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Pivoting to Meet Tech Change, CIL 2013 Workshop featuring Innovative Library Leaders

by Joe Murphy Librarian on February 18th, 2013

How innovative leaders pivot their libraries to meet technology change. Register for this preconference workshop held at the Computers In Libraries Conference on April 7 in Washington DC. This panel features insightful leaders from various types of libraries (Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Fayetteville Free Library, Doklab, Natural History Museum of LA) and their approaches to the opportunities and challenges of ongoing tech transformations.

To be held on Sunday April 7, 2013 1:30–4:30


  • Kim Dulin, Co-Director, Harvard Library Innovation Lab.
  • Erik Boekesteijn, founder and director Doklab in Delft, The Netherlands, Doklab and ShanachieTour.
  • Susan Considine, Executive Director, Fayetteville Free Library.
  • Richard Hulser, Chief Librarian, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
  • Moderator – Joe Murphy, Tech Trend Analyst & Librarian.

Register for this innovative panel:

Select this PM April 7 Preconference Workshop “W12: Pivoting to Meet Technology Change” ($169).


I have the honor of leading this workshop in which expert speakers address how libraries can strategically approach technology changes and what tech areas to watch for. Technology changes have impacts on what libraries do and we hear how libraries can best approach the real world issues of these changes and pivot to make the most of their opportunities. Computers In Libraries is the best library and tech conference with top notch speakers held annually in Washington DC.

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Full description from program:

This workshop focuses on how we meet the challenges of perpetual technology change. Panelists, including innovative leaders from each type of library, come together to explore questions related to evolutions in technology and library pivots to meet them. They discuss how to best meet technology shifts and their far-reaching impacts and explore technology trends we should consider adapting and dedicating resources. The workshop features a facilitated discussion about our different approaches to meeting the opportunities and the challenges brought by technology shifts. It addresses current areas of technology change and their promises/complications. Panel members share brief outlines of technology trends that they are currently facing or that they foresee impacting their libraries in the near future. The facilitator sparks interactive discussion with an exploration of several major technology trends and how they may impact libraries. Attendees have a chance to share what technologies they are meeting head on and the technology changes whose impacts they worry about.


- Joe Murphy Librarian

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