Steps to Start Your Own SPLAT

1. Think about your scope: statewide? library wide? city wide? 

2. Find like minded individuals and get together with them

3. Use systems thinking to solve deeper issues – don’t wipe up the leak, fix the thing that caused the leak

4. Look out for new trends and vet them for library use

5. Get a group together that is diverse for your region, type of library, and stage in your career

6. Experiment and don’t be afraid to fail

7. Make many mistakes quickly

8. Start grassroots and work your way up

9. Share ideas

10. Exhibit addictive levels of enthusiasm