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Warning: When Rowing Forward, This Boat May Rock!*. ALCTS Forum January 11, 2008. *Take chances. When rowing forward, the boat may rock. ~ Chinese Proverb. Rivkah K. Sass. Executive Director Omaha Public Library. If It’s All About the User, Why is THIS Still Happening? “Once” Upon a Time.

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Warning when rowing forward this boat may rock

Warning: When Rowing Forward, This Boat May Rock!*

ALCTS Forum

January 11, 2008

*Take chances. When rowing forward, the boat may rock.

~ Chinese Proverb


Rivkah k sass

Rivkah K. Sass

Executive Director

Omaha Public Library


If it s all about the user why is this still happening once upon a time
If It’s All About the User, Why is THIS Still Happening? “Once” Upon a Time

  • A Tale of a Few Libraries


My library
My Library “Once” Upon a Time


V is not for vendetta
“V” is NOT for Vendetta! “Once” Upon a Time

  • Or, There is no “I” in Vendor!


Are we designing the obvious for our customers
Are We Designing the Obvious for Our Customers? “Once” Upon a Time

  • Probably Not


I want
I Want “Once” Upon a Time

  • Personalization

  • The Amazon API


What we need
What We Need “Once” Upon a Time

  • Branding

  • Design

  • Creativity

  • Partnerships


What business are we in
What Business Are We In? “Once” Upon a Time

  • Curiosity

  • Togetherness

  • Information

  • Community

  • Social Networking

  • User Centered


Flu Shots “Once” Upon a Time

Museum

Bemis Center

Public Radio

Friday Night Teen Programs


Our users
Our Users “Once” Upon a Time


An incomplete manifesto for growth bruce mau
An Incomplete Manifesto for Growth – Bruce Mau “Once” Upon a Time

  • Allow events to change you. You have to be willing to grow.

  • Make mistakes faster.

  • Explore the other edge. Great liberty exists when we avoid trying to run with the technological pack.

http://www.brucemaudesign.com/manifesto.html



Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense
Everybody gets so much “Once” Upon a Time information all day long that they lose their common sense.

Gertrude Stein


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