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Written specifically for information professionals, this forward-looking new resource is a thorough introduction to the nature of innovation and entrepreneurship in libraries, and provides the practical tools and guidelines you need to maximize change and create successful and effective new policies. The authors examine best practices for using knowledge and networks to spark innovation, and introduce a variety of entrepreneurial ideas along with target objectives, procedural summaries, post-implementation reflections, and practical review questions. You’ll find a range of successful innovation programs from real world institutions, along with guidance for organizing staff and promoting entrepreneurial behavior.
"...a mentally stimulating treat. The book will enable you to understand and deal with the changing landscape of the information industry with a new confidence."
— Information World Review
"Being an Information Innovator is aimed at information professionals who may not have had much formal contact with literature on innovation but are faced with the need for innovation in their organisations. As such it is a book that was long overdue and may yet become standard reading for all forward-looking information professionals."