Emerging Technologies for
Libraries and Librarians
(an updated look)
Jennifer W. Baxmeyer
August 1, 2013
Emerging technologies librarians...
2
and even teams!
3
Libraries showcasing cutting-edge technology –
DC Public Library Digital Commons
4
Keeping informed...
Webinars and virtual conferences
6
OCLC WebJunction
7
ACRL Online Learning
8
MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)
9
Blogs
11
Blogs
12
Blogs
13
Wikis and team collaboration software
14
Podcasts and webcasts
15
Instant messaging/Chat reference
16
Instant messaging/Chat reference
17
RSS feeds
18
RSS feeds
19
Mobile apps and websites
20
Mobile apps
21
Screencasting
22
QR codes
23
eBook readers and tablets
24
eBook lending
25
Libraries without books!
26
The “discovery layer” and next-generation
library systems
• Encore (Innovative Interfaces)
• EBSCO Discovery Service
• Ex ...
Adding value to the library catalog
28
Adding value to the library catalog, 2
29
Adding value to the library catalog, 3
30
Facebook
32
Twitter
33
YouTube
34
Foursquare
35
Yelp
36
Pinterest
37
flickr
38
Instagram
39
Goodreads
40
Flipboard
41
Crowdsourcing!
42
Crowdsourcing!
43
Internet Archive
45
Open Library
46
Google Books
47
HathiTrust
48
Digital Public Library of America
49
miscellany.
Games and gaming in the library!
51
7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass
52
3D printing!
53
On-demand book printing!
54
A couple more things to think about...
55
Linked data
• What is Linked Data, and What Does it Mean for Libraries
http://www.slideshare.net/enimsakont/what-is-linked...
Big data
• Keeping Up with... Big Data
http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/big_data
• A Very Short Histor...
Jennifer W. Baxmeyer
Leader, Serials and E-Resources Team
Princeton University Library
Technical Services Department
jenni...
Links in this presentation, 1
• Emerging Technologies Library job on JobLIST
http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Emer...
Links in this presentation, 2
• Penn State University Libraries chat reference page
http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/help...
Links in this presentation, 3
• QR Codes in Libraries: Some Examples
http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2013/04/qr-codes-in-...
Links in this presentation, 4
• VuFind http://vufind.org/
• Blacklight http://projectblacklight.org/
• Umlaut https://gith...
Links in this presentation, 5
• New York Public Library's Twitter page https://twitter.com/nypl
• University of Tennessee ...
Links in this presentation, 6
• Libraries "magazine" on Flipboard https://flipboard.com/section/libraries-
bz2m37
• Crowds...
Additional resources, 1
• NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report, 2013 edition
http://www.educause.edu/library/resource...
Additional resources, 2
67
• Library 2.0 website http://www.library20.com/
• TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks...
Additional resources, 3
• 3D Printing in Libraries: Inspiration or Distraction?
http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2013/01/...
Additional resources, 4
• What is a Makerspace? Creativity in the Library
http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2012/12/what-i...
Additional resources, 5
• Google wins significant ruling in digital books lawsuit (article from
July 2, 2013)
http://www.m...
Additional resources, 6
• Keeping up With... Gamification
http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/gamificatio...
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  1. 1. Emerging Technologies for Libraries and Librarians (an updated look) Jennifer W. Baxmeyer August 1, 2013
  2. 2. Emerging technologies librarians... 2
  3. 3. and even teams! 3
  4. 4. Libraries showcasing cutting-edge technology – DC Public Library Digital Commons 4
  5. 5. Keeping informed...
  6. 6. Webinars and virtual conferences 6
  7. 7. OCLC WebJunction 7
  8. 8. ACRL Online Learning 8
  9. 9. MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) 9
  10. 10. Blogs 11
  11. 11. Blogs 12
  12. 12. Blogs 13
  13. 13. Wikis and team collaboration software 14
  14. 14. Podcasts and webcasts 15
  15. 15. Instant messaging/Chat reference 16
  16. 16. Instant messaging/Chat reference 17
  17. 17. RSS feeds 18
  18. 18. RSS feeds 19
  19. 19. Mobile apps and websites 20
  20. 20. Mobile apps 21
  21. 21. Screencasting 22
  22. 22. QR codes 23
  23. 23. eBook readers and tablets 24
  24. 24. eBook lending 25
  25. 25. Libraries without books! 26
  26. 26. The “discovery layer” and next-generation library systems • Encore (Innovative Interfaces) • EBSCO Discovery Service • Ex Libris – Primo – Alma • Serials Solutions – Summon – AquaBrowser • VuFind • Blacklight • Umlaut 27
  27. 27. Adding value to the library catalog 28
  28. 28. Adding value to the library catalog, 2 29
  29. 29. Adding value to the library catalog, 3 30
  30. 30. Facebook 32
  31. 31. Twitter 33
  32. 32. YouTube 34
  33. 33. Foursquare 35
  34. 34. Yelp 36
  35. 35. Pinterest 37
  36. 36. flickr 38
  37. 37. Instagram 39
  38. 38. Goodreads 40
  39. 39. Flipboard 41
  40. 40. Crowdsourcing! 42
  41. 41. Crowdsourcing! 43
  42. 42. Internet Archive 45
  43. 43. Open Library 46
  44. 44. Google Books 47
  45. 45. HathiTrust 48
  46. 46. Digital Public Library of America 49
  47. 47. miscellany.
  48. 48. Games and gaming in the library! 51
  49. 49. 7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass 52
  50. 50. 3D printing! 53
  51. 51. On-demand book printing! 54
  52. 52. A couple more things to think about... 55
  53. 53. Linked data • What is Linked Data, and What Does it Mean for Libraries http://www.slideshare.net/enimsakont/what-is-linked-data-and-what-does-it- mean-for-libraries • Tim Berners-Lee on the next Web http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_berners_lee_on_the_next_web.html • Linked Data for Libraries http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fWfEYcnk8Z8 • Linked Data for Libraries: Why Should We Care? Where Should We Start? http://www.cni.org/topics/information-access-retrieval/linked-data-for-libraries/ • Linked Open Data in Libraries Archives and Museums (LODLAM) http://lodlam.net/ • RDF Primer http://www.w3.org/TR/rdf-primer/ 56
  54. 54. Big data • Keeping Up with... Big Data http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/big_data • A Very Short History of Big Data http://www.forbes.com/sites/gilpress/2013/05/09/a-very-short-history-of-big- data/ • „Big data‟ tutorial: Everything you need to know http://searchstorage.techtarget.com/guides/Big-data-tutorial-Everything-you- need-to-know • What Governmental Big Data May Mean For Libraries http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/05/oa/what-governmental-big-data-may- mean-for-libraries/ • Promise and Problems of Big Data http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/03/opinion/steven-bell/promise-and- problems-of-big-data-from-the-bell-tower/ 57
  55. 55. Jennifer W. Baxmeyer Leader, Serials and E-Resources Team Princeton University Library Technical Services Department jennifer@jenniferbax.net http://www.linkedin.com/in/cellobax/ ​http://www.facebook.com/cellobax ​http://twitter.com/JenBaxmeyer
  56. 56. Links in this presentation, 1 • Emerging Technologies Library job on JobLIST http://joblist.ala.org/modules/jobseeker/Emerging-Technologies-and-Web- Librarian/23580.cfm • Stanford University Libraries Emerging Technologies Team http://emergingtech.stanford.edu/ • DC Public Library Digital Commons http://www.dclibrary.org/digitalcommons • DC Public Library Digital Commons http://www.districtdispatch.org/2013/07/launch-of-dcpls-digital-commons- opens-doors-to-cutting-edge-technology/ • Library 2.013 Worldwide Virtual Conference http://slisweb.sjsu.edu/center- information-research-and-innovation-ciri/library-2013-worldwide-virtual- conference • List of library webinars http://neflin2.blogspot.com/ 59
  57. 57. Links in this presentation, 2 • Penn State University Libraries chat reference page http://www.libraries.psu.edu/psul/help.html • Multnomah County Library RSS feeds https://multcolib.org/rss-feeds • Berkeley Public Library mobile app http://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org/services_and_resources/BPL_Mobile. php • Ohio University mobile apps http://www.library.ohiou.edu/services/computing-printing/mobile-apps/ • MIT Libraries mobile apps http://libguides.mit.edu/content.php?pid=174869&sid=1481866 • Skokie Public Library screencasts http://www.skokie.lib.il.us/screencasts/ • UT Health Science Center Library QR codes http://library.uthscsa.edu/2012/05/access-e-journals-quickly-on-your- smartphone-or-tablet-at-the-briscoe-library/ 60
  58. 58. Links in this presentation, 3 • QR Codes in Libraries: Some Examples http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2013/04/qr-codes-in-libraries-some- examples/ • Caltech Library iPads page http://libguides.caltech.edu/content.php?pid=178339&sid=1500752 • OverDrive http://www.overdrive.com/libraries • BiblioTech (Bexar County Digital Library) http://bexarbibliotech.org/ • Encore (Innovative Interfaces) http://www.iii.com/products/encore.shtml • EBSCO Discovery Service http://www.ebscohost.com/discovery • Ex Libris Primo http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/PrimoOverview • Ex Libris Alma http://www.exlibrisgroup.com/category/AlmaOverview • Serials Solutions Summon http://www.serialssolutions.com/en/services/summon/ • Serials Solutions AquaBrowser http://www.serialssolutions.com/en/services/aquabrowser/ 61
  59. 59. Links in this presentation, 4 • VuFind http://vufind.org/ • Blacklight http://projectblacklight.org/ • Umlaut https://github.com/team-umlaut/umlaut/wiki/What-is-Umlaut- anyway? • SearchWorks at Stanford University Libraries http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ • University of Texas Libraries catalog record for Big data http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/record=b8268010~S29 • University of Texas Libraries catalog record for The night circus http://catalog.lib.utexas.edu/record=b7829162~S29 • Orange County Library System catalog record for The night circus http://iii.ocls.info/record=b1772831 • StackMap http://www.stackmap.com/ • Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/langstonhugheslibrary 62
  60. 60. Links in this presentation, 5 • New York Public Library's Twitter page https://twitter.com/nypl • University of Tennessee Libraries YouTube instruction channel http://www.youtube.com/user/utkinstruct • Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library on Foursquare http://foursquare.com/venue/308934 • San Francisco Public Library - Main Branch on Yelp http://www.yelp.com/biz/san-francisco-public-library-main-branch-san- francisco • Harris County Public Library's Pinterest page http://pinterest.com/hcpl/ • The Library of Congress flickr page http://www.flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/ • UCLA Powell Library's Instagram page http://instagram.com/ucla_powell_library • Queens Library Goodreads page http://www.goodreads.com/group/show/58240-queens-library 63
  61. 61. Links in this presentation, 6 • Libraries "magazine" on Flipboard https://flipboard.com/section/libraries- bz2m37 • Crowdsourcing at The New York Public Library http://menus.nypl.org/ • Crowdsourcing at The University of Alabama Hoole Library http://www.lib.ua.edu/libraries/hoole/crowdsourcing • Internet Archive http://archive.org/index.php • Open Library http://openlibrary.org/ • Google Books http://books.google.com/ • HathiTrust http://www.hathitrust.org/ • Digital Public Library of America http://dp.la/ • International Games Day @ Your Library http://igd.ala.org/about/ • 7 Things Libraries Can Do with Google Glass http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/libraries/6-things-libraries-can-do-with-google-glass/ • 3D printing @ Columbia Library http://3dprint.cul.columbia.edu/ • Demonstration of on-demand book printing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q946sfGLxm4 64
  62. 62. Additional resources, 1 • NMC (New Media Consortium) Horizon Report, 2013 edition http://www.educause.edu/library/resources/2013-horizon-report (“The NMC Horizon Report is an unbiased source of information that helps education leaders, trustees, policy makers, and others easily understand the impact of key emerging technologies on education, and when they are likely to enter mainstream use.”) • Rutgers SC&I MLIS Colloquium: Panel Discussion – Emerging Technologies and Trends in the Library World http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACDoINzoPss • ALA‟s State of America‟s Libraries Report 2013 http://www.ala.org/news/state-americas-libraries-report-2013 • What is your Library doing about Emerging Technologies (report on panel session held at ALA in 2010) http://litablog.org/2010/07/what-is-your-library-doing-about- emerging-technologies/ 66
  63. 63. Additional resources, 2 67 • Library 2.0 website http://www.library20.com/ • TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) talks about technology http://www.ted.com/topics/technology • TED Talks YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector • 10 Great Technology Initiatives for Your Library http://www.americanlibrariesmagazine.org/article/10-great- technology-initiatives-your-library • Public Libraries Online: The Wired Library (blog) http://publiclibrariesonline.org/category/the-wired-library/ • The Impact of Cloud Technologies on Libraries (panel discussion at Virginia Commonwealth University) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQLW0Nl-gtQ
  64. 64. Additional resources, 3 • 3D Printing in Libraries: Inspiration or Distraction? http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2013/01/3d-printing-in- libraries-inspiration-or-distraction.html • 3D Printers in the Library: Toward a Fablab in the Academic Library http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=1403 • Web Scale Discovery What and Why? http://alatechsource.metapress.com/content/p2148444086n7r7t/fu lltext.html • Organizing My Research Life (blog post about using LibX, Dropbox, Calibre, and Zotero) http://blogs.princeton.edu/librarian/2013/05/organizing-my- research-life-updated/ • List of collaborative software (from Wikipedia) http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_collaborative_software 68
  65. 65. Additional resources, 4 • What is a Makerspace? Creativity in the Library http://www.alatechsource.org/blog/2012/12/what-is-a- makerspace-creativity-in-the-library.html • 10 Inspiring Pinterest Collections Created by Libraries and Librarians http://inalj.com/?p=9925 • Library Pinterest Examples http://pinterest.com/lauramgentry/library-pinterest-examples/ • What is Cloud Computing and How will it Affect Libraries? http://www.techsoupforlibraries.org/blog/what-is-cloud-computing- and-how-will-it-affect-libraries? • Readings on the Google Book Settlement on the ACRL website http://www.scholcomm.acrl.ala.org/node/57 69
  66. 66. Additional resources, 5 • Google wins significant ruling in digital books lawsuit (article from July 2, 2013) http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23584291/google-wins- significant-ruling-digital-books-lawsuit • OCLCResearch YouTube channel http://www.youtube.com/oclcresearch – OCLC Research is one of the world‟s leading centers devoted exclusively to the challenges facing libraries and archives in a rapidly changing information technology environment. • MOOC List (a complete list of MOOCs) http://www.mooc-list.com/ • MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge? http://www.oclc.org/research/events/2013/03-18.html 70
  67. 67. Additional resources, 6 • Keeping up With... Gamification http://www.ala.org/acrl/publications/keeping_up_with/gamification • Why Gamify and What to Avoid in Library Gamification http://acrl.ala.org/techconnect/?p=1633 71
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