Hellen Niegaard


Hellen Niegaard is Chief Consultant of The Danish Library Association.

She was graduated from the Royal School of Library and Information Science, Denmark 1977 and A Minor in Theoretical Pedagogics, University of Copenhagen 1983

Chief Consultant, The Danish Library Association 2004 –
Editor of the periodical Danmarks Biblioteker, 2004 –

Chief Consultant, Danish Library Authority (Biblioteksstyrelsen) 2001-2004

Managing director, BTJ Denmark LTD 1998-2000
Secretary-general, IFLA 97 Copenhagen 1995-1997
Library director, Hilleroed Public Library 1990-94
Library director, Svinninge Public Library 1980-90
Librarian (Adults and PR-department), Ringsted Public Library 1978-79

Publications on buildings:
– BIBLIOTEKSRUMMET. Inspiration til bygning og indretning. Edited by Hellen Niegaard, Jens Lauridsen and Knud Schulz, Danmarks Biblioteksforening, 2008.
– IFLA Library Building Guidelines: Developments & Reflections. Edited by Karen Latimer and Hellen Niegaard. K.G. Saur, 2007.
– Byens hus : foranalyse til nyt hovedbibliotek i København 2008, a report by Hellen Niegaard. Copenhagen City, 2003.

International positions concerning buildings, member among other of
ISO/TC 46/SC 8/WG 8 Working group Statistical Data for Library Buildings 2008 –
IFLA’s Section Committee for Library Buildings 1999-2007

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