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Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
Technology, Collaboration and Competition
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Technology, Collaboration and Competition

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Director's Chair presentation delivered by John Cox at the 2009 BBSLG Conference hosted by the Irish Management Institute, 1-3 July 2009. …

Director's Chair presentation delivered by John Cox at the 2009 BBSLG Conference hosted by the Irish Management Institute, 1-3 July 2009.

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  • 1. Technology, Collaboration and Competition John Cox University Librarian, James Hardiman Library, NUI Galway 2 July 2009 James Hardiman Library
  • 2. The (Mixed) Shift to Online Delivery “Online information makes physical collections less important” Undergraduates Undergraduates Researchers Researchers 2003 2009 2003 2008 Yes 25.3% 29.1% 49.1% 67.2% No 52.6% 47.4% 46.5% 31.2% NUI Galway Library Research Support Surveys, 2003-2008 James Hardiman Library
  • 3. Online Delivery May Lower Library Status Ithaka’s 2006 study of key stakeholders in the digital transformation in higher education School Institute Name to Library James Hardiman go here
  • 4. Competition for Online Association 1 James Hardiman Library
  • 5. Competition for Online Association 2 School Institute Name to Library James Hardiman go here
  • 6. Competition for Institutional Ranking School Institute Name to go here
  • 7. Open Access: increased number of citations/discipline Harnad, S. et al (2008) The Access/Impact Problem and the Green and Gold Roads to Serials review, 34 (1). pp. 36-40. School Institute Name to go here
  • 8. Competition for Researchers School Institute Name to go here
  • 9. Collaboration for Competition: “IReL has Contributed to Increased Irish Research Competitiveness” Agree Strongly 53.6% of 4,016 Agree 44.5% of 4,016 Disagree 1.5% of 4,016 Disagree Strongly 0.3% of 4,016 IReL Impact Survey, March-April 2009 James Hardiman Library
  • 10. Demonstrated Value: why IReL has contributed to increased Irish research competitiveness “Having access to all the same information as our competitors means that we have caught up with and in many cases overtaken them. With the resources issue gone, it’s just a question of who has the best ideas.” “When recruiting research staff, IReL is one factor that can really impress.” “A large number of countries do not offer the level of access that IReL provides - it gives Ireland a competitive edge” “IReL is by far the wisest and most important funding decision taken in Ireland for the third level sector. It truly enables research in Ireland.” IReL Impact Survey, March-April 2009 James Hardiman Library
  • 11. Collaboration for Effectiveness IReL Impact Survey, March-April 2009 School Institute Name to Library James Hardiman go here
  • 12. Collaboration for Effectiveness: New Areas Extract from Sconul Shared Services Feasibility Study, May 2009 James Hardiman Library
  • 13. Roles: Users May See Librarians’ Future Differently School Institute Name to Library James Hardiman go here Researchers’ Use of Academic Libraries and their Services (RIN/CURL, 2007).

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