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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

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

5 other services users wish to find in a library (and how libraries offer them)

As pointed out in part one of our blog post series, there are a few similarities in all the reports that focus on researching the library users and their needs (haven’t read it? You can find it here). We’ve presented the four basic services each library should offer nowadays and now we will continue [...]

By | August 2nd, 2017|Public Libraries|0 Comments

8 innovative technologies to implement at the library of the future

Librarians should lead the way in technology use among fellow residents and gain more time for the most important activity: helping patrons. Since the main mission of most libraries is to offer equality of access to information for every citizen, then why not be a trendsetter in digital use and implement innovative technologies? This [...]

By | July 4th, 2017|Public Libraries|1 Comment

How to attract more people to your public library? – Use a self-service library system

Modern libraries are much more than lending books, they have become a community space, where people of all ages can spend hours participating in group meetings, trainings, conferences, exhibitions, play games, watch TV, listen to music, talk with counselors, pay taxes and much more. In a society where the library is considered a “third [...]

By | May 8th, 2017|Public Libraries|1 Comment

How to attract more users to the public library? – Community partnerships

Please raise your hand if you love your local library. There is no doubt that people value libraries as a great source of information and relaxation during work or leisure time. Nonetheless, by taking a short look at the public library statistics offered by UNESCO, it might seem there is a trend among [...]

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