Building Academic Library 2.0 <ul><li>Meredith Farkas </li></ul><ul><li>November 2, 2007 </li></ul>cc license: Michael Habib
So what is library 2.0?
Web 1.0: Democratized Access to Information
Web 2.0: Democratized Participation
Revolutionary or evolutionary? http://www.davidleeking.com/2007/08/24/library-20-ripples-another-go-at-the-graph/
 
What is different now?
Technology has enabled us to do so much more
but we’re no longer the only game in town.
Academic Library 2.0 is a state of mind <ul><li>Working to meet changing user needs </li></ul><ul><li>Trusting our users (...
Building Academic Library 2.0, Externally
Know your users
Know your users
Know your users
Question everything
Question everything
Communicate, become more transparent
Communicate, become more transparent
Communicate, become more transparent
Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
Go where your users are
Go where your users are
Go where your users are
Go where your users are
Build participation
Build participation
Build participation
Build participation
Build participation
Create partnerships
Create partnerships
Don’t focus just on technologies
Building Academic Library 2.0, Internally
Develop a learning culture
Develop a risk-tolerant culture
Collect knowledge internally
It’s all about the network!
Be transparent
Good ideas can come from anyone and anywhere
Nurture talent
Be agile
Involve staff from all levels in planning
Avoid technolust
Understand staff members’ needs and limitations
Understand staff members’ needs and limitations
Time must be devoted to all this
Make keeping up a part of people’s job descriptions
Do you need new staff? Or just to do a little shuffling?
Is your organization (as it is currently structured) able to make all this happen?
Thanks! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>AIM: librarianmer </li></ul><ul><li>Links and presentation at </li></ul>...
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Building Academic Library 2.0

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Building Academic Library 2.0

  1. 1. Building Academic Library 2.0 <ul><li>Meredith Farkas </li></ul><ul><li>November 2, 2007 </li></ul>cc license: Michael Habib
  2. 2. So what is library 2.0?
  3. 3. Web 1.0: Democratized Access to Information
  4. 4. Web 2.0: Democratized Participation
  5. 5. Revolutionary or evolutionary? http://www.davidleeking.com/2007/08/24/library-20-ripples-another-go-at-the-graph/
  6. 7. What is different now?
  7. 8. Technology has enabled us to do so much more
  8. 9. but we’re no longer the only game in town.
  9. 10. Academic Library 2.0 is a state of mind <ul><li>Working to meet changing user needs </li></ul><ul><li>Trusting our users (radical trust) </li></ul><ul><li>Getting rid of the culture of perfect </li></ul><ul><li>Aware of emerging technologies and opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Looking outside of the library world for applications, opportunities, inspiration </li></ul>
  10. 11. Building Academic Library 2.0, Externally
  11. 12. Know your users
  12. 13. Know your users
  13. 14. Know your users
  14. 15. Question everything
  15. 16. Question everything
  16. 17. Communicate, become more transparent
  17. 18. Communicate, become more transparent
  18. 19. Communicate, become more transparent
  19. 20. Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
  20. 21. Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
  21. 22. Use 2.0 tools to highlight collections
  22. 23. Go where your users are
  23. 24. Go where your users are
  24. 25. Go where your users are
  25. 26. Go where your users are
  26. 27. Build participation
  27. 28. Build participation
  28. 29. Build participation
  29. 30. Build participation
  30. 31. Build participation
  31. 32. Create partnerships
  32. 33. Create partnerships
  33. 34. Don’t focus just on technologies
  34. 35. Building Academic Library 2.0, Internally
  35. 36. Develop a learning culture
  36. 37. Develop a risk-tolerant culture
  37. 38. Collect knowledge internally
  38. 39. It’s all about the network!
  39. 40. Be transparent
  40. 41. Good ideas can come from anyone and anywhere
  41. 42. Nurture talent
  42. 43. Be agile
  43. 44. Involve staff from all levels in planning
  44. 45. Avoid technolust
  45. 46. Understand staff members’ needs and limitations
  46. 47. Understand staff members’ needs and limitations
  47. 48. Time must be devoted to all this
  48. 49. Make keeping up a part of people’s job descriptions
  49. 50. Do you need new staff? Or just to do a little shuffling?
  50. 51. Is your organization (as it is currently structured) able to make all this happen?
  51. 52. Thanks! <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>AIM: librarianmer </li></ul><ul><li>Links and presentation at </li></ul><ul><li>http://meredithfarkas.wetpaint.com </li></ul>
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