Reinventing Spaces and Places
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Reinventing Spaces and Places



Closing keynote from Internet Librarian 2012

Closing keynote from Internet Librarian 2012



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  • 1. Internet Librarian 2012
  • 2. Erik Boekesteijn Paul PivalJaap van de Geer Jeff Wisniewski
  • 3. Do we let our spaces work hard enough for us?What are successful spaces doing?But I dont have any space!Keys to success: involving users, flexibility, and more flexibility
  • 4. FlexibilityCreationCollaborationTradition?
  • 5. We cannot save libraries bydoing more of what we have done before because the outcome will be the same.
  • 6. We all say a library has to be more than a collection of books, so why doesnt that show often in our spaces yet?
  • 7. “The core of librarianship is to facilitate knowledge creation, not management.“ -Helen Clegg, Director of Knowledge Management, A.T. Kearney
  • 8. transition from spacesdesigned around knowledge management to thosedesigned around knowledge creation and sharing
  • 9. You have the best job in the world.We need a new business model because the world is changing.
  • 10. That you havent already heard before?
  • 11. Rich dadPoor dad
  • 12. TFDL Digital Media Commons• 12 Mac Pros with full A/V editing suites• 4 soundproof editing suites with full A/V capabilities• DJ Mixing Board 26 collaborative workrooms with TeamSpot group collaboration software
  • 13. 7,000 sf digital media creation studio: •  6 sound recording studios •  2 video recording studios •  3 group collaboration rooms with integrated technology, dual monitor workstations, and videoconferencing equipment
  • 14. Assen Public Library
  • 15. Why? Budgets User centeredness Collaboration Technology
  • 16. Flexible libraries/spacesFlexible teams
  • 17.   Casters  Grommets  Lightweight  Collapsable  Movable
  • 18. Add more wifi than youpossibly imagine youd need.
  • 19. Power and network everywhere, regardless of where the furniture ends up.
  • 20.
  • 21. iPads Replace DesktopComputers at North Shore Public Library
  • 22.
  • 23. as a product and a service
  • 24. 2/3 of library budgets are tied up in staff & rent.We have to start thinking about how we can make the library work harder for us.The library space as a competitive advantage.
  • 25. Shared off site storage allows for " repurposing on-campus library real estate to provide advanced academic technology services that support scholarship"
  • 26. Nova Southeastern University - Private University shares space with Public LibraryTFDL - shares space with Student Success Centre and Alumni Services (and the Nickle Galleries)
  • 27. Nickle Galleries at TFDL
  • 28. We dont work for booksWe let the stories and visitors work for us!
  • 29. “The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed.” -William Gibson
  • 30. Do we let our spaces work hardenough for us?What are successful spaces doing?But I dont have any space!Keys to success: involving users,flexibility, and more flexibility
  • 31. Whats next?
  • 32. Thank you!