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The Future of  Libraries is Here! Jill Hurst-Wahl Hurst Associates, Ltd. May 29,2008
Photo  by Cindi
Library 2.0 <ul><li>… making your library’s space (virtual and physical) more interactive, collaborative, and driven by co...
Both a virtual & real place Photo  by Michael Porter
Interactive, collaborative & driven by community needs Photo  by Michael Porter
Relevant to community Photo  by Michael Porter
Inclusive in regards to people, information, and tools Photo  by ubiquity_zh
Trends… Photo  by Michael Sauers
Library Trends
<ul><li>Libraries are physical & virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Library resources are on non-library sites </li></ul><ul><li>Us...
<ul><li>Content matters, not the media </li></ul><ul><li>Digital repositories are normal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everywhere ...
Social Networking Trends Photo  by Automania
<ul><li>Connecting </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing  </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Social tools are integrated into all applications </li></ul><ul><li>Able to use via every Internet-enabled device ...
Photo  by Jill Hurst-Wahl
<ul><li>Jill Hurst-Wahl </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo & Skype: jill.hurst.wahl </li></ul><ul><...
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The Future of Libraries is Here!

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May 29, 2008: This presentation discussed the changes that are occurring with library services, resources, and users. These changes are impacting libraries in ways we could not have imagined 5 - 10 years ago. We need to respond to the changes now and not wait for a "better day" in the future.

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  • This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/us/ or send a letter to Creative Commons, 171 Second Street, Suite 300, San Francisco, California, 94105, USA. Ms. Hurst-Wahl discusses the changes that are occurring with library services, resources, and users. These changes are impacting libraries in ways we could not have imagined 5 - 10 years ago. We need to respond to the changes now and not wait for a &amp;quot;better day&amp;quot; in the future. 1:15 hr.
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    1. 1. The Future of Libraries is Here! Jill Hurst-Wahl Hurst Associates, Ltd. May 29,2008
    2. 2. Photo by Cindi
    3. 3. Library 2.0 <ul><li>… making your library’s space (virtual and physical) more interactive, collaborative, and driven by community needs…The basic drive is to get people back into the library by making the library relevant to what they want and need in their daily lives…to make the library a destination and not an afterthought. </li></ul><ul><li>Sarah Houghton-Jan (LiB) </li></ul>
    4. 4. Both a virtual & real place Photo by Michael Porter
    5. 5. Interactive, collaborative & driven by community needs Photo by Michael Porter
    6. 6. Relevant to community Photo by Michael Porter
    7. 7. Inclusive in regards to people, information, and tools Photo by ubiquity_zh
    8. 8. Trends… Photo by Michael Sauers
    9. 9. Library Trends
    10. 10. <ul><li>Libraries are physical & virtual </li></ul><ul><li>Library resources are on non-library sites </li></ul><ul><li>Users learn how to judge info & interpret it </li></ul><ul><li>Libraries help users create content </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crowdsourcing </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Learning occurs thru experience & play </li></ul>
    11. 11. <ul><li>Content matters, not the media </li></ul><ul><li>Digital repositories are normal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Everywhere & contains “everything” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The ILS is user-focused </li></ul><ul><li>Using social media is common </li></ul>
    12. 12. Social Networking Trends Photo by Automania
    13. 13. <ul><li>Connecting </li></ul><ul><li>Sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborating </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Promoting </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>Social tools are integrated into all applications </li></ul><ul><li>Able to use via every Internet-enabled device </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Smart phones rule </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Our views on privacy change </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual worlds are common </li></ul>
    15. 15. Photo by Jill Hurst-Wahl
    16. 16. <ul><li>Jill Hurst-Wahl </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Meebo & Skype: jill.hurst.wahl </li></ul><ul><li>www.HurstAssociates.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.Digitization101.com </li></ul><ul><li>www.eNetworking101.com </li></ul>

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