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sharing knowledge from Acuril 2008 and assist discussion on follow-up in Dutch Caribbean

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  • Acuril 2008 summary followed by a plenary discussion on what could be of interest for us and how to give follow-up sharing knowledge and ideas
  • ACURIL 2008
    • “ E-librarian: Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration”
    • Acuril participants from our region:
      • Aruba : Astrid Britten, Ronny Alders, Lilian Semeleer
      • Curaçao : Margo Groenewoud
      • St. Maarten : Monique Alberts
      • Surinam : Jane Smith, Dennis Chin-A-Fat
    • Presenting this summary:
      • Astrid Britten (BNA) & Margo Groenewoud (UNA)
  • Outline
    • Summary of our experiences
        • Workshops and presentations attended
        • Things that we have taken home with us (our good intentions)
    • From ‘good intentions’ to ‘making it real’
        • What do we really want and/or need to invest in?
        • Would it help to do things cooperatively?*
    • So what do we do next?
        • Input from audience: what would you like to work on?
        • What could we do cooperatively?*
      • * see next slide
  • *side note on cooperation
    • co-operation could be:
          • information sharing
          • policy alignment – working from a shared framework
          • resource sharing
          • projects: central coordination, local operation
          • projects: central coordination, central operation
    • Whatever fits the purpose:
          • Improving our services
          • Working cost-effectively
          • Expanding our possibilities
  • Astrid’s Acuril summary
    • Presentations and workshops attended
    • Things that I have taken home with me (my good intentions)
    • > Go to Astrid’s slides
  • Margo’s Acuril summary
    • Presentations and workshops attended:
        • Key-note Stephen Abram
        • SIG Academic Libraries (two sessions)
        • OCLC general presentation
        • dLOC (presentation and workshop)
        • Copyright issues in the digital environment
        • E-librarian: redefining roles in academic libraries
        • Learning Web 2.0 (presentation and workshop)
        • Web 2.0 (tools and tricks)
        • Information literacy as the driving engine for economic success
        • Putting the ‘e’ in oral history
  • what was it about?
    • Stephen Abram
      • “ Inspiring & Engaging our Communities and Users”
      • http:// stephenslighthouse . sirsidynix .com/
    • Question: How can libraries and information have no borders?
    • 1. BE MORE OPEN…
    • … to the users’ paths, …to social networks, etc…
    • 2. REMOVE BORDERS…
    • … borders inside library, … between library & users, etc
    • 3. CONTEXT IS KING
    • (not content) (note: this is the added value libraries bring – use it!)
    • Special Interest Group Academic Libraries
    • Discussion on what was presented to us…
    • BIG QUESTIONS:
      • Is this really our near future?
      • Is this applicable to us?
      • Are we – Caribbeans – different?
    • Conclusion: what do we know about us?
      • Research needed on our youth, how they learn, how they read, how they use internet (web 2.0) etc
    what was it about?
  • what was it about?
    • Web 2.0 (Cliff Landis - Valdosta State University)
    • What our students use & like:
      • social software: Facebook
      • communication tools: email, MSN, Skype, etc
      • media: podcast, youtube
    • What we – reference librarians - use:
      • Reference tools: Zotero (firefox plug-in), librarything.org
      • Email & chat for customer support
    • What we should consider:
      • Make ourselves visible in our users world = virtual world
      • Know routines of our users and be there where they are
    • Learning Web 2.0 (Carrie Glits, Florida University)
    • Wat is Web 2.0: all things new on the internet
    • Big Question: should we really go into this?
    • Most libraries: ”ehm…” or… “who, me?”
    • Learning 2.0 is developed as a team challenge for libraries to discover web 2.0. It is a widely used & acclaimed learning programme, valued even by sceptics and non-believers.
    • Info: http://plcmcl2-about.blogspot.com/ or google “Learning 2.0”
    what was it about?
  • what was it about?
    • Bringing the ‘e’ in oral history
    • (Mark Greenberg, University of South Florida)
    • Oral History = time consuming
    • Simple modern tools such as mp3 can make it easier
    • New software available making transcript-typing easier
    • Digital transcipt = multi-useable research material
    • So: what are we waiting for?
  • Margo’s Acuril summary
    • 2. Things that I have taken home with me (my good intentions)
      • Intensify contacts with students (clients) > what is their routine?
      • Get insight in to what extent Web 2.0 stuff fits in our region/culture
      • See what we can do with OCLC on a regional level
      • Bring dLOC to Curaçao
      • Discuss what we need to do with oral history (new and existing material)
  • From ‘good intentions’ to ‘making it real’
    • Wrap-up:
        • What do we really want and/or need to invest in?
        • Would it help to do things cooperatively?*
  • So what do we do next?
    • Discussion:
        • Input from audience: what would you like to work on?
        • What could we do co-operatively?*
        • * co-operatively could be:
          • information sharing
          • policy alignment – working from a shared framework
          • resource sharing
          • projects: central coordination, local operation
          • projects: central coordination, central operation