The Future Is Here, So Now What?


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Our world is changing and it can be difficult to process it all. A stimulating library can help make sense of these changes and inspire library users to participate in this era of continuous change. Libraries are enhancing people’s lives through emerging technologies and library programming. Learn how libraries are constructing an environment conducive to information discovery, sharing, and lifelong learning and glimpse the future of what libraries can become.

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  • The Future Is Here, So Now What?

    1. 1. The future is here, so now what?<br />
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    6. 6. 25.4 million Americans reported using their public library more than 20 times in the last year, up from 20.3 million in 2006.<br />Source: ALA Library Fact Sheet,<br />
    7. 7. Proposed Library Funding Cut Is Too Deep and Damage Is Too Severe!<br />Take action!<br /><br />
    8. 8. If not now, then when?<br />If not me, then who?<br />
    9. 9. Applause! <br />State Aid to Public Libraries Funded at $21.3 Million – We did it again!!!<br />
    10. 10. In this session, we’ll:<br /><ul><li>highlight a few maturing Web tools that have for years made sharing information and ideas easy while bringing more visibility to libraries.
    11. 11. learn what libraries are doing to help construct a learning environment that is conducive to information discovery, sharing, and lifelong learning.
    12. 12. explore mobile devices that are filled with amazing possibilities and truly becoming connections to a world of information.
    13. 13. take a glimpse into the future and imagine what library resources and services could become. </li></li></ul><li>fu·ture/ˈfyo͞oCHər/ - going or likely to happen or exist at a later time."<br />"I never think of the future. It comes soon enough." Albert Einstein <br />
    14. 14. What do you see?<br />
    15. 15. What Creative Industries Need<br />Source: Peter Kageyama,<br />
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    17. 17. Scenius<br />
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    19. 19. Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.<br />
    20. 20. Has the simplicity and ubiquity of <br />helped to make your library a center of learning and a hub for participation? <br />
    21. 21. According to Wikipedia, “Social media is a term used to describe the type of media that is based on conversation and interaction between people online.” <br />Sharing is a huge component, so be a messenger for your library!<br />
    22. 22. Reply!<br />Use Facebook to reach out to your users and share your library. <br />
    23. 23. Talk to your users within Facebook!<br />
    24. 24. Share your location. Offer incentives for users to check-in to your library and make it worthwhile for them! <br />
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    27. 27. Ugh, text on a screen should be simple! DRM, .aeh, .azw, .djvu, .epub, .exe, .fb2, .html, .lit, .lrf, .lrx, .pdb, .pdf, .prc, .mobi, .ps, .rgo, .tr2, .tr3, .txt, .wol<br />
    28. 28. Be an advocate for all of your readers no matter how or what they chose to read!<br />
    29. 29. The form of the book has changed over time.<br />The ‘book’ is the content, not the package!<br />
    30. 30. So, what happens when the package undergoes a drastic change?<br />
    31. 31. Just as digital music turned this…<br />
    32. 32. …into this<br />
    33. 33. ePublications turn this…<br />
    34. 34. …into this<br />
    35. 35. I am upset! This is so frustrating! I don’t care what all this stuff is called; I JUST WANT to read an eBook!<br />
    36. 36. A reader who has figured it out<br />… and librarians can help empower them!<br />
    37. 37. How would you repurpose your space and/or your staff? <br />
    38. 38. Be available to help your users when they need it!<br />
    39. 39. After 3 minutes of no activity this window displays on our website.<br />
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    43. 43. Source: NYTimes,<br />
    44. 44. Discovery!<br />
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    47. 47. QR (Quick Response) codes can help guide mobile users in your physical spaces come visit your digital library spaces.<br />
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    50. 50. A Sample of Innovative Collections <br />East Palo Alto Library will have a collection of circulating guitars and will provide two 8-week lesson programs.<br />SPC Libraries digitized, then shared their CD collections using iTunes.<br />Mills Music Library has an Album Cover Art Exhibits Archive.<br />George Washington’s beer recipe is at the New York Public Library.<br />
    51. 51. If libraries are no longer storage spaces, I think they become knowledge performance spaces .<br /> <br />Source: @rmazar<br />
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    53. 53. Jazz in the Stacks live streaming event! <br />
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    55. 55. Why libraries should have a mobile presence.<br />“Mobile phones create new kinds of bounded places that merge the infrastructures of geography and technology, as well as techno-social practices thatmerge technical standards and social norms." (Moll, 2007, p.12)<br />The mobile web is connecting people to <br />information while they are on the go, so this is a great space for libraries!<br />Plus mobile phones have surpassed PCs<br />and landline phones combined, so your <br />potential audience is huge! <br />
    56. 56. Uploaded to Flickr on November 8, 2007 by Travelin' Librarian<br />
    57. 57. Uploaded to Flickr on November 29, 2006 by Michael Casey<br />
    58. 58. “Fundamentally, 'mobile' refers to the user, not the device or application.”Barbara Ballard Designing the Mobile User Experience <br />
    59. 59. Mobile-optimized Web Sites<br />
    60. 60. … can help one decide what to include.<br />Note: with Google Analytics you can determine how your user’s are accessing your mobile site (e.g., mobile devices, carriers, browsers , OS’s, screen resolution etc.) <br />
    61. 61. Native Apps vs. Web Apps<br />WIN<br />Source: URL:<br />
    62. 62. The Future of Mobile App Development? <br />
    63. 63. Look at other industries, be an “innovator,” and challenge something!<br />
    64. 64. Calvin Klein using QR codes<br /><br />
    65. 65. Personal iPhone stations at Japanese Burger Kings<br /><br />
    66. 66. Library of Congress ‘Passport to Knowledge’<br />
    67. 67. “Ten years from now, what is going to have the maximum impact on humanity?”<br />Source: Larry Page. Google CEO<br />
    68. 68. 6 Laws of Customer Experience<br />Every interaction creates a personal reaction.<br />People are instinctively self-centered.<br />Customer familiarity breeds alignment.<br />Unengaged employees don’t create engaged customers.<br />Employees do what is measured, incented, and celebrated.<br />You can’t fake it.<br />Source: <br />
    69. 69. Measurable Value?<br />Improved access to information via sharing tools.<br />Marketing services and resources to help provide more visibility.<br />Instant and inexpensive (oftentimes free) communication with staff and patrons. <br />Interaction<br />Enhanced learning? <br />
    70. 70. Change Lives<br />
    71. 71. Rethink Possible<br />
    72. 72. If not now, then when?<br />If not me, then who?<br />
    73. 73. Some ideas …<br />Host a TEDx and/or a crowdcasting event.<br />Use the “cloud” (Google Cloud Print etc.)<br />Go green. Use Open Source. <br />Use Get Glue to showcase collection.<br />Become a recommendation engine.<br />Crowd source and help save lives by implementing Crowdmap.<br />Add library resources to Wikipedia<br />
    74. 74. Twitter Feedback!<br />© SAP 2009 / Page 72<br />
    75. 75. L<br />U<br />A<br />The future is here, so now what?<br />V<br />E<br />
    76. 76. Share what you are doing to help enhance learning and inspire participation in your library.<br /><br />
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    78. 78. MAY THE FOURTHBe With You<br />
    79. 79. Contact Information<br /><br />