Biographical Information
Åke Nygren
Dept of Communication at Stockholm Public Libraries

Articles By Åke Nygren

Connected learning: boosting ICT training in public libraries

Public libraries in Sweden are enhancing digital literacy by connecting non-users, digital visitors and digital residents.
Featured Articles, Posted 25 Jul 2014

Overcoming e-book 'stagnation'

With so few Swedish language e-books available, Stockholm Public Libraries developed innovative responses, including working with partners to produce their own e-books.
Featured Articles, Posted 03 Feb 2012

Hack the cultural heritage! Hack4Europe in Sweden

30 'hackers' create apps and mashups to help make Europeana's cultural collections open and accessible to all.
Featured Articles, Posted 12 Jun 2011

Gamification at work

Can having more fun at work improve our effectiveness? Åke Nygren explores tools and apps that could put the play into work.
Featured Articles, Posted 28 Mar 2011

Nordic, geeky and cool

Åke Nygren reports back from what must be, quite literally, the coolest library conference in Europe. Collaboration and innovation were key themes at the Helsinki Midwinter Darkness Camp.
Featured Articles, Posted 04 Feb 2011
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