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Innovation and Training in Libraries. Ann Ritchie Chair, Continuing Professional Development & Workplace Learning Section IFLA June 2004. Outline. Definition of innovation Marketing positioning model Innovation in training. Definition of innovation. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Innovation and Training in LibrariesAnn RitchieChair, Continuing Professional Development & Workplace Learning SectionIFLA June 2004

  • OutlineDefinition of innovationMarketing positioning model Innovation in training

  • Definition of innovationMake changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas or products.

    New Oxford Dictionary

  • ResourcesElectronicAccessPaper-based / physicalInhouse collection -- Just-in-caseJust-in-time -- Remote AccessPositioning library services in the information marketplace/space

  • ResourcesElectronic AccessPaper-based / physicalInhouseRemotePositioning library services Reference texts Inhouse journals Closed Reserve Documentary cultural heritage Card catalogue 1. Pre-Gutenberg model

  • ResourcesElectronic AccessPaper-based / physicalInhouseRemotePositioning library services Reference texts Inhouse journals Closed Reserve Documentary cultural heritage Card catalogue2. Free public lending libraries 1. Pre-Gutenberg model4. Information Superhighway3. Early computerisationCiirculation services Journal circulation TOCs & SDI ILLs & Doc Del Mobile libraries Outreach and liaison Automated catalogues Microfiche/film readers and printers CD-rom bibliographic databases, fulltext Multi-media Online databases Email & virtual reference Web-based services/ transactions PDAs Wireless Vertical i-portals

  • Integration of technology into teaching: . Automating administrative operations. Enhancing current tasks. Changing core functions

    Woodward & Hinchcliffe, 2002:40

  • ALIAs CPD Schemehttp://www.alia.org.au/education/cpd/short.cuts.html Australian Digital Theseshttp://adt.curtin.edu.au/theses/available/adt-WCU20000321.120943/ CPD&WL Newsletter http://www.ifla.org/VII/s43/news/oct03.pdf FOLIOhttp://www.nelh.nhs.uk

  • Assessing online coursesTechnical requirementsself-assessment pre-testhardware compatibility courseware standard compliance24/7 technical supportaccess to learning resourcesinstructor responsiveness, ratio, skillsstudent interactionrespect for intellectual property rights

  • Mentoring: essential characteristics2-way learning relationshipPurposes: 1. Career development 2. Psychosocial development 3. Professional development Long term with developmental stagesAustralian Digital Theseshttp://adt.curtin.edu.au/theses/available/adt-WCU20000321.120943/

  • Training innovationsWeb-based administration - ALIA CPD SchemeEnhancing current tasks - FOLIO international online learning and email - CPD online courses quality criteria - Group Mentoring ProgramChanging core functions - Group Mentoring ProgramHealth Libraries Australia traineeships

  • HLA traineeships innovationsa bold moveStructured training for librarians, by librarians Regional dissemination model Partnership and collaboration between a professional association, libraries/ librarians and a training organisation EBM teaching model: see one, do one, teach one

  • ConclusionICT as an environmental driverMarketing positioning tool for business planning, and assessing value of innovationsStronger business models needed for sustainable training - cost-effective, high quality, relevant