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Why did you become a librarian?

“I love to read!” Is the most common answer to the question of why you became a librarian. Sometimes longtime librarians sigh a little at this and start going on about how libraries are about so much more than books

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Posted in Future, Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0

iPad and libraries – some thoughts

OK, congratulations to all fellow Apple fanboys and girls :-) The iPad looks good and I would love to get my hands on one. In fact on thursday I  got word from the ICT-department at work that they pre-ordered one

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Posted in E-books, Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0, Web 2.0

The culture of Nice

Michael Stephens wrote about the “culture of no” and how it stops innovation and development. Today at a seminar for librarians I was in a foul mood and sat observing my fellow librarians as they discussed the future of libraries

Posted in Hype or Hope?, Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0, Norway, Users

Secret conference?

I have been busy these last three months trying to get the conference “Digital og Sosial 2.0″ – Digital and social 2.0 – in Bergen, Norway. It will be a two day conference where librarians will meet and discuss Library

Posted in Conferences, Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0, Norway

IFLA 2.0

Reading Michael Stephens blogpost on ALA 2.0 I started thinking about library organizations and how web 2.0 can improve relations between members and organization and between organization and the world at large. I wrote a post on the Norwegian Library

Posted in IFLA, Librarian 2.0, Library Associations 2.0

Going with the flow

Usually libraries and librarians are considered to be a little “outside” the main flow of society and the world at large. In many ways this is a good thing. Libraries are built to stay and exist for a long time

Posted in Librarian 2.0

On the nature of 2.0

I have worked hard on my Library Lab project, but had a nagging feeling that something was wrong. There was two problems with how I first envisioned it. And as my feeling of discomfort with the work increased I started

Posted in Librarian 2.0, Library 2.0, Library lab, OPAC, Users, Web 2.0
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