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A presentation to the October, 2009 Iowa Library Association conference.

A presentation to the October, 2009 Iowa Library Association conference.

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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

Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Presentation Transcript

  • Waxing and Waning: Tech Trends for the Library Landscape Karen G. Schneider October, 2009 http://www.geekologie.com/2007/06/24-week/
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  • 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 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 …
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  • waning…
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/travelinlibrarian/1924719853/sizes/l/
  • embrace the “yes”
  • http://flickr.com/photos/yarmando/236030044/sizes/o/
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/dickinsonlibrary/
  • 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
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  • waning: just-in-case reference
  • waxing: centralized mass storage
  • waxing: resource-sharing
  • yield ownership to access www.flickr.com/photos/brooklyn_museum/2785069966/in/set-72157606873382962 /
  • 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
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  • http://flickr.com/photos/tracy_the_astonishing /
  • waxing: the experience library
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  • opportunities wax in hard times
  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/curtisrogers/498113917/
  • http://images.library.uiuc.edu:8081/u?/koopman,346
  • plan a controlled burn http://www.fws.gov/northeast/patuxent/fire.html
  • 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]