Events/Programs Development Manager, Orlando Public Library
Sunshine State Leadership Institute Graduate | July 2013
Graduated from the 2012-2013 Sunshine State Leadership Institute in July 2013. The Institute offers an intensive 10 month learning experience that requires significant time, energy, and commitment from participants and their libraries. The Sunshine State Leadership Institute is designed to prepare library leaders to serve the residents of Florida in the most effective and innovative manner that will meet today's needs and tomorrow's challenges.
Branch Manager, Edgewater Branch
SEFLIN Presenter | July 2013
Presented at the SEFLIN Evolving Library Technologies Conference in Miami on July 11th 2013. Clarke presented on the topic How to Build Your Own E-book Platform from Scratch. She spoke about the specific components of building an eBook platform. She addressed assessing your community needs, defining your library eBook lending business model, constructing a contract and negotiating with vendors. Clarke and colleague Ricardo Viera explained the steps, successes and challenges that OCLS has had in implementing a hosted eBook platform.