Simon will consider how we can use a deeper understanding of value and impact to survive in an ever more competitive and confusing digital landscape. How do the
Darryl Barnaby's insight:
Simon advocates a model to assess the tangible benefits of digitisation it is not just sufficient to look at the number of times a resource is used rather we need a deeper understanding of its benefits. Looking at the social and economic impact on the community and the impact on our organisation. Value to the community is demonstrated by a change in the life or life opportunities of the community through social and economic impact. The internal benefit to our own organisations comes from the innovation impact of making them more effective and efficient in delivering change and the strategic advantage that brings us.
Beautiful libraries doing innovative things to engage the public, maker spaces, lovely high backed gentlemens club style chairs to retire in quite, climbing frames and forts and theatrettes for children. Studio space to compose music or make a film. There are many ways for the public to engage with library spaces.
Presidential Adress LIANZA13 Insights from Laurinda Thomas.
1. Conversation - Change the conversation, change our language . No longer should we debate weather we are "relevant" or talk about the need to "reinvent" ourselves. We should not doubt our relevance and to talk of reinventing ourselves implies what we do in not sufficient. We need to talk about libraries as an "essential" service we are critical to New Zealand's health wealth and wellbeing.
2. Elation - We choose to work in libraries because they fill us with "elation" we need to remember that. What we do makes a difference in people's lives.
3. Inspiration - Change is scary but motivating every achievement comes out of disatisfaction. When things change it is a way forward. Conference ideas open a window of inspiration. New Zealand is at the edge of the world we are setting the bar. Lets raise the bar. Build on the shulders of giants.
Rediscover the joy of your profession open the window to the future. Change how you talk about what you do and tell everyone.
As a 21st Century Library Media Specialist, part of what I strive to do is to serve as an instructional technology resource for both educators and learners. In my new position here at New Milford H...
Darryl Barnaby's insight:
badgeos.org a plugin for Wordpress enables you to create digital badges. This blog describes its use to document teachers and pupil’s digital learning. Their a obvious parallels with librarians professional development and validation requirements.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.