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2012 Top trends in academic libraries

Short presentation on top trends in libraries based on ACRL’s 2012 Top Library Trends

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True, this is for an academic environment, but there are very good points here that are applicable to school libraries.

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New ACRL: 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics ...

New ACRL: 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics ... | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
“ACRL announces the publication of 2012 Academic Library Trends and Statistics, the latest in a series of annual publications that describe the collections, staffing, expenditures and service activities of academic libraries in ...
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Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide?Insights from the IFLA Trend Report | IFLA Trend Report

Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide?Insights from the IFLA Trend Report | IFLA Trend Report | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Riding the Waves or Caught in the Tide? Insights from the IFLA Trend Report http://t.co/fjTBoo8icJ cc. @IFLA #library #trends
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Anu Ojaranta's curator insight, September 9, 2013 3:01 PM

keskustelunavaus tulevaisuuden kirjastoille, ottaen keskusteluun IFLAn ekan trendireportin 

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What does a school library look like in the digital age?

What does a school library look like in the digital age? | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
As more of her students use ebooks and iPads to read, principal Tricia Kelleher reflects on the role of her school's library

Via Lourense Das, Elizabeth Hutchinson, Anu Ojaranta
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Lourense Das's curator insight, June 2, 2013 7:35 AM

What does a school library look like in the digital age? Reflections by school lib Tricia Kelleher

Laura Pearle's curator insight, June 2, 2013 8:13 AM

Still wondering about digital divide (and what happens when the power fails, after a tornado or hurricane).

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, June 2, 2013 9:56 AM

School libraries have a very definite role to inspire imagination and facilitate  learning and research. Times are changing and so are library resources but school libraries and librarians still need to be there to teach and enhance independent learning. 

 

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8 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Strategic Planning Process ...

8 Questions to Ask Before Launching a Strategic Planning Process ... | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
strategic planning process, either for your organization overall or for a specific part of the business, you have obviously done some thinking about it to get.

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Strategic Planning: Discovery + Defining the Issues

Strategic Planning: Discovery + Defining the Issues | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
The term “strategic planning” gets tossed around quite a bit in the nonprofit sector. To help clarify the process, our consultants will weigh in as a part of an on-going series on subjects related to strategic planning in the ...

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Engage your employees, bring strategy to life

Engage your employees, bring strategy to life PRWeek Maybe strategic plans of the past were crafted by a small group of people and securely stowed for safekeeping, but in today's increasingly competitive environment, engaging employees in business...

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Library Launches Strategic Planning Process

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Library Launches Strategic Planning Process Inside INdiana Business (press release) On behalf of The Indianapolis Public Library Board of Trustees, Board President Jim Lingenfelter and Library CEO Jackie Nytes invite public participation in a...

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21st Century Library Strategic Plan Model – The Book!

21st Century Library Strategic Plan Model – The Book! | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Thank you to all you readers who viewed my series of posts on Strategic Planning over 38,000 times during the past many months.

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New Librarianship

The best days of librarianship are ahead of us. However, to get there the field must step back, refocus, and reexamine our core principles.

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John Shank's curator insight, July 8, 2013 10:51 AM

Great talk by David about the mission of librarians.

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New chapter: The Impact of School Libraries on Academic ...

New chapter: The Impact of School Libraries on Academic ... | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
We are honored to have co-authored a chapter with our founder, Keith Curry Lance, “The Impact of School Libraries on Academic Achievement,” in the new book School Libraries Matter. In addition to reviewing the school ...

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Robin Jordan's curator insight, July 9, 2013 8:44 AM

Now just need to get a copy...

Sandra Carswell's curator insight, July 9, 2013 1:43 PM

advocacy information

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The Power and Relevance of Libraries | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

At the American Library Association's National Library Legislative Day, Pew Internet Director Lee Rainie will discuss 11 key takeaways from the Project's libraries research.

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John Shank's curator insight, May 6, 2013 3:06 PM

I love it when the web starts to predict the future. Take a look at the slideshare - to be presented tomorrow. Now that is fast - access before the event occurs. Enjoy!

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Haves, Halves, and Have-Nots: School Libraries and Student Achievement in California

Haves, Halves, and Have-Nots: School Libraries and Student Achievement in California | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
This descriptive, non-experimental study examines the strength of the relationship between California school library media programs and student achievement, using data from California criterion-referenced state-wide tests, publically available...
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The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action

The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to Action | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it

As part of the year-long National Forum on Libraries and Teens effort, YALSA has released a report, "The Future of Library Services for and with Teens: A Call to  Action" providing direction on how libraries need to adapt and change to meet the needs of 21st century teens.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, January 9, 2014 2:50 PM

This report outlines the issues and the paradigm shift needed for libraries to adequately meet the needs of teens. 

Jan Watts's curator insight, February 8, 2014 1:57 AM

Are you a Teens and Young People's librarian? Have  a look at this call to arms....

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Library DIY has been released!

Library DIY has been released! | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
This is just a quick note to say that Library DIY (which I wrote about in a previous post) has been released! I am so very proud of this project.
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"Running to Stand Still: The Challenge of Keeping Up with Library Trend" by Jennifer Bartlett

Nice piece by @jenbart: Running to Stand Still: The Challenge of Keeping Up with Library Trends http://t.co/JzMFpY85vE
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Strategic Plans: A simple version | on think tanks

Strategic Plans: A simple version | on think tanks | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Strategic plans are useful for think tanks. They offer a direction of travel, a clear sense of how the centre plans to contribute to their society, and therefore an excellent opportunity to assess that contribution.

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Why Good Doesn't Get to Great

Why Good Doesn't Get to Great
Associations Now (blog)
Nonprofits of all kinds see the virtues of strategic planning. But middling organizations struggle more to get strategy right.

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Do Surveys Matter?

Do Surveys Matter? | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
I'm often asked if a library should conduct a survey of its community. The simple answer is yes. How can a library develop a solid strategic plan or marketing plan if it does not have reliable data on how the community and ...

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21st Century Library Strategic Planning

21st Century Library Strategic Planning | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
In the summer of 2010 I began a series of Posts on various elements of 21st Century Library Strategic Planning. I published posts on Mission, Vision, Values, Goals and Objectives, etc. As I have noted on more than one ...
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Be Strategic on Strategic Planning

Be Strategic on Strategic Planning
Inside Higher Ed
Just about every higher education institution periodically engages in strategic planning.

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Flip for Info Lit ALA Poster.pdf

Flip for Info Lit ALA Poster.pdf | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
Shared with Dropbox

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this site is amazing!!!!

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New Librarianship

The best days of librarianship are ahead of us. However, to get there the field must step back, refocus, and reexamine our core principles.

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John Shank's curator insight, July 8, 2013 10:51 AM

Great talk by David about the mission of librarians.

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Information Literacy Weblog: Special issue of Library Trends

Information Literacy Weblog: Special issue of Library Trends | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
There is a special issue of Library Trends (Volume 61, Number 3, Winter 2013: a priced publication) on the theme of Research Into Practice, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the founding of the Information School (iSchool) at ...
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Authentic Librarianship and the Question of Service | Peer to Peer Review

Authentic Librarianship and the Question of Service | Peer to Peer Review | library trends and future roles | Scoop.it
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