Fostering Technical Innovation in Libraries

Bailey, Jr., Charles W. Fostering Technical Innovation in Libraries. The Public-Access Computer Systems Review, 1992, vol. 3, n. 7. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]

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Grant funding offers one way to foster innovation, and, for large-scale projects, it may be essential; however, there are limited opportunities to secure such funding and many small projects may not warrant it. When grant funding is sought, the library's proposal is strengthened if it can demonstrate prior effort and expertise in the proposal area. Every opportunity to secure grant funding should be seized; however, libraries should not limit themselves to this funding option. This paper provides some brief guidelines for encouraging technical innovation without depending on grant funding.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: Information Technology, Innovation, Pilot Projects
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
F. Management.
Depositing user: Charles W. Bailey, Jr.
Date deposited: 26 Nov 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6882

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