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Making Library 2.0 Work for YOU!

Anthony Shamoun


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Did you know?


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The 25% of the population in China with the highest IQ’s .


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Is greater than the total population of North America.

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook


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In India, it’s the top 28%.

http://www.medindia.net/patients


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Translation:They have more honors kids than we have kids in this country.

http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org


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And our students will compete and prosper in a newly connected world using different skills and languages.

http://www.childtrendsdatabank.org


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Did you know . . .


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China will soon become the number one English speaking country in the world.


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The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs


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By the age of 38.


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According to the U.S. Department of Labor . . .


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1 out of 4 workers today are working at their current job less than one year.


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More than 1 out of 2 are working at their current job for less than 5 years.


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The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.


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Question:How do we prepare students for a world like this?


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Next Question:Does the library still have a role in this changing world?


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We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .


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Getting ready to employ workers using technologies that haven’t been invented…


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in order to solve problems we don’t even know exist yet.

David Warlick – Connect Learning blog


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How do we do this?


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Where do students go for reliable information in a world that is changing faster than they even realize?


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Did you know . . .


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Facebook had:100 Million Users in July ‘08

120 Million Users in Nov. ‘08

150 Million Users in Jan. ‘09

Source: Facebook Blog


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There are over 267 million registered users of MySpace. (September 2008)

Source: ComScore


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The average MySpace page is visited 30 times a day. . .


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or 17,000 hits per second.


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There are over 7.3 billion searches performed on Google each month…

Citi Investment Research (Report as of August 2008)


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Which indexed 25 million pages in 1998.


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Had 25 billion web pages indexed by 2005


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And in 2008 surpassed the1 Trillion mark.

Source: Official Google Blog


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To whom were these questions addressed before Google??


How do today’s learners sort all of this information? Make Sense of it?


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The blogosphere doubles in size every 200 days

http://www.sifry.com/alerts/archives


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with 2 new blogs being created every second

http://www.sifry.com/alerts/archives


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and 1,116 bloggers posting every minute


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The number of text messages sent and received every day exceeds the population of the planet.


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By their 21st birthday, digital kids will have sent/received 250,000 emails/IMs


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spent 10,000 hours on the phone,


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and watched 20,000 hours of TV (with 500,000 commercials).


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Kids use electronic media 6.5 hours a day into which they pack 8.5 hours of exposure to that media. How?


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They multitask.(But they need tremendous help understanding what is presented to them.)


There are about 540,000 words in the English language .


About 5 times as many as during Shakespeare’s time.


More than 3,000 new books are published . . .


Daily.


It’s estimated that a week’s worth of New York Times . . .


Contains more information than a person was likely to come across in a lifetime in the 18th century.


It’s estimated that 1.5 exabytes (that’s 1.5 x 1018) of unique new information was generated worldwide in 2007.


That is more information than in the previous 5,000 years combined…


…and it is predicted to double every 72 hours by 2010.


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Third generation fiber optics have recently been tested . . .


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That push 10 trillion bits per second down one strand of fiber.


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That’s 1,900 CDs or 150 million simultaneous phone calls every second.


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It’s currently tripling about every 6 months and is expected to do so for at least the next 20 years.


Number of iPods sold in 2007 = 55,000,000

Source: Business Week


Up from 1,500,000 in 2003


College students say if it doesn’t exist online, it doesn’t exist.


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We are living in exponential times.


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But what does it all mean?


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Preparing students, job seekers and citizens for a future that we cannot even describe requires the information, resources and talents of outstanding libraries.


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But the prospect of making sense of it all can be daunting.


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That is why we are here today.


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How do we make sense of it all? And what do we do with it?


Today’s Goals

  • Understand why this matters.

  • Understand what the technology is.

    • NOT how it works, but how we use it.

  • Understand the potential.

  • Understand how to leverage what you already have.

  • Have a plan to move forward


  • Agenda

    • Web 2.0 / Library 2.0 – What is it?

    • Library Websites

    • Telephone/Internet Reference

    • Blogs

    • Wikis

    • RSS Feeds

    • Social Networking Sites

    • ______________________?

    • Marketing With Library 2.0

    • A Glimpse of The Future

    • THIS IS AN OPEN FORUM


    Cotgreave Indicator


    That Was

    Then


    Innovation: You Have Done It, and Will Continue to Do It!

    • “…libraries evolve as our users' information culture evolves in order to meet users' changing needs.”

    • -Laura Cohen

    • Web Support Librarian

    • University at Albany, SUNY


    What is Web 2.0??

    • Advertising slogan

      • O'Reilly Media in 2004

  • Has come to define an “era” of computing

    • How people use computers

    • How information is organized

  • What was Web 1.0??


  • Web 1.0

    Apple 2c


    Web 1.0

    Windows 3.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    Web 1.0


    So What is Web 2.0??

    • Systems – Migration from PC based  Network Based

    • Information is now collaborative, shared, and accessible

      • Social Networking Sites

      • Blogs

      • Wikis

      • RSS Feeds


    What is Library 2.0?

    • Is it the same as Web 2.0??

    • “Library 2.0 simply means making your library’s space (virtual and physical) more interactive, collaborative, and driven by community needs. Examples of where to start include blogs, gaming nights for teens, and collaborative photo sites. The basic drive is to get people back into the library by making the library relevant to what they want and need in their daily lives… to make the library a destination and not an afterthought.” [Emphasis added]

      -Sarah Houghton-Jan, Digital Futures Manager, San Jose Public Library


    First Stop: Library Websites

    • Website = Virtual Bridge between Patron and the Library

      • BUT NOT the only bridge.

  • Organized?

  • Accessible?

  • Intuitive and Easy to Use?

  • Who is your patron?

  • Is the website Relevant to your patrons?

  • Do you even have control?


  • Sample Sites

    • Hennepin County Library

    • Kent District Library

    • Boca Raton Christian

    • Michigan State University

    • TBLC


    Make Content Accessible

    Tampa Hillsborough County Public Library


    Tampa Hillsborough County Usage


    FEL Page


    Telephone/IM Reference

    • Telephone Reference

    • Ask A Librarian Chat

    • Multiple IM Chat Services

      • AOL

      • MSN

      • Yahoo

      • Not sure which?? Try Trillian


    Blogs

    • What is a Blog?

    • Who uses them and for what?

      • Personal Blog (Sam Deddeh)

      • News Commentary (CBS News)

      • Consumer Information (CNet)

      • General Interest (Wayward)


    Blogs

    • How do you or would you use a blog in your library?

    • Creating a blog?

      • Who? Individual or Departmental?

      • What? Book reviews, library news, community information, library programming…?

      • How? (This is the easy part)


    Adjust settings or start blogging away!

    My Blog


    Blogs

    • Blogs in the Library World

      • The Annoyed Librarian

      • Birmingham PL’s Digitization Blog

      • Springfield City Library

      • Librarian In Black


    Wikis

    • What is a Wiki?

    • How is it different from a Blog?

    • Who uses them and for what purpose?

      • Map out your Wiki…but do it in pencil!

      • Let’s create a page:


    Wikis

    • PBWiki

      • New Wiki

      • Books123456 Wiki

    • Wikis in the Library World

      • Lib 2.0

      • Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki


    RSS Feeds

    • What is RSS?


    RSS Feeds

    WEBSITES

    BLOGS

    WIKIS


    RSS Feeds

    WEBSITES

    BLOGS

    WIKIS


    RSS Feeds

    • RSS Aggregators

      • IE7

      • Google Reader


    RSS Feeds in the Library World

    Library Programming

    Library Acquisitions

    Library’s Content

    (FEL)


    Using FEL Resources with 2.0 Tools

    • Using FEL to enhance patron services


    Social Networking Sites

    • What are they?

    • Why the allure?

    • Who’s using them?

      • MySpace (ColumbusPL, Hennepin, Index Wiki)

      • Facebook (TBLC, Charlotte-Mecklenburg, Belmont HS)

      • Second Life (Info Island)

      • LinkedIn


    Social Networking Sites

    • YouTube

    • Flickr

    • How can we leverage this technology in libraries?

      • Connect with Users

      • Connect with Professionals


    Web 1.0 v. Web 2.0


    The Web 2.0 Cloud


    Putting It All Together

    • Portable Applications

      • Widgets

      • Google Gadgets

      • Browser Add-On Applications

    • iGoogle


    Marketing With Library 2.0

    • Market In A Way Patrons Understand

      • Branding (Magazine Page)

      • Accent Programming with Content Links

      • Use Web tools for Outreach (St. Tammany Parish)

  • Cross Promote with other Blogs

  • Promote technology along side current programming

    • CommonCraft.com


  • A Glimpse of the Future

    • Audio & Video Content

    • Digitization Made Easy & USABLE

    • Revisiting Product Designs & Functionality

      • OPACs

      • SchoolRooms

      • Zotero


    NEFLIN’s 23 Things

    • http://neflins23things.blogspot.com/


    THANK YOU!!

    • Questions??

      PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CALL ON US

      Anthony Shamoun

      (800) 288-8020 x5136

      anthony.shamoun@sirsidynix.com

      MSN IM: shamounanthony@hotmail.com

      AOL IM: shamounanthony


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