The Evolving Library: Taking Action and Getting Results Cliff Landis, Technology Librarian Valdosta State University http:...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/19553693@N00/273269366/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/90646759@N00/1149873101 It’s not enough to just create an account.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/37912374670@N01/2460452288 It’s not enough to shove your bad services into a new place.
What were you thinking? http://www.flickr.com/photos/80039525@N00/538900892
Why do you use emerging technologies in your library? <ul><li>Because everyone else is doing it </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach...
Why do you use emerging technologies in your library?
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/74128681@N00/2349370490 The librarian approaches to new ideas…
The Planning Approach Takes too long; jump through hoops; eventual success or failure
The Committee Approach Exploit the “What If” weakness and DESTROY!!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503180328@N01/2299526206
<ul><li>Association Professionals Through the Ages </li></ul>
The Evolving Library Try, assess, reflect… Try, assess, reflect… Repeat  ad victorium
Action Steps www.flickr.com/photos/30352125@N00/616638903
Try Yoda was wrong… www.flickr.com/photos/45082883@N00/223839049
Be fast www.flickr.com/photos/96586445@N00/89773667
Be human http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034353562@N01/1390012980
Don’t over-plan www.flickr.com/photos/66615882@N00/2208227079
Assess <ul><li>Do you like me? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe   </li></ul>
www.flickr.com/photos/14516334@N00/286709039 You can’t measure progress without measuring
Write assessment into your plans http://www.perpetualkid.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=2534
Get user feedback (and use it) http://www.flickr.com/photos/17671297@N00/1781605101
Write a 3-Minute Plan
Reflect www.flickr.com/photos/80829337@N00/225225979
http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035608580@N01/219000030
http://www.flickr.com/photos/79359251@N00/2593538987 BE WILLING TO FAIL.  Not every idea can succeed.
Think back to your most amazing user experience… What made it special? http://www.flickr.com/photos/34427466731@N01/214493...
FINAL THOUGHTS www.flickr.com/photos/29647247@N00/111851351
<ul><li>Be willing to do the work </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124404848@N01/992938851
Evolution will take care of the bad ideas. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034347820@N01/172257764
Create a Culture of Innovation Create a culture of innovation www.flickr.com/photos/21745851@N00/389396046
http://www.flickr.com/photos/39039882@N00/22778226
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  • The Evolving Library: Taking Action and Getting Results

    1. 1. The Evolving Library: Taking Action and Getting Results Cliff Landis, Technology Librarian Valdosta State University http://clifflandis.net
    2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/19553693@N00/273269366/
    3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/90646759@N00/1149873101 It’s not enough to just create an account.
    4. 4. http://www.flickr.com/photos/37912374670@N01/2460452288 It’s not enough to shove your bad services into a new place.
    5. 5. What were you thinking? http://www.flickr.com/photos/80039525@N00/538900892
    6. 6. Why do you use emerging technologies in your library? <ul><li>Because everyone else is doing it </li></ul><ul><li>Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>Service </li></ul>
    7. 7. Why do you use emerging technologies in your library?
    8. 9. http://www.flickr.com/photos/74128681@N00/2349370490 The librarian approaches to new ideas…
    9. 10. The Planning Approach Takes too long; jump through hoops; eventual success or failure
    10. 11. The Committee Approach Exploit the “What If” weakness and DESTROY!!! http://www.flickr.com/photos/49503180328@N01/2299526206
    11. 12. <ul><li>Association Professionals Through the Ages </li></ul>
    12. 13. The Evolving Library Try, assess, reflect… Try, assess, reflect… Repeat ad victorium
    13. 14. Action Steps www.flickr.com/photos/30352125@N00/616638903
    14. 15. Try Yoda was wrong… www.flickr.com/photos/45082883@N00/223839049
    15. 16. Be fast www.flickr.com/photos/96586445@N00/89773667
    16. 17. Be human http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034353562@N01/1390012980
    17. 18. Don’t over-plan www.flickr.com/photos/66615882@N00/2208227079
    18. 19. Assess <ul><li>Do you like me? </li></ul><ul><li>Yes </li></ul><ul><li>No </li></ul><ul><li>Maybe </li></ul>
    19. 20. www.flickr.com/photos/14516334@N00/286709039 You can’t measure progress without measuring
    20. 21. Write assessment into your plans http://www.perpetualkid.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=2534
    21. 22. Get user feedback (and use it) http://www.flickr.com/photos/17671297@N00/1781605101
    22. 23. Write a 3-Minute Plan
    23. 24. Reflect www.flickr.com/photos/80829337@N00/225225979
    24. 25. http://www.flickr.com/photos/51035608580@N01/219000030
    25. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/79359251@N00/2593538987 BE WILLING TO FAIL. Not every idea can succeed.
    26. 27. Think back to your most amazing user experience… What made it special? http://www.flickr.com/photos/34427466731@N01/2144933705
    27. 28. FINAL THOUGHTS www.flickr.com/photos/29647247@N00/111851351
    28. 29. <ul><li>Be willing to do the work </li></ul>http://www.flickr.com/photos/44124404848@N01/992938851
    29. 30. Evolution will take care of the bad ideas. http://www.flickr.com/photos/35034347820@N01/172257764
    30. 31. Create a Culture of Innovation Create a culture of innovation www.flickr.com/photos/21745851@N00/389396046
    31. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/39039882@N00/22778226
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