The Library Future, It’s Up to You: What tomorrow's library students need to know today.

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The Library Future, It’s Up to You: What tomorrow's library students need to know today.

  1. 1. The Library Future, It’s Up to You What Tomorrow’s Librarians Need to Know Today
  2. 2. Serve the good of your library <ul><li>Desire to meet and serve the library's user community </li></ul><ul><li>Positive attitude toward library users with special needs </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of a foreign language for communities with non-native speaking populations </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gaming-Bringing People Together
  4. 4. Author Speakers-Bringing Culture to Users
  5. 5. Blogs
  6. 6. Communicate in Many Ways <ul><li>Ability to motivate, establish and maintain effective working relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate both orally and in writing </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to communicate using technology </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to prepare comprehensive reports and present ideas clearly and concisely in written and oral form </li></ul>
  7. 7. Office Tasks - Open Office Documents, Presentations, Spreadsheets
  8. 8. Skype Voice Over Internet (VOIP)
  9. 9. Chat with Users-Meebo.com
  10. 10. Blogger
  11. 11. Yahoo Babel Fish-Translation tool
  12. 12. Understand the Library <ul><li>Knowledge of the philosophy and techniques of library service </li></ul><ul><li>Possess a knowledge of library services, materials and resources </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge of computers, the internet, and available library software </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reference-Knowledge Management
  14. 14. Online Catalog-Access Services
  15. 15. Cataloging-Bibliographic Records
  16. 16. Instruction User - Education
  17. 17. Manage Yourself, Others, and Change <ul><li>Ability to organize job duties and work independently </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to exercise initiative and independent judgment </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to make administrative decisions, interpret policies, and supervise staff </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to think analytically and to develop new or revised systems, procedures, and work flow </li></ul>
  18. 18. Managing People and Spaces
  19. 19. Managing Workload Records kept in spreadsheets to plan for instruction demand. These are balanced with available librarian resources.
  20. 20. Information Literacy Standards & Assessments Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Learning Environments Life & Career Skills Learning & Innovation Skills Core Subjects & 21C Themes Information, Media, & Technology Skills
  21. 21. Assessment
  22. 22. Zotero-Browser Biblographic Management
  23. 23. Google Docs
  24. 24. Google Sites
  25. 25. Podcasting
  26. 26. Mobile Services WorldCat RefWorks Google NCSU Catalog
  27. 27. <ul><li>Thank </li></ul><ul><li>You! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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