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I am lucky to be speaking at the Amigos Member Conference today about strategic foresight and environmental scanning with a wonderful group of library professionals. In order to give more info on some of the elements I could just touch on, I wanted to share the links we discussed.

Great places for getting starting with scanning

Future in Focus
Trend Watching
Shaping Tomorrow: newsletter especially
Thinking Futures: newsletter especially
ALA’s Center for the Future of Libraries: newsletter especially

Other resources

Example of a Domain Map
Infographic on Biases
Association of Research Libraries Scenarios
Public Library Scenarios from Australia
Scenarios for Academic Libraries (not mentioned in the session, but could be of interest)

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