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Author: Jane Dysart

Adding Value @ Internet Librarian 2010, Oct 25-7

I am very excited about the upcoming Internet Librarian 2010 in Monterey CA next month. This post looks at the first events of the conference — Saturday morning’s free Library Camp Monterey, Saturday afternoon and Sunday workshops, Sunday evening networking and welcome party — Games & Gadgets Petting Zoo, and Monday’s main conference kick off! There will be more posts more posts here and at the conference blog about specific session themes and speakers, our Tuesday night session, Rip Van Winkles’s Libraries in 2510 (and if you haven’t entered the video/podcast contest, please do), and our first virtual conference, Mobile Monday Online.

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Innovation is a topic I have been interested in for a long time but it is only in the last few years that innovation has reached the title of senior executives. Most likely because our world continues to change at a fast pace and we all need to be creative and try new things or our organizations, our products and services, and/or our roles will be left in the dust. You only have to look at newspapers to see an obvious example of change, but there are many others — video stores, post offices, libraries.

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