Know & Go: Overview of the 2017 Horizon Report

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From the Horizon report:

What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries? Which trends and technology developments will drive transformation? What are the critical challenges and how can we strategize solutions? These questions regarding technology adoption and educational change steered the discussions of 77 experts to produce the NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition.

This report is well-known for looking into the future to help academic libraries forecast technology trends that might be of importance to academic and research libraries. In this overview, we will summarize the findings of the report, focusing on the technology trends, and discuss what they might mean for our libraries.

Learning Objectives: 
  • Become familiar with trends identified in the Horizon Report
  • Discuss possible changes to your library's current services based on information in this report
Target Audience: 
Academic librarians


Homework Expectations and Completion Requirements: 
  • None
  • This event is open to group registration; no CEUs are available for this event.
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 90-minute session.
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