All TRL Staff Meeting

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Our first meeting as a whole group -- complete with Federal Donuts. Great ideas & conversations.

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All TRL Staff Meeting

  1. 1. TRL Staff Meeting April 16, 2014 1st ever
  2. 2. Today • Mini-presentation • Reflection: healthy organizations • Carousel (‘walkabout”) • Communications proposal • Next steps…
  3. 3. WIC/EC Biomed Dent & Vet Courseware Fine Arts Museum MusicRIS Sciences Chem & MPA Selected Pub Svcs Who are we?
  4. 4. WIC/EC Biomed Dent & Vet Courseware Fine Arts Museum Music Sciences Chem & MPA Selected Pub Svcs RIS InsideVanPelt-Dietrich OutsideVanPelt-Dietrich
  5. 5. WIC/ECCourseware Museum Music Sciences Chem & MPA Selected Pub Svcs RIS Biomed Dent & Vet Fine Arts Physical SpacesVirtual Spaces
  6. 6. Consultations Workshops Systematic Reviews Reference services Administer 
 Canvas Provide study spaces Research services Manage & grow collections Instructional services Posters Guides & 
 documentation Market resources Classrooms & support Events Services
  7. 7. Consultations Workshops Systematic Reviews Reference services Administer 
 Canvas Provide study spaces Research services Manage & grow collections Instructional services Posters Guides & 
 documentation Market resources Classrooms & support We help Penn 
 fulfill its mission.
  8. 8. 2.5months Kim’s been @ Penn for
  9. 9. Things move rapidly here!
  10. 10. A snapshot of happenings in 2.5 months
  11. 11. 1 Observation: Bureaucracy & hierarchy helps us get routine tasks completed efficiently. In a rapidly changing environment, it gets in the way.
  12. 12. The mismatch causes frustration.
  13. 13. And before you know it, you’ve opened a whole can of worms.
  14. 14. Today (and in TRL generally), let’s agree to level the field when it comes to generating ideas & solving complex problems. We all have something to contribute, regardless of position classification and experience.
  15. 15. Today is about blue-sky thinking & getting your ideas out of your head and out into the world where we can discuss & act upon them.
  16. 16. Today is about you.
  17. 17. Well, you, plural.
  18. 18. Thinking about metaphors, today could be about planting seeds of ideas….
  19. 19. …in preparation for harvest.
  20. 20. But that metaphor falls flat. ! We are anything but monoculture…
  21. 21. We are (or should aspire to be) more like rain forests.
  22. 22. Diversity per square foot leads to innovation, specialization, multiple perspectives — allows us to represent our community.
  23. 23. Each is unique with important contributions to make.
  24. 24. As an organization, we will be the best we can be when everyone participates constructively by contributing ideas, listening actively, & providing constructive feedback.
  25. 25. We have started the journey. No turning back now…
  26. 26. My role: Facilitator
  27. 27. Think about a high point in your career. What was it about the situation that made it memorable? What were the organizational dynamics?
  28. 28. Together, come up with one guiding principle that we should adopt to create our own healthy organization.
  29. 29. Groups of 5-ish No one from your immediate team
  30. 30. We did a carousel activity to answer some key questions. Info transcribed & available in our Confluence site.
  31. 31. Debrief
  32. 32. Modest Proposal
  33. 33. 2 Observation: Communications across groups, time, and space can be challenging.
  34. 34. Confluence will be home to our meeting notes & reports
  35. 35. Everyone has read/write access. 
 I’ll use the blog for agendas.
  36. 36. Weekly Reports: Footprints
  37. 37. Weekly Reports Accomplishments Interactions Issues, misc. On the horizon…
  38. 38. Weekly Reports: Example Accomplishments Interactions Issues, misc. On the horizon… RIS Biomed Library Museum Library Courseware WIC Dental Library Going away party! Omeka growing by leaps & bounds Blackboard shut down
  39. 39. Weekly reports not intended to replace MetriDoc. Continue to use as normal.
  40. 40. You Me Weekly reports (15 mins.) Metridoc Publish reports: weekly & metridoc Tickets Chat Others?
  41. 41. Timeline • May: Invitation only, VIPs • June: Open to all TRL • July: Operational
  42. 42. Comms Summary Confluence Footprints Private: TRL info Private: Your contributions project.library.upenn.edu
  43. 43. Next steps… • Kim posts slides, notes, pix to Confluence blog & sends follow-up note to group. • You log into Confluence with your Active Directory (computer) login & password. • You vote on the top 3 principles/guidelines. • You tell Kim if you want to be a VIP for Weekly Reports.
  44. 44. Thank you!
  45. 45. Photo credits Slide 8: http://www.flickr.com/photos/92132559@N00/304526237/ Slide 11: http://www.flickr.com/photos/87434398@N00/113152393/ Slide 11: http://www.flickr.com/photos/87434398@N00/113152393/ Slide 18: http://www.flickr.com/photos/63974928@N00/110600527/ Slide 19: http://www.flickr.com/photos/31246066@N04/8525780041/ Slide 21: http://www.flickr.com/photos/91256982@N00/1401605646/ Slide 22: http://www.flickr.com/photos/56611644@N00/10385628015/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/22399204@N08/3186417260/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/59392555@N00/1534848906/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/119579943@N04/12971791535/ Slide 23: http://www.flickr.com/photos/18392254@N08/11989443073/ Slide 23: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11556508@N00/9945566274/
  46. 46. Photo credits (continued) Slide 25: http://www.flickr.com/photos/95819651@N00/2191989608/ Slide 26: http://www.flickr.com/photos/61507502@N00/1459190458/ Slide 29: http://www.flickr.com/photos/27632962@N04/3395123753/ Slide 33: http://www.flickr.com/photos/26811962@N05/9469687306/ Slide 43: http://www.flickr.com/photos/23196822@N00/6573324043/ Slide 44: http://www.flickr.com/photos/15426517@N07/9282519821/

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