Monday, August 4, 2008

PL 20/08: Seven papers from Norway

Filed under: IFLA — plinius @ 1:28 pm

IFLA 2008 opens on Sunday, August 10.

Polar hero Roald Amundsen – in London Royal Wax Museum, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

The program has links to many of the presentations. I note seven contributions from Norway – same number as in Durban:

  1. The image of the Norwegian Polar Hero. HARALD ØSTGAARD LUND (National Library of Norway, Oslo). Rare Books and Manuscripts. Expanding frontiers of knowledge: documents of exploration, discovery and travel
  2. The Locker-Room Librarian: The Maradona of literature dissemination. STIG ELVIS FURSET (Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority, Oslo [Furset works at Buskerud County Library, Drammen]. Literacy and Reading in co-operation with the Public Libraries and Library Services to Multicultural Populations. The Global Literacy and Reading Fair: sharing good library practices n support of the United Nations Literacy Decade 2003-2012
  3. Theoretical approaches on public libraries as places creating social capital. ANDREAS VÅRHEIM (Oslo University College). Library Theory and Research: Librarie as space and place: theoretical approaches
  4. Legal deposit of audiovisual and multimedia materials in Scandinavia. TROND VALBERG (National Library of Norway, Mo i Rana). Audiovisual and Multimedia, Copyright and other Legal Matters, National Libraries and Bibliography. The legal deposit of audiovisual and multimedia materials: practice around the world
  5. Count the traffic. TORD HØIVIK (Oslo University College). Management and Marketing, Statistics and Evaluation and Library Theory and Research. Managing libraries in a changing environment – legal, technical and organisational aspects
  6. Revisiting the added value of the school library. GRY ENGER (Vahl Primary School, Oslo). School Libraries and Resource Centres. All aboard at the school library: giving children the tools they need to navigate the future!
  7. How much is much? Developing and interpreting national library visitor statistics. TORD HØIVIK (Oslo University College). National Libraries with Statistics and Evaluation. Ensuring quality in national libraries: performance measures and quality evaluation supporting cultural heritage and research.




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