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L. Wong, Monday November 15, 2010

L. Wong, Monday November 15, 2010

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  • Worked students research
    - faculty online repositories
    - faculty online and inclass video demonstrations
    - research collboration
  • -
    - Librarianship: understanding information seeking behaviour
    - also understanding the librarian’s role as a support
  • The more ways a resource can be accessed, means the more likelihood it will be used.
    iPHone sync, iPad sync, access to information in the cloud.
    - Clean and organized interface for for visitors and users to find hwhat they want.
    - IF they find what they want, they’ll come back
    - if they don’t the support experience may prompt them to come back to try again.
  • Spend time on the bus, researching notes before
    Ideal captured market on the bus
    Making the library site accessible is like having a captive audience
    Building a mobile version, would be an amazing…
  • Digital content also means reducing printing resource consumption
    I challenged myself to go digital by avoiding printing journal articles or photocopying textbook chapters
  • Don’t have to re-invent the wheel or break the bank.
    - knowing what’s out there is going to let academic libraries compare and evaluate what users are using to find and seek information.
    Social networking: significant portion of the target audience is on these platforms.
    Bring in students and expand the facebook.
    create a forum, help lines, and talk to students
    - communication, exposure, and support.
  • Continue creating tutorials and screencasts and promote existing material created by WLU library staff.
    Taken one step further, Library departments and staff can be featured via audio and video podcasts.
    Quick tips or questions answered delivered in short audio podcast can become a regular promotion for the library.
    Featuring new and engaging content.
    Creating online databases and forums that can share between inter-faculty groups ; that the library can help set up for groups that wish to collaborate
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    • 1. LOLA WONG CANDIDATE for WEB INITATIVES LIBRARIAN at WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY
    • 2. WEB INITIATIVES MORE THAN WEBSITES AND DATABASES Interface &Interface & InnovationInnovation SupportSupport LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY TechnologyTechnology Anticipating the future of academic library online services and resources.
    • 3. BACKGROUND LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
    • 4. BACKGROUND LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 5. WORK EXPERIENCE LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 6. AREAS OF INTEREST Experience creating engaging and organized interfaces for online services. WEBDESIGN Passion for discovering and testing new technology, hardware & software. TECHNOPHILE LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 7. WEB INITIATIVES MORE THAN WEBSITES AND DATABASES Interface &Interface & InnovationInnovation SupportSupport LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY TechnologyTechnology Anticipating the future of academic library online services and resources.
    • 8. Easy to find/access Easy to navigate & use Easy to come back to CREATING ONLINE PRESENCE Online resources and services need to be: LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 9. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES HARDWARE & DEVICES LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY Smartphones, e-readers, netbooks, tablets, mobile devices, are drivers in online and application development. Mobile technology Enhance access to content in Laurier’s 120,000 electronic books and 30,000+ full-text online journals; continue to provide seamless interaction with scholarly information. Digital content (Nielsen, 2010) http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/online_mobile/mobile-snapshot-smartphones-now-28-of-u-s-cellphone-market?cnn=yesı
    • 10. GOING DIGITAL The digital environment: a 'greener' pasture LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY In addition to WLU library’s five initiatives to reduce, reuse and recycle we can promote digital and electronic resources to reduce printing resource consumption.
    • 11. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE & APPLICATIONS LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY The existing media environment can be leveraged to create resources that users can use for learning and research. Discovering and exploring new trends in technology also anticipates user’s needs and potential impact on library services. Existing online technology Social networking & promotion Tapping into existing networks allow for easier access by users, but more importantly allows for exposure to information. (killerstartups.com) Social networks allow the library to build communities and communicate support for services and resources.
    • 12. INTERFACE INNOVATION Creative & engaging ways to present information LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 13. LIBRARY GENIUSES KNOWLEGABLE AND CREATIVE SUPPORT By providing supporting online tutorials and resources, we can enhance information literacy instruction sessions by liaison librarians. Support through new online resources Instruction and guidance for services and resources tailored towards staff, faculty and students is within reach. Training and support for new technologies LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY
    • 14. WEB INITIATIVES Anticipating the future of academic library online services and resources. MORE THAN WEBSITES AND DATABASES Interface &Interface & InnovationInnovation SupportSupport LolaWong WEBINITATIVESLIBRARIAN CANDIDATE Prepared Nov 2010 for WILFRIDLAURIERUNIVERSITY TechnologyTechnology
    • 15. LOLA WONG CANDIDATE for WEB INITATIVES LIBRARIAN at WILFRID LAURIER UNIVERSITY