Collaborating in the Clouds: Selecting Tools Tom Ipri University of Nevada Las Vegas http://www.slideshare.net/tombrarian
Who Needs Libraries When Everything is on the Web? National Center for Education Statistics Year Circulation Reference 199...
Who Needs Libraries When Everything is on the Web? National Center for Education Statistics Year Circulation Reference Gat...
Library As Place <ul><li>Moveable furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop support </l...
Library As Place <ul><li>Laptop loans </li></ul><ul><li>Large scale printers </li></ul><ul><li>White boards </li></ul><ul>...
Impact on Academia 1,2 <ul><li>Sharing from everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Supercomputing becomes mainstream for research </...
Impact on Academia 1,2 <ul><li>Reshaping IT Department </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Computing Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
The Catches <ul><li>Trust and confidence that the service provider will continue to be there 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy 1...
Examples <ul><li>Science Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Earthbrowser </li></ul>
Examples <ul><li>Evernote </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox </li></ul>
Create Your Own Cloud <ul><li>Google App Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Heroku </li></ul><ul><li>Joyent </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon...
Who Needs Libraries When Everything is in the Cloud? “ [Library] Buildings will move more fully into their current dual na...
Sources <ul><li>3 Ways Web-Based Computing Will Change Colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Demystifying Cloud Computing for Higher ...
Photo Sources <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/jiscinfonet/447054738/   </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos...
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  1. 1. Collaborating in the Clouds: Selecting Tools Tom Ipri University of Nevada Las Vegas http://www.slideshare.net/tombrarian
  2. 2. Who Needs Libraries When Everything is on the Web? National Center for Education Statistics Year Circulation Reference 1996 231,500,000 1,900,000 1998 216,100,000 2,100,000 2000 194,000,000 1,600,000 2002 189,248,000 1,508,000 2004 200,204,000 1,423,000 2006 187,236,000 1,101,000 %Change -19% -42%
  3. 3. Who Needs Libraries When Everything is on the Web? National Center for Education Statistics Year Circulation Reference Gate Count 1996 231,500,000 1,900,000 16,500,000 1998 216,100,000 2,100,000 16,200,000 2000 194,000,000 1,600,000 16,500,000 2002 189,248,000 1,508,000 16,927,000 2004 200,204,000 1,423,000 19,369,000 2006 187,236,000 1,101,000 18,765,712 %Change -19% -42% +14%
  4. 4. Library As Place <ul><li>Moveable furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Wireless infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Laptop support </li></ul><ul><li>Group workstations </li></ul><ul><li>Group study rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia production and editing </li></ul><ul><li>Rich application suite </li></ul>
  5. 5. Library As Place <ul><li>Laptop loans </li></ul><ul><li>Large scale printers </li></ul><ul><li>White boards </li></ul><ul><li>Smart boards </li></ul><ul><li>Tutoring services </li></ul><ul><li>Writing services </li></ul><ul><li>Vending machines </li></ul><ul><li>Practice presentation room </li></ul>
  6. 6. Impact on Academia 1,2 <ul><li>Sharing from everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Supercomputing becomes mainstream for research </li></ul>
  7. 7. Impact on Academia 1,2 <ul><li>Reshaping IT Department </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual Computing Labs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low capital costs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scale on demand </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource and talent sharing </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. The Catches <ul><li>Trust and confidence that the service provider will continue to be there 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy 1 and security 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Internet connection </li></ul><ul><li>Policy and control issues 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Inability to tailor licensing agreements </li></ul><ul><li>Liability 4 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Examples <ul><li>Science Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Earthbrowser </li></ul>
  10. 10. Examples <ul><li>Evernote </li></ul><ul><li>Zotero </li></ul><ul><li>Dropbox </li></ul>
  11. 11. Create Your Own Cloud <ul><li>Google App Engine </li></ul><ul><li>Heroku </li></ul><ul><li>Joyent </li></ul><ul><li>Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) </li></ul>
  12. 12. Who Needs Libraries When Everything is in the Cloud? “ [Library] Buildings will move more fully into their current dual nature, that of warehouse and gathering place, while our services and our content will live in the cloud, away from any physical place.” 5
  13. 13. Sources <ul><li>3 Ways Web-Based Computing Will Change Colleges </li></ul><ul><li>Demystifying Cloud Computing for Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>2009 Horizon Report </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud Computing’s Top Issues for Higher Education </li></ul><ul><li>Stranger Than We Know </li></ul>
  14. 14. Photo Sources <ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/jiscinfonet/447054738/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomspix/2900984036/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/berkeleylab/4025866671/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/nifmus/2385966735/ </li></ul>

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