Tag Archives: design

Octothorpe, or the history of the hashtag

Twitter has played an important role in the history of the ILN, it was the first social network we used with the program and continues to form an important tool for real time conversations for librarians from around the globe. So I was intrigued to listen this week to a podcast talking about the hashtag and it’s […]

Library spaces we love: The Edge

Todays’  post comes from Bekti (Uti) Mulatiningsih the ILN Indonesia coordinator: My favourite library is The Edge, located in Brisbane, Australia. The Edge is an initiative of State Library of Queensland. Actually, The Edge is not a ‘library’ but it is a youth centre aims to empowering the community to explore creative experimentation. There are many cool facilities available at the […]

Discussion topic: Library spaces we love

For our next discussion topic we’re putting the spotlight on library spaces and design. Often as librarians,  the spaces we work in shape and define not only our library collections but also the services we can offer and even the community we get to engage with. From very old libraries to the very newest and […]