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Libraries

2017

Western University

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Inspiring Innovation In Library Services, Erin Johnson, Alison Wetheral Aug 2017

Inspiring Innovation In Library Services, Erin Johnson, Alison Wetheral

Western Libraries Presentations

Our interactive session will focus on how to build a culture of innovation at your organization. We will provide an overview of frameworks that support innovation and will look at their applications to libraries. We will share some of the proven strategies we have used at Western Libraries in our goal to provide relevant, user-centred library services to our community. We will also discuss practical approaches that you can implement in your pursuit of inspiring innovation at your organization.

In the second half of the session, we will be taking a deeper look at one strategy in inspiring innovation: using ...


Stak – Serendipitous Tool For Augmenting Knowledge: A Conceptual Tool For Bridging Digital And Physical Resources, Kim Martin, Brian Greenspan, Anabel Quan-Haase Jan 2017

Stak – Serendipitous Tool For Augmenting Knowledge: A Conceptual Tool For Bridging Digital And Physical Resources, Kim Martin, Brian Greenspan, Anabel Quan-Haase

FIMS Publications

Humanities scholars have long claimed the importance of browsing in the library stacks as part of their research process. The digitization practices of libraries and archives, while meant to assist with preservation and access, make the physical browsing experience impossible. While there have been various attempts to recreate this experience online, none as yet has created a digital tool which users can interact with as they move through the physical material in the library. This paper aims to introduce the concept of the Serendipitous Tool for Augmenting Knowledge (STAK), a geolocative app that allows users to access material complementary to ...