* Kate Bronstad * September 21 st , 2007 * Engaging the academic  science community through  technology
Overview <ul><li>The case for technology.  The UM library is for you, and you can access the services from where you want ...
The Case for Technology <ul><li>Adapt to changes in science along with the scientists. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet scientists a...
Scientists and Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0  </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist participation </li></ul><ul><li>Science 2.0 examples  ...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Science library site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag cloud  (may help with collection manageme...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Library catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New ways of searching ( PennTags ) </li></ul></ul><...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Tools for other university websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTools: canned searches, custom...
Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Bring library information to the user </li></ul><ul><li>External websites: </li></ul><ul>...
Engage Scientists in the Library <ul><li>Area where faculty/student work is displayed, downloaded. Support for mobile devi...
Librarian - Scientist Collaboration <ul><li>Support for technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advice for preservation and impro...
Supplements to Technology   <ul><li>Collaboration  </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Keep current </li></ul>
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  1. 1. * Kate Bronstad * September 21 st , 2007 * Engaging the academic science community through technology
  2. 2. Overview <ul><li>The case for technology. The UM library is for you, and you can access the services from where you want to be. </li></ul><ul><li>Scientists and Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Examples and Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Case for Technology <ul><li>Adapt to changes in science along with the scientists. </li></ul><ul><li>Meet scientists along their workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage trust and reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Assist scientists </li></ul><ul><ul><li>increasing information sources, opportunities for collaboration </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Scientists and Web 2.0 <ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Scientist participation </li></ul><ul><li>Science 2.0 examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scintilla </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Postgenomic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowble.net </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connotea </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>** need something about open access** </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Science library site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tag cloud (may help with collection management) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IM reference widget </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FAQ (like Kresge’s Find.It.Fast) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Database/index of online science tools, communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feed displays on first page </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>New books </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty recommendation </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Library catalog </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New ways of searching ( PennTags ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring serendipity online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Links to postgenomic, del.icio.us </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Tools for other university websites </li></ul><ul><ul><li>CTools: canned searches, customizable widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annotations in Deep Blue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data visualization/manipulation tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki framework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support citation and ( Web Cite , Nature Proceedings ) and prominence (Postgenomic ) for blogs </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Engage Scientists Online <ul><li>Bring library information to the user </li></ul><ul><li>External websites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expand Google, Facebook, CTools widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools similar to LibX firefox extension; pull-down list of tools (see Tlbox ), add info to CTools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Second Life presence </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Engage Scientists in the Library <ul><li>Area where faculty/student work is displayed, downloaded. Support for mobile devices ( InfoGallery ) </li></ul><ul><li>More than books: learning lab, actual tools </li></ul><ul><li>Text reference/send librarian to patron’s location. </li></ul><ul><li>Displays of online science communities (especially for new students) </li></ul><ul><li>Books, etc at remote locations using RFID tags </li></ul>
  10. 10. Librarian - Scientist Collaboration <ul><li>Support for technology </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Advice for preservation and improving findability of papers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Solicit information regarding what is needed </li></ul><ul><li>Awards and visibility for developing tools </li></ul>
  11. 11. Supplements to Technology <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul><ul><li>Keep current </li></ul>
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