ul><ul><li>Field-testing a new approach in library sociology </li></ul>
  4. 6. Iceland? <ul><li>Glaciers </li></ul><ul><li>Puffins </li></ul><ul><li>Cultural Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Volcanos </li></ul><ul><li>Ice </li></ul><ul><li>Loneliness </li></ul><ul><li>Nature reserves </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Geothermal energy </li></ul><ul><li>Aluminium mills </li></ul><ul><li>Skyline </li></ul><ul><li>Free public transport </li></ul><ul><li>Responsibility for the community </li></ul>
  5. 7. Goals and issues <ul><li>Getting to know the library system </li></ul><ul><li>Research about libraries in sparsely inhabited regions </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction of strollology in LIS </li></ul><ul><li>What can we learn from Icelandic libraries? </li></ul><ul><li>How are they integrated in their communities? </li></ul>
  6. 9. What ist strollology? <ul><li>Anthropological method </li></ul><ul><li>Introduced in urban planning in the 1980s </li></ul><ul><li>Swiss planner and sociologist Lucius Burckhardt </li></ul><ul><li>Averting superficial, accustomed views on space </li></ul><ul><li>Acquiring insights of a space by concentrated perception </li></ul>
  7. 10. Example: Landsbókasafn Íslands - Háskólabókasafn
  8. 11. Outside the library – inside the library <ul><li>Strolling the environment of the library </li></ul><ul><li>Monitoring the library itself </li></ul><ul><li>Taking pictures </li></ul><ul><li>Interview with staff about stories and characteristics </li></ul><ul><li>Little survey about facts and figures </li></ul><ul><li>Connecting things </li></ul>
  9. 14. Coverage of the project <ul><li>Mainly public libraries </li></ul><ul><li>University library Akureyri </li></ul><ul><li>Landsbókasafn Íslands – Háskólabókasafn </li></ul><ul><li>Norræna húsið </li></ul><ul><li>Institutional Cooperations </li></ul><ul><li>Strolling with eyes open! </li></ul>
  10. 17. Monument for Jón Eiríksson Museum for Þórbergur Þórðarson
  11. 18. Public Library National/Academic/Special Library Landmark/Museum i
  12. 19. Acknowledgements <ul><li>Goethe Institut Kopenhagen </li></ul><ul><li>Anna Sigríður Einarsdóttir </li></ul><ul><li>Beate Detlefs </li></ul><ul><li>Matthias Platz </li></ul><ul><li>Þórdís T. Þórarinsdóttir </li></ul><ul><li>… and all the Icelandic librarians who supported the project so far </li></ul><ul><li>http://olafeigenbrodt.wordpress.com </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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