The Future is Not
                        Out of Reach:
                       Trends, Transformations
                   ...
accessibility
         http://flickr.com/photos/kosmar/62381076/
http://flickr.com/photos/found_drama/191878581/
Transformations
Tagging
   RSS Readers
                              Commenting
RSS

       Emerging Trends
  User-                       ...
comments
• one-on-one in the past
• maybe a letter?
• Here’s what it can be
  now
29
comments!
On a
Director’s
 Blog!!!
http://flickr.com/photos/mag3737/2574913454/
friending
friending
    and
accessibility
content
http://flickr.com/photos/ponchosqueal/382476374/




http://flickr.com/photos/khalid-almasoud/474399662/
Tagging
accessibility?
patrons can talk to you
accessibility by participation
changing roles
Why?
1. relevant to the next
generation

  • IM & txt messaging
  • Creating user-generated content
  • Using web 2.0 tools for...
2. teach the current generation

                   • information literacy
                   • show grandpa how
         ...
3: Teach them how to
subscribe to your library
4. save time!
  • professional reading
  • IM vs phone vs email
  • bookmarking
  • working smarter by using tools...
5. Patrons want
 to participate
29
comments!
6. be a community leader
  • become a community resource
  • we were the only place teaching Word...
7. land a cool job

 NextGen Librarian: “We need someone to
 manage Web 2.0 tool development to support
 member librarian ...
How do I
make time for
 new stuff?
Finding
Time
Changing focus
 • Finding time vs
   willingness and
     priority
      •  you have to
         want to change
 •   chang...
Schedule
  your
  time
Granting time
  • give time - for reading, playing,
    learning, creating
  • send staff to formal training
  • practical...
Why?
This is not your library
This is your library
This is your
  library
This is your library
Thank You!



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The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility
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The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations and Accessibility

  1. 1. The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends, Transformations & Accessibility David Lee King Digital Branch & Services Manager Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library www.davidleeking.com
  2. 2. accessibility http://flickr.com/photos/kosmar/62381076/ http://flickr.com/photos/found_drama/191878581/
  3. 3. Transformations
  4. 4. Tagging RSS Readers Commenting RSS Emerging Trends User- Friending Generated Content Mashups Web as Platform
  5. 5. comments • one-on-one in the past • maybe a letter? • Here’s what it can be now
  6. 6. 29 comments!
  7. 7. On a Director’s Blog!!!
  8. 8. http://flickr.com/photos/mag3737/2574913454/
  9. 9. friending
  10. 10. friending and accessibility
  11. 11. content
  12. 12. http://flickr.com/photos/ponchosqueal/382476374/ http://flickr.com/photos/khalid-almasoud/474399662/
  13. 13. Tagging
  14. 14. accessibility?
  15. 15. patrons can talk to you
  16. 16. accessibility by participation
  17. 17. changing roles
  18. 18. Why?
  19. 19. 1. relevant to the next generation • IM & txt messaging • Creating user-generated content • Using web 2.0 tools for storage, bookmarking, current awareness, entertainment
  20. 20. 2. teach the current generation • information literacy • show grandpa how to use flickr • small business owner and vanity searching • news junkie, meet RSS feeds http://flickr.com/photos/prupert/68375339/
  21. 21. 3: Teach them how to subscribe to your library
  22. 22. 4. save time! • professional reading • IM vs phone vs email • bookmarking • working smarter by using tools...
  23. 23. 5. Patrons want to participate
  24. 24. 29 comments!
  25. 25. 6. be a community leader • become a community resource • we were the only place teaching Word...
  26. 26. 7. land a cool job NextGen Librarian: “We need someone to manage Web 2.0 tool development to support member librarian blogging, podcasting, a Moodle server, Drupal, and other services.”
  27. 27. How do I make time for new stuff?
  28. 28. Finding Time
  29. 29. Changing focus • Finding time vs willingness and priority • you have to want to change • change job descriptions...
  30. 30. Schedule your time
  31. 31. Granting time • give time - for reading, playing, learning, creating • send staff to formal training • practical training for staff - teach what's relevant to your staff and library • buy books for training
  32. 32. Why?
  33. 33. This is not your library
  34. 34. This is your library
  35. 35. This is your library
  36. 36. This is your library
  37. 37. Thank You! davidleeking.com

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