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This Week in Libraries, casually referred to as TWIL, is an English language video podcast series created and produced by Jaap van de Geer and Erik Boekesteijn in the Netherlands. Featuring Erik Boekesteijn as host, and Jaap van de Geer as co-host and cameraman the library themed talk show is filmed in the studio of the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA) and also on location. Episodes feature interviews with guests working in libraries, cultural institutions and associated industries and highl...



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This Week we come from “de Bibliotheek tweedaagse”, the 2-day national library conference in the Netherlands. Roberta Stevens, president of the American Library Association, 2010-2011 was keynoting on day 1 as well as Bas Savenije. Together they talk about library advocacy.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Roberta Stevens, Bas Savenije
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Why are libraries at a crossroads? What kind of infrastructure do we need? Why Library Renewal?
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Michael Porter
This Week in Libraries we meet Stephen Abram at Manuscripta; the opening of the bookseason in NL organized by CPNB. A conversation about the Library as an Economic Lever, emotional needs and The invisible hand. Your weekly dose of Library Innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Stephen Abram
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Together with Ellen Forsyth we discuss large scale library collaboration, gaming, tools and much more… Learning without getting overwhelmed.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Ellen Forsyth
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Live recording from Internet Librarian 2010 in Monterey where we discuss the benefits of video in librarywork with Loida Garcia Febo, David Lee King and Michael Porter.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Loida Garcia Febo, David Lee King, Michael Porter
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In episode 18 we talk to Aditya Pawar who became a MSc. Design for interaction at TU Delft and did his thesis at DOK Library Concept Center. And we are at IFLA Gothenburg 2010 and talk to expert Olivier Charbonneau about Copyright.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Aditya Pawar, Olivier Charbonneau
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This week we are in Sweden, Boras for #ifla2010 and talk with Scott Nicholson about gaming in libraries, his new book, the ALA gaming toolkit and much much more.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Scott Nicholson
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These directors of Public Library Almere and Public Library Wassenaar-Voorschoten won best library in the Netherlands award 2010.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Chris Wiersma, Rob Vellinga
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Shanachies are stranded in London on their way to Canada and visit the Idea Store, Whitechapel to talk to Sergio Dogliani, principal Idea Store manager, about the successful concept behind the Idea Stores.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Sergio Dogliani
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First Episode of TWIL with special guest Barth Drenth.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, TWIL, Erik Boekesteijn, Bart Drenth
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This week we interview Wilma (@wbk500) and Ad (@adaerts) about their #followalibrary project. And there is the launch of the video teaser for the #followalibrary Day that will happen on October 1st.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Wilma van den Brink, Ad Aerts
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Jane and Stephen took us out to Niagara Falls where we turned the camera on them and talked about Jane's work organizing conferences like Computers in Libraries and Internet Librarian and with Stephen about his new job and opportunities for libraries.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jane Dysart, Stephen Abram
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Europeana and the Public Domain Charter are the topics of this week’s episode.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jonathan Purday, Paul Keller
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This week we talk with Annemarie van Essen about Biebsearch, a collaboration project between libraries and schools.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Annemarie van Essen
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Shanachies meet up with Jo McCauseland in front of the Natural History Museum to talk about the state of UK libraries
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jo McCausland
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In this special episode sponsored by the Australian Library Association (ALIA) and Public Libraries Australia (PLA) we talk to library leaders Mylee Joseph, David Cranswick and Sabina O’Callaghan about the latest in Australian Libraries.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Mylee Joseph, David Cranswick, Sabina O’Callaghan
Long-term preservation has some big challenges. Luciano Ammenti has a dream to build the standards to make digital conservation for the future better.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Luciano Ammenti
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Choreographing content, Facebook strategy, giving multiple perspectives on a single subject and the overconcern with the death of libraries. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation!
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Gene Tan
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“Library crimes are the best” with Karin Slaughter. Railway Libraries and complaints in the library with Lotte Sluyser.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Lotte Sluyser
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Design thinking in libraries, A one page website and tedious ebook discussions: some of the topics on this episode of TWIL, your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Aaron Schmidt
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Online marketing, community building and Facebook as a building. Some of the topic of this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Anouk Binkhuysen
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No Business as usual with libraries, taking control of your destiny by a better understanding of the future and just in case vs. just in time scenarios.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Thomas Frey
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Allowing the past to be a playground, curatorial voices, changing the way we think about time and Information dessimination in the trenches.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jason Scott, Chris Wild
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On this week’s episode of TWIL we deconstruct libraries with Gene Tan and talk about lazy librarianship, movies, storytelling and much more. Bringing you your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Gene Tan
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The first German Movers & Shakers Award. The State of Innovation in German Libraries and communicating ideas to your community. This and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Julia Bergmann
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After Michiel Laan we have another guest on the show who is involved in eContent en digital innovation. Sarah Houghton-Jan aka The Librarian in Black is assistant director at San Rafael Public Library. She is also co author of The eBook User’s Bill of Rights that she wrote in reaction to the new HarperCollins license deal on ebooks.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Michiel Laan, Sarah Houghton-Jan
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This week we are tech trend spotting with Joe Murphy and also talk about handling change and improving discovery.
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Making the library an adventure/experience, tech gadgets and inspired librarians. These topics and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Brian Pichman, Dave Hesse
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Can Library Automation Systems save libraries? Did you see the last Oprah show? Are we all moving into the Cloud?
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Marshall Breeding
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3D technology,multitouch, Cloud Computing and discussion about innovation. This is all happening in this week’s episode of TWIL with Smithsonian’s CTO Carmen Iannacone.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Carmen Iannacone
Making yourself visible as a librarian. The cost of textbooks and creating passionate users. Some of the topics on this week’s TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Julia Bergmann
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Jannik Mulvad and the team in Aarhus is building the library of the future. What are their dreams and hopes?
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jannik Mulvad
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In the beautiful library of the Royal Tropical Institution in Amsterdam we meet with author and philosopher Bas Haring to talk about today’s world of information.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Bas Haring
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Jay Jordan, President and CEO OCLC, inc. from Jaap van de Geer on Vimeo.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jay Jordan
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Mecanoo is building one of the most impressive libraries in Europe and maybe the world in Birmingham. We talk to founder and director Francine Houben about libraries and the future.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Francine Houben
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How can we provide value for young people? “Nothing is really easy” and traveling the world on a scholarship to learn about libraries. All of this and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Leonee Ariel Derr
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Save New Jersey Libraries! A conversation on Library Architecture and Innovation with architect Aat Vos. The Tweet of the Week, Serious Question Time and more...
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Aat Vos
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Building self sustaining libraries in Africa, making use of fiber optic broadband. Finding a new Carnegie model and understanding new information needs.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, David Dewane
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The Business & IP center of the British Library is one of the innovations Nigel Spencer talks about in episode 41 of This Week in Libraries.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Nigel Spencer
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Stuart Hamilton is Senior Policy Advisor with IFLA. In 2006/2007 he walked across the United States and visited over 100 libraries. libraryjournal.com/article/CA6495173.html In this episodes we focus on the work of IFLA and the upcoming conference in Gothenburg: ifla.org/en/ifla76
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Stuart Hamilton
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Streaming books. A new “Golden Age of Publishing”? A need for more experimenting and sharing inside of platforms. All of this and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Justo Hidalgo
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The story behind TWIL. The most interesting libraries around the world. Fanmail and the potential of podcasting.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Japp van de Geer
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Catching the twinkle in the customer’s eye, authenticity in communication, The Alpe d’HuZes project and storytelling for companies. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation!
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Amarens Schuurmans
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Recorded during the Alberta Library Conference in Jasper 2010. Dean Frey, Punch Jackson and Maureen Woods talk about the wonderful work that is being done in Alberta to put libraries on the map.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Maureen Woods, Punch Jackson, Dean Frey
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In this week’s episode the TWIL team is interviewed by Wendy de Graaf, freelance journalist for Bibliotheekblad.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Wendy de Graaff
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A new Library Law in The Netherlands, the importance of curiosity, one national digital library, Borges and connecting the digital to the physical library.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Kars Veling
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Delpher, organisational boundaries, the quality of OCR and Big Data and stepping over your own shadow.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Kurt De Belder
Paper is dead, move on! Translating your “Why” to the modern age, Creativity and Culture and how to compete with free. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation!
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Arjan van den Born
Librarian generations, Library schools and landscapes in Canada, the role of sharing in the library community and the library as a 3rd place? This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation!
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Julie-Anne Cardella, Michaël Elbaz
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Jasper Visser has a very well developed coolness radar. On this 40th episode we talk about topics like storytelling and new interfaces.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jasper Visser
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Owning and managing your own eContent. Self publishing and how do we position ourselves as libraries to be at the heart of the publishing revolution. All of this and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jamie LaRue
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Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Marietje Schaake
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ACTA, SOPA & PIPA and what it all means for libraries. We also talk with @jtdeboer about the position of the Dutch Library Association on these matters.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Jeroen de Boer
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This Week we are in Hilversum for a Media Literacy Event. We discuss the balance between AV and print with Cathy Spierenburg and John Leek. In part two we revisit Gothenburg to listen to the second part of the Ellen Tise interview we did.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Cathy Spierenburg, John Leek, Ellen Tise
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Creating an open environment for reading and research, all shades of grey of copyright, bringing together libraries, archives and museums and new ways of accessing digital collections. This and much more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation!
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Dan Cohen
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At Erwin Blom’s first visit to the Amsterdam Public Library, we talk to him about social media, keeping things local and the gamification of services.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Erwin Blom
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On the last episode of the season we ask ourselves: “What is a library?” And we read with horses.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Gerry Meek
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Curation of information, making the web better with Brainsley.com and some startup advice on This Week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Ernst-Jan Pfauth
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We meet three library students from the Czech Republic and the University of Washington and talk about communicating library services and promoting yourself well. But we also look into teaching innovation and changing stereotypes. All this and more in your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn
Discussing some great opportunities for libraries.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Francisco van Jole, Christiaan Alberdingk Thijm
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Open Library Projects, Q&A services by librarians and being enthousiastic & open helps @work. These topics and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Esther Valent
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Finding a library job and the next step in readers advisory. These topics and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Leah White
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Getting more return on your collections, taking the temperature of libraries in Europe, Big Data and Personal Collections and high quality access to research.
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Fundamental library research, critical thinking in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Marjolein Oomes
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Amsterdam Public Library opened on 07-07-07 Hans van Velzen talks about the services the library offers on a daily basis.
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This Week we are at Internet Librarian 2010 in Monterey and interview Patricia Martin who was a keynote speaker on monday october 25 (link to keynote underneath). Patricia Martin is CEO and founder of LitLamp Communications, a marketing consultancy acclaimed for using culture as a medium to connect brands with communities of consumers. Specializing in serving knowledge economy clients, Martin conjured a strategy for the Asian tour of the New York Philharmonic, spearheaded a viral Information...
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Patricia Martin
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About 100 library specialists coming together on a saturday to discuss the future of libraries.
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Building new library association cultures & networks. This topic and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Michel Wesseling
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Starting your own publishing company. Imagination in literature. Investing in e-content and books in the cloud. All of this and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Eva Cossee
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“Innovation is dirty” says Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial internet entrepreneur. We talk about setting up a business, ebooks and the white rabbit.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten
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5% of the total population needs a form of adaptive reading. Involving the creative industry in service development and getting out of your comfort zone.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Valerie Frissen, Annemieke de Korte
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Selling local authors in your library. Connecting readres & authors and happy bookstores. These topics and more in this week’s episode of TWIL: your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Karin Horst
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What are the opportunities that excist in all the dramatic change that is happening for libraries? Can we claim the library is important simply because it is there? Important questions to think about in This Week’s episode of TWIL, your weekly dose of library innovation.
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Chris Batt
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With Michael Edson, Director of Web and New Media Strategy at Smithsonian Institution, we talk about web strategy and especially his Smithsonian Commons project (si.edu/​commons/​prototype/​).
Topics: This Week in Libraries, Erik Boekesteijn, Michael Edson