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Evaluating the NewWebscale Platformsand Their Impacton LibrarianshipCarl GrantAssociate Dean, KnowledgeServices &Chief Tec...
The Agenda• The current situation in U.S. libraries.• What’s the path forward for librarians?• Revisiting the mission of l...
Source: ARL Statistics, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DCU.S. Academic Libraries
U.S. Academic Libraries
U.S. Labor MarketSource: http://blog.oup.com/2011/06/librarian-census/
U.S. Labor MarketSource: http://blog.oup.com/2011/06/librarian-census/
Cost of Higher EducationArticle in ―The Economist‖, Dec 1-7, 2012:―Not what it used to be‖.In North America…•Cost has rise...
PC Magazine, January 1, 2013―Gartner’s Top 10 Tech-Trends for 2013‖Some key trends for libraries:•Mobile Devices & Applica...
http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/02/conventional-online-universities-consider-strategic-response-moocsPer ―The E...
We’re constantly connected to the Web.The result?•Twitter - messages in 140 characters•Average length of 12 billion videos...
Source: http://hothardware.com/News/Intel-Announces-New-Z670-For-Tablets/Growth of Tablet Computing
Source: http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/2011-mobile-statistics-stats-facts-marketing-infographic/
What’s thepath forward forLibrarians?
Then its time to think BIGGER.Creative Commons License:
―The MISSION of LIBRARIANS isto IMPROVE SOCIETY throughFACILITATING KNOWLEDGEcreation in their COMMUNITIES‖R. David Lankes...
―The library’s functions and programs derive from theconviction that [information is] a powerful,indispensible agent for b...
How do we turn ourmission into deliverables?
CloudComputing
We’ve built a LOT of silos.http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulstarr/
ILS of the past…
The Power of CommunityImage Source: http://www.autism-community.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/community.jpg
Community created metadataExamplesSuch as the Alma Community Zone from
Community created metadataGo from this… To this…
API’sHTML5Web Services (REST)
In 1993, there were over 50 offerings in the market.As we enter 2013, there are 24…
The New Library Services Platforms3 Cloud-Computing, 1 OSS/SaaS, 3 SaaS UpdatesOpen Skies
The mission oflibrarianship...We’rechasing toomany ideas.
OMG! It’s “almost”like Google?!?NO it’s NOT!It’s BETTER thanGoogle!
The mission and vision oflibrarianship...We need – afocus.
We need – abrand & weneeddifferentiation
In 2005, libraries had anegligible hold (1%) onusers at least startingtheir information searchat the library website. By20...
Discovery will happen in these places:
Discovery - Today―While discovery andexploration may moveelsewhere, such externaldelivery environmentsmay link to the libr...
How about – A discovery system that’s aknowledge creation platform? Where users canaccess existing knowledge, and easily l...
Conclusion• The current situation in libraries requires us torefocus on our members/users & their needs.• Librarians are N...
Carl GrantAssociate Dean for Knowledge Services &Chief Technology OfficerM: +1-540-449-2418E: carl.grant@ou.eduTwitter: ca...
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
Evaluer les nouvelles plates-formes de services web et leur impact sur les bibliothèques
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  • In North America…Cost of university risen 5x rate of inflation since 1983Graduation rate within six years – 57%Root of crisis in higher education? “Additional value has not been created to match the extra spending.”Literacy declined. Federal survey showed that “only 25% are deemed proficient in using printed and written information to function in society to achieve one’s goals and to develop one’s knowledge and potential.”
  • You’ll need:API’sHTML5Web Services (REST)
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  • Read this from the user point of view - “in” a library. As if you must go there to get it. Maybe we should say: “Made available by a library near you?”
  • The current situation in libraries requires us to refocus on our members/users & their needs.Librarians are NOT the same as our technology. We offer differentiating value. Technology allows us to extend and scale our value across the Web.New technology offers us a path forward.Libraries/Librarianship is about lifelong learning and knowledge creation. Think bigger, today & tomorrow…
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    1. 1. Evaluating the NewWebscale Platformsand Their Impacton LibrarianshipCarl GrantAssociate Dean, KnowledgeServices &Chief Technology OfficerMay 14, 2013ABES ConferenceMontpeilier, France
    2. 2. The Agenda• The current situation in U.S. libraries.• What’s the path forward for librarians?• Revisiting the mission of librarianship.• How we should select & use Library ServicePlatforms.• Conclusion.• Q & A
    3. 3. Source: ARL Statistics, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, DCU.S. Academic Libraries
    4. 4. U.S. Academic Libraries
    5. 5. U.S. Labor MarketSource: http://blog.oup.com/2011/06/librarian-census/
    6. 6. U.S. Labor MarketSource: http://blog.oup.com/2011/06/librarian-census/
    7. 7. Cost of Higher EducationArticle in ―The Economist‖, Dec 1-7, 2012:―Not what it used to be‖.In North America…•Cost has risen 5x rate of inflation since 1983•Graduation rate within six years – 57%•―Additional value has not been created tomatch the extra spending.‖•Literacy declined. ―Only 25% are deemedproficient in using printed and writteninformation to function in society to achieveone’s goals and to develop one’s knowledgeand potential.‖
    8. 8. PC Magazine, January 1, 2013―Gartner’s Top 10 Tech-Trends for 2013‖Some key trends for libraries:•Mobile Devices & Applications•Internet of Things.•Hybrid IT and Cloud Computing.•Strategic Big Data.•Actionable Analytics.•In Memory Computing.Changing Technology
    9. 9. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/08/02/conventional-online-universities-consider-strategic-response-moocsPer ―The Economist‖, Dec 1-7,2012:•In 2011 about 6M Americanstudents took at least oneonline course in the autumnterm. Around 30% of allcollege students are learningonline—up from less than 10%in 2002‖.•MOOC’s are part of trendtowards the unbundling ofhigher education….MOOC’s (Massive Open Online Course)
    10. 10. We’re constantly connected to the Web.The result?•Twitter - messages in 140 characters•Average length of 12 billion videos – 4minutes•All about smaller, shorter, quicker…..Our attention span
    11. 11. Source: http://hothardware.com/News/Intel-Announces-New-Z670-For-Tablets/Growth of Tablet Computing
    12. 12. Source: http://www.digitalbuzzblog.com/2011-mobile-statistics-stats-facts-marketing-infographic/
    13. 13. What’s thepath forward forLibrarians?
    14. 14. Then its time to think BIGGER.Creative Commons License:
    15. 15. ―The MISSION of LIBRARIANS isto IMPROVE SOCIETY throughFACILITATING KNOWLEDGEcreation in their COMMUNITIES‖R. David LankesLAtlas du Nouveau bibliothéconomie
    16. 16. ―The library’s functions and programs derive from theconviction that [information is] a powerful,indispensible agent for bringing enlightenment, newknowledge, encouragement and inspiration to everymember of the community. … The quickest and easiestaccess to the world’s best thought is through thelibrary.‖Wheeler and Goldhor, 1962
    17. 17. How do we turn ourmission into deliverables?
    18. 18. CloudComputing
    19. 19. We’ve built a LOT of silos.http://www.flickr.com/photos/paulstarr/
    20. 20. ILS of the past…
    21. 21. The Power of CommunityImage Source: http://www.autism-community.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/community.jpg
    22. 22. Community created metadataExamplesSuch as the Alma Community Zone from
    23. 23. Community created metadataGo from this… To this…
    24. 24. API’sHTML5Web Services (REST)
    25. 25. In 1993, there were over 50 offerings in the market.As we enter 2013, there are 24…
    26. 26. The New Library Services Platforms3 Cloud-Computing, 1 OSS/SaaS, 3 SaaS UpdatesOpen Skies
    27. 27. The mission oflibrarianship...We’rechasing toomany ideas.
    28. 28. OMG! It’s “almost”like Google?!?NO it’s NOT!It’s BETTER thanGoogle!
    29. 29. The mission and vision oflibrarianship...We need – afocus.
    30. 30. We need – abrand & weneeddifferentiation
    31. 31. In 2005, libraries had anegligible hold (1%) onusers at least startingtheir information searchat the library website. By2010, it had evaporatedand was zero (0%).
    32. 32. Discovery will happen in these places:
    33. 33. Discovery - Today―While discovery andexploration may moveelsewhere, such externaldelivery environmentsmay link to the libraryenvironment for locationand fulfillment.‖Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC
    34. 34. How about – A discovery system that’s aknowledge creation platform? Where users canaccess existing knowledge, and easily launch intocreating new knowledge?
    35. 35. Conclusion• The current situation in libraries requires us torefocus on our members/users & their needs.• Librarians are NOT the same as our technology.We offer differentiating value. Technology allowsus to extend and scale our value across the Web.• New library service platforms offers us a pathforward.• Libraries/Librarianship is about lifelong learningand knowledge creation.
    36. 36. Carl GrantAssociate Dean for Knowledge Services &Chief Technology OfficerM: +1-540-449-2418E: carl.grant@ou.eduTwitter: carl_grantBlog: http://thoughts.care-affiliates.com
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