The Future is Not
                        Out of Reach:
                                            Trends &
             ...
Some people think of
  change like this
http://flickr.com/photos/trucolorsfly/352573802/




Librarians and change
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!!!
friending
content
RSS
Tagging
Web as Platform
Old way: Patrons
visit library to do
stuff at the library
New way:
Patrons visit
library to
access the
web... so
they can do
stuff outside
the library
mashups

• old way: combine content? Maybe in a
  research paper... borrow? that's against
  copyright!
• new way: freely ...
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
 •   change j...
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!

  davidleeking.com
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations
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The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations

  1. 1. The Future is Not Out of Reach: Trends & Transformations David Lee King Digital Branch & Services Manager Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library www.davidleeking.com
  2. 2. Some people think of change like this
  3. 3. http://flickr.com/photos/trucolorsfly/352573802/ Librarians and change
  4. 4. Transformations
  5. 5. Tagging RSS Readers Commenting RSS Emerging Trends User- Friending Generated Mashups Content Web as Platform
  6. 6. comments • one-on-one in the past • maybe a letter? • Here’s what it can be now
  7. 7. 29 comments!
  8. 8. On a Director’s Blog!!!
  9. 9. friending
  10. 10. content
  11. 11. RSS
  12. 12. Tagging
  13. 13. Web as Platform
  14. 14. Old way: Patrons visit library to do stuff at the library
  15. 15. New way: Patrons visit library to access the web... so they can do stuff outside the library
  16. 16. mashups • old way: combine content? Maybe in a research paper... borrow? that's against copyright! • new way: freely combine content from more than one info source... that's the given • syndetics, amazon, etc...
  17. 17. Why?
  18. 18. 1. relevant to the next generation • IM & txt messaging • Creating user-generated content • Using web 2.0 tools for storage, bookmarking, current awareness, entertainment
  19. 19. 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/
  20. 20. 3: Teach them how to subscribe to your library
  21. 21. 4. save time! • professional reading • IM vs phone vs email • bookmarking • working smarter by using tools...
  22. 22. 5. Patrons want to participate
  23. 23. 29 comments!
  24. 24. 6. be a community leader • become a community resource • we were the only place teaching Word...
  25. 25. 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.”
  26. 26. How do I make time for new stuff?
  27. 27. Finding Time
  28. 28. Changing focus • Finding time vs willingness and priority • You have to want to change • change job descriptions...
  29. 29. Schedule your time
  30. 30. 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
  31. 31. Why?
  32. 32. This is not your library
  33. 33. This is your library
  34. 34. This is your library
  35. 35. This is your library
  36. 36. Thank you! davidleeking.com
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