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LJ Movers & Shakers 2015: Nomination Guidelines

LJ Movers & Shakers 2015: Nomination Guidelines

It is now open worldwide so nominate those you think are innovation leaders in our field.

 

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The editors of Library Journal need your help in identifying the emerging leaders in the library world. Our thirteenth annual round of Movers and Shakers will profile 50 or more up-and-coming individuals from around the world who are innovative, creative, and making a difference. From librarians to vendors to others who work in the library field, Movers and Shakers 2015 will celebrate the new professionals who are moving our libraries ahead. The 2015 Movers and Shakers will be highlighted in the March 15 issue of Library Journal.

If you prefer email over an electronic form submission, please email LJinfo@mediasourceinc.com. All informational fields found by clicking the “Click to Nominate!” form below must be included on the email submission and must be attached as a Word document.

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: November 7, 2014

CLICK TO NOMINATE

See the list of all past honorees by year or by location.

Stephen

Posted on: September 21, 2014, 1:19 pm Category: Uncategorized

The Social-Media Demographics Report: Differences In Gender, Age, And Income At The Top Networks

The Social-Media Demographics Report: Differences In Gender, Age, And Income At The Top Networks

“Here are a few of the key takeaways from the BI Intelligence report:

The report is full of charts (over 20 charts) and data that can be downloaded and put to use.


Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/2014-social-media-demographics-update-2014-9#ixzz3CS8cykdd

Stephen

Posted on: September 21, 2014, 6:47 am Category: Uncategorized

Summary: 6 tech adoption trends from the NMC Horizon Report 2014 Library Edition

6 tech adoption trends from the NMC Horizon Report 2014 Library Edition

HorizonReport_Libraries2014‘The first library-dedicated NMC Horizon Report was published in August 2014. It outlines key trends, challenges, developments and technologies to impact on academic and research libraries between now and the next 5 years and beyond.
This month’s blog entry brings together some of the main key findings in the area of technology adoption trends and important developments for those wanting a short taster before they read the full-length report. Challenges impeding technology adoption will appear in a future Proud2Know blog entry. For the full report and related wiki, see below.

How far does your library strategy, plans and priorities reflect these ideas?

 

For the full report, and wiki, go to:

Full summary: http://proud2know.eu/nmchorizon2014library_blog13/

Stephen

Posted on: September 21, 2014, 6:45 am Category: Uncategorized

Phablet Sales To Top Laptops This Year, Tablets in 2015

Phablet Sales To Top Laptops This Year, Tablets in 2015

http://thejournal.com/articles/2014/09/04/phablet-sales-to-top-mobile-laptops-this-year-tablets-in-2015.aspx

 

 

Stephen

Posted on: September 21, 2014, 6:24 am Category: Uncategorized

Getting a drone’s-eye view of the Toronto Reference Library

On September 19, 2014, we celebrate the completion of our re:vitalization project. Come re:discover your Toronto Reference Library.http://www.tpl.ca/rediscovertrl

Stephen

Posted on: September 20, 2014, 5:58 pm Category: Uncategorized

9 great books on library marketing

9 great books on library marketing

Via CILIP: http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/9-great-library-marketing-books

Building a buzz: Libraries and Word-of-Mouth Marketing

Barber, Peggy, and Linda Wallace. Building a Buzz: Libraries and Word-of-Mouth Marketing. Chicago: American Library Association, 2010. ISBN: 9278-0-83891-011-5.

Crash Course in Marketing for Libraries

Alman, Susan Webreck. Crash Course in Marketing for Libraries. Crash Course Series. Westport, CT: Libraries Unlimited, 2007. ISBN: 978-1-59158-430-8.

Creating your library brand

Doucett, Elisabeth. Creating Your Library Brand: Communicating Your Relevance and Value to Your Patrons. Chicago: American Library Association, 2008. ISBN: 978-0-83890-962-1.

Developing Strategic Marketing Plans That Really Work

Kendrick, Terry. Developing Strategic Marketing Plans That Really Work: A toolkit for public libraries. London: Facet Publishing, 2006. ISBN: 978-1-85604-548-3.

Library Public Relations, Promotions and Communications

Wolfe, Lisa A. Library Public Relations, Promotions and Communications: A How-To-Do-It Manual. 2nd ed. How-To-Do-It Manuals for Libraries 126. New York: Neal-Schuman, 2005. ISBN: 978-1-55570-471-1.

Marketing and Public Relations Practices in College Libraries

Lindsay, Anita Rothwell, comp. Marketing and Public Relations Practices in College Libraries. CLIP Notes 34. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, American Library Association. 2004. ISBN: 978-0-83898-295-2.

Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work

Smallwood, Carol, Vera Gubnitskaia, and Kerol Harrod, eds. Marketing Your Library: Tips and Tools That Work. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012. ISBN: 978-0-78646-543-9.

The Library Marketing Toolkit

Potter, Ned. The Library Marketing Toolkit. London: Facet Publishing, 2012. ISBN: 978-1-85604-806-4.

Visible Librarian: Asserting Your Value with Marketing and Advocacy

Siess, Judith A. Visible Librarian: Asserting Your Value with Marketing and Advocacy. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003. Chicago: American Library Association, 2003. ISBN: 978-0-83890-848-8.

- See more at: http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/blog/9-great-library-marketing-books

Stephen

Posted on: September 20, 2014, 6:53 am Category: Uncategorized

The Case for 3D Printing

The Case for 3D Printing

A 3D printer can benefit the library as well as patrons
Jason Griffey

“When I talk to librarians about 3D printing, the most common question I hear—after the question about printing a gun—is “Why provide this service?”

Of the many answers, the most straightforward is “We’ve always done this sort of thing.” The library is, at its core, an engine for the democratization of knowledge and information. Conceptually, the library is a collective resource for the individuals within a community. While we are best known as information providers, that has never been all we are. A library was often the first place where someone could go to touch a computer. A library was one of the places where many Americans first saw the internet.”

Read more: http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/case-3d-printing

Stephen

Posted on: September 20, 2014, 6:40 am Category: Uncategorized