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  • Gen Y LibrariansAnd the changing face ofinformation management Kirsty McPhee
  • The 4 Generations? The Traditionalists - Born 1900-1945? Baby Boomers – Born 1946-1960? Gen x – Born 1961-1980? Generation Y – Born 1981-1985
  • The Traditionalists 1900-1945? Events ? World War I and World War II ? The Roaring Twenties ? Korean War? Heroes ? ANZACS ? Elvis Presley ? Sir Donald Bradman ? Phar Lap
  • Baby Boomers 1945-1960? 4 million babies born 1946-1960? Post-war years ? Influences ? Jimmy Dean ? Marlon Brando ? Blue Jeans ? Hula Hoops ? The Beatles ? Mini-skirts and bikini’s
  • Generation X 1961-1980? Smallest generation? Media explosion? People ? Bill Gates ? Bill Clinton? Beavis and Butt-HeadSociety ? Azaria Chamberlain ? AIDS ? Violence
  • Generation Y 1981-1995? Net Gen? Nexters? Echo Boomers? Generation Next? Boomlets? Netizens? Generation WHY? Screenager? Google Generation
  • Understanding Gen Y? Street Smart? Socially Aware? Life-style centered? Independently dependant? Informal? Etiquette? Tech-savvy Stimulus Junkies
  • Attracting and Retaining Gen Y ? Purpose and meaning ? Responsibility ? Promotional opportunity ? New challenges and experiences ? Fair compensation ? Increased employability ? Flexibility ? Modern and edgy ? Passion and optimism ? The chance to belong and be engaged
  • Attracting and Retaining Gen Y ? Empowerment ? Fairness ? Recognition ? Personal connection ? Involvement ? Competency ? To be mentored and not directed
  • The Future of Library Services? Succession planning? Managing Gen Y? Job hopping or career building?? Technology vs Tradition? Ebooks? Marketing? Evolution? Interactive reference services? Next-Gen library Catalogues? Collaboration
  • Generation Y Invasion
  • Final thoughts