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Jan Holmquist

Global Librarian - Library & Leadership Consultant
Holmquist Consult

Picture of Jan HolmquistJan has broad experience as a library director for public libraries in Denmark and New Zealand. He is the man behind the digital learning project 23 Mobile Things and other international projects like Buy India a Library. Jan is a member of the Library Advocacy Lab advising on library advocacy on a European level. Currently, Jan founded Holmquist Consult and is working as an international library, learning and leadership advisor wanting to use his experience to benefit libraries and other cultural- and learning institutions on a global level.
Jans latest project is a national learning project about digital skills for the Danish Union for librarians as well as an upcoming global learning project about the SDGs.

Jan's mission is having an impact on a global level on how libraries can actively support the Sustainable Development Goals.

Bite-sized Internet Librarian International 2022

Bite-sized Internet Librarian International 2021

Internet Librarian International 2017

Internet Librarian International 2016

Internet Librarian International 2015

Internet Librarian International 2014

  • Day 1 - Tuesday, 21 October 2014
    • 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. A104: Global inspiration, local action
    • 4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. B106: Gamification
    • 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. B105: Library labs and digital lounges
  • Day 2 - Wednesday, 22 October 2014
    • 2:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. C204: Extending engagement and remaining relevant
    • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. C202: Transformational teaching

Internet Librarian International 2013

  • Tuesday, 15 October 2013
    • 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. B102: Community engagement
    • 2:45 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. A104: Being smart with technology - creating something from nothing
  • Wednesday, 16 October 2013
    • 3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Smart solutions to real challenges