Canada

AUG 13

Industry Symposium: Innovation and Mobile in Libraries

Historically, disruptions to the library industry have come from both inside and outside the sphere of the profession. No matter where…

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Historically, disruptions to the library industry have come from both inside and outside the sphere of the profession. No matter where changes originate, however, libraries must increase the pace at which they innovate to meet the ever accelerating demands of the public. Mike Teets discussed library user demographics and how commercial and consumer technology races have become a primary driver for library technologies. He also addressed the challenges and potential that mobile technologies bring to the table. Jay Jordan joined Mike to put OCLC's strategy and innovation efforts into perspective relative to the overall library landscape.

Resources from this presentation:

OCLC: a global cooperative (PDF, 51 slides) Jay Jordan, President and CEO, OCLC

Innovation with Libraries: Environment, Technology and Strategy (PDF, 43 slides) Mike Teets, Vice President, Innovation, OCLC

Start Date

13 August 2010

End Date

13 August 2010