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Evolving Technologies for Libraries and Librarians
Evolving Technologies for Libraries and Librarians<br />
Why Technology?<br />ALA’s State of America’s Libraries Report 2011 http://tinyurl.com/alasalr2011<br /> “[t]he technological advances of the past decade – or the past year –– are leading the library community to rethink the very definition of “library,” what one analyst calls “the sense of place, of service, and of community that has characterized the modern library for the last century.””<br />Library 101: 101 Resources & Things to Know (RTK)http://www.libraryman.com/blog/101rtk/<br />“Today, technology is a powerful driver of change in libraries, and it will stay that way for the rest of your career.”<br />
Which Technologies?<br />blogs and wikis<br />podcasts and webcasts<br />RSS<br />streaming media<br />instant messaging<br />virtual conferences<br />content management systems<br />cloud computing<br />social networking<br />QR codes<br />e-readers and tablet computers<br />webscale discovery systems<br />
Thank you!!! <br />Jennifer Baxmeyer<br />Princeton University LibraryRutgers University School of Communication & Information<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />http://jenniferbax.net<br />http://twitter.com/jenbaxmeyer<br />http://friendfeed.com/cellobax<br />http://wwwlinkedin.com/in/cellobax<br />IM/Skype: cellobax<br />
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