Presentation on theme: "Real-time Implications: Considerations for ODL, FOPL and other Collaboratives. Reactions from the Ontario Digital Library. Michael Ridley, Chief Information."— Presentation transcript:
Real-time Implications: Considerations for ODL, FOPL and other Collaboratives. Reactions from the Ontario Digital Library. Michael Ridley, Chief Information Officer and Chief Librarian, University of Guelph
The ODL The Dates The Library Stakeholder The Government The Public
The ODL The Library Stakeholder Articulate different definitions of success Create success models based on evaluation Deliver on promises VISION=ACTION Too much time talking to ourselves?
The ODL The Government Government is not a single partner but many partners How to nurture partnerships within Government?
The ODL The Public Engage the community (beyond our sector) Find relevancy & create linkages This is where we need to focus even more attention
When simple change becomes transformational change, the desire for continuity becomes a dysfunctional mirage. The Mirage of Continuity (1999) Hawkins & Battin
The ODL …and, perhaps, we also just have to know when to stop dating for awhile.