The Library as Partner<br />Sustaining Relevance in a Collaborative, Student Focused Technology Center<br />
About Us<br />
In the old days<br />
Mission Statement<br />The Digital Media Studio provides knowledgeable staff who offer direction to appropriate resources,...
Mission Statement<br />The Digital Media Studio provides knowledgeable staffwho offer direction to appropriate resources, ...
Collaborative environment<br />Brainstorming areas<br />Hardware options<br />Circulating equipment<br />Roving tech help<...
Break           It down<br />Movie Making<br />DVD Creation<br />Picture Editing<br />Presentation <br />Art/Drawing<br />...
integration<br />Flickr 3.2011 used with permission by Daniel Schwen<br />
Project management<br />
Training toolkit<br />
Marketing Strategies<br />
Internal Staff Come First<br />
Fall Kickoff<br />
Making Faculty Feel….<br />
Student Empowerment<br />
Connecting with Users<br />
Feedback<br />
Online polls<br />
Circle of life<br />
Where we are today<br />Flickr- 3.2011 used with permission by paolatraversa<br />
Where we are going<br />
Lessons Learned<br />Keeping it in house has big rewards<br />Feedback is critical to sustained relevance and success<br /...
fin.<br />
Contact Information<br />Christy Groves – User Services SupervisorJames E. Walker Library, MTSU615-898-2652cgroves@mtsu.ed...
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The Library as Partner: Sustaining Relevance in a Collaborative, Student-Focused Technology Center

Heather Lambert, Assistant Professor and Emerging Technologies Librarian, Middle Tennessee State University; Christy Groves, Assistant Professor and User Services Coordinator, Middle Tennessee State University

Trends in the library profession continue to migrate toward providing collaborative work spaces for users, and MTSU’s cutting edge center, the Digital Media Studio, gives students opportunities to work with one another and Library personnel as well. This presentation showcased the project management and marketing strategies utilized to successfully implement and launch the studio and describes how the Library partners with students through service to them. The presenters described how to connect with users at their point of need, and highlighted our how our successful relevance and sustainability is due to consistent and effective feedback models.

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  1. 1. The Library as Partner<br />Sustaining Relevance in a Collaborative, Student Focused Technology Center<br />
  2. 2. About Us<br />
  3. 3. In the old days<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Mission Statement<br />The Digital Media Studio provides knowledgeable staff who offer direction to appropriate resources, train users on the use of media applications and collaborate on projects. We offer the latest digital tools and unique facilities to enable the exploration of rich digital media for learning experiences, collaboration and creative expression. The Digital Media Studio is a welcoming, collaborative space for users of all abilities, disciplines, levels and interests. <br />
  6. 6. Mission Statement<br />The Digital Media Studio provides knowledgeable staffwho offer direction to appropriate resources, train users on the use of media applications and collaborate on projects. We offer the latest digital tools and unique facilities to enable the exploration of rich digital media for learning experiences, collaboration and creative expression. The Digital Media Studio is a welcoming, collaborative space for users of all abilities, disciplines, levels and interests. <br />
  7. 7. Collaborative environment<br />Brainstorming areas<br />Hardware options<br />Circulating equipment<br />Roving tech help<br />Research help<br />Typewriter<br />Tech coach appointments<br />Lamination, color printing<br />Project finishing station<br />
  8. 8.
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Break It down<br />Movie Making<br />DVD Creation<br />Picture Editing<br />Presentation <br />Art/Drawing<br />Web Design<br />Screen Capture<br />Audio Manipulation<br />
  11. 11.
  12. 12. integration<br />Flickr 3.2011 used with permission by Daniel Schwen<br />
  13. 13. Project management<br />
  14. 14. Training toolkit<br />
  15. 15. Marketing Strategies<br />
  16. 16. Internal Staff Come First<br />
  17. 17. Fall Kickoff<br />
  18. 18.
  19. 19.
  20. 20. Making Faculty Feel….<br />
  21. 21.
  22. 22. Student Empowerment<br />
  23. 23. Connecting with Users<br />
  24. 24. Feedback<br />
  25. 25. Online polls<br />
  26. 26. Circle of life<br />
  27. 27. Where we are today<br />Flickr- 3.2011 used with permission by paolatraversa<br />
  28. 28. Where we are going<br />
  29. 29. Lessons Learned<br />Keeping it in house has big rewards<br />Feedback is critical to sustained relevance and success<br />Must include users and staff in all phases of project management, launch, training and continual evolution of service<br />Have a clear vision of what you want to offer and how it will enhance what you already do and tell anyone who will listen- early and often<br />Don’t underestimate the power of student workers and committed library users<br />If you say you want feedback be ready to respond to it all, good, bad and weird<br />Don’t start a program if you don’t have time to continue it<br />Expect constant change from the beginning<br />
  30. 30. fin.<br />
  31. 31. Contact Information<br />Christy Groves – User Services SupervisorJames E. Walker Library, MTSU615-898-2652cgroves@mtsu.edu<br />Heather Lambert -Emerging Technologies LibrarianDigital Studio ManagerJames E. Walker Library, MTSU615-494-7784hlambert@mtsu.edutwitter: heatherneptune<br />
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