January 17, 2022

Slides/Videos From the 2019 OCLC Library Futures Conference Now Available Online

The 2019 OCLC Library Futures Conference took place on October 2-3 in Phoenix, Arizona.

At this year’s OCLC Library Futures Conference, more than 200 community leaders, speakers, and OCLC staff gathered in Phoenix to share their learnings, insights, and innovations to help librarians lead their communities into the future.

Access video recordings of general session presentations from:

Reinventing Anythink: Catalyst for Innovation
Pam Sandlian Smith

Tribal Libraries in Native America: Serving Community and Culture
Alyce Sadongei

Unlocking the Power of Community
Doug Ulman

Building the Library of the Future: Leveraging OCLC Research Models
Keith Webster

Hacking the Future of Libraries
Retha Hill

Slide decks from 20 breakout sessions are also available including:

Healthy Communities, Impactful Libraries
April Wright, Liz Waltman

Libraries, Leadership and Data Management
Renee Reaume, Ingrid Reiche, Arthur Downing

Rethinking Service Delivery and Creating Staff Buy-in
Laura Costello, Mary Lou Carolan, Lynette Schurdevin

WorldShare Management Services: The Future Ain’t What it Used to Be
Scott Livingston

Bridge-building with Community Networks
Dennis Quinn, Mitch Winterman

Exploring Open Access Opportunities
Ashley Ireland, Rice Majors

Innovating through Collaborative Partnerships
Ben Heckman, Debra Riley-Huff

OCLC Wise: Customer-driven to Inspire Change
+ Video Recording Available
Scott Livingston

Developing Staff Talent and Future Leaders
Dr. Jolie O. Graybill, Tony Zanders

Exploring the Changing Relationships of Academic Libraries
Brad Warren, Dani Brecher Cook

Innovative Approaches to Engaging New Audiences
Allinston Saulsberry, Pamela Gautier, Jesse Alexander Lopez

Libraries of the Future
Marcellus Turner, Stacey Aldrich, Jarrid Keller

Community-driven Collections
Mark Pompelia, Jessica Salow

Leveraging Assets to Exceed Expectations
Karen Kleckner Keefe, Steve Powell, Dr. Uma Hiremath

Libraries: Why They Matter
Lindsey Simon, Michael Simeone

OCLC Open Content Update: Where We Are, and Where We’re Going
+ Video Recording Available
Chip Nilges, Rachel Frick, Cathy King

Delivery Services: The Library On-demand
+ Video Recording Available
Cathy King, Lynn Silipigni Connaway

Innovating Online Engagement
Stephanie Evers Ard, Elizabeth Rugan Shepard, Dianne Connery

Making an Impact with Open Educational Resources
Tiffany Garrett, Nathaniel King, Cheryl Cuillier

Student Success at the Forefront
Scott Walter, Katy O’Neill

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.