Looking at Libraries: Biblo Toyen, Norway

Scandinavia is home to several amazing libraries that not only look extremely impressive but provide a central hub for the local communities. Many Scandinavian libraries go beyond the traditional book depository; they encourage reading, socialising, digital engagement, creativity and learning through excellent library design and management. The Biblo Toyen is one fantastic example… Located in…

thermal imaging library

Monitor Footfall in Specific Areas of Your Museum or Gallery With D-Tech’s Thermal Image Technology

D-Tech’s, ceiling mounted, thermal imaging technology is the only solution you need to monitor and report on the daily, hourly or even minutely footfall in your Museum or Gallery. This award-winning people counting technology will allow you to track visitor usage and detect how many people visit specific areas or exhibits. The powerful, unobtrusive systems…

Vatican Library Technology

Looking at Libraries: Vatican Library

Acclaimed as the largest, oldest and grandest libraries in the world by most medievalists, there is evidence that shows the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana dates back as far as the fourth century, where the ‘Scrinium of the Roman Church’ offered both a library and an archive. For unknown reasons, this archive and library were dispersed in…

National Library of Egypt

Looking at Libraries: Library of Alexandria

For this edition of Looking at Libraries, we will be focusing on the national library of Egypt: The Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Founded in 2002, Library of Alexandria is a modern-day tribute to the historical Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Described as a “Symbol of great cultural and philosophical significance”, the original library was charged with the task of collating…