Innovation & Creativity
We find ourselves in the midst of exciting times, full of change and ripe with opportunity for innovation and creativity. As libraries embrace and nurture these opportunities in our communities, we find ourselves leading others and building supportive environments of inspiration. Learn how libraries model innovation and creativity and how communities are benefiting from new ideas everyday.
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News / Last Modified: 22 May 2013
The Global Libraries Initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is exploring a variety of strategies to accelerate change in US public libraries. To guide this work, the team recently solicited information and ideas from a wide range of stakeholders in the library field using an online survey. A summary of the survey results is now available.
News / Last Modified: 10 May 2013
As we celebrate WebJunction's #WJ10th anniversary, we're pleased to recognize a new work by a webinar presenter alum, Kenneth Williment, co-author of Developing Community-Led Public Libraries. In Canada and the UK, libraries have been using variations on similar community-led approaches in developing needs-based library services. With fresh approaches to community assessment, impactful service planning and innovative delivery approaches, these policy recommendations and best practices can help public libraries tackle social exclusion and identify community needs. [CC Flickr Photo by seniwati]
Webinar / Last Modified: 07 May 2013
A webinar exploring LibraryYOU, a project encouraging community members to share their knowledge and learn how to communicate through digital media formats.
Document / Last Modified: 30 April 2013
Slides, with notes, from Unconference PLA 2012, outlining the agenda and structure of an unconference.
Webinar / Last Modified: 28 March 2013
This webinar shares how staff at the Tooele City Library implemented a "Self-Directed Achievement" model for staff development.