Event Title

The Academic Library Startup: UX, Innovation and Social Technologies

Start Date

12-4-2011 2:15 PM

End Date

12-4-2011 3:30 PM

Description

With already tight budgets, how do academic libraries provide new value for their audiences? Kevin Rundblad, User Experience and Social Technology Strategist at UCLA Library, will discuss a new approach to creating value in libraries. The Library Startup is a combination of leveraging user experience (UX), rethinking organizational structures to favor innovation, and involving users in the design/development of new library web/mobile products and services. He will provide some examples from the student innovation group he manages at UCLA, and discuss potentials of app sharing among the library community.

 
Apr 12th, 2:15 PM Apr 12th, 3:30 PM

The Academic Library Startup: UX, Innovation and Social Technologies

With already tight budgets, how do academic libraries provide new value for their audiences? Kevin Rundblad, User Experience and Social Technology Strategist at UCLA Library, will discuss a new approach to creating value in libraries. The Library Startup is a combination of leveraging user experience (UX), rethinking organizational structures to favor innovation, and involving users in the design/development of new library web/mobile products and services. He will provide some examples from the student innovation group he manages at UCLA, and discuss potentials of app sharing among the library community.