The Razor's Edge welcomes guest columnist M'Lissa Story, who provides an analysis of the ongoing Open Media Desk (OMD) project, the organizational culture of libraries, and fresh strategies for curriculum and innovation. [...]misapplied data can be disastrous for creativity. [...]organizational culture affects how emergent thinking is expressed-if at all-in autonomy, free thinking, and confidence-based learning (the ability to share what one has just learned effectively and reproducibly). [...]we're helping our participants-very few of whom have ever thought of themselves as creative-to redefine the way they think about creating in a fast-paced, highly public way, such that they remember and can reproduce their own successes even after the program is over.
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