Discovery andDiversification     How Libraries Respond toTrends, Challenges, and Opportunities Presentation to The Seattle...
discovery and diversification        Diversification in Four Key Areas•   Library material formats & access•   Computer an...
discovery and diversification     Library Material Formats & Access•   Increase in e-content usage•   Diversity of e-forma...
discovery and diversification
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discovery and diversificationHolds and CheckoutLimits Implemented
discovery and diversificationPatron         Book
discovery and diversification                BookPatron            CD                DVD
discovery and diversification                                Book                                   CD         Unified    ...
discovery and diversification                                 Challenges•   Diversification of format has resulted    in a...
discovery and diversification                                       Responses•   Aggressive growth in eContent    holdings...
discovery and diversification    Computer and Technology Trends•   Decrease in basic Internet PC use•   Increase in person...
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discovery and diversificationfrom: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e9/Fort_Worth_Library_Computer_Lab.jpg
discovery and diversificationfrom : http://www.aalog.net/library-copy.jpg
discovery and diversificationfrom The Chattanooga (TN) Public Librarys "4th Floor"
discovery and diversification                                             Challenges•   Nearly half (46%) of US adults own...
discovery and diversification                                       Responses•   Digital Media Workstations•   Expanded ac...
discovery and diversification              Information Services Trends•   Delivery at the patrons point of need     o     ...
discovery and diversificationfrom http://www.stfrancis.edu/content/lib/tour/ReferenceDesk.jpg
discovery and diversification                            right: http://denverlibrary.org/content/bridges-between-generatio...
discovery and diversification         Point of Need/Communications•   The patrons point of need has diversified    beyond ...
discovery and diversificationfrom http://library.wustl.edu/digital-signage/poorly-designed-examples.html
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discovery and diversificationHi- II am trying to get a bookHi- am trying to get a bookfor my mom to read. She isfor my mom...
discovery and diversification                      Trends in Facilities•   Flexible, multipurpose spaces•   Opportunities ...
discovery and diversificationhttp://100.oldscollege.ca/sites/default/files/images/vintage_library.jpg
discovery and diversificationleft: Kilton Library, West Lebanon, NH   right: Sammamish Library, KCLS                      ...
discovery and diversificationResearch Commons, University of Washington
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  1. 1. Discovery andDiversification How Libraries Respond toTrends, Challenges, and Opportunities Presentation to The Seattle Public Library Foundation Board By Jim Loter and Stephanie Chase February 28, 2013
  2. 2. discovery and diversification Diversification in Four Key Areas• Library material formats & access• Computer and technology use• Information service delivery• Facilities use
  3. 3. discovery and diversification Library Material Formats & Access• Increase in e-content usage• Diversity of e-formats and devices• Proliferation of e-content providers and discovery points• Challenges acquiring e-content
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  6. 6. discovery and diversificationHolds and CheckoutLimits Implemented
  7. 7. discovery and diversificationPatron Book
  8. 8. discovery and diversification BookPatron CD DVD
  9. 9. discovery and diversification Book CD Unified Discovery DVDPatron eContent eBooks eAudio Streaming Kindle iPad Nook Android
  10. 10. discovery and diversification Challenges• Diversification of format has resulted in a diversification of discovery• Content is licensed not purchased, so access under library lending models is not always available from publishers
  11. 11. discovery and diversification Responses• Aggressive growth in eContent holdings and services o Freegal, Hoopla, Zinio• Integration of eContent discovery and access into library catalog• ReadersFirst• Advocacy and outreach to publishers
  12. 12. discovery and diversification Computer and Technology Trends• Decrease in basic Internet PC use• Increase in personal device use; wireless Internet use• Increased need for digital creation capabilities• Evolution of concept of "digital literacy"
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  15. 15. discovery and diversificationfrom: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e9/Fort_Worth_Library_Computer_Lab.jpg
  16. 16. discovery and diversificationfrom : http://www.aalog.net/library-copy.jpg
  17. 17. discovery and diversificationfrom The Chattanooga (TN) Public Librarys "4th Floor"
  18. 18. discovery and diversification Challenges• Nearly half (46%) of US adults own smartphones (Pew Internet) o 34% of low-income (< $30K) adults own smartphones• 57% of US adults own laptops (Pew Internet)• "Digital literacy" includes creating and sharing, not just access (Media Education Lab)
  19. 19. discovery and diversification Responses• Digital Media Workstations• Expanded access to computer resources• Collaborations with Maker Spaces• 2013 Digital Inclusion Summit o Collaboration with UW, City of Seattle, EdLab, and CommunitiesConnect Network
  20. 20. discovery and diversification Information Services Trends• Delivery at the patrons point of need o outreach o roving reference o embedded librarians o through programming• Role of the information services worker moving from a gatekeeper to a trusted guide• transactions > experiences
  21. 21. discovery and diversificationfrom http://www.stfrancis.edu/content/lib/tour/ReferenceDesk.jpg
  22. 22. discovery and diversification right: http://denverlibrary.org/content/bridges-between-generationsleft: from the Kitsap Sun
  23. 23. discovery and diversification Point of Need/Communications• The patrons point of need has diversified beyond the physical library and the website o Facebook o Twitter o Your Next Five o Bibliocommons• SPL is a leader in social media services
  24. 24. discovery and diversificationfrom http://library.wustl.edu/digital-signage/poorly-designed-examples.html
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  31. 31. discovery and diversificationHi- II am trying to get a bookHi- am trying to get a bookfor my mom to read. She isfor my mom to read. She isalmost 91. She LOVESalmost 91. She LOVESsuspense, WWII, etc. She hassuspense, WWII, etc. She hasread all Ken Folletts books.read all Ken Folletts books.She wants excitement!! If youShe wants excitement!! If youcan find anything to fit the billcan find anything to fit the billshe (and I!!) would be thrilled!she (and I!!) would be thrilled!She is losing her sight andShe is losing her sight andreads on a Kindle. Thankreads on a Kindle. ThankYou!!!You!!!
  32. 32. discovery and diversification Trends in Facilities• Flexible, multipurpose spaces• Opportunities for collaborative spaces• Multiple demands on our "third place" space
  33. 33. discovery and diversificationhttp://100.oldscollege.ca/sites/default/files/images/vintage_library.jpg
  34. 34. discovery and diversificationleft: Kilton Library, West Lebanon, NH right: Sammamish Library, KCLS both images courtesy Library Journal
  35. 35. discovery and diversificationResearch Commons, University of Washington

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