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From: Schurr,Andrea <schurra-4sASdw0XhU8 <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Invitation and Call for Proposals: Innovation in Libraries 2012, a Free Postconference to LITA Forum
Newsgroups: gmane.education.web4lib
Date: Friday 8th June 2012 13:51:41 UTC (over 4 years ago)
Innovation in Libraries 2012
A Free Post Conference event after LITA Forum
Invitation and Call for Proposals

Do you love exploring new ideas? Always secretly wished you knew more
about how to create an app? Wonder what the next wave of library
innovation might be?
 
If you answered yes, then Innovation in Libraries 2012 is for you. The
event will happen after LITA Forum concludes on Oct. 7, and will
continue through the morning of Oct. 8. Sponsored by OCLC and held at
the Columbus Metropolitan Library Main Library, Innovation in Libraries
2012 is your chance to hear from experts and colleagues, and contribute
your ideas. Library innovation of all flavors will be on tap; you are
invited. 
 
To register and learn more about Innovation in Libraries 2012, go to:
http://www.oclc.org/innovation. 
 



Proposals requested
Whether you plan to attend LITA Forum or not, you are encouraged to
share your innovations, ideas and instructive failures with fellow
attendees at Innovation in Libraries 2012. There are three (3) potential
ways to participate:
 
*    20 minute sessions These are your standard presentations where you
showcase the interesting work you're doing at your library/consortium,
etc
 
*    5 minute lightning talks These are pecha kucha-style sessions
designed to have 20 slides each
 
*    1 hour breakout session leader Brush up your group facilitation
skills by volunteering to lead a breakout discussion on a specific
topic. Examples include:

1 Building apps for tech services
2 Building apps for discovery layers
3 Library integration with nonlibrary functions
4 Nonlibrary apps and "what's out there"
5 Your interesting topic here....

Potential themes
The following topics might get your creative juices flowing:

*	App ideation and creation 
*	Apps usage and outcomes, results 
*	Using APIs and Web services 
*	Platform usage 
*	Building a staff culture of creativity 
*	Building useful tools for your library 
*	Widgets, gadgets, plug-ins 
*	Strategies to help staff innovate 
*	Strategies to help users innovate


Basically, share something interesting, include a technical angle and
explain how it helped your library/users/libraries worldwide in the
process.
 
Deadline
Submit your proposal at
http://registration.oclc.org/reg/?pc=innolib12proposal
by 31 July 2012. 
 
Registration for Innovation in Libraries 2012 is open now, at
http://www.oclc.org/innovation.
All accepted proposals will also need to
register separately for the event, which is free to all attendees.



 

--

Andrea Schurr

WorldShare Platform Community Manager

OCLC, 6565 Kilgour Place, Dublin, OH 43017

email: [email protected]

skype: andrea-schurr 

 


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