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Escape The Silo:
Why and How to Escape
Your Professional Silo
Keynote ILA/ACRL
Bobbi Newman
Parallel but separate
universes
Library Day in the Life
Looks Like Library
Science
Types of Silos
How silos are
formed
The dangers
of silos
It is hardly possible to overrate the
value, in the present low state of
human improvement, of placing
human beings in con...
Why escape?
How to escape?
The illiterate of the 21st
century will not be those who
cannot read and write, but
those who cannot learn,
unlearn, and r...
Change
Will power
A good idea isn’t
enough
Contribute more than
you criticize
Questions?
Bobbi Newman
bobbi.newman@gmail.com
www.librarianbyday.net
References
• Bundred, S. (2006). Solutions to silos: joining up knowledge. Public Money and Management, 26(2), 125-130.
• ...
Photo Credits
1. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/3898391760/
2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/3898391760/
3....
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Escape The Silo: Why and How to Escape Your Professional Silo - ILA/ACRL keynote

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  1. 1. Escape The Silo: Why and How to Escape Your Professional Silo Keynote ILA/ACRL Bobbi Newman
  2. 2. Parallel but separate universes
  3. 3. Library Day in the Life Looks Like Library Science
  4. 4. Types of Silos
  5. 5. How silos are formed
  6. 6. The dangers of silos
  7. 7. It is hardly possible to overrate the value, in the present low state of human improvement, of placing human beings in contact with persons dissimilar to themselves, and with modes of thought and action unlike those with which they are familiar. -John Stewart Mill
  8. 8. Why escape?
  9. 9. How to escape?
  10. 10. The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn. - Alvin Toffler
  11. 11. Change
  12. 12. Will power
  13. 13. A good idea isn’t enough
  14. 14. Contribute more than you criticize
  15. 15. Questions? Bobbi Newman bobbi.newman@gmail.com www.librarianbyday.net
  16. 16. References • Bundred, S. (2006). Solutions to silos: joining up knowledge. Public Money and Management, 26(2), 125-130. • Duhigg, C. (2012). The power of habit: Why we do what we do in life and business. New York: Random House. • Gilbert, E.; Bergstrom, T.; Karahalios, K. (2009) Blogs are Echo Chambers: Blogs are Echo Chambers. System Sciences, 2009. HICSS '09. 42nd Hawaii International Conference on 1-10. doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2009.91 • Gladwell, M. The Tipping point. • Heath, C., & Heath, D. (2010). Switch: How to change things when change is hard. New York: Broadway Books. • Mill, J. S., & Ashley, W. J. (1965). Principles of political economy: With some of their applications to social philosophy. New York: A. M. Kelley, bookseller. • Newman, B. (2011, January 23). In the End I Want to be Able to Say I Contributed More Than I Criticized Librarian by Day Retrieved from http://librarianbyday.net/2011/01/23/in-the-end-i-want-to-be-able-to-say-i- contributed-more-than-i-criticized/ • Newman, B. (2012, June 28) Libraries are powerful partners. Librarian by Day. http://librarianbyday.net/2012/06/28/libraries-are-powerful-partners/ • Pariser, E. (2012). The filter bubble: How the new personalizedWeb is changing what we read and how we think. NewYork, N.Y: Penguin Books/Penguin Press. • Patterson, K. (2011). Change anything: The new science of personal success. New York: Business Plus. • Rogers, E. M. (1983). Diffusion of innovations. New York: Free Press. • Sims, P. (2011). Little bets: How breakthrough ideas emerge from small discoveries. New York: Free Press. • Singer, N. (2011, March 28). Online Personalization Creates Echo Chamber to Affirm Biases - NYTimes.com. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/29/technology/29stream.html • Uzzi, B., & Dunlap, S. (2005). How to build your network. harvard business review, 83(12), 53. • Vanderkam, L. (2012). What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast. New York, NY: Penguin Group
  17. 17. Photo Credits 1. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/3898391760/ 2. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nakrnsm/3898391760/ 3. http://lookslikelibraryscience.com/ and http://librarydayinthelife.pbwiki.com/ 4. https://www.flickr.com/photos/twob/8741933/ 5. https://www.flickr.com/photos/dalesbest/9661092099/ 6. https://www.flickr.com/photos/rutkowskic/5531392638/ 7. quote - Mill, J. S., & Ashley, W. J. (1965). Principles of political economy: With some of their applications to social philosophy. New York: A. M. Kelley, bookseller. 8. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jonathancharles/159246233/ 9. https://www.flickr.com/photos/crsan/3454169748/ 10. Quote 11. https://www.flickr.com/photos/bobjagendorf/3627254654/ 12. https://www.flickr.com/photos/lukeprice88/8437684441/ 13. https://www.flickr.com/photos/nicholas_t/6799164313/ 14. https://www.flickr.com/photos/jpstjohn/5743599498/ 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/-bast-/349497988/

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