Joe Murphy librarian, futurist, MBA+Foresight+Physics
Joe Murphy's Bio:
Joe Murphy Librarian has come from a Yale Science Librarian to a futurist (MS in Foresight grad program) with an MBA.
Joe asks and refines questions as we make decisions about the future.
Joe was the leading library futures advocate, trends analyst, and Librarian.The story of libraries is a universal story of innovating through extreme change and challenges. I support libraries moving towards creative futures and bring that perspective to wider sectors.
I have earned a certificate in Strategic Foresight from the University of Houston.
Director of Library Futures, Innovative. 2013-2014.
- Empower libraries as they blaze an inspiring future
Keynote speaker and analyst:
- Inspire and prepare libraries to meet bright futures
- Analyze technology changes and synthesize their impacts on libraries
- Help libraries innovate
- Author and editor of books, book series, and articles, expert topic consultant, scholarly journal guest editor.
Science Librarian, Yale University, 2007 - 2011.
Joe Murphy's Experience:
Librarian and Technology Trend Analyst, Library Innovator at Joe Murphy LibraryfutureSeptember 2011 - Present | CA
Exploring technology shifts and their impacts, helping libraries and more meet these tech evolutions as change opportunities through presentations and consultations. Furthering innovation in libraries through conferences on whose committees I contribute (Internet Librarian, Computers in Libraries, Handheld Librarian).
Director, Library Futures at Innovative InterfacesSeptember 2013 - July 2014 | CA
Empowering libraries to inspire the future
Book author: Location-Aware Services and QR Codes for Libraries at Tech Set Series2011 - 2012
Yale Science Librarian, Coordinator of Instruction and Technology at Yale University LibrariesFebruary 2007 - August 2011
Built and managed collections, designed and provided innovative reference services, served as webmaster, coordinated instruction, liaised with multiple disciplines, managed budgets.
Columnist at Science & Technology Libraries2008 - 2010
Joe Murphy's Education:
San Francisco State University2015 – 2017MBAConcentration: Executive MBA
University of Houston2015 – 2017MS in ForesightConcentration: Futures Studies
University of Houston2015 – 2015Certificate in Strategic ForesightActivities: Planning for discontinuous change, long range strategic planning, guiding towards preferred futures, crafting alternative plausible future scenarios.
San Jose / Queensland University of Technology2013 – 2014Ph.D.Concentration: Innovation Leadership, Library & Information Science
University of Hawaii at Manoa2005 – 2006Masters in Library and Information Science
Syracuse University2000 – 2003BAConcentration: Physics
Joe Murphy's Interests & Activities:
library, tea, travel, libraries, art museums, poetry, foresight, italian greyhounds, futures studies, futures,