Nordic Innovative Users Group Meeting 2012

NEW: View the presentations from NIUG 2012

  • Also: Take a look at the photos from the event

Place: Espoo, Leppävaara, Sello Bio Rex Sello, Hall 4 (Ratsukatu 3, 02600 Espoo)

Map over the area

Local transportation (timetables and how to get there by bus, tram, local train etc.) The commuter trains Y, S, U, L, E and A takes you to Leppävaara/Alberga. You need a regional ticket. Commuter train stations.

Helsinki-Vantaa Airport
The airport is 19km from Leppävaara. You can take bus 615 between the airport and Helsinki down town or main railway station. (Rautatientori is the main railway station, and Lentoasema is the airport). From the main railway station the commuter trains Y, S, U, L, E and A takes you to Leppävaara/Alberga.



Tuesday 9th Oct

Innovative presentations for Finnish libraries/ NIUG pre-meeting at Bio Rex Sello, Hall 4

Program klo 10 - 13
Welcome! – Jaana Tyrni, Library Director, Espoo City Library
Innovative Users Group – Susanna Aakko, HelMet Libraries
General orientation: Company Overview, Sierra/Millennium, Encore and/or other products – Graham Woodruff, Innovative Interfaces
11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break


Wednesday 10th Oct

Nordic IUG meeting, Innovative presentations at Bio Rex Sello, Hall 4

08.30 Registration and coffee
09.30 Welcome! - Oili Sivula & Ellen Karhulampi, Espoo City Library
09.45 Practical information about Sello - Kitty Rönnberg & co, Espoo City Library
10.00-12.00 Innovative Interfaces sessions - Graham Woodruff
12.00 Lunch at Sello (at your own expence)
13.30-15.00 Discovery tools
Summon, the Serials Solotions product - Daniel Forsman, Chalmers Library
Primo, the Ex Libris product - Anders Fredriksson, Södertörn University Library
Encore, the Innovative Interfaces product - Susanna Aakko, HelMet Libraries
15.00-15.30 Coffee break (Börje attending, Börje is an official Reading Education Assisting Dog)
15.30-15.50 Floating Collections – Siska Humlesjö, Gothenburg City Library
15.50-16.20 Nordic IUG's future (discussion, expectations, group organization, duties of the chair, web site maintenance, next meetings) - Anders Fredriksson

18.00 Guided tour of Sello Library – Kitty Rönnberg & Satu Nylund, Espoo City Library
19.00 Conference dinner at restaurant Base (located next to Sello Shopping Mall)

Thursday 11 th October

Nordic IUG meeting at Bio Rex Sello, Hall 4

9.00 Registration desk open
9.30-10.30 Library news: Sweden - Anders Fredriksson & Swedish Libraries
10.30-11.00 PDA project - Patron Driven Acquisitions - Ola Tengstam, Malmö University Library
11.00-11.20 Coffee break
11.20-11.40 Library news: Estonia - Riin Olonen, ELNET Consortium
11.40-12.00 Open Shelves Guide - Maie Ristissaar, Academic Library of Tallinn University
12.00-13.30 Lunch at Sello (at your own expence)
13.30-13.50 Library news (incl. OverDrive): Finland - Susanna Aakko, HelMet Libraries
13.50-14.30 Mobile solutions
Mobile solutions - Maria Bjurström, University Library/Karolinska Institutet
HelMet Pocket Library - Heini Oikkonen, Helsinki City Library
14.30-15.00 RFID implementation at the Academic Libary of Tallinn University - Peeter Kondratjev
15.00 Closing of the meeting: Anders / Riin / Susanna

Printable program (PDF)

PARTICIPANTS (10. - 11.10.2012)
Susanna Aakko, Helsinki City Library
Mats Alexandersson, Södertörn University Library
Maria Bjurström, Karolinska Institutet, University Library
Marie Ekman, Chalmers University of Technology Library
Aleksandra Erlandsson, Centre for Pedagogical Inspiration
Daniel Forsman, Chalmers
Anders Fredriksson, Södertörn University Library
Carl Gornitzki, Karolinska Institutet University Library
Emma Gustafsson, Chalmers Library
Petra Gustafsson, Dalarna University, Library
Tom Hagelberg, Helsinki City Library
Satu Holmberg, Helsinki City Library
Renni Honkanen, Helsinki City Library
Siska Humlesjö, Göteborgs Stadsbibliotek
Ave Janu, Tallinn University of Technology Library
Tobias Johansson, Malmö University
Jouni Juntumaa, Helsinki City Library
Ellen Karhulampi, Espoo City Library
Inge Karlsson, Dalarna University, Library
Mikko Kaunisto, Espoo City Library
Peeter Kondratjev, Consortium of Estonian Libraries Network
Manu Kuutti, Vantaa City Library
Jarmo Lepistö, Vantaa City Library
Siim Liivand, Tallinn University of Technology Library
Maria Lindroth, Centre for Pedagogical Inspiration
Küllike Lutsar, Tartu Public Library
Rauha Maarno, HelMet Library
Christina Mattisson Malmö City Library
Janne Miettinen, Espoo
Külli Moont, University of Tartu Library
Sini Neuvonen, Espoo City Library
David Norgren, Centre for Pedagogical Inspiration
Heini Oikkonen, Helsinki City Library
Riin Olonen, Estonian Libraries Network Consortium
Sarah Olsson, Malmö City Library
Maris Pajuste, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Library
Nina Penttinen, Vantaa City Library
Anna Petrén Kihlström, Göteborgs stadsbibliotek
Viida Raag, Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre Library
Margareta Rillnert, Malmö stadsbibliotek
Maie Ristissaar, Academic Library of Tallinn University
Tarja Rutonen, Espoo City Library
Kitty Rönnberg, Espoo City Library
Ingrid Saare, Tartu Public Library
Anneli Sepp, University of Tartu Library
Riikka Sissala, Kauniainen City Library
Oili Sivula, Espoo City Library
Ylva Sommerland, Göteborg City Library
Ola Tengstam, Malmö University Library
Ülo Treikelder,  Tartu Public Library
Jukka Uotila, Helsinki City Library
Martti Vattulainen, Helsinki City Library
Jussi Vehviläinen, Helsinki City Library
Piret Zettur, University of Tartu Library


The New Helsinki University Main Library (Kaisa-talo) open on Monday the 3rd of September, 2012
Emma Art Museum: BMW Art Cars


GLO Hotel Sello, Palace Kämp Hotellit Oy

Address: Leppävaarankatu 1, 02600 Espoo, Finland
GLO Hotel Sello is located 350m from Sello library and Bio Rex Sello

GLO room for
1 person     152 €
2 persons   162 €
The room reservation includes shower/bath tub, flat screen TV, with a wide range of different international TV-channels, wireless internet connection and minibar.
The prices are per night. The price also includes a buffet breakfast.
The official check-in is at 14:00 (2p.m.) and check out at 12:00 (12p.m.).

Please contact Hotel Sello sales department, quota valid until 31st of August 2012
Remember to mention: 0810SELLO
You can contact Hotel Sello sales departement by phone +358 9 5840 9445 or

Address: Otaranta 2, 02150 Espoo, Finland
Radission Blu Hotel Espoo is located in Otaniemi.Bus nro 510 leaves every 15 minutes for Leppävaara.

1 person    129 € Standard Class
2 persons   139 € Standard Class
The prices are per night. The price also includes a Super Breakfast (buffet breakfast)

Phone:        +358 20 1234 700 / individual room reservations
Fax:           +358 20 1234 740
Please mention the code NIUG when making the reservation. Quota valid until 10.9.2012 at 20.00