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Setting up a new Faculty Library of Arts & Philosophy @ UGent

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For the Cycling for Libraries 2013 visit to Ghent, I organised an unconference about the 'Open Library'. I've recycled one of my previous presentations into an introduction about the work that I do.

For the Cycling for Libraries 2013 visit to Ghent, I organised an unconference about the 'Open Library'. I've recycled one of my previous presentations into an introduction about the work that I do.

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  • 1. Setting up a newFaculty Library of Arts &PhilosophySaskia ScheltjensFaculty of Arts & Philosophy, Ghent Universitywww.twitter.com/saschelwww.slideshare.net/saschelFaculty of Arts & PhilosophyCycling for Libraries 2013the ‘Open Library’ unconference – 23/06/2013
  • 2. Librarian?‘I connect things’223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 3. Or as Vika Zafrin put it this wonderful online publication:3http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org/alt-ac/pieces/whats-librarian23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 4. 4#XDH12RijksmuseumResearchLibrary-PicturebyCandidaHofer23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 5. 5http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:TraBla_2.jpgFaculty of Arts & Philosophy UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 6. Grand Library Reorganisation623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 7. UNIVERSITY WIDEReport Bjørnshauge ‘The Network’ (2004)Greater (cost) efficiencyIntegration of digital collectionsNetwork of libraries (+350!) Co-ordinated distributed model Distribution of taskscentral library vs faculty libraries Action plan & timing723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 8. Mission Central University Library• Digital Library• Network co-ordination• Heritage collection / Repository• Working environmentMission Faculty LibrarySupport current researchand education in the facultywith relevant collections andinnovative servicesRep8http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Gent_Boekentoren3.JPG23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 9. FACULTY LEVEL Arts & PhilosophyBEFORE 2008• 49 departmental libraries• 222 locations• 670.000 volumes• registration rate of only 52%• different opening hours/rules/procedures/policies• demotivated staff BAD BAD BAD BAD visitation reports ....9http://www.flickr.com/photos/faclibflw/sets/23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 10. FACULTY LEVEL Arts & Philosophy2009 – 2015 : REORGANISATION• INFRASTRUCTURE renovation• Professionalising and activation (new) STAFF• Centralising and rationalising COLLECTIONS and FUNDING• Developing new WORKFLOWS• Improve existing SERVICES & develop new ones that are relevant toresearch & educationRESULT• 8.070 sq m new library space• 853 working & learning places• 420.000 volumes in open stacks (80%), 250.000 volumes in closed stacks• registration rate: 100%• new library team• budget infrastructure: 9.810.000 €1023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 11. 1118/02/2011 Collectiebeleid Wetenschappelijke BibliothekenPhase 01 Literature, Near East and libraryadministrationca. 2.400 m²ca. 3.560 lm open stack book collection>> in use: 17 february 2012Phase 02 Art, Philosophy & Historyca. 2.370 m²ca. 3.965 lm open stack book collection>> move: january 2014>>in use: february 2014Phase 03 Linguistics, Languages & Cultures,Archeologyca. 3.300 m²ca. 4.470 lm open stack book collection>> move: august-september 2014(tentative)>> in use : september 2014 (tentative)201220142015New Faculty Library Arts & Philosophy UGentUGent - DGFB23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 12. 12Situation 2008 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentPieter Pauwels – 3DColors = 20 departments with an incorporated library23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 13. 13Situation 2015 - Arts & Philosophy Faculty UGentred = departments blue = libraries brown = central services & teaching spacePieterPauwels–3D23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 14. 14http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/24Opening Faculty Library Arts & Philosophy UGentPhase 1 : 17 february 201223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 15. Classic Library1523/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 16. Classic 20th century Library1623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 17. But the REAL challengeis this1723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 18. 18UGent LedeganckBibliotheekBotanischInstituut, 1883http://www.beeldbank.ugent.be/fotoalbums/universiteitsarchief19thcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 19. 19UGent BlandijnBibliotheekMiddeleeuwseGeschiedenis,2008http://www.flickr.com/photos/faclibflw/3931462838/in/set-7215762240299456820thcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 20. 20InQBate,University Libraryof Sussex, 2008http://www.designinglibraries.org.uk21stcentury23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 21. We need to develop a21st century libraryas an open & networkeddevelopment platform !2123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 22. HOW?2223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 23. Possible future developmentsof 21st century academic libraries• OPEN (digital) collections• Most print collections to CLOSED stacks• Networked services and collections• Broader usergroups• New business models2323/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 24. but to begin within Arts & Philosophy UGent2423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 25. 25http://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentatie-ss-barcampantwerpen20100911defhttp://www.slideshare.net/saschel/presentatie-neutrale-seminarieruimtes-datasalon5-2010061823/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 26. 26UGent - DGFBLibrary Lab UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 27. =• 2 highly equiped spaces IN the faculty library• for faculty staff and students• to work with digital collections, tools and services• find expert help (technical & project management)• digital training and instructions• so as to collaborate on innovative projects• in current research and educationTIMING : start 2nd phase Faculty Library in February 201427Library Lab UGent23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 28. this is far from new28etc ...23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 29. At the momentTalking / meeting / planning …..about co-operation with like minded peoplewithin (and outside) the faculty to set this up2923/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 30. But since august 2012there is already …3023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 31. 3111/10/2012 #XDH12
  • 32. We organisedsome fun things already ….3223/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 33. 3323/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 34. And we are applyingfor this as well ….3423/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 35. 35Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities(DARIAH)23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 36. If this project gets fundedwe start BIGIf notwe will start small3623/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 37. But co-operation,either way,is crucial3723/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 38. … with people in the facultybut also with the help of thecentral University Library3823/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 39. University Library• Approx. 3 million volumes in a landmark building by Henry Van de Velde• Large renovation project (2012-2017)• New underground depot39http://www.boekentoren.be/boekentoren_mod2.aspx?url=ondergrondsdepot_NL23/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 40. My hope isthat in UGentin the future there will bemore formalised placesin co-operation with librarieswhere we can forge innovative workaround research and educational projectswith an open vision and an eye for sustainability4023/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 41. Questions?4123/06/2013Cycling for Libraries 2013 - Ghent#cyc4lib
  • 42. Co-operation? Remarks? Let’s work together!Saskia ScheltjensUniversiteit GentFaculteit Letteren & WijsbegeerteB - 9000 GentT + 32 (0)9 331 33 75saskiascheltjens (skype id)@saschel (twitter id)http://www.flw.ugent.be/bibliotheek42