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The Library as a Publisher. Joseph Goh Director IG Publishing Pte Ltd. Date. Agenda. Changing Landscape New Users = New Business = New Rules Shaping the New Library. Professional Brief. Director of Publishing at IG Publishing (an iGroup Company)

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The library as a publisher
The Library as a Publisher

  • Joseph Goh

  • Director

  • IG Publishing Pte Ltd

Date


Agenda
Agenda

  • Changing Landscape

  • New Users = New Business = New Rules

  • Shaping the New Library


Professional brief
Professional Brief

  • Director of Publishing at IG Publishing (an iGroup Company)

  • Project and Business Development in the Library and Information Industry since 1997

  • Local Hosting Projects in Thailand, Malaysia, India, and China - Medline, US Patents, etc

  • Commercial Hosting Projects for Electronic Journals and Ebooks

  • Digitization Projects

    • Publishers - over 15K titles

    • Libraries - over 20K titles (Thailand, HK, and Singapore)


Forces of change
Forces of Change

  • Changing Landscape of Technology

  • Changing Landscape of Publishing

  • Changing Landscape of Buyers/Libraries

  • Changing Landscape of Sellers

  • Changing Landscape of Users


New technologies
New Technologies

  • No Physical Limitations

  • Tablets

  • Cloud

  • Highly Efficient


Conventional publishing flow
Conventional Publishing Flow

  • Author

  • Publisher

  • Wholesaler or Distributor

  • Reseller

  • Library / End User

  • Inefficient


New publishing work flow
New Publishing Work Flow

  • Multi-verse Format

  • Publisher Assisted or Self Publishing

  • Open Access Publishing

  • On Demand (POD or Electronic)

  • Electronic Rights Management


Changing user behaviors
Changing User Behaviors

  • Instant Consumption

  • Discoverability

  • Ease of Use

  • Portability

  • Social Network Factor


Old vs new
Old vs New

  • Print to Electronic to Seamless

  • Operational to Service Oriented

  • Cave to Anytime Anywhere


Changing role of libraries
Changing Role of Libraries

  • Fighting for Audience

  • Learning Spaces

  • Diminishing use of Library Automation System

  • Curation

  • Information Scientist

  • Value-added Services


Harvester of knowledge
Harvester of Knowledge

  • Library is the Gateway to Information

    • Acquisition - Buy, Lease, or Subscribe

    • Creation - Publishing

    • Repurposing - Digitization

  • Sharing of Knowledge - Get Plugged In

  • A Global Network of Libraries


  • Digital initiatives
    Digital Initiatives

    • It’s not just about Archiving

    • It’s more than Preservation

    • Unifying Knowledge


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    The Library as a Publisher

    • Open Content Alliance

    • British Library

    • HKU Library

    • ISEAS Library

    • Siriraj Medical Library


    The digital publishing process
    The Digital Publishing Process

    • Content Selection

      • Proprietary

      • Public Domain

  • Digital Mastering

  • E-Publish

  • Marketing


  • Content selection
    Content Selection

    • Thesis / Dissertations

    • Student Projects

    • Research or Working Papers

    • Documentations

    • Old Books

    • Public Domain Books


    Discoverability
    Discoverability

    • Indexing

    • Clustering

    • Taxonomy and Tagging

    • Curation


    Asian studies collection project
    Asian Studies Collection Project

    • Borneo (131)

    • Cambodia (45)

    • Korea (727)

    • Laos (21)

    • Singapore (153)

    • Thailand (802)

    • Vietnam (233)


    Marketing for success
    Marketing for Success

    • Internal Marketing

    • External Marketing

    • Collaboration


    Staying relevant
    Staying Relevant

    • Understanding the Winds of Change

    • Start Strategizing

    • Participate in the Digital Revolution or Evolution

    • Content Rules


    Thank you
    Thank You

    • joseph@igpublish.com

    • www.igpublish.com