Tag Archives: Denmark

A Happy ending – interview with Mikkel Christoffersen on eLending in Denmark

(8 February 2019)  The story of eLending in Denmark is a particular one. Despite high levels of use of the Danish eLending platform, it attracted frequent (if unjustified) criticism from other stakeholders, who held it up as a reason not to support eLending elsewhere. Yet now, all Danish publishers are on board, and there has been impressive […]


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How we discovered three poisonous books in our university library

(27 June 2018) Some may remember the deadly book of Aristotle that plays a vital part in the plot of Umberto Eco’s 1980 novel The Name of the Rose. Poisoned by a mad Benedictine monk, the book wreaks havoc in a 14th-century Italian monastery, killing all readers who happen to lick their fingers when turning […]


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Four nominated for the award as the world’s best public library

(29 June 2016) The field has been narrowed to four libraries competing to win the ‘Systematic – Public Library of the Year 2016’ prize, which is awarded to the world’s best new public library. The libraries, from Australia, the US, and Denmark, respectively, have been nominated for the prize as the world’s best new public […]


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The best new public library in the world

Denmark has named the Kista Public Library in Stockholm as the year’s best new public library. The Danish Agency for Culture and the IT firm Systematic have presented the “Systematic – Public Library of the Year Award 2015”. (16 August 2015) Sweden has the best public library when it comes to architecture, interior design, the […]


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