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Mobile Rx: A Prescription For Mobile Leadership

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Presentation for the Handheld Librarian Online Conference, February 2010 - www.handheldlibrarian.org

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    • 1. Mobile Rx: A Prescription For Mobile Leadership
      Handheld Librarian Online Conference
      February 2010
      Lisa Carlucci Thomas
      Digital Services Librarian
      Southern Connecticut State University
    • 2. Introduction
      Why Mobile Rx?
      Brilliant examples – many here!
      What are the takeaways?
      Are you ready to become a mobile leader?
    • 3. Objectives
      Define mobile leadership
      Discuss considerations and examples
      Identify action steps for mobile leadership at your library & beyond
      Write your own Mobile Rx
    • 4. Mobile Leadership
      Leadership: “an act or instance of leading; guidance; direction”
      Leaders:
      Lead by example
      Demonstrate, not dictate
      Create chances for others to learn, grow, experiment, personalize, adapt, teach
      http://dictionary.reference.com
    • 5. Mobile Leadership
      Mobile:
      http://www.wordle.net/
    • 6. Mobile Leadership (defined)
      “an act or instance of…
      demonstrating, articulating, or creating
      a place, purpose, or opportunity
      for mobile technologies [in libraries]”
    • 7. Mobile = Change
      Librarian
      Professional
      Information Consumer
      How Mobile
      Changed My Life…
      http://bit.ly/QLmobile
    • 8. Mobile = Access
      Mobile Browsers
      Mobile Applications
      New Platforms
      Cataloging Mobile Resources
      SMS Reference
      Social Media
      Other Examples?
    • 9. Mobile = Present & Future
      Whatever happens next (& lots will)
      Mobile is here to stay
      Experts & entrepreneurs agree
      Mobile is here to stay
      What does this mean for libraries?
      Mobile is here to stay
    • 10. Mobile Leadership = Action
      Personal
      Institutional
      Professional
    • 11. Mobile Leadership = Action
      Personal
      Use and explore mobile technologies
      Stay current about new developments for libraries… & keep those antennae up!
      Identify mobile technology role models
      Find your niche; can’t be expert in all
      Talk to peers; compare notes & collaborate
      Most important: tell your story
    • 12. Mobile Leadership = Action
      Institutional
      Be aware of institutional needs & priorities
      Understand where mobile fits in strategic plans; articulate what, why, and how
      Confer with stakeholders
      Evaluate risks, gains, returns on investments
      Selectively choose mobile projects or services that improve, enhance, or educate
    • 13. Mobile Leadership = Action
      Professional
      Participate, don’t spectate
      Seek opportunities for mobile research
      Write about your experiences, knowledge, lessons learned & best practices
      Collaborate with peers across disciplines
      Promote mobile technologies in libraries through education, discussion, and training
      Publish & present; locally & nationally
    • 14. Mobile Rx: Your Prescription
      Mobile leadership is about:
      Demonstrating, Articulating, Creating
      Place, Purpose, Opportunity
      Change, Access, Present & Future
      Action: Personal, Institutional, Professional
    • 15. Mobile Rx: Your Prescription
      Select your action:
      Personal, Institutional, Professional
      Determine what YOU can do, NOW
      Write your own Mobile Rx
      Using the action steps as a guide, write yourself a prescription for mobile leadership
    • 16. Thank You
      Mobile Rx:
      A Prescription for Mobile Leadership
      Connect & Share your Mobile Rx!
      @lisacarlucci

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