Daily Archives: April 20, 2010

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Aaron Schmidt “Library 10 & Meeting Point”

Glimpses of the future of libraries in Finland: http://www.walkingpaper.org/2790 My colleague Aaron Schmidt reports from his time spent in helsinki working with the Gates Foundation at the 2010 Global Libraries Peer Learning Meeting. Take a look at this: “The libraries I saw have overcome their addiction to circulating content. Now they’re all about doing, making, publishing, working, and experiences revolving around content. People are still getting print books and CDs for the library, sure, but other stuff seems more important. Here’s a little report…” Later: “It is impossible for library patrons and staff to sit on opposite side of a […]