21 st  Century Academic Library in South Africa “ Access for all @ your library” Prof Derek W. Keats Deputy Vice Chancello...
I was born on an island in the North Atlantic Ocean
I grew up in Gambo, a small town 300 km from the Newfoundland capital, St. John's
And went to school at Smallwood Academy in Dark Cove
One month after my 17 th  birthday I had to leave Gambo and travel down the Trans Canada Highway ... to St. John's ...
... to study Marine Biology at    Memorial University of    Newfoundland
The library aggregated  content resources into a physical location
The library aggregated  content resources into a physical location Aggregation
Education as an industrial process - Graham Attwell
 
Classrooms aggregate demand to scarce supply
Traditional libraries aggregate scarce content resources ...and do things that enable people   to locate and use them
 
Opening access in the 21 st  Century
What is scarce  in the 21 st  Century?
Copyright with  all rights reserved  creates scarcity and limits access
Not all content needs  all  rights reserved  or to be  scarce to be valuable.
Creative Commons licenses
Creative Commons licenses
Traditional  proprietary publishing Open access /  Free  Licensing
Libraries and access for all <ul><li>Facilitate locating open access journals </li><ul><li>Special focus on those that per...
Drive institutional policies on reuse
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This was a talk I gave for the opening of Library Week. It was thrown together on a Sunday Afternoon, so it has a few warts and potholes.

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21st Century Library: Access for All

  1. 1. 21 st Century Academic Library in South Africa “ Access for all @ your library” Prof Derek W. Keats Deputy Vice Chancellor (Knowledge & Information Management) The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg http://kim.wits.ac.za [email_address] 16-21 March 2009 South African Library Week
  2. 2. I was born on an island in the North Atlantic Ocean
  3. 3. I grew up in Gambo, a small town 300 km from the Newfoundland capital, St. John's
  4. 4. And went to school at Smallwood Academy in Dark Cove
  5. 5. One month after my 17 th birthday I had to leave Gambo and travel down the Trans Canada Highway ... to St. John's ...
  6. 6. ... to study Marine Biology at Memorial University of Newfoundland
  7. 7. The library aggregated content resources into a physical location
  8. 8. The library aggregated content resources into a physical location Aggregation
  9. 9. Education as an industrial process - Graham Attwell
  10. 11. Classrooms aggregate demand to scarce supply
  11. 12. Traditional libraries aggregate scarce content resources ...and do things that enable people to locate and use them
  12. 14. Opening access in the 21 st Century
  13. 15. What is scarce in the 21 st Century?
  14. 16. Copyright with all rights reserved creates scarcity and limits access
  15. 17. Not all content needs all rights reserved or to be scarce to be valuable.
  16. 18. Creative Commons licenses
  17. 19. Creative Commons licenses
  18. 20. Traditional proprietary publishing Open access / Free Licensing
  19. 21. Libraries and access for all <ul><li>Facilitate locating open access journals </li><ul><li>Special focus on those that permit reuse </li></ul><li>Help users find content that they can reuse for their own purposes (Free and Open Educational Resources) </li><ul><li>The discipline of librarianship </li></ul><li>Explain an promote the use of Free licenses for academic content
  20. 22. Drive institutional policies on reuse
  21. 23. Maintain and promote Institutional repositories </li><ul><li>Market the rights and options for academics to use them
  22. 24. Encourage licenses that promote reuse </li></ul></ul>
  23. 25. Attribution file: http://www.dkeats.com/usrfiles/users/ 1563080430/attribution/attrib.txt

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