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Planning & partnerships: strategic initiatives 20100423

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Planning & partnerships: strategic initiatives 20100423

  1. 1. Planning & Partnerships: Strategic Initiatives
  2. 2. Talking Points • A bit about Olin • What is a partnership? • Why partner? • Case in External Advisory Board • Case in Vendor partnering • Corporate - Academic • Case in Collection development • Staff possibilities FotoRita • Cases in Technology • What is success? • Lessons learnedApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 2
  3. 3. April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 3
  4. 4. Olin’s Library • Philosophy • Access • ServiceApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 4
  5. 5. What is a Partnership? Vendors Customers Info Center Internal Other Partners CentersApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 5
  6. 6. Why Partner? • Global mindset • Think strategically • InnovateApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 6
  7. 7. Creating a Station Alosh BennettApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 7
  8. 8. Case in External Library Advisory Board • What was the goal of my board? • What groups did I want to consider? • What value would each group Ken Bosma bring?April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 8
  9. 9. Creating THE LIST & Recruiting • Considerations: – Geography – Diversity of representation – Existing relationships – New relationships – Balance of expertise – Win-win relationship James Montgomery FlaggApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 9
  10. 10. First Meeting BindersPlan Logistics • Purpose • Strategic • Food • Agenda plan • Presentation • Date • Members • Internal • Time • Biographies guests • Space • Background • Note taker questions • Name tags • Directions & tents cara fealy choateApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 10
  11. 11. Meeting Content Discussions• Players introduce • Gather feedback themselves throughout • Strategic plan discussions and• Plan for the day • Other during lunch• Olin presentation questions, such as • A good scribe helps faculty research support Introductions FeedbackApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 11
  12. 12. Beyond the 1st Meeting• Agenda of current topics – Partnerships – Circling back to the strategic plan in our new financial climate• Each meeting – Update of library initiatives – Any campus or external events that impact libraryApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 12
  13. 13. Impact Administrative Impact Network of Experts Wisdom of GroupApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 13
  14. 14. Value of Board Outside of Meetings • Where the Network of Experts Shine – Copyright advice – Strategic plan meets a new budgeting environment – Running a large marketing event – One good link leads to another Ian BurtApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 14
  15. 15. Case in Vendor Partnering• Vendors as Partners – Think win-win – Training – Prizes and materials – Snacks during finals – Industry advice & mentoring roles April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 15
  16. 16. Library Vendor Fair: Planning Set your goal, and then… Communicate! Budget Players TimelineApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 16
  17. 17. Library Vendor Fair: Execution 2 Weeks Before Day Before Day OfApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 17
  18. 18. Library Vendor Fair: Comments I• Students answering raffle question “What did you learn?”: – We have access to a lot of online resources! – Where/how to do my research. – I learned how to customize my search windows. – E-book note taking – pretty nifty! – That our library is the most awesome ever! So many resources, so little time!April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 18
  19. 19. Library Vendor Fair: Comments II• Vendor feedback: – “I very much enjoyed the experience at Olin’s vendor day and we would certainly love to participate again next year. What was particularly interesting from my stand- point, was the students’ reaction to our technology...” Credo – “It was great to get a chance to meet with students, faculty, and staff.” Elsevier – “We had great foot traffic and the students asked thoughtful questions and really showed interest in our resources. I was really glad to be able to speak with them.” Thomson Reuters April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 19
  20. 20. Corporate - Academic Olin & Analog Devices Mentoring Flow of Projects & & Lifelong Customers Internships LearningApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 20
  21. 21. Local Partner Possibilities • Babson-Olin-Wellesley • Complimentary Curriculum & Distance • Cultures and Sizes • History • Presidents & Moving ForwardApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 21
  22. 22. Partnership Journey• Five Colleges• Tri-College• Claremont• Colby-Bates-Bowdoin• 2CUL• Partner Spectrum James JordanApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 22
  23. 23. Case in Collection DevelopmentApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 23
  24. 24. Staff Possibilities • Liaisons / Subject Experts • Embedded Librarians • Technical Services • Library IT Expertise • Staff DevelopmentApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 24
  25. 25. Cases in Technology • ILS Systems, Skins and the like • Institutional Repositories • Shared Databases • Wikis, Blogs • Chat, Twitter • Subject Guides • MobileApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 25
  26. 26. What is Success? Mission / Vision / GoalsApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 26
  27. 27. Lessons Learned• The tent• Communicate, commun icate, communicate• Time• Outside organizations can be useful• Grants are goodApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 27
  28. 28. Resources I• 2CUL: http://www.2cul.org/• Claremont University Consortium: http://www.cuc.claremont.edu/• Colby, Bates & Bowdoin: http://www2.cbbnet.org/• Five Colleges: http://www.fivecolleges.edu/• Tri-College background: http://www.oberlingroup.org/files/CCD_Projects_P ennsylvania.pdf• Tri-College site: http://trilogy.brynmawr.edu/trico/April 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 28
  29. 29. Resources IIApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 29
  30. 30. A Special Thanks To Creative Commons On Flickr http://www.flickr.com/creativecommonsApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 30
  31. 31. Contact me dianna.magnoni@olin.edu www.linkedin.com/in/deemagnoni www.facebook.com/dmagnoni twitter.com/deemagnoniApril 13 2010 Computers in Libraries 31

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