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Joe Murphy
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Fist in the air - Books inspire culture & change RT +Mashable  Thai protesters channel 'Hunger Games' three-finger salute. http://on.mash.to/1vtDxxX  - “Katniss Everdeen is inspiring real-life dissent in Thailand” 
Katniss Everdeen of 'The Hunger Games' is inspiring real-life dissent in Thailand.
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I was honored to be a small part of and present during the ALA Leadership Institute held this week in the Chicago area. The future of libraries will be led by you who are confidant in unleashing creativity. 
#libraries 
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I gave the keynote presentation for the Michigan Innovative Users Group (MIUG) in Lansing, MI last week on the topic of “Librarians as Futures Points.” The real value was meeting and speaking with kind Michigan Librarians. Thank you to the MIUG committee, attending and thoughtful Michigan Librarians, and Innovative. 
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“Last week 4.05 million albums were sold in the United States, the smallest weekly sum since SoundScan began tracking music sales 23 years ago.” From a NYT piece http://nyti.ms/1nAMjQ4 More context including the decline in downloads at thee benefit of streaming  http://nyti.ms/1pexqWs 
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Experts on makerspaces (academic & public) on This Week in Libraries @twilibs 
Featuring Tara Radniecki @tmradniecki and Meg Backus @megbackus
 #twilibs #Libraries #makerspaces 
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White House Maker Faire signatures needed. "Expand access to Maker Spaces in our communities including through libraries." Guest post by Lauren Britton @lmbritton 
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Infected by the can-do spirit at Maker Faire Bay area and the natural library connections #makerfaire
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“How tech is changing reading at libraries” listen to this short piece from the always informational @MarketplaceTech podcast featuring an interview with ALA President Courtney Young @librarycourtney."Tech at the library."
A conversation with Courtney Young, president of the American Library Association.
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@DegenLibrarian(C. Thomas Baker) brought up that vinyl is a rising music niche, and this has to some extent been born out by the numbers, although “vinyl accounted for only 2 percent of all album sales last year” http://pitchfork.com/features/articles/9467-wax-and-wane-the-tough-realities-behind-vinyls-comeback/ So it does not offer a huge impact on media directions, but it is worth watching for cultural implications, especially nostalgia fueled purchases. 
If we're talking about vinyl in 2014, we have to talk about Jack White. In April, rock'n'roll's self-appointed analog evangelist celebrated Record Store Day by teaming up with United Record Pressing in Nashville to put out the “World's Fastest Released Record.” At 10 a.m., White and his band ...
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NYPL lending mobile wifi hotspots 
A New York Times Article yesterday shared the New York Public Library’s program to lend mobile Wi-Fi hotspot gadgets to library users. As a NYT print subscriber, I was very happy to open the paper ...
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Continually learn & adapt – top skills from the Harvard Business Review for executives (including library leaders)
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Librarian, Joe Murphy Librarian, Tech analyst, trend spotter, consultant,
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partnerships, futures
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  • LibraryFuture
    Tech Trend Analyst, 2011 - present
    Library Futures consultant, technology and culture trend spotter, keynote speaker
  • Innovative Interfaces
    Director, Library Futures, 2013 - 2014
  • Yale University
    Librarian, 2007 - 2011
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Los Angeles - New Haven, CT - Honolulu, HI - London, UK - San Diego, CA - Chicago, IL - New York, NY - Reno, NV USA
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Joe Murphy Librarian. Library Future Consultant, Former Director of Library Futures w/ Innovative Interfaces. Trend spotter for Libraries.
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Joe Murphy Librarian, Tech Analyst and Trend Spotter, library future and innovation expert. 
Formerly at Yale University Libraries and Director of Library Futures with Innovative. 


Working to help libraries and more adapt to and implement changes in technology.  

Regular professional speaker addressing innovation and technology.  I assist in identifying, interpreting, and adapting to technology developments and maximizing these change opportunities.

LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/in/joemurphylibraryfuture

Email -  libraryfuture@gmail.com
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I have authored a book about Location-Based Mobile Technology and am editing 3 additional books.Movers & Shakers award 2009, Library Journal. Emerging Leaders 2007, ALA. Guest edited three scholarly journal issues.
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  • Queensland University of Technology
    Information Science, 2013 - 2014
    San Jose State University/Queensland University of Technology Gateway Ph.D. program
  • University of Hawaii
    Master's In Library & Info Science, 2005 - 2006
  • Syracuse University
    Physics
  • Fordham University
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