This morning's live polls

Here are the final tallies from Karen Perry's live audience polling during her introductory session this morning. Anything surpising to you? Tell us in the comments...

Where are you from?
Answers Responses Percent
CO 91 37.90%
West of the Mississippi 73 30.40%
East of the Mississippi 73 30.40%
Outside of the US 3 1.30%
Total 240
Will we see more reading on paper or pixels?
Answers Responses Percent
Paper - books 51 20.20%
Pixels - screens 201 79.80%
Total 252
Will we see more desktop or more mobile devices?
Answers Responses Percent
Desktops 22 9.00%
Mobile devices 223 91.00%
Total 245
Will we see more requests for job information or for health information?
Answers Responses Percent
Job Centers 137 56.80%
Health info 104 43.20%
Total 241
Will we be most needed to help people consumer consumer or create content?
Answers Responses Percent
Consume 90 35.20%
Create 166 64.80%
Total 256
Will our greatest value be our physical presence or our virtual presence?
Answers Responses Percent
Physical 89 56.70%
Virtual 68 43.30%
Total 157
What one thing can we do to accelerate learning and transformation in our libraries?
Summary Count
Total 218
Unique participants 212

Comments

Your feedback to the "what one thing can we do to accelerate learning and transformation" question:
partner
be there
hire differently
build collaborations
teach didital literacy.
Communicate :)
take a risk
support school libraries
expand creativity in patrons
teach!
listen, partyhard
Make our students PROUD of our library and be a welcoming space.
invite our patrons to take ownership of their experience
celebrate failure, consider the end of libraries
engage, adapt
unshackle ourselves from old models
new administration, "new administration"
take the library to the people
become more interdisciplinary
educate
celebrate &connect
empower libraries w tools
effectively reallocate existing resources to support creation
Listen
more broadband
Get out into the community and out from behind the desk.
go out into the community
innovative collaboration
Inspire staff
train staff
stop hiring librarians
model transformation
fix/upgrade infrastructure
become indespensible
retool strategic direction
& rebrand
listen
more high speed internet access
engage with the community
get the public onboard
educate
listen then provide
communicate
communicate
embrace change
Permission, Choose love, not fear
and talk to voters
invite trustees and new professionals to something like this
explore
listen to customer needs
Be available and knowledgeable
join
Respond to what customers want
Meet the community Meller
Collaborate
love your job
connect
change
be more to the communities - keep getting the message out.
innovate
get staff on board
develop community
embrace change
space for creating
community partnerships
keep relevent
inspire
be fearless
be creative
interactive workshops
stay on trend
be open to new ideas
be open to new ideas let go of our own ideas about what libraries are &/or should be
take risks
transform our thinking
restructure; challenge staff; evolve
proactive outreach
change!!! ~ Judy
communicate with patrons
listen to users
increase access
Find out what people really need
offer creative spaces
plan for failure
encourage curiosity
experiment!
be more competitive
create good spaces
Create open dialogues within our communites,
think better faster
make libraries as convenient as possible
be available
adapt
community outreach
Create relationships
don't be rigid
Advocate for the importance of libraries
improve our training capabilities
overhaul library science education
Access to internet
listen to our patrons
empower people
engage the community
adapt
democratic spaces
evolve
respond
give older librarians a chance to catch up and feel valued
adapt
educate
connect
tech savy
listen
Change ourselves
communicate
internet access
Make it happen, party hard
Change
motivate staff
invent the future
space and tools
train staff
"open up"
provide tools and training
inspire
listen
be open
listen and be flexible
all of the above
inviting spaces
outreach
more Mobil device
be available 24/7
open our minds
challenge
encourage the heart of everyone we serve
Collaborate
listen
flexible
outreach
say yes
transform perception
access to the cloud
be open
adapt with speed
empower front line staff
re-training
be understanding
innovate
be open
listen to people
create human networks
stay open
allow people to create with us
be there with services
provide collaborative spaces
tell the story of what we offer better
make life better
outreach to stakeholders
transform librarians
connect
partner
be welcoming to all
ask the community
empower
Provide space
educate
find need and attack it
market
market to our communities
say yes
creative learning opportunities
get kids to love libraries in from k-12
engage people
more research and development!
be welcoming and open to questions
listen
Get out of our buildings
more support for mobile devices
educate staff
co-create
be available
innovate
outreach
educate
Digital learning
open our minds
we must be brave enough to try and fail
create
not be afraid
respond creatively
welcome them
accelareate our own learning
creators
make ourselves accessible and available
represent community not egos
Stop worrying about our continued existence.
continue and innovate and experiment
Change perspectives
eliminate bureaucratic barriers to risk taking
be creative
train staff
listen
make it eAsy
R & D!!!
meet relevant needs
listen to younger professionals. The world has changed!
get out of their way
more hours open/available
listen

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