LibGuide: History of Foresight/Futures Studies and Methods to Plan for the Future
Tri Blossom, 2022 Showcase
History of Foresight/Futures Studies and Methods to Plan for the Future: Preparing for the future is difficult work. For libraries and information professionals, it is paramount that they arm themselves with the skills and knowledge predicated on a futurist’s mindset to be resilient to the shifts and pivots of the country they inhabit as well as the global and national changes in the world. This libguide will provide you with a history of futures study, a timeline of some key events that have impacted the development of futures study, and a variety of skills and resources to help you develop a futurist mindset.
Tri Blossom: “My name is Tri (Pronounced Tree). Pronouns are Anh/He/Him. My focus in library school has been around leadership, RSJ-EDI, and emerging technology. I enjoy Coaching and Counseling and engaging in conversation with people regarding my focus as well as professional development. I want to continue studying the field of information science after completing my MLIS.”