Book Review: Imagine Your Library’s Future: Scenario Planning for Libraries and Information Organizations.

Michael Quinn Dudley

Abstract


The book Imagine Your Library’s Future: Scenario Planning for Libraries and Information Organizations by Steve O’Connor and Peter Sidorko is reviewed. In spite of its potential importance and timeliness, the book disappoints. While its core concepts might be more usefully presented as a journal article, as a full-length book it is found to be deficient in a number of key areas: its oversimplified portrayal of stakeholder consultation processes, use of confusingly-constructed exercises, uninformed social commentary and overall poor writing make it an inadequate tool for its intended purpose.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21083/partnership.v7i2.2008

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