innovation meet OCLC is your cooperative and the Americas Regional Council (ARC) helps you connect with members, Global Council delegates and OCLC staff and product developers. Through the ARC and Global Council, your voice is heard. This issue of the eNews is dedicated to how, through cooperation, our members make innovation happen. As Chair of the ARC Communications Committee, I am very excited to announce a new innovative program. Now, you can help increase the participation of members throughout the Americas by becoming an ARC Ambassador. ARC Ambassadors are volunteers who are willing to give short presentations, send e-mails or share important information about the ARC with colleagues in your institution, or at a state or regional conference or meeting. There are several tools that you can use to help you be an ARC Ambassador. Among those tools are: The Ambassador Program brochure that details the program and gives tips on how to spread the word A PowerPoint presentation that explains the ARC ARC brochures that introduces members to the ARC ARC business cards with links to the official ARC Web site and the ARC Member-to-Member site. If you are considering becoming an ARC Ambassador, I welcome you to contact me. Also, please review the resources above, which are designed to help you start a conversation with peers or colleagues. I recently attended our state conference and tried these materials out, and with great success! I met some fantastic people and exchanged interesting ideas. It just goes to show that where collaboration and cooperation are, innovation is sure to follow. —Bev In this issue: The innovation game: who’s playing? Success story from the back room Register for a free OCLC/Library Journal online symposium—“The Ethics of Innovation” Concluding the work of th
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