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  1. 1. Academic Library Operations Beyond Paper http://jkontherun.blogs.com/jkontherun/images/sony_reader_2.jpg
  2. 2. Speakers <ul><li>Jim Dooley - Head, Collection Services, University of California, Merced </li></ul><ul><li>Allen McKiel - Dean of Library and Media Services, Western Oregon University </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Murdock - Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development & Technical Services, Brigham Young University </li></ul><ul><li>Carol Zsulya - Head of Collection Management, Cleveland State University </li></ul>
  3. 3. Overview <ul><li>Relevant tech trends </li></ul><ul><li>Faculty & student e-resource usage surveys by ebrary and Springer </li></ul><ul><li>Panel presentations on library operation trends in their libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Comments & Questions </li></ul>
  4. 4. Changing Technology <ul><li>E-ink - Kindle, Newspaper Prototypes </li></ul><ul><li>I-phone, G-phone </li></ul><ul><li>Open standards for mobile devices—i.e Android </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile Internet Access—i.e. Wi-Max </li></ul><ul><li>Google—scanning collections—settled lawsuits </li></ul><ul><li>Publishers stockpiling e-book collections </li></ul><ul><li>Open Library – 335,000 e-books, 17.6m cataloged </li></ul>http://www.amazon.com/Kindle-Amazons-Wireless-Reading-Device/dp/customer-images
  5. 5. Survey - Faculty E-Resource Use <ul><li>Usage – Faculty (906) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>89% websites - .edu, .gov, .org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>86% e-journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>76% databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>54% e-books </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Usage – Students (3208) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>81% Google </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>78% e-books </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>67% Wikipedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>65% e-journals </li></ul></ul>Source: 2007 Global Faculty E-book Survey - Sponsored by ebrary http://www.ebrary.com/corp/collateral/en/Survey/ebrary_faculty_survey_2007.pdf
  6. 6. Student and Faculty e-preference <ul><li>83% of students who said they used e-books (52%) find them preferable often or very often over a print version </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Often or very often (51%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sometimes (32%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Never or rarely (17%) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>82% of faculty find electronic resources as useful as print or preferable to print </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preferable (50%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equally useful (32%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prefer print (18%) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. What types of resources are students using for research or class assignments? (52% e-book users) <ul><li>81% - Google (2,593) </li></ul><ul><li>78% - e-books (2,517) </li></ul><ul><li>77% - print books (2,478) </li></ul><ul><li>69% - e-reference (2,206) </li></ul><ul><li>67% - wikipedia (2,142) </li></ul><ul><li>65% - print textbooks (2,098) </li></ul><ul><li>65% - e-journals (2,080) </li></ul>The following percentages pertain to the subset of students (3,208 of the 6,452) from the ebrary survey that said that they used e-books.
  8. 8. 48% of students in ebrary survey reported never using e-books (3132 / 6452) <ul><li>57% did not know where to find e-books </li></ul><ul><li>17% library did not offer e-books </li></ul><ul><li>45% prefer print </li></ul><ul><li>7% too difficult to read </li></ul>
  9. 9. Survey Results Faculty use of e-journals and e-books for courses <ul><li>Obvious observations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-book integration into course content and preparation lags behind e-journals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-book and e-journal use patterns are similar </li></ul></ul>Source: 2007 Global Faculty E-book Survey - Sponsored by ebrary http://www.ebrary.com/corp/collateral/en/Survey/ebrary_faculty_survey_2007.pdf 36% 14% Don’t Use 17% 30% Links in course management software 31% 48% Course preparation/research 29% 60% Use articles/chapters for reading as part of course 43% 68% Encourage students to use as viable resource E-books E-journals Use
  10. 10. Springer – e-Books – The End User Perspective <ul><li>Between 58 percent and 80 percent of respondents at each institution had used e-books at least once </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Centre for Mathematics and Computer Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Muenster, Germany </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University of Turku, Finland </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JRD Tata Memorial Library Bangalore, India (new participant in 2008) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Springer Survey – For what purposes do you usually use ebooks? <ul><li>78% Research </li></ul><ul><li>56% Study </li></ul><ul><li>10% Teaching </li></ul><ul><li>10% Leisure </li></ul><ul><li>2% Other </li></ul>At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, most users said they use eBooks primarily for research and study, with teaching and leisure trailing far behind.
  12. 12. Would like to use more eBooks? <ul><li>Use More </li></ul><ul><li>Illinois - 86% </li></ul><ul><li>Bangalore - 98% </li></ul><ul><li>Turku - 83% </li></ul><ul><li>CWI Amsterdam - 79% </li></ul><ul><li>Muenster - 92% </li></ul>
  13. 13. Usage is clearly trending to online. <ul><ul><li>What is happening to library operations? </li></ul></ul>Sourece: Google term: college student and books and laptop
  14. 14. Changes in Library Operations? <ul><li>Acquisition </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Circulation </li></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Preservation </li></ul><ul><li>Publication </li></ul>Source: http://www.wou.edu
  15. 15. Questions or Comments <ul><li>Jim Dooley - Head, Collection Services, University of California, Merced </li></ul><ul><li>Allen McKiel - Dean of Library and Media Services, Western Oregon University </li></ul><ul><li>Robert Murdock - Assistant University Librarian for Collection Development & Technical Services, Brigham Young University </li></ul><ul><li>Carol Zsulya - Head of Collection Management, Cleveland State University </li></ul>

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