Transforming the Libraries. To which problems in a knowledge based society are public libraries the answer?. http://presentations.aakb.dk/hapel / australia2006. email@example.com Rolf Hapel, director Citizen Services and Public Libraries Aarhus, Denmark, August 2006.
To which problems in a knowledge based society are public libraries the answer?
Rolf Hapel, director
Citizen Services and Public Libraries
Aarhus, Denmark, August 2006
Sven Nilsson: ”Inventing the future - playing”
New fellow citizens
The "new elderly"
From text to sound and moving pictures From analogue to digital
Film and video
Computer programmes, databases, playstation games and multimedia
Net based media types
–portals, subscribed services, e-zines, advisories subject guides, tutorials
No more money – probably less
Better expect the worst:
“ – only the paranoid will survive”
Andy Grove – Intel 1995
A high demand for
..with a predictable ending..
Work with a philosophy of change..
The Danish National Library Authority strategy:
The hybrid library model is the frame for library development in Denmark
A place that offers..
..and where there is guidance.
..access to global information..
..to collections of various media..
Search and ordering facilities
The Net libraries are a number of virtual libraries or subject portals produced or co-produced by Danish public and research libraries in cooperation