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Enduring Values and Excellence
16 - 21 May 2010

 

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Conference theme

The conference theme of Metropolitan Libraries : Enduring Values and Excellence
will be explored through four subthemes:

  Communication
    (digital libraries, netvvork services; social technologies)

  Meeting places
    (well designed buildings, cultural events, activities,
    community, info points)

  Integration and inclusion
    (library policies, equity of access, user education)

  Business excellence
    (research, standards, benchmarking & advocacy,
    human capital)


  Abstract submission form   New deadline is 28 February
    We invite you to submit an abstract for the Metlib conference. The wide selection of themes is avaliable in the Programme.
    All presenters of accepted abstracts will be asked for additional information soon after the deadline for submitting abstracts
    which is 15 February 2010. The deadline for complete papers will be determined soon.
    The abstract can be submitted online. Please, complete the form and just click Submit!
    You will get the confirmation via e-mail.



Programme MetLib 2010

 



Sunday, May 16

City Library of Zagreb, Starčevićev trg 4
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.


WELCOME RECEPTION


Monday, May 17

City Library of Zagreb, Starčevićev trg 4
8:00 - 9:00 a.m.  Registration


OPENING SESSION

9:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Opening address of the mayor of Zagreb, the representative of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia, the president
of Croatian Library Association, the director of Zagreb City Libraries

 

METROPOLITAN LIBRARIES: ENDURING VALUES AND EXCELLENCE


INVITED PRESENTERS

Session chaired by Ms Tatjana Nebesny, Zagreb
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.

In from the cold: libraries meet the public
   Ms Aleksandra Horvat, Professor at the Department of Information Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,
   University of Zagreb

Library as meeting place: participative cultural policy in Zagreb
   Ms Andrea Zlatar Violić, Professor at the Department of Comparative Literature, Faculty of Humanities and Social
   Sciences, University of Zagreb

Common efforts for added value
   Ms Zdenka Sviben, I&R Department, Zagreb City Libraries


   11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
   Morning tea / Coffee


COMMUNICATION (DIGITAL LIBRARIES, NETWORK SERVICES, SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY)

Session chaired by Ms Barbara Clubb, Ottawa

11:30 - 12:30 a.m.

Biblioteques de Barcelona: 10 anys + (Barcelona Libraries: 10 years more)
   Ms Assumpta Bailac, Manager - Biblioteques de Barcelona

2010: The Edge and Flickr Commons
   Ms Anna Raunik, A/Director, Client Services and Collections, State Library of Queensland

  
   12:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

   Lunch


2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.


Digital library - bridge between the past and the future
   Ms Etleva Domi, Deputy Director - National Library of Albania - Stuart Brewer Scholarship Recipient

Digitized metropolitan's heritage : diverse roles of Zagreb City Libraries' digital collections
   Ms Jagoda Ille, Reference librarian, Zagreb City Libraries; Ms Ismena Meić, Zagreb City Libraries

Sarajevo Library and new technologies
   Ms Hatidža Demirović, Head of Research & Development Department - Biblioteka Sarajeva - Stuart Brewer Scholarship
   Recipient

  

   7:30 p.m.
   RECEPTION AT THE MAYOR'S OFFICE



Tuesday, May 18

August Cesarec Library, Šubićeva 40

MEETING PLACES (WELL DESIGNED BUILDINGS, CULTURAL EVENTS, ACTIVITES, COMMUNITY, INFO-POINTS)

Session chaired by Ms Barbara Clubb, Ottawa
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.


Sports@Public Libraries
   Ms Ai Cheng Tay, Senior Director, Public Libraries Singapore - National Library Bord, Ms Sharon Thien, Assistant Director,
   Service Management, Public Libraries Singapore - National Library Board

Subway libraries and Idea Cities
   Ms Inga Lundén, City Librarian / Library Director - Stockholm Public Library 

Pestalozzi Library Zurich and its new intercultural branch library Hardau
   Mrs Josephine Siegrist,
Director - Pestalozzi-Bibliothek Zürich (PBZ)

  
   10:30 - 11:00 a.m.

   Morning tea / Coffee


11:00 - 12:15 a.m.


The new Oslo Library: a progress report
   Ms Liv Saeteren,
Oslo City Library - Norway

The Practice and Development of Document Supply Service in Shanghai Library
   Ms Xia Lei, Chief, Document Service Section - Shanghai Library

Library = Knowledge = Wealth
   Mrs Jasmina Ninkov, Director - Belgrade City Library, Mr Marjan Marinković, Librarian at Library Development
   Department - Belgrade City Library, Ms Vesna Vuksan, Librarian at Library Development Department -
   Belgrade City Library - Stuart Brewer Scholarship Recipient

    1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
  
 TOUR of the Library of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts

   
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
    Lunch

    5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
    TOUR of the Bogdan Ogrizović Library


    Free evening for you to explore Zagreb!



Wednesday, May 19

Tour of Zadar City Library and Juraj Šišgorić City Library in Šibenik and sightseeing of cultural and historical
   monuments of Zadar and Šibenik, short trip to Krka waterfalls (departure from Zagreb at 7:00 a.m., return to Zagreb
   around 11:00 p.m.)

   http://www.tzzadar.hr/index.php?lang=en
   http://www.sibenik-tourism.hr/eng/
   http://www.npkrka.hr/#/pocetna/?lang=eng&p=


Thursday, May 20

City Library of Zagreb, Starčevićev trg 4


INTEGRATION AND INCLUSION (LIBRARY POLITICS, EQUITY OF ACCESS, USER EDUCATION)

Introduction of the theme by Session Chairs Ms Sharon Thien and Ai Cheng

9:00 - 11:00 a.m.


How Inclusive Is Your Library? - A Toolkit from Canadian Urban Libraries
   Mr Jeff Barber, Chair - Canadian Urban Libraries Council / Conseil des Bibliotheques Urbaines du Canada

Intermunicipal library at the time of local government and decentralization in Kosovo
   Mr Ramadan Beshiri, Head of the Library Sector - Ministry Of Culture in Kosova
 
The public library of Rotterdam: an organisation that supports people to integrate in society
  
Mr Gerard Reussink - directeur Bibliotheek Rotterdam

Training for job seekers in Tallinn Central Library
   Ms Kaie Holm,
Director - Tallinn Central Library

   11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
   Morning tea / Coffee


  
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
   MLS BUSINESS MEETING

   1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
   Lunch

   3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
   TOUR of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Library

    4:45 - 5:30 p.m.

    TOUR of the National and University Library - welcoming address by the director of the library and short  presentation
    by the National and University Library experts

    8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    CULTURAL AND SOCIAL EVENING - FAREWELL DINNER


Friday, May 21

City Library of Zagreb, Starčevićev trg 4


BUSINESS EXCELLENCE (RESEARCH, STANDARDS, BENCHMARKING, HUMAN CAPACITY BUILDING & ADVOCACY)
Welcome and introduction to the Business Excellence theme, led by Ms Vicki McDonald
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.


Strategic Organizational Transformation at the Ottawa Public Library
   Ms Barbara Helen Clubb, City Librarian and CEO - Ottawa Public Library / Biblibliotheque publique d'Ottawa

Keys to Leadership for Public Library Directors
   Mrs Gladys Maharam, Library Consultant
  
Being the best we can: a Business Excellence framework for public libraries
   Ms Christine Mackenzie, CEO, Yarra Plenty Regional Library

Leaner operations and cost-effective workflow
   Mr Jens Ingemann - Copenhagen Public Library

  11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
  Morning tea / Coffee

  11:30 - 12:00 a.m.
  INVITATION TO METLIB 2011

  1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
  Short trip to Zagorje County

   2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
   Lunch in the small city Sv. Križ Začretje

  
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
   Visit to the Neanderthal Museum in Krapina


Saturday, May 22

Recommended Trip


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