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A presentation for the 2013 NEKLS Technology and Innovation Day. Innovative ideas and changes in libraries and culture at large.

A presentation for the 2013 NEKLS Technology and Innovation Day. Innovative ideas and changes in libraries and culture at large.



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Creating a Culture of Innovation in Your Library and Community (NEKLS Tech & Innovation 2013) Creating a Culture of Innovation in Your Library and Community (NEKLS Tech & Innovation 2013) Presentation Transcript

  • Creatinga Culture ofInnovationin Your Library&CommunityHeather BraumNEKLS Tech & Innovation DayApril 2013Sources: http://goo.gl/qhdnv & http://goo.gl/Txklk
  • DisclaimersSource: http://goo.gl/zNS1N
  • I’m not an expert
  • You are.
  • (most) Images underCreative Commonslicense
  • Examples from allover AND outsidethe library profession
  • And it’s going to befast.
  • Why are we here?
  • Source: http://goo.gl/a6Shpinnovation trend
  • But why?
  • Source: http://goo.gl/B7CWgreality
  • Source: http://goo.gl/mwxlpthe only constant
  • Source: http://goo.gl/fdXFZquestioning
  • Source: http://goo.gl/O3LkGis this the future?
  • Source: http://goo.gl/rytRnour future
  • Source: http://goo.gl/a0vEqcommunity
  • Source: http://workofhope.theharwoodinstitute.org/Rich Harwood
  • Sources: http://goo.gl/wovf4 and http://goo.gl/KByz7Dr. R. David Lankes
  • Source: http://www.newlibrarianship.org/wordpress/
  • Source: http://goo.gl/L1Igzseveral pieces
  • What is Innovation?The dictionary says....
  • something new or differentintroduction of new things ormethodsSource: dictionary.com
  • That’s really helpful...Source: http://goo.gl/KwbgP
  • What do others say?
  • “Adding value”“frosting”“not original intent”“amaze” & “astonish”“free to explore, use” develop, questionasking “what if”...Innovation is....Special thanks to colleagues who gave definitions
  • “a twisted idea -- a new approach that you feellike YOU should have come up with -- thatchanges the way a culture thinks or works”“ignores standards or status quo”“focuses on form/function in a new way that isdisruptive (in a good way)”“a twist on a simple concept”Innovation is....Special thanks to colleagues who gave definitions
  • Another takeSource: http://goo.gl/Ja4ZM
  • Who can innovate?
  • InnovativeOrganizations
  • AppleSource: www.apple.com
  • GoogleSource: www.google.com
  • AmazonSource: www.amazon.com
  • ZapposSource: www.zappos.com
  • NASA/JPLSource: www.nasa.gov & www.jpl.nasa.gov
  • Cheezburger NetworkSource: icanhas.cheezburger.com
  • Open CoursewareSource: ocw.mit.edu
  • InnovativeLibraries
  • AnyThink LibrariesSource: www.anythinklibraries.org
  • NYPL LabsSource: menus.nypl.org
  • NCSU LibrariesSource: library.ncsu.edu
  • Kinsley Public LibrarySource: http://goo.gl/nhZvx
  • Salina Public LibrarySource: http://goo.gl/Tj0rT
  • IndependencePublic LibrarySource: http://goo.gl/GoQQn
  • Innovative Ideas
  • The InternetSource: http://goo.gl/tJFQD
  • Photography &PerspectiveSource: http://goo.gl/5H1A1
  • Memestextsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com &mckaylaisnotimpressed.tumblr.com
  • iPod(and its headphones)Source: http://goo.gl/QQT20
  • Open...Source: http://goo.gl/mTa7H
  • TED... Ideas worthspreadingSource: http://goo.gl/mTa7H
  • AIDS & video gamersSource: http://goo.gl/krbyd
  • Navajo Code TalkersSource: http://goo.gl/JlSva
  • Pumpkin Trash bagsSource: http://goo.gl/oPwh3
  • Mass Media & EntertainmentVideogamesSource: http://goo.gl/40gDUNews-papersSource: http://goo.gl/fQPYNRadio FilmJazz TVPhoneOnlineVideoSocialNetworksSource: http://goo.gl/AA4CzSource: http://goo.gl/77K1t Source: http://goo.gl/0dnt1 Source: http://goo.gl/fQPYNSource: http://goo.gl/u5haI Source: http://goo.gl/XTHzh Source: http://goo.gl/shtj6
  • Inventions...ColoredPlasticSource: http://goo.gl/LAVvoPoptabsSource: http://goo.gl/wDuX7Zipper StickyNotesRoomba SiliconValley...AirPlanePrintingPressSource: http://goo.gl/tD43MSource: http://goo.gl/875Px Source: http://goo.gl/fQPYNSource: http://goo.gl/o8f6i Source: http://goo.gl/QrNpe Source: http://goo.gl/aRYLX
  • BasketballSource: http://goo.gl/59iSw
  • UnconferencesSource: http://goo.gl/ITyDl
  • MakeShop & Fred RogersPhotos by Heather
  • Community-built parks:imagined by the kidsSource: personal photo
  • Innovative Examplesin Libraries
  • Buildings&Spaces
  • A Free Public LibrarySource: http://goo.gl/yUxsd
  • Converting Old into NewSource: http://goo.gl/p4lpf
  • [old] underground libraryMinneapolis, MNSource: http://goo.gl/Txklk
  • LibraryParking GarageSource: http://goo.gl/4AM5
  • No Dewey/BookstoreModelSource: http://goo.gl/5h2wx
  • empty shelveselectronic onlySource: http://goo.gl/H7dck
  • Food & DrinkSource: http://goo.gl/3r2S7
  • Tech Central @Cleveland PLSource: http://goo.gl/sLXps
  • Maker SpacesSource: http://goo.gl/tKQCH and Facebook
  • Art GallerySource: photo courtesy of morrillpubliclibrary on Flickr
  • Idea BoxSource: http://goo.gl/q59zQ
  • Digital Learning LabsSource: photo courtesy of juggernautco on Flickr
  • Library hoursSource: http://goo.gl/BXLve
  • Safe PlaceSource: http://goo.gl/TXozq
  • Programming&Classes
  • The impossibleSource: photo courtesy of Wayne Rhodus
  • Creative BudgetsSource: http://goo.gl/XPzQz
  • Community EducationSource: photos courtesy of Salina Public Library
  • Library MakersSource: http://goo.gl/kPJkD
  • Job HelpSource: http://goo.gl/NJ1Cx
  • Language LearningSource: http://goo.gl/Q8Rse
  • Dogs + Kids +Reading @ the LibrarySource: http://www.kclibrary.org/kids
  • Traveling ExhibitsSource: Kansas Humanities Council, http://goo.gl/3AqWc
  • PerformancesSource: photo courtesy of theunquietlibrary on Flickr
  • Stuffed animalsleepoverSource: Lawrence Public Library Facebook
  • Legosat theLibrarySource: http://goo.gl/q3YUZ
  • CommunityconversationsSource: http://goo.gl/UpzNY
  • Speed/Blind DatingSource: Lawrence PL Facebook Page
  • Technology&Digital World
  • Systems, Gadgets, &Wires, Oh My!Source: http://goo.gl/SoZ1G
  • KohaSource: http://goo.gl/aY553
  • Collections
  • Checking out...cakepans, bikes, toolsSource: http://goo.gl/KsCiU
  • Checking out....American Girl dollsSource: http://goo.gl/Noe7h
  • Seed LibrarySources: http://goo.gl/uYNF8 & http://goo.gl/F4jdc
  • Human LibrarySource: http://goo.gl/erkkz
  • LibraryYOUSource: http://goo.gl/me7bW
  • Library as IncubatorSource: http://goo.gl/1RmSC@IArtLibraries
  • Library CatsSource: http://goo.gl/f8kFf
  • Communication
  • Talking with patronsSource: http://goo.gl/af7wL
  • Jonesboro LibraryMarketingSource: http://goo.gl/EUU4Q
  • KLOW ProjectSource: Library Website Screenshots, 2010-2012
  • Shared Qualitiesof Innovation
  • YouTubeVideo:http://goo.gl/oVpzAJack Andraka
  • Your Observations?Source: http://goo.gl/AfUF7
  • Enthusiasm
  • Personal
  • Curious
  • Tenacious
  • Begging forForgiveness, notPermission
  • Luck
  • Mashed up
  • Support
  • Resolute
  • Caring
  • Problem-Solver
  • Partnerships
  • Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Failure isn’t the endSource: http://goo.gl/oxFC8
  • How do youbegin to innovate?
  • The Five WhysSource: http://goo.gl/g9yNo & Diana Weaver
  • The JeffersonMemorialSource: http://goo.gl/mTa7H
  • Think like a startupSource: Think like a startup, Brian Mathews, http://goo.gl/uQ1eE
  • Ask:what if...?Source: Think like a startup, Brian Mathews, http://goo.gl/uQ1eE
  • Do the opposite...Source: How to stifle your creativity in 10 easy steps (Lifehack): http://goo.gl/p03v91. Be afraid. Be very afraid2. Remind yourself of all the times that you failed3. Never waste time. Stay constantly busy4. Always try to fit in. -- don’t rock the boat5. Stick to what you know
  • Do the opposite...6. Always defer to authority7. Don’t ask stupid any questions8. Always listen to your inner critic9. Leave thinking to the experts10. Keep it simple, stupidSource: How to stifle your creativity in 10 easy steps (Lifehack): http://goo.gl/p03v9
  • Idea Sources
  • Your Community
  • Your Colleagues
  • Other Librarians
  • Other Professions
  • Conferences
  • Webinars
  • Online Networks
  • Grants
  • Taking a Walk
  • TEDwww.ted.com
  • PinterestSource: http://goo.gl/t0vzx
  • Brian MathewsSource: http://goo.gl/avZwK
  • Source: http://goo.gl/tmKF4The Heart of Innovation
  • LifehackerSource: http://goo.gl/3p8r
  • Where do we go?
  • “Librarians” canchange the worldSource: From the R(squared) conference,
  • “Librarians” canchange the worldYouTubeVideo:http://goo.gl/XEemjSpecial thanks to Buffy Hamilton & Helen Blowers for this idea.
  • Another takeSource: http://goo.gl/b3JDj
  • Photos by HeatherThe end.......radioactivecat took over
  • Contact mePresentation Information: http://wp.me/pLRn2-2mLLinks list: http://goo.gl/8ekJZContact information:Email: hbraum@nekls.orgTwitter: @hbraumhttp://about.me/hbraum
  • Readings
  • Further ReadingAdapt: why success always starts with failure(Harford)Steal like an artist: 10 things nobody told youabout being creative (Kleon)Where good ideas come from: The naturalhistory of innovation (Johnson)The little black book of innovation: how it works;how to do it (Anthony)The myth of innovation (Berkun)
  • Further ReadingThe art of innovation (Kelley)Change the culture, change the game (Connors)The other side of innovation: solving theexecution challenge (Govindarajan)Taking people with you: the only way to makeBIG things happen (Novak)In pursuit of elegance (May)
  • Further ReadingStart with why (Sinek)To sell is human (Pink)The work of hope (Harwood)Enchantment: The art of changing hearts, mindsand actions (Kawasaki)
  • Further ReadingMarketing Myopia (Levitt), Harvard BusinessReview, 1960Think like a startup (Mathews), http://goo.gl/uQ1eEFresh copy: how Ursula Burns ReinventedXerox: http://goo.gl/ZFZ1m
  • Further ReadingThe Atlas of New Librarianship (Lankes)Expect More (Lankes)Participatory Culture, Participatory Libraries(Fisher) http://goo.gl/dl2WYLibraries and museums in an era of pariticpatoryculture (report) http://goo.gl/ZLY7BCultivating the Library as a Site of ParticipatoryCulture and Learning (B. Hamilton) http://goo.gl/l4NV2