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Jason the Content Librarian 'On Imitation and Stealing in Library Innovation' This post by Jason Eiseman, librarian for emerging technologies at the Yale Law School Library and author of a blog titled, Jason the Content Librarian, discusses innovation in libraries.
» online treasures by janet l. balas Looking for Inspiration in All the Right Places The theme of this month’s issue, Work- stead, should adapt the use of a partic- ing With What You’ve Got, comes natu- ular technology to the library’s mission rally to librarians who are always inter- and strategic plan. Accompanying the ested in stretching resources to do more post is a short excerpt of a video presen- for library users, either on their own or tation by Jeff Veen on Great Designers. through partnerships that benefit every- <www.jasoneiseman.com/blog/?p=339> one. Librarians are also generous with colleagues, sharing ideas that developed Library Success: into successful projects or practices. This A Best Practices Wiki sharing of innovative ideas has tradition- This wiki was created by Meredith ally occurred at conferences and work- Farkas to be a “one-stop shop for great shops. But the internet with its blogs, ideas and information for all types of rials, feature articles, and reviews, the wikis, and websites has made such shar- librarians.” Librarians wishing to keep journal has a section titled, Innovative ing of ideas much easier. up with new contributions to the wiki Practice: Reports From the Field. Visi- can subscribe to the RSS feed for the tors may sign up for the publishing noti- Jason the Content Librarian >> Recent Changes page. fication service, which will send the table ‘On Imitation and Stealing in <www.libsuccess.org> of contents for each new issue via email. Library Innovation’ The journal uses Open Journal Systems, This post by Jason Eiseman, librarian Recipes for Success: an open source journal management and for emerging technologies at the Yale Law Hot Technologies to Spice publishing software distributed by the School Library and author of a blog titled, Up Your Library Program Public Knowledge Project. Jason the Content Librarian, discusses This page from the Thinking Outside <www.libraryinnovation.org> innovation in libraries. He argues that li- the Book series of presentations by An- brarians should not just imitate one an- nette Lamb of Eduscapes.com
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