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3 essential elements to consider when creating a voice for the library: storytelling, experience, and play – Interview with Matt Finch

Community engagement is an important aspect of libraries’ success in the 21st century. To share some hands-on tips with you, we’ve had a chat with Matt Finch, a creative researcher working with libraries in Australia, New Zealand, Britain, and the USA to help them use storytelling with the community when creating a voice for the [...]

By | December 6th, 2017|Public Libraries|0 Comments

6 Library Trends Of 2017 That We Noticed

In this post, we’ve put together a potpourri of library trends of 2017 based on interviews with library thought leaders and what we’ve learned from innovative libraries around the world. If you are looking for new ideas going into 2018, these could give you a great starting point! 1. Community involvement As the number of [...]

By | November 30th, 2017|Public Libraries, Uncategorized|3 Comments

Engaging Library Visitors Through Gamification – Interview with Ana Ordás

Librarians have a history of effectively providing information requested by users and creating usable systems. However, the user experience is created by interacting with the system and the emotional aspects play a fundamental role… this is where games come into play. Read below our chat with Ana Ordas, a specialist in games and gamification [...]

By | November 23rd, 2017|Public Libraries|0 Comments

Library Project of the Month: Arctic Imagination

Each month, Princh shares a post featuring an interesting project from the library world. Want to be the next Library Project of the Month? Write us an e-mail at info@princh.com. This month we present Arctic Imagination; an international library collaboration about the disappearing ice and climate change. We have talked with Lise Bach Hansen, [...]

By | November 16th, 2017|Project of the Month, Public Libraries|0 Comments

Canadian Librarians: Creating innovative strategies on their path to success – Interview with Stephen Abram

Canadian Library Month occurs every October and during this time librarians have the chance to celebrate their activity and users have the chance to reflect on the important role libraries play in their lives. To learn more about libraries in Canada, we had a chat with Stephen Abram. Stephen is a renowned library trend [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Library Interview, Public Libraries|0 Comments

4 ways to extend the library’s presence into the community

Meeting patrons where they spend most of their time is a fantastic way to extend the library’s presence into the community and to make the public aware of all the great opportunities they can have at a library. Also, local citizens want libraries to be in places where people can combine the library service [...]

By | October 25th, 2017|Public Libraries|0 Comments

Library Project of the Month: Naple Sister Libraries

Each month, Princh shares a post featuring an interesting project from the library world. Want to be the next Library Project of the Month? Get in touch with us here! This month, we present Naple Sister Libraries, a cooperation program that enables public libraries in the countries of the European Union to get in [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Project of the Month, Public Libraries|0 Comments

How can libraries fight the crisis and remain relevant to their users? – Interview with Liz McGettigan

Libraries have enormous potential in becoming a more integral part of citizens’ daily life but there still are a few factors holding them back potentially creating an existential crisis among libraries worldwide. To find out more about the possible ways libraries can fight the crisis and remain relevant to the users, we’ve had another [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Library Interview, Public Libraries|0 Comments

Could Libraries Become The Fifth Branch Of Power?

The role of libraries in connection to the fake news phenomenon has been intensely debated in the last year as libraries are gaining more confidence than most media outlets. Fake news has always existed but given the recent outburst of unverified and in some cases untrue news in the press, libraries have started positioning [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|Public Libraries|3 Comments

Transforming library services – Global, connected, rich and accessible

Librarians and the local governments need to think about what could ensure their relevance for the future. For this, library representatives from around the world have gathered in United Kingdom for the Global Excellence Tour 2017 to discuss the future of libraries and we’ve got the insights. We talked with Liz McGettigan, one of [...]

By | September 27th, 2017|Public Libraries|0 Comments