7 Principles, Perceptions & Present Trends
                  affecting Digital Space.


                  Helene Blowers
 ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/roberdan/64881788/
3 million times the information
  in all the books ever written




                    Source: The Exploding Digital Univ...
“By the year 2010, 70% of all digital information being created will
be user-generated.”
                                 ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/438825695/
MORE CONTENT = MORE INFORMATION = MORE KNOWLEDGE

“viewing content accounts
 for 47 percent of time spent
 online in 2007,...
Not only is information expanding, it’s …




      …accessible in small bytes




  http://www.flickr.com/photos/esther17...
quot;To get as good at browsing as we are at
     finding - and take advantage of the digital
opportunity - we have to get...
Libraries need to …




        and
    …

        incorporate
        it in your
        planning.
                      ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanessawoz/141430429/
RSS
Widgets
API
Tagging
Mobile computing
Integrated into
“my space”,
 not yours
July 10th - W3C announces they will tackle widgets
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ambermac/12540241/
Widget Economy


“The Web is
splintering. Centralized portals
don't matter anymore in an era
when Google and Digg will fil...
Libraries need to …




  … and stop
    focusing
    on the
   “home page”
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonarium/217107351/
55% of online teens use social networks


                                                                                ...
Types of social information
Photos, podcasts, blogs, scapblogs,
Libraries need to …




           join the
    …and

         social
       evolution.

                      http://www....
http://www.flickr.com/photos/jadensmommy24/505176824/
- Patricia Martin
Photo of the broth art




                http://www.thebroth.com/art6108.html
Bloggers: A portrait of the internet’s new storytellers, July 2006
A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users, May 2007
http://teens.columbuslibrary.org
Libraries need to …




  … and allow
   customers
   to use your
   space to
   celebrate
   themselves
                 ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/ladybugsleaf/104156643/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/323025188
43% of Internet users feel as quot;stronglyquot; about virtual communities as real ones

Source: Center for the Digital Fu...
InfoIsland @ Second Life
Library 2.0 staff meeting




          From Flickr pool: http://www.flickr.com/groups/secondlifelibrary/pool/
Libraries need to …




    … you never
    know where
    you may find
    new customers
    to serve.
                  ...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/335463126/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604448
56.6% log into their
community daily

70.4 % of onlinel
community members
interact with other
members of their
community w...
www.myspace.com/libraryloft
Libraries need to …




   … and don’t
     assume
     they will
     find (or be
     comfortable )
     in ours.
      ...
twittervision.com/maps/show_3d
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604842
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604699
Libraries need to …




   … it’s all
     about
     making


     connections
http://www.flickr.com/photos/h19/300501629
http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/267334862/
Libraries need to …




    … then when
      we try to
      control.
Helene Blowers
      Digital Strategy Director
Columbus Metropolitan Library
hblowers@columbuslibrary.org

          www.L...
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Reality Check 2.008
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Reality Check 2.008

2,294

Published on

Talk for TechConnections Columbus

Published in: Technology, Sports
2 Comments
7 Likes
Statistics
Notes
No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,294
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
2
Comments
2
Likes
7
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Reality Check 2.008

  1. 1. 7 Principles, Perceptions & Present Trends affecting Digital Space. Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library www.LibraryBytes.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/faberitius/2285165863
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/roberdan/64881788/
  3. 3. 3 million times the information in all the books ever written Source: The Exploding Digital Universe: An IDC White Paper, March 2007
  4. 4. “By the year 2010, 70% of all digital information being created will be user-generated.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/mr_biggs/215592586/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/438825695/
  6. 6. MORE CONTENT = MORE INFORMATION = MORE KNOWLEDGE “viewing content accounts for 47 percent of time spent online in 2007, up from 34 percent in 2003. Web search accounted for 5 percent of time spent online in 2007 from 3 percent in 2003. “ Nielsen/NetRatings Study 2007 – 4 years
  7. 7. Not only is information expanding, it’s … …accessible in small bytes http://www.flickr.com/photos/esther17/46689372/
  8. 8. quot;To get as good at browsing as we are at finding - and take advantage of the digital opportunity - we have to get rid of the idea that there's a best way of organizing the world.quot; - David Weinberger, Everything is Miscellaneous
  9. 9. Libraries need to … and … incorporate it in your planning. http www.flickr.com/photos/akireserranophotography/423045954/
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/vanessawoz/141430429/
  11. 11. RSS Widgets API Tagging Mobile computing Integrated into “my space”, not yours
  12. 12. July 10th - W3C announces they will tackle widgets http://www.flickr.com/photos/ambermac/12540241/
  13. 13. Widget Economy “The Web is splintering. Centralized portals don't matter anymore in an era when Google and Digg will filter the ever-changing Web for you much more efficiently. “ - Business 2.0
  14. 14. Libraries need to … … and stop focusing on the “home page”
  15. 15. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dragonarium/217107351/
  16. 16. 55% of online teens use social networks 48% of teens visit social networking websites daily 91% of all social networking teens say they use the sites to stay in touch with friends they see frequently, while 82% use the sites to stay in touch with friends they rarely see in person. 72% of all social networking teens use the sites to make plans with friends; 49% use the sites to make new friends. CC http://www.flickr.com/photos/22749172@N03/2336097581/ Pew Internet & American Life Project: Social Networking Websites and Teens: An Overview - Jan 2007
  17. 17. Types of social information Photos, podcasts, blogs, scapblogs,
  18. 18. Libraries need to … join the …and social evolution. http://www.flickr.com/photos/7942597@N07/471426017/
  19. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jadensmommy24/505176824/
  20. 20. - Patricia Martin
  21. 21. Photo of the broth art http://www.thebroth.com/art6108.html
  22. 22. Bloggers: A portrait of the internet’s new storytellers, July 2006
  23. 23. A Typology of Information and Communication Technology Users, May 2007
  24. 24. http://teens.columbuslibrary.org
  25. 25. Libraries need to … … and allow customers to use your space to celebrate themselves http://www.flickr.com/photos/wireful/62340182/
  26. 26. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ladybugsleaf/104156643/
  27. 27. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/323025188
  28. 28. 43% of Internet users feel as quot;stronglyquot; about virtual communities as real ones Source: Center for the Digital Future: University of Southern California, 2007
  29. 29. InfoIsland @ Second Life
  30. 30. Library 2.0 staff meeting From Flickr pool: http://www.flickr.com/groups/secondlifelibrary/pool/
  31. 31. Libraries need to … … you never know where you may find new customers to serve. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennie_m/97330017/
  32. 32. http://www.flickr.com/photos/beija-flor/335463126/
  33. 33. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604448
  34. 34. 56.6% log into their community daily 70.4 % of onlinel community members interact with other members of their community while logged in. Participation in online communities leads to social activism with more than 40% saying they participate more 21% of online community members have taken off- line actions related to their online involvement
  35. 35. www.myspace.com/libraryloft
  36. 36. Libraries need to … … and don’t assume they will find (or be comfortable ) in ours. http://www.flickr.com/photos/exodusimages/426469067/
  37. 37. twittervision.com/maps/show_3d
  38. 38. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604842
  39. 39. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/380604699
  40. 40. Libraries need to … … it’s all about making connections
  41. 41. http://www.flickr.com/photos/h19/300501629
  42. 42. http://www.flickr.com/photos/lynetter/267334862/
  43. 43. Libraries need to … … then when we try to control.
  44. 44. Helene Blowers Digital Strategy Director Columbus Metropolitan Library hblowers@columbuslibrary.org www.LibraryBytes.com

×