FUTURE SCAN: What does the future hold for libraries?
Date & Time
Wednesday, October 11, 2000
9:30 AM-4:00 PM
Cuyahoga County Public Library
Fairview Park Regional
21255 Lorain Road, Fairview Park, Ohio
$50 CAMLS Members
$60 Affiliate libraries
$150 Non-members

Fee includes lunch

Deadline: Wednesday, October 04, 2000
Limit: 35
Spend a day exploring the trends and developments that will influence libraries in the future. Marshall Keys and Maureen Sullivan will offer their views on the transformation of libraries and will engage the audience in a voyage of discovery about the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead.
Intended Audience
Anyone interested in exploring future trends for libraries
Benefit to Participants
  • Understand the change process
  • Learn whatís occurring in the large environment surrounding libraries and how these Factors are likely to influence the future of libraries
  • Identify effective strategies for managing change
  • Explore the leaderís role
  • Prepare a personal plan for change and direction
Course Content
  • Preparing Your Library to Anticipate, Evaluate, and Manage External Challenges
  • Understanding Change: How Stuff Happens
  • External Challenges to Libraries I: Changes in the information value chain
  • External Challenges to Libraries II: Changes in the library environment
  • The Leaderís Role
  • Preparing for the Future: Planning Personal Change
Maureen Sullivan is an Organizational Development Consultant whose practice focuses on strategic planning, leadership development, organizational change, and learning and staff development for libraries.

Marshall Keys is the former Executive Director of NELINET who is now a consultant to libraries and other information organizations.