EUROLIS seminar 2016

LIBRARIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS – caring for the whole community

Here are some impressions of this year’s EUROLIS seminar.

The seminar took place on Friday 25 November in the Goethe-Institut London. It was organised by EUROLIS and the International Library and Information Group (ILIG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP). It was chaired by Martyn Wade, Chair of the CILIP Board and Chair of FAIFE (Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression Advisory Committee) Committee of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).

We would like to thank all speakers, partners and supporters!

Take a look at some of our speaker’s presentations here.

 

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SEMINAR 2016 ‘Libraries and human rights – caring for the whole community’

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LIBRARIES AND HUMAN RIGHTS – caring for the whole community

EUROLIS invites you to a one-day seminar focusing on the role of libraries in the fight for human rights. Libraries have always been about enabling access to information, but how do we guarantee that everyone can benefit? We have invited leading experts from UK, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal and Germany to present current projects and share their experiences and ideas with the audience.

The event is organised by EUROLIS (the consortium of librarians from European cultural institutes in London) and the International Library and Information Group (ILIG) of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP).

The seminar will be chaired by Martyn Wade, Chair of the CILIP Board and Chair of FAIFE (Freedom of Access to Information and Freedom of Expression Advisory Committee) Committee of IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions).

Click here to see photos and biographies of our speakers as well as abstracts of what they want to talk about!

Click here for a timetable of all talks.

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Fri 25 Nov | 9:30am – 4:30pm| £60 (£50 conc.; £25 extra conc. for library science students) including lunch | At the Goethe-Institut London | Tickets are available on Eventbrite

 

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EUROTOOLBOX launch 2016/2017

EUROTOOLBOX launch 2016/2017

The launch took place on Tuesday 12 July at Brighton Jubilee Children’s Library. The new collection of children’s books in 7 languages was launched as part of the CILIP Conference in Brighton on Tuesday 12 July. The books including English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Polish and Spanish language books have been on display in the Brighton Jubilee Children’s Library until 26 August.

 

You can download each collection brochure here:

 

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SEMINAR 2015 ‘Keeping connected – how libraries use social media’

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A one day seminar organised by EUROLIS, the consortium of librarians of European Cultural Institutes in London and CILIP.

The seminar studied how librarians across Europe are making use of social media for public relations and to attract new users. Leading experts, coming from the main European countries, shared their experience and ideas with the audience.

Chair of the Conference and Speaker: Presentation Phil Bradley, United Kingdom

Overview speakers EUROLIS seminar 2015:

Presentation Cristina Bambini and Tatiana Wakefield, Italy
Presentation Sina Schröder, Germany
Presentation Nieves González Fernández-Villavicencio, Spain
Presentation Rui Zink, Portugal
Presentation Romain Gaillard, France

Download the EUROLIS seminar 2015 programme. Presentations raised and discussed such questions as:

– What are the different uses of social media for libraries
– Interaction with library members
– Animating communities in public libraries
– Developing social media channels for a library network

COMPETITION: Do you want to join us for this year`s EUROLIS seminar ‘Keeping connected – how libraries use social media’? Show us how creative you can be in 140 characters. Tweet #EUROLIS2015 and tell us your social media strategy for libraries in one tweet. All tweets will go into a draw to win free attendance at the EUROLIS seminar 2015. Good luck!’

Fri 27 Nov | 09.30am – 04.30pm | £60 – conc £50 incl. lunch | La Médiathèque

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH EUROTOOLBOX 2015

Here are some impressions of this year`s EUROTOOLBOX collection of European children’s fiction. The launch took place on 24 September 2015 at the Pimlico Library. The opening was chaired by French-Ivorian illsutrator, writer, poet, novelist Véronique Tadjo.

EUROTOOLBOX is a free resource available to librarians and teachers in any type of library in the UK. A selection of the best of the last year’s children’s books from Italy, France, Germany, Portugal Spain and the UK are available to borrow from October 2015. Come to the launch and you will have the opportunity to preview this bespoke collection of children books in their original languages.

You can download each collection brochure here: EUROTOOLBOX 2015-16_English Collection, EUROTOOLBOX 2015-16_French Collection, EUROTOOLBOX 2015_German Collection, EUROTOOLBOX 2015_Italian Collection, EUROTOOLBOX – 2015_Portuguese Collection and Eurotoolbox_2015-2016_Spanish Collection

How to book this year`s collection:
You can borrow the exhibition for about 2 – 4 weeks at a time. To book a time slot, please contact Mariella Riccobono at the Italian Cultural Institute.

Contact: Mariella Riccobono maria.riccobono.iic@esteri.it

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EUROLIS SEMINAR 2014

Here are some impressions of last year`s Eurolis seminar ‘E-Books – Reading the future’. The seminar took place on Friday 28 November 2014 at the Italian Cultural Institute.

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EXHIBITION LAUNCH: Eurotoolbox 2014

Here are some impressions of this year`s ‘Eurotoolbox’ collection of European children’s fiction. The launch took place on Friday 26 September 2014 at the Italian Cultural Institute. The opening was chaired by art illustrator Sara Fanelli and exhibition curator Paola Vassalli.

Eurotoolbox: Who’s it for?
Public librarians; school librarians; ‘special’ librarians; any librarian who wants to know more about meeting users’ needs for material in western European languages. The books could be displayed in staff areas or in public areas, as you wish.

What’s in it?
Five specially chosen collections of children’s and youth literature from Europe, in the original language (German , Spanish , Portuguese , French and Italian collection, between 12 and 15 books in each language). The authors and illustrators selected represent some of the very best in children’s book production in these languages.

How much does it cost?
The exhibition is free to borrow. You will need to organise transportation to the next borrower yourself. The exhibition is packed into 2 boxes, total weight about 30kg.

How can I borrow it?
You can borrow the exhibition for about 2 – 4 weeks at a time. To book a time slot, please contact Mariella Riccobono at the Italian Cultural Institute . The box is available from Sept.

Contact: Mariella Riccobono maria.riccobono.iic@esteri.it

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