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  • 1. O’Kelly Library Information Commons
    Bringing information to one central location
  • 2. Why a Learning Commons for O’Kelly?
    “Libraries are changing…Library 2.0 could revitalize the way we serve and interact with our customers (Casey & Savastinuk, 2006)”
  • 3. At O’Kelly, we need to provide dedication, and service that best serves the students!
    “It also attempts to reach new users and better serve current ones through improved customer-driven offerings. Each component by itself is a step toward better serving our users…(Casey & Savastinuk, 2006)”
  • 4. OUR NUMBERS SHOW THERE IS A GREAT NEED!
    Surveys from last year show that there is an increased need for more technological assistance.
    Out of all the questions: textbook/reserve, general, reference
    ( how to site) technical (black board to inserting images in PowerPoint) an estimated 50 % of questions were technical, 30% reference, 20% general/directional.
  • 5. ForO’Kelly’s Information Commons
  • 6. Services provided:
    Windows Movie Maker
    *Microsoft Office Picture Manager
    Blackboard
    Microsoft Office Suite
    Scanning
  • 7. Location
    How do you add a slide to PowerPoint?
    I need the red calculus book!
    Ultimate dream is to have one desk set apart from all other service desks.
    Causes issues and distractions when shared with textbook desk
    Case in point: reference joined with textbooks
    I am trying to start a blog
    I need a math book.
  • 8. Not only does the area become crowded…
    It begins to turn into a maze for the one assisting everyone…
  • 9. Staffing
    Our vision is to have individuals working the IC desk on a
    *trial period from 8 AM - 8 PM
    Commander
    Foster
    Yeager
    Poplar
    Ramos
    Grooms
    Wiggins
    *subject to change
  • 10. Working together, as a team, in this endeavor will assure that great service is provided to our patrons!
  • 11. Sources
    Google images
    Casey, M., & Savastinuk, L. (2006). Library 2.0. LibraryJournal (1976), 131(14), 40-2. Retrieved from Education Full Text database

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