Lesson-based content on the Disg ebook reader* MJ Crowley, Di SG Biblioteca, Sapienza * all images uploaded for educationa...
Encouraging innovation in libraries <ul><li>Seismic change </li></ul><ul><li>Information and networked environment </li></...
In penny pinching times, be CREATIVE! <ul><li>Collaborate  with faculty to integrate library resources into the curriculum...
E-book  explosion mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
Using e-books without being aware of it – blurring the divides <ul><li>Early English Books Online (c.125,000 titles)  </li...
  Il ministro Gelmini ''promuove'' il libro di testo elettronico <ul><li>&quot; con l'adozione dell'e-book &quot; si dà &q...
E-device explosion <ul><li>http://bookbee.net/bee-ginners-guide-2 </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compariso...
British Library to lend e-book readers <ul><li>Dr Stephen Bury, British Library's Head of European and American Collection...
<ul><li>The demise of the book ? </li></ul><ul><li>Long live the book ! </li></ul><ul><li>( still life photograph by by Ke...
Flexible delivery: Different Ways to Access Your Books <ul><li>Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Smart devices </li></ul><ul><li>O...
Increased collaboration (library-faculty) to expand the role of the library within the institution and beyond mj crowley-B...
Utilizzo di tecnologie basate su editoria digitale per l’insegnamento, l’apprendimento e la specializzazione nei corsi di ...
mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
to stay or  to go ! <ul><li>how  e-book readers  could be used in a library setting </li></ul><ul><li>explore ways of usin...
mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
Elsevier & Disg together for excellence mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
Sony PRS 650 model <ul><li>Touch screen </li></ul><ul><li>Backlit </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight passages and take notes </li...
Che cosa vuole il nostro utente? <ul><li>Per ogni corso: dispense, appunti, esercizi, articoli, capitoli in libri, normati...
Scegliere e organizzare il contenuto <ul><li>Mettere in relazione  utenti e contenuti per migliorare il grado di usabilità...
<ul><li>Didactic material (lecture notes, exercises, modelling…) </li></ul><ul><li>Sapienza e-resources (ebooks, articles…...
Primi corsi universitari coinvolti <ul><li>Tecnica delle costruzioni – 12 CFU – 120 studenti </li></ul><ul><li>Costruzioni...
DISG e-book reader project  lesson-based content  to go mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
Loan out e-book readers with course materials and readings pre-loaded mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect ...
Biblioteca interateneo digitale della Sapienza  <ul><li>In prova 1.700 e-books Elsevier c onsultabili e interamente scaric...
Communicate  Connect  Conquer <ul><li>Mail  </li></ul><ul><li>Dean announces trial during Faculty of Engineering assembly ...
Current e-book marketplace <ul><li>Just-in-time acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Patron driven acquisition - Elsevier </li></...
E-books for rent – Michigan University Press <ul><li>e-book rentals </li></ul><ul><li>a month or six months </li></ul><ul>...
UT and Ebook Library: a demand driven plan <ul><li>100,000 books </li></ul><ul><li>Patrons can search and view any of the ...
Like it, keep it - NYPL mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
CERN - Pay-per-View + purchase option <ul><li>CERN both wanted to be able to  put records  in their catalog but buy them o...
No shelf required  <ul><li>distance learners </li></ul><ul><li>demand from students </li></ul><ul><li>shelf space </li></u...
The downside <ul><li>Digital rights </li></ul><ul><li>Digital formats </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting (in-house, aggregator, pub...
Not a digital replica <ul><li>It’s not going to be  a book-centered world, but discovering innovative ways to deliver educ...
<ul><li>The Five Laws of Librarians* </li></ul><ul><li>1) Books are to be read </li></ul><ul><li>2) Every person his or he...
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  1. 1. Lesson-based content on the Disg ebook reader* MJ Crowley, Di SG Biblioteca, Sapienza * all images uploaded for educational purposes
  2. 2. Encouraging innovation in libraries <ul><li>Seismic change </li></ul><ul><li>Information and networked environment </li></ul><ul><li>Generational shifts </li></ul><ul><li>Fluid and Flexible </li></ul><ul><li>Customer engagement, distinctive services, local responsiveness </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  3. 3. In penny pinching times, be CREATIVE! <ul><li>Collaborate with faculty to integrate library resources into the curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Work with scholars to access to their lecture notes, data sets, project notes, papers, etc. in virtual research environments and open digital repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborate with ICT staff to develop online tutorials and create local digital collections </li></ul><ul><li>Engage with students to better connect with them, hence more SOCIAL/MOBILE </li></ul><ul><li>Liaise with other librarians to share resources </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  4. 4. E-book explosion mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  5. 5. Using e-books without being aware of it – blurring the divides <ul><li>Early English Books Online (c.125,000 titles) </li></ul><ul><li>Eighteenth Century Collections Online (c.150,000 titles </li></ul><ul><li>Apabi Digital Library of Chinese Books (4,600 titles </li></ul><ul><li>Oxford Scholarship Online (c.1,200 titles in humanities and social sciences); </li></ul><ul><li>Safari, Referex, CRC Press, Knovel (Computing, Engineering, and Electronics). </li></ul><ul><li>NetLibrary, Ebrary, ectc. </li></ul><ul><li>Books at JSTOR from leading university presses </li></ul><ul><li>Publishers – Elsevier, Springer , and so on </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  6. 6.   Il ministro Gelmini ''promuove'' il libro di testo elettronico <ul><li>&quot; con l'adozione dell'e-book &quot; si dà &quot; una mano alle famiglie e un sollievo agli studenti. Il libro in versione digitale scaricabile da internet permetterà infatti ai genitori di risparmiare limitando al massimo la spesa per i libri di testo, e allo stesso tempo i ragazzi non saranno più costretti ad andare a scuola caricando sulle spalle zainetti troppo pesanti &quot;. … A partire dall'anno scolastico 2011-2012, il collegio dei docenti adotta esclusivamente libri utilizzabili nelle versioni on line scaricabili da internet o al massimo le versioni &quot;miste&quot;, quelle cioè che integrano sezioni digitali e cartacee. </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  7. 7. E-device explosion <ul><li>http://bookbee.net/bee-ginners-guide-2 </li></ul><ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_e-book_readers </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  8. 8. British Library to lend e-book readers <ul><li>Dr Stephen Bury, British Library's Head of European and American Collections:   “This is not the end of the book as we know it.  The book in its physical form will remain important for so many reasons, but the incredible versatility of the new e-readers makes them perfect for researchers , allowing easy access to a wealth of information including previously rare and out of print material.  This exhibit gives our researchers a chance to play around with some of the devices currently available, and explore how they can be used to complement existing printed collections in the 21st century.” </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  9. 9. <ul><li>The demise of the book ? </li></ul><ul><li>Long live the book ! </li></ul><ul><li>( still life photograph by by Kevin Best) </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  10. 10. Flexible delivery: Different Ways to Access Your Books <ul><li>Desktop </li></ul><ul><li>Smart devices </li></ul><ul><li>Online browser </li></ul><ul><li>Paper copy </li></ul><ul><li>… and eReaders </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  11. 11. Increased collaboration (library-faculty) to expand the role of the library within the institution and beyond mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  12. 12. Utilizzo di tecnologie basate su editoria digitale per l’insegnamento, l’apprendimento e la specializzazione nei corsi di tecnica delle costruzioni presso il DISG (Bontempi, Crowley, Arangio, Petrini, Crosti, Gentili, Sgambi, Giuliani ) mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  13. 13. mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  14. 14. to stay or to go ! <ul><li>how e-book readers could be used in a library setting </li></ul><ul><li>explore ways of using new technology in teaching </li></ul><ul><li>respond to explosive use of mobile devices (e-readers, ipads, smart devices, ecc.) </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  15. 15. mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  16. 16. Elsevier & Disg together for excellence mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  17. 17. Sony PRS 650 model <ul><li>Touch screen </li></ul><ul><li>Backlit </li></ul><ul><li>Highlight passages and take notes </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark pages </li></ul><ul><li>Contains a whole library </li></ul><ul><li>ePub format favoured by Jstor, libraries, Google ebook store </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  18. 18. Che cosa vuole il nostro utente? <ul><li>Per ogni corso: dispense, appunti, esercizi, articoli, capitoli in libri, normativi….. </li></ul><ul><li>Contenuti di base, approfondimenti, specialistici.. </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  19. 19. Scegliere e organizzare il contenuto <ul><li>Mettere in relazione utenti e contenuti per migliorare il grado di usabilità e fruibilità </li></ul><ul><li>Knowledge map del “corso” elaborato insieme con i docenti/studenti (knowledge retrieval and organisation), da gestire con un knowledge system </li></ul><ul><li>Information design – l’abilità e la pratica di preparare l’informazione così che le persone possano usarla con efficienza e efficacia. </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  20. 20. <ul><li>Didactic material (lecture notes, exercises, modelling…) </li></ul><ul><li>Sapienza e-resources (ebooks, articles…) </li></ul><ul><li>Norms and standards </li></ul><ul><li>Approved web content </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  21. 21. Primi corsi universitari coinvolti <ul><li>Tecnica delle costruzioni – 12 CFU – 120 studenti </li></ul><ul><li>Costruzioni metalliche – 6CFU – 30 studenti </li></ul><ul><li>Modellazione dei sistemi strutturali – 6CFU – 10 studenti </li></ul><ul><li>Progettazione strutturale antincendio – 9CFU – 30 studenti </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  22. 22. DISG e-book reader project lesson-based content to go mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  23. 23. Loan out e-book readers with course materials and readings pre-loaded mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  24. 24. Biblioteca interateneo digitale della Sapienza <ul><li>In prova 1.700 e-books Elsevier c onsultabili e interamente scaricabili </li></ul><ul><li>Alla fine del test sarà possibile, se saranno ritenuti validi, continuare a consultarli per tutto il 2011, per acquisirne in via definitiva solo una parte di essi (per un valore di poco più di un terzo del loro valore complessivo, che è di circa 150.000 euro), quelli più scaricati e/o ritenuti più interessanti. </li></ul><ul><li>Questo è l'elenco dei titoli disponibili: Titoli e-books Elsevier (file Excel di circa 360Kb). </li></ul><ul><li>In sintesi, il numero di libri divisi per Aree disciplinari . </li></ul><ul><li>  L'indirizzo è lo stesso del sito delle riviste: http://www.sciencedirect.com </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  25. 25. Communicate Connect Conquer <ul><li>Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Dean announces trial during Faculty of Engineering assembly </li></ul><ul><li>News posted on Faculty and Department webpages </li></ul><ul><li>Posted on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>……………………… . assess, assess, assess </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  26. 26. Current e-book marketplace <ul><li>Just-in-time acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Patron driven acquisition - Elsevier </li></ul><ul><li>Pay per view/purchase option </li></ul><ul><li>Renting/ purchase option </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  27. 27. E-books for rent – Michigan University Press <ul><li>e-book rentals </li></ul><ul><li>a month or six months </li></ul><ul><li>40% of list price for a 30-day rental to 75% for a 180-day rental </li></ul><ul><li>option at the end of the rental period to buy it permanently </li></ul><ul><li>accessed using Adobe Digital Editions (ADE) free software, and can be shared across up to six devices registered to the user </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar E-books for rent – Michigan University Press
  28. 28. UT and Ebook Library: a demand driven plan <ul><li>100,000 books </li></ul><ul><li>Patrons can search and view any of the ebooks for 5 minutes </li></ul><ul><li>window pops up, asking the patron if they wish to continue using the ebook </li></ul><ul><li>can continue to use the book for 10 days without the library incurring an additional use fee. </li></ul><ul><li>On the fourth use of an ebook title in the library, an automatic &quot;purchase&quot; is made, and the ebook is added to the library's permanent collection. </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  29. 29. Like it, keep it - NYPL mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  30. 30. CERN - Pay-per-View + purchase option <ul><li>CERN both wanted to be able to put records in their catalog but buy them only when a patron requested them. </li></ul><ul><li>CERN wanted everything available with a pay-per-view option with a purchase after a set number of accesses. </li></ul><ul><li>The library at CERN serves some of the top physicists in the world, which meant that CERN had no issues trusting that their patrons knew best what they needed to read .  </li></ul><ul><li>News from the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Even more books available electronically! </li></ul><ul><li>For several years now, the Library </li></ul><ul><li>has been offering a large collection of electronic books in a wide </li></ul><ul><li>range of disciplines. Like printed books, can </li></ul><ul><li>be borrowed for a given period. In a </li></ul><ul><li>few clicks of the mouse, you can leaf </li></ul><ul><li>through and read books and even print </li></ul><ul><li>parts of them from your computer. </li></ul><ul><li>The Library catalogue now comprises </li></ul><ul><li>a total of more than 10,000 different </li></ul><ul><li>e-books. The long-awaited electronic </li></ul><ul><li>versions of O’Reilly book titles are now </li></ul><ul><li>available: 70 titles have recently been </li></ul><ul><li>added to the Library’s collection and </li></ul><ul><li>many others will follow in the coming </li></ul><ul><li>weeks . </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  31. 31. No shelf required <ul><li>distance learners </li></ul><ul><li>demand from students </li></ul><ul><li>shelf space </li></ul><ul><li>cost savings </li></ul><ul><li>accessibility and coping with peaks in demand </li></ul><ul><li>instant updating </li></ul><ul><li>bibliographical records for batchloading </li></ul><ul><li>it won’t wear out, get stolen, or otherwise go missing </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  32. 32. The downside <ul><li>Digital rights </li></ul><ul><li>Digital formats </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting (in-house, aggregator, publisher) </li></ul><ul><li>Licensing conditions </li></ul><ul><li>The unexpected ! </li></ul><ul><li>e.g., HarperCollins Puts 26 Loan Cap on Ebook Circulations </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  33. 33. Not a digital replica <ul><li>It’s not going to be a book-centered world, but discovering innovative ways to deliver educational content </li></ul><ul><li>Designing the content to fit the medium </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive digital experience. Look what’s happening in online games! </li></ul><ul><li>Redefining how the story is told </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar
  34. 34. <ul><li>The Five Laws of Librarians* </li></ul><ul><li>1) Books are to be read </li></ul><ul><li>2) Every person his or her book </li></ul><ul><li>3) Every book its reader </li></ul><ul><li>4) Save the time of the reader </li></ul><ul><li>5) The library is a growing organism </li></ul><ul><li>(source: James Turner’s adaptation of Raganathan) </li></ul><ul><li>Thank-you! </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>mj crowley-Bibliostar 2011-Elsevier Library Connect Seminar

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