Social Applications on the VergePresentation Transcript
Practical forlibraries?There are a lot oftechnologies available, butalways think which one[s]will provide the mostvisibility for your libraryand best connect yourusers to your library!
Many services and tools will die, but peoplewill always remain the catalytic agent forsocial activities online and offline!
We can’t solve all of ourproblems usingalgorithms and data.We need trusted humanfilters (e.g., librarians!)(Paraphrased Bob Lefsetz, http://lefsetz.com/)
People are still the “killer app!”
Many peopledon’t needlibrarians tohelp themsearch. Theyneed helpmaking senseof what theyfind.
Be available tohelp yourusers whenthey need it.
Reference Question in Facebook
SkypeJoin.meGoogle+ HangoutFaceTimeRemote Desktop Control added yesterday!
Be an integral part of the transaction
Help enhance onlinecontent withauthoritative resources.This will bring morevisibility to your libraryand people will trustthe informationpresented.
Edit Wikipedia articles and include library resources.
Open Education: What is the library’s role?
MOOCs• Massively Open Online Courses (e.g., MIT’sedX and Stanford’s Coursera)• MOOCs are drawing thousands and evenhundreds of thousands of attendees• What do we know about these learners? Self-directed!• Library’s role?
Watch the trailer: http://pushpoppress.com/ourchoice/What can you imagine will happen here?
Personalized/Social ReadingHmm, I wonder when library interfaces will look this smooth?
Source: Horizon Report
Game-based LearningUsing competitive exercises to getstudents/patrons to challenge themselveswith the hopes of motivating them to learnbetter and more meaningfully.
Game Development WorkshopsVisit http://goo.gl/dQrnd for a list of game engines!
Learning Analytics“Educational institutions are embarking on their ownexplorations of the science of large data sets, with theaim of improving student retention and providing ahigher quality, personalized experience for learners.”Source: http://goo.gl/V6VBo
Ruckus E-ReaderWatch the video at: http://goo.gl/tzY2G
I got my Google Glasses!
Introducing Google Glass
Wearable TechnologySource: http://goo.gl/VSjkk
Self Publishing 101
Success StorySource: http://goo.gl/4oGHdSelf publishing author ColleenHoover with copies of herbooks. Hoovers novels havemade the New York Timesbestseller list!www.colleenhoover.comYOU can do this and/or youcan help your patrons do it!
Self- Publishing Tools
Upload local content to“Community Reserve.”createspace.comkdp.amazon.comcalibre-ebook.comvook.com/mobipocket.com
More info: http://goo.gl/Ng0zM
Note: Some titles are NSFW!
Watch for proposed legislation and leteveryone know how it impacts them!
We can’t solve all of ourproblems usingalgorithms and data.People are still the killerapp – trusted humanfilters.(Paraphrased Bob Lefsetz, http://lefsetz.com/)
Source: http://goo.gl/LDb4pCould you see any of these in your library?
Allen County Public Library Creates High-Tech HackerspacesSource: http://goo.gl/wHZyR… host a program for the maker community on every Monday in May.
… is an open-source electronicsprototyping platform based on flexible,easy-to-use hardware and software. Itsintended for artists, designers, hobbyists,and anyone interested in creatinginteractive objects or environments.… is a credit-card sizedcomputer that plugs into yourTV and a keyboard. It’s acapable little PC It also playshigh-definition video.http://www.raspberrypi.org/http://www.arduino.cc/
Visual MarketingBook covers, archives, readinglists, promotion, infographics,library instruction etc.http://goo.gl/JyCLgBook displays, events, patronphotos, behind-the-scenes,etc. http://goo.gl/pCkkz6 second tutorials, news,promotion, be creative!http://goo.gl/BkZEYTell stories with data,Twitterize your library,research, etc. http://visual.ly/
St. Pete Times article: http://goo.gl/bMi1DTweeted Jedi Path video: http://goo.gl/bwSTu
The research shows …Source: http://pewinternet.org
The research shows …• As of April 2012, 55% of adult cell owners usethe internet on their mobile phones; nearlydouble what we found three years ago.• 31% of current cell internet users say that theymostly go online using their cell phone, andnot using some other device such as a desktopor laptop computer.Source: http://pewinternet.org
The research shows …Source: http://pewinternet.org
Video source: http://goo.gl/6Dk7uTake Google Maps Indoors!
Samsung S4: Touch Free Navigation!
Promote your music collection!
Note: the border was created by Photoshop Express
In 1971, Michael S. Hart (1947 –2011)created the first e-book by typing theDeclaration of Independence into acomputer. Project Gutenberg was launchedand now e-books are over 40 years old!
New E-Reader for Under $13Source: http://goo.gl/dZ8qtWhen will they be free?$70 now.
Source: yotaphone.com/YotaPhone … is a high-resolution liquidcrystal display on one side andan electronic paper display onthe other. It allows you toeffortlessly stream informationto the electronic paper display,without draining battery poweror having to wake up thephone.
PEW Internet & American Life ProjectThe Rise of E-Reading ReportSource: http://goo.gl/njMC1
Does the rise of e-readingmean a rise in literacy?
It does require a fairly literate person to navigate e-readers, the Web etc. , but are people who usee-readers truly becoming more literate?
Offer free workshops for the publicand ask people to bring their devices!
Stand out! Keep your library’s socialmedia stream flowing. Be conversational,personable, and participate in transactions. Keepit fun and you will be successful!