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ILEAD USA: Innovative Libraries Explore, Apply and Discover The 21 st Century Technology Tools

ILEAD USA: Innovative Libraries Explore, Apply and Discover The 21 st Century Technology Tools Institute for Library Staff This project is made possible by a grant from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, Laura Bush 21 st Century Librarian Program, the Utah Library Association, and the State Library of Utah.

Grant overview �Primary goal: ◦ Help library staff understand respond to user needs through

Grant overview �Primary goal: ◦ Help library staff understand respond to user needs through the application of participatory technology tools �Leadership skills with Web 2. 0 technology tools �Participatory technology plus leadership skills ◦ Sustained immersion ◦ Finding new ways to do what we do best � 2013: Joining forces with IL, CO, IA, and OH �IMLS Laura Bush 21 st Century Librarian grant for $470, 000 �Web. Junction Illinois is the project homepage �Ongoing, rigorous evaluation is key

21 st Century Skills http: //www. imls. gov/pdf/21 st. Century. Skills. pdf 20 th

21 st Century Skills http: //www. imls. gov/pdf/21 st. Century. Skills. pdf 20 th CENTURY MUSEUM/LIBRARY • Primarily content-driven 21 st CENTURY MUSEUM/LIBRARY � Combination of audience- and content-driven • Mostly tangible objects (art, books) � Combination of tangible and digital objects • One-way information � Multi-directional (co-created (institution presents information experiences involving institution, to audiences) audiences, and others) � Focus on audience engagement • Focus on presentation and display and experiences � Emphasis on enhancing knowledge and 21 st century skills • Emphasis on enhancing

21 st Century Skills http: //www. imls. gov/pdf/21 st. Century. Skills. pdf 20 th

21 st Century Skills http: //www. imls. gov/pdf/21 st. Century. Skills. pdf 20 th CENTURY MUSEUM/LIBRARY • Acts independently 21 st CENTURY MUSEUM/LIBRARY � Acts in collaborative partnerships • Located in community (operates independently) � Embedded in community (acts as a leader on community • Learning outcomes assumed, needs/issues) implied (content knowledge and skills like critical thinking tend to � Learning purposeful outcomes be byproducts of programming) (content knowledge and 21 st century skills-critical thinking, intentional outcomes of audience • Institution leads content development (content tightly experiences) edited and controlled) � Content co-created among diverse

What you should learn…

What you should learn…

Connectedness

Connectedness

Your support system �Mentors �Instructors �Other team members �State Library grant administration team �Community

Your support system �Mentors �Instructors �Other team members �State Library grant administration team �Community representatives �Your coworkers, supervisors, and family

Power of technology to meet needs

Power of technology to meet needs

Courage to try new things

Courage to try new things

Courage when you’re unsure

Courage when you’re unsure

Courage to abandon ideas that don’t work

Courage to abandon ideas that don’t work

Success is guaranteed! �No such thing as failure �Not focused on the final project

Success is guaranteed! �No such thing as failure �Not focused on the final project product �No project product lasts indefinitely Know when to say “when” and chuck it o Rule: nothing is ever finished o

Fear

Fear

Silence

Silence

Sleep

Sleep

Hunger

Hunger

Grants to team institution (s) �Sustainability ◦ Stay connected with your mentors, user reps,

Grants to team institution (s) �Sustainability ◦ Stay connected with your mentors, user reps, and other ILEAD USA people ◦ Think about how you can use what you learn for other purposes ◦ It’s all about the future!

State Library staff is here to help! �Matt Mc. Lain, Project Director �Donna Jones

State Library staff is here to help! �Matt Mc. Lain, Project Director �Donna Jones Morris, State Librarian �Mary. Ellen Martinez, Local Arrangements �Juan Tomás Lee, Moderator �Stephen Matthews, LSTA Coordinator