Libraries lead us through a flood of analogue and digital information, can be a platform for exchange, space for encounters or social anchors in the city. With our focus on “Future Libraries”, we shed light on challenges, trends and examples of success around the future of the library.
is a journalist and political scientist, co-director of the Institute for Media and Communications Policy – a Cologne-based think tank providing research and advice on media policy, digitalization, journalism and political communication – and co-editor of the multi-author blog CARTA.
is a freelance journalist and author specializing in culture and literature as well as in business and the stock market. She has also been working in project management at n-tv.de for three years.
Next Library® Conference Berlin 2018
This series was produced on the occasion of and in cooperation with the Next Library® Conference in Berlin, September 12-15, 2018, at which the Goethe-Institut was also a guest.
Next Library® Conference – The Future of Public Libraries
An event of the Zentral- und Landesbibliothek Berlin (ZLB)* and the Kulturstiftung des Bundes** in cooperation with the Kulturprojekte Berlin GmbH and Aarhus Public Libraries. Next Library® Berlin is a Satellite Conference of Next Library® Aarhus.
*Central and Regional Library Berlin | **German Federal Cultural Foundation