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Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Karen G. Schneider October, 2009 http://www.geekologie.com/2007/0...
 
 
 
 
 
waxing: the quest for narrative
“ Speak with a human voice.”  —  Michael Stephens
With the  aim  of improving our service and our efficiency, the  circulation  area at the Main Library will be remodeled f...
 
waning…
http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853/sizes/l/
embrace the “yes”
http://flickr.com/photos/yarmando/236030044/sizes/o/
allowed
welcome
permitted
encouraged
not here
in this zone
waxing: ubiquitous informal engagement
Embrace the blur
waxing: informal leadership
accept difference http://citegeist.com/
waxing & waning: traditional circ
waning: paper
 
waning: just-in-case reference
waxing: centralized mass storage
waxing: resource-sharing
reorient services and assessment from ownership to access
waning: the locally-installed catalog
rethink staffing and workflows
waxing: cloud-based applications
brace for cloud-based disasters
waxing: cloud catalogs
question the duplicate-record model
waxing:
be open to open
waxing: pretty-good, unified discovery
think like it’s 1877
& think like it’s 1963
waxing: ubiquitous computing
embrace the mesh
waxing: the library as destination
 
 
http://flickr.com/photos/tracy_the_astonishing /
waxing: the experience library
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
“ Perceptions of librarians are highly related to support.” -- OCLC,  From Awareness to Funding
what’s your narrative? where are you waxing and waning? how will you embrace “yes”?
you are welcome to remix  and reuse these slides. attribution appreciated. thanks! [email_address]
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  • First, a little about me.
  • These are the places I have lived, and this is where I live now
  • “ We tell ourselves stories in order to live” — Joan Didion
  • This is not communication
  • “U.S. newsprint capacity, which reached a record 7.46 million tons in 2000, has recorded steady declines since then, falling a cumulative 28.7 percent to 5.32 million tons in 2007. This marked the lowest point for U.S. newsprint capacity since 1980. “
  • Librarians can design their own software
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/george_eastman_house/3122866921/
  • Typical workflow, Alexandrian library
  • Scott Garrison, Western Michigan U: lowering the barrier on learning the tool, raise the bar for information literacy
  • 1877 card catalog
  • We need different data architecture, so we can be agile in our service models. Courtesy of UOIT.
  • Happy patron, Redwood City, CA
  • Expats at a library cafe
  • “’Passionate librarians who are involved in the community make a difference.” — OCLC "the value of a library is you" -- Dave Lankes
  • Transcript of "Tech Trends in the Library Landscape, 2009"

    1. 1. Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Karen G. Schneider October, 2009 http://www.geekologie.com/2007/06/24-week/
    2. 7. waxing: the quest for narrative
    3. 8. “ Speak with a human voice.” — Michael Stephens
    4. 9. With the aim of improving our service and our efficiency, the circulation area at the Main Library will be remodeled for better patron accessibility and oriented toward increased self-checkout options . To this end we’re adding two more self-checkout stations, for a total of four. … We’ll have the same number of circulation clerks …
    5. 11. waning…
    6. 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853/sizes/l/
    7. 13. embrace the “yes”
    8. 14. http://flickr.com/photos/yarmando/236030044/sizes/o/
    9. 15. allowed
    10. 16. welcome
    11. 17. permitted
    12. 18. encouraged
    13. 19. not here
    14. 20. in this zone
    15. 21. waxing: ubiquitous informal engagement
    16. 22. Embrace the blur
    17. 23. waxing: informal leadership
    18. 24. accept difference http://citegeist.com/
    19. 25. waxing & waning: traditional circ
    20. 26. waning: paper
    21. 28. waning: just-in-case reference
    22. 29. waxing: centralized mass storage
    23. 30. waxing: resource-sharing
    24. 31. reorient services and assessment from ownership to access
    25. 32. waning: the locally-installed catalog
    26. 33. rethink staffing and workflows
    27. 34. waxing: cloud-based applications
    28. 35. brace for cloud-based disasters
    29. 36. waxing: cloud catalogs
    30. 37. question the duplicate-record model
    31. 38. waxing:
    32. 39. be open to open
    33. 40. waxing: pretty-good, unified discovery
    34. 41. think like it’s 1877
    35. 42. & think like it’s 1963
    36. 43. waxing: ubiquitous computing
    37. 44. embrace the mesh
    38. 45. waxing: the library as destination
    39. 48. http://flickr.com/photos/tracy_the_astonishing /
    40. 49. waxing: the experience library
    41. 66. “ Perceptions of librarians are highly related to support.” -- OCLC, From Awareness to Funding
    42. 67. what’s your narrative? where are you waxing and waning? how will you embrace “yes”?
    43. 68. you are welcome to remix and reuse these slides. attribution appreciated. thanks! [email_address]
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