World premiere at Drammen Public Library for Axiell’s digital-first Library Services Platform

Axiell Quria will enable Drammen to offer completely new services to their community Lund, Sweden, September 19th 2017 – Axiell, the leading vendor to libraries in Europe, today announces that Drammen Public Library in Norway has gone live with Axiell Quria, the company’s new cloud-based, digital-first Library Services Platform. The platform makes daily work [...]

2017-09-20T12:23:27+00:00 20 September 2017|News, Press|

IFLA Conference 2017: Diary

Sharing some short notes and thoughts from IFLA, Wroclaw. August 2017. By Boris U Zetterlund, Senior Advisor at Axiell Group The IFLA meeting in Wroclaw has “Libraries. Solidarity. Society” as the motto. This is appreciated and positively referenced by many speakers and delegates. The brand new approach by IFLA to introduce an open voting [...]

2017-09-18T12:45:37+00:00 12 September 2017|Blog|

5 reasons why your library should offer online reading groups

Reading groups offered by libraries play an incredibly important role in supporting the library’s mission to improve reading and literacy.  A recent blog post by the Libraries Taskforce serves to highlight just how important they are.   Based on research that was supported by the SCL and The Reading Agency, the authors of the [...]

2017-08-15T11:36:29+00:00 10 August 2017|Blog|

Drammen Public Library selects Axiell’s digital-first Library Services Platform

Axiell, the leading vendor to libraries in Europe, today announces that Drammen Public Library in Norway has selected Axiell Quria, a cloud-based, digital-first Library Services Platform. Through the cooperation with Axiell to pilot and implement Axiell Quria, Drammen will start its digital transformation and become one of the most modern libraries in Europe. The [...]

2017-08-03T12:23:48+00:00 4 April 2017|Press|

Public Libraries – driving a new public governance model?

The criticism of the last 30 years of public management (the so called NPM, New Public Management model) is how it aimed to rationalise public services. Now, however, the idea of “New Public Governance” is on the rise. The belief is that, instead of control and so called ‘lean management’, staff employed in public [...]

2017-08-03T12:02:49+00:00 10 February 2017|Blog|

Internet of Things and the Internet of Relations (establishing community groups)

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: “Everything connected” is driving a lot of development and looking at the forecasts we will have some 20-40 billion "things" connected by 2020 (up from 6 billion today). This will be of some convenience [...]

2017-08-03T12:09:01+00:00 30 November 2016|Uncategorized|

Digital Trends for Libraries: Big Data Going Personal

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Big Data will offer tremendous opportunities in very different areas like trimming marketing campaigns, better forecasts in all possible areas and smarter estimations of infrastructure needs. In all this we will see a higher [...]

2017-08-03T12:10:49+00:00 28 October 2016|Blog|

The Lab and the Life Long Learning Endeavour: Establishing Learning Environments

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: Sometimes dreams come true. “Everyone” is able to construct anything computer based and reach out with their innovations to anyone in the world. And the software could come in many shapes. People build software programs [...]

2017-08-03T12:11:11+00:00 7 October 2016|Blog|

DIGITAL TRENDS FOR LIBRARIES 2016: THE FEUDAL DIGITAL WORLD AND SHARING FOR REAL

...Part of our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The sharing of knowledge, experiences and skills is part of the glue that keeps societies together and a core principal of the library. The internet has been a liberating force in terms of sharing, but [...]

2017-08-03T12:11:51+00:00 9 September 2016|Blog|

Top 7 digital trends for libraries to follow in 2016

...The first in our series on Digital Trends for Libraries in 2016. Read more recent posts here. Sven Totté, Director for Business Area Public Library, Axiell: The world is constantly changing and adapting to new technologies. Understanding these digital trends and identifying tomorrow’s expectations is essential for libraries to plan and incorporate new solutions that evolve both [...]

2016-10-20T04:57:29+00:00 31 May 2016|Blog|