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(Sep. 30 2007)
Google searches 8,058,044,651web pages daily
“The basic economic resource is no longer capital, nor natural resources, nor labor. It is and will be knowledge.”
Peter Drucker, 1995 (Management Consultant) 3
"Google's mission is to organize the world's information, and we're excited to be working with libraries to help make this mission a reality.”
MP3 (pre-IPod) IPods
Britannica Online Wikipedia
Personal websites Blogs
Directories (taxonomy) Tags (folksonomy)
Web 2.0 - place to be & do
Interactive two-way web
What library experts are saying about Web 2.0
Introduction of the read/write web
Built on principle of breaking down barriers librarians placed on services
Everyday folks with Internet access can create and edit stuff
A SirsiDynix Institute Conversation: The 2.0 Meme - Web 2.0, Library 2.0, Librarian 2.0 – Video presentation http://www.sirsidynixinstitute.com/viewvideo.php?vid=20060222.wmv
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Library 2.0 - using Web 2.0 tools to deliver library services
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The library is everywhere
The library has no barriers
Reaching more users
What library experts are saying about Library 2.0
The library invites participation,
Emphasis on ease of use
Getting information into the hands of users wherever they are by using whatever best tools are available
Crafting websites which will meet the long-tail/unique needs of our users
A SirsiDynix Institute Conversation: The 2.0 Meme - Web 2.0, Library 2.0, Librarian 2.0
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Increasingly self-sufficient, navigating resources making choices with no expert guide.
Increasingly satisfied with the quality of information they find on the Web.
Prefers online library resources versus print resources.
Today’s average college grads have spent less than 5,000 hours of their lives reading, but over 10,000 hours playing video games."
While content is desired, context adds intellectual value to content (Amazon’s A9).
Obsessed with e-mails, Blogs, Wikis, Gaming, Online shopping.
Completely wired & multi-tasking (Laptops, PDAs, Cell phones, Smart phones, MP3 players, Ipods).
Expects 24/7 access to library (physical and virtual).
14 million people interacted with Facebook Applications in August 2007
Stephen Abram, Vice President of Innovation SirsiDynix
Lillian is a virtual librarian. She is designed to answer user queries about books.
Direct them to another library that holds the book if the local library doesn't
Advise them of books by a particular author held
Advise them of books on a particular subject held
Tell them what the book is about
Tell them what other people thought of the book
Emerging roles and responsibilities
“…document the state of Caribbean libraries in the 21st century by examining the responses of these institutions to the changes, challenges, and choices in an increasingly electronic and virtual information environment”…Book Introduction
Library catalogs are integrating access to all materials through web-enabled OPACs.
Library collections - 75,000 volumes in print, electronic and non-print formats accessible via COBWeb
Library collections - 75,000 volumes in print, electronic and non-print formats
Cheryl’s 10 strategies for survival in a Web 2.0 environment.
Capacity to learn constantly and quickly
Cope with change
Dynamic and Proactive
Exude energy and enthusiasm
Monitor new ways of organizing and acessing resources
Monitor trends in technology
Possess temperament to work independently and work on a team
Propensity to take risks and work under pressure
Skills at enabling & fostering change
Have a sense of humorStrategy # 1 – Commitment to develop desired Professional and Personal Competencies
Foreign language skills
Problem solving skills
Project management skills
Emerging technologies skillsStrategy #2 – Commitment to acquiring the required skills set
23 Learning 2.0 Things
•Week 1: Introduction
•Week 2: Blogging
•Week 3: Photos & Images
•Week 4: RSS & Newsreaders
•Week 5: Play Week
•Week 6: Tagging, Folksonomies & Technorati
•Week 7: Wikis
•Week 8: Online Applications & Tools
•Week 9: Podcasts, Video & Downloadable audio
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