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Staff seminar discussing search and social media needs of new and developing information professionals.

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    • Learning in Networks of Knowledge Judy O’Connell State Library of NSW April 18, 2013
    • Today’s novelty is tomorrow’s normMake a wish!
    • Price of 1 gigabyte of storage1981 $300K 1997 $1001987 $50K 2000 $101990 $10K 2004 $11994 $1K 2012 $0.10
    • Technology is almost everywhere! http://youtu.be/E2u6P88C0fQ
    • We live in a connectedworld. Nearly twobillion people connectto the internet, shareinformation andcommunicate overblogs, Wikis, socialnetworks and a host ofother media.
    • Anything imaginable iscapable of beingconnected to thenetwork, becomeintelligent offeringalmost endlesspossibilities.
    • We already haveinternet devicesattached to our ears,and some even haveembedded devicesconnected to theirdoctors.
    • “Internet of Things” 2020fifty billion devices connected to theinternet.people and objects able toconnect to the Internet at anytimefrom anywhere.
    • Ubiquitous connectivityFlattening Classrooms, Engaging Minds: Move to Global Collaboration One Step at a Time cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by Leonard John Matthews: http://flickr.com/photos/mythoto/1234638761/
    • Ubiquitous connectivityMore content and streams ofdata - all of these changes intoonline environments require anequivalent shift in ourunderstandings of online needsand capabilities.
    • The question is.....?
    • How does technology impact the way students need to learn? cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by fatboyke (Luc): http://flickr.com/photos/fatboyke/2984569992/
    • Interfaces for discoveryWhat do we expect oftechnology?How can we create betterexperiences?
    • More content, streams of data,topic structures, (theoretically)better quality - all of these inonline environmentsrequire an equivalent shift inour online capabilities.
    • How do we help them.....? 1. Find the right thing 2. Get the best summary 3. Go broader and deeper
    • Steve G. Steinberg Febuary 1997LIFESTREAMSToday, our view of cyberspace is shaped by a 20-year-old metaphor in which files are documents,documents are organized into folders, and all arelittered around the flatland known as the desktop.Lifestreams takes a completely different approach:instead of organizing by space, it organizes bytime. It is a diary rather than a desktop.http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/5.02/fflifestreams.html?pg=1&topic=&topic_set=
    • David Gelernter February 2013The End of the Web, Search, and Computer as We Know Ithttp://www.wired.com/opinion/2013/02/the-end-of-the-web-computers-and-search-as-we-know-it/
    • David Gelernter February 2013This LIFESTREAM — aheterogeneous, content-searchable,real-time messaging stream — arrivedin the form of blog posts and RSSfeeds, Twitter and other chatstreams,and Facebook walls and timelines.
    • David Gelernter February 2013Today, the most important function ofthe internet is to deliver the latestinformation, to tell us what’s happeningright now. Whether tweet or timeline,all are time-ordered streams designedto tell you what’s new.
    • The answer is....We must be
    • We must understand our information and knowledge environments
    • A BIG information world
    • Time-to-Adoption Horizon: One Year or Less •Cloud Computing •Mobile Learning Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Two to Three Years •Learning Analytics •Open Content Time-to-Adoption Horizon: Four to Five Years •3D Printing •Virtual and Remote LaboratoriesHorizon Report 2013
    • So many examples of big data pools
    • http://www.gapminder.org/
    • Google has been ahead of public health authorities inmonitoring flu outbreaks by compiling public searches forflu-related information by geography. 
    • Infographics http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1108/deadliest-pandemics/flash.html
    • Google Crisis maps provides comprehensive informationwith a range of information filters and image resources.http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy
    • It’s not about devices, it’s about organising and thinking with technology!
    • New literacies cc licensed ( BY NC ) flickr photo by zinjixmaggir: http://flickr.com/photos/dilaudid/278649026/
    • Takes effort!InformationSearch strategiesSocial strategiesParticipatory cultureCuration cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo by Pink Sherbet Photography: http://flickr.com/photos/pinksherbet/250674121/
    • The Ethnographic Research in Illinois Academic Libraries (ERIAL) Project, a two-year study of the student research process involving five US universities, included extensive interviews with students, librarians and other academics in an effort to better understand 21st century student research habits.cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by Stuck in Customs: http://flickr.com/photos/stuckincustoms/6756753669/
    • “The students surveyed often lookedin journals or databases unsuited totheir field of study and displayed apoor understanding of how to refinesearch results”. “While the interface of Google and other similar search engines might be more intuitive, what’s going on behind the scenes isn’t intuitive at all, and very few students had a clear conception of how search engines work. This lack of understanding compounds the problem of building an effective search strategy.”
    • What’s the story with the yellow blotch? SearchReSearch bloghttp://searchresearch1.blogspot.com.au/2013/01/wednesday-search-challenge-11613-whats.html
    • Search can be fast without necessarily being intelligent.cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo by Έλενα Λαγαρία: http://flickr.com/photos/29393867@N07/3161212158/
    • When a technology focus subverts students’ conversation and development of critical thinking skills (and their ability to evaluate and analyse the information at hand), the mental processes that change knowledge from information to concept are not learned.Bomar, S. (2010). A School-Wide Instructional Framework for Evaluating Sources. Knowledge Quest, 38(3), 72-75.
    • By demonstrating how to connect adatabase information repository (suchas EBSCO, Gale, or JStor) or a locallibrary service with Google Scholar, weare helping students broaden thescope of their information seeking,while at the same time refining thequality of the information response. Database tutorials Advanced search training
    • RSS topic and journal alerts
    • Learn about the latest additions to search so as to get the most out of Google.http://www.google.com/insidesearch/features/ Because Google is where everyone starts!
    • Once foundationalpractices are in place,add to the toolkit and build into criticallearning experiences.
    • Google alerts too!http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/ index.html
    • http://www.instagrok.com/
    • Wolfram|Alpha is a free online computationalknowledge engine that generates answers toquestions in real time by doing computations on itsown vast internal knowledge base.http://www.wolframalpha.com/educators/
    • Information retrieval and natural language processing http://healthmash.com/
    • Highly flexible search andcollection strategiesCollaborative forms ofinformation organizationand dissemination
    • Referencing and citationpracticesOpen Source; creativecommons; images andattribution etc Zotero http://www.zotero.org/
    • Top 100 tools for learning http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by ecstaticist: http://flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/395737939/
    • Learn to work strategically Knowledge 2.0 http://bit.ly/knowledge2cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by ecstaticist: http://flickr.com/photos/ecstaticist/395737939/
    • The future of search made simple http://youtu.be/LCa2FnclpEg
    • Searcher Behaviour - new study highlights that:•40% of searching activity is shopping•65% dont click on ads (or say they dont)•50%ads from regular searchdifferentiate the who click on ads cant resultsSearch Engine Showdown http://searchengineshowdown.com/2013/04/searcher-behavior/
    • Learning in Networks of Knowledge
    • Why is this important?
    • http://learningfundamentals.com.au/wp-content/uploads/Focus-mindmap-for-web.jpg
    • Deciphering student search behaviour OCLC research: learning motivations and information-seeking behaviours across education stagesWhite, D.S., and Connaway, L.S. 2011. Visitors and Residents: What Motivates Engagement with the DigitalInformation Environment.www.oclc.org/research/activities/vandr
    • Deciphering student search behaviourInformation-seeking behaviours are convergingacross personal and institutional spheres, as acombined effect of the social web, cloud-basedapplications and the multi-tab environment.He observes: ‘A lot of the students we intervieweddo their research on Wikipedia or syllabus-basedwebsites and have an adjacent tab open onFacebook. They flit between the two, occupyingpersonal and institutional spaces simultaneously,and gather information from outside the institutionalcontext as well as within it.’
    • Characteristics of a successful student Create a community Collaborate with peers Diligent with deadlines Look for and leverage tools Tools to optimize learning Critical thinking via knowledge networks
    • Mind amplifiers?
    • Periodic Table of QR codes http://www.periodicvideos.com/
    • The Future Isnt About Mobile; Its About Mobility
    • The Future Isnt About Mobile; Its About Mobility
    • https://www.facebook.com/OztlNet
    • [learning] self Personal web tools – used for tracking our life and powering our information organisation e.g. photos to Facebook, pictures to Flickr, photos to Twitter.Social recommendation services- Amazon, Book Depository
    • [learning] self Personal learning environment – relying on the people we connect with through social networks and collaborative tools e.g. Twitter, Yammer. Personal learning network – knowing where or to whom to connect and find professional content.
    • [learning] self Cloud computing - utilising open access between sources and devices e.g. Edmodo, Evernote, Diigo.Mixed reality – adopting e-devices andaugmented reality e.g. ebooks, QRcodes,Layar browser.Content curation - utilising web services tofilter and disseminate resources, news, andknowledge prompts.
    • [information] selfMicrobloggingSocial bookmarking and taggingCollaborative writingInformation management - e.g. Zotero, Endnote, EasybibInformation capture on multiple devices - e.g. EvernoteLibrary resources, databases all used for information collection, RSS topic and journal alertsAggregators and start pagesOnline storage for access across multiple platforms
    • [information] self Evernote http://evernote.com/ Digging into digital research http://heyjude.wordpress.com/2011/05/06/digging-into- research/ Lucacept – Jenny Luca– Evernote for students http://jennyluca.com/2011/06/26/explaining-evernote/
    • [team] self http://hojoki.com
    • Learning inNetworks of [team]Knowledge [social] [learning] [information]
    • http://www.jarche.com/2013/01/pkm-in-2013/
    • h"p://23mobilethings.net/wpress/ Modelling exemplary use of social media, search engines, and collaborative research strategies.
    • Sharing resourceswith each other https://sites.google.com/site/betchaboysummit/home
    • Sharing resources http://sdst.libguides.com/index.phpwith each other
    • Anything from Angry Birds to Building a PLNSharing resources http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=142880with each other http://www.livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=288178
    • Topics for discussionSearch strategiesEvaluation strategiesCritical thinking and problem solvingNetworked conversation &collaborationCloud computing environmentsEthical use and production ofinformationInformation curation of personal & distributed knowledge.
    • Today’s noveltyIS today’s normDon’t wish - DO!
    • heyjudeonlineJudy O’Connellhttp://judyoconnell.comJudy O’Connell