Libraries in the new network environment. San Jose 16 November 2007 Lorcan Dempsey OCLC. Part 1 Part 2. Part 1: Environment. (CC) licensed 2007 eBoy. Getting things done Workflow. Brand is the new real estate. Discovery happens elsewhere. Chris Beckett
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Libraries in the new network environment
16 November 2007Lorcan DempseyOCLC
(CC) licensed 2007 eBoy
Brand is the
new real estate
The rich get
Then:the user built their
workflow around the library
Now:the library must build its service
around the user workflow
Then:resources were scarce and attention
Now:attention is scarce and resources
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CMS, IR, …
Switch: delivery, routing, resolution
A library experience which matches the experience of the web?
Short path from
discovery to fulfilment
personal to global
scale with use
The catalog: from discovery to disclosure
Remember: focus on catalog
Making data work harder: simple search followed by rich navigation and participation
Not as rapid as one might expect?