Virtual Environments at the University of Kansas Libraries

261 views
193 views

Published on

Presentation at Living the Future 8, April 23-24, 2012.

Published in: Education, Technology
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
261
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
1
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Virtual Environments at the University of Kansas Libraries

  1. 1. Virtual Environments at the University of Kansas Libraries Scott Hanrath
  2. 2. Students & Library Websites • Use it (59%) • Not a starting point (0%) • Find what they need (99%) • More trustworthy • More accurate Source: OCLC. Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community. A report to the OCLC membership
  3. 3. Students & Search Engines • Really use them (93%) • Starting point (83%) • • • • Faster More convenient Easier More reliable Source: OCLC. Perceptions of Libraries, 2010: Context and Community. A report to the OCLC membership
  4. 4. Choosers vs Users “As the people institutions are accustomed to think of as users refashion themselves as choosers, colleges and universities will have to devise new ways of supporting constituencies and looking out for institutional interests.” Ronald Yanosky. “From Users to Choosers: Central IT and the Challenge or Consumer Choice”. EDUCAUSE Review, Nov/Dec 2010
  5. 5. Faculty & The Gateway Function • Gateway function declining in importance • Gateway (59%) less important than Archive (71%) or Buyer (90%) functions • Disciplinary differences: Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences Source: Schonfeld and Housewright. Faculty Survey 2009: Key Strategic Insights for Libraries, Publishers, and Societies. Ithaka S+R, 2010.
  6. 6. Scholarly Communication • Publishing and Repositories • Data • Digital Humanities
  7. 7. Environments for Discovery vs Discoverable Environments ?
  8. 8. openaccess.ku.edu
  9. 9. Thanks! Scott Hanrath shanrath@ku.edu @rshanrath

×