“ ...but I don’t have time, and THEY don’t get it.” Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Finding time and reasons to learn about emerging technologies Kathryn Greenhill Emerging Technologies Specialist Murdoch U...
Slides at: <ul><li>Slideshare.net  User: sirexkat </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians Matter </li></ul><ul><li>http://librariansm...
Outline <ul><li>What are emerging technologies ? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Compass points </li></ul><ul><li...
It’s not optional. Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
It’s not about training. Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
It’s personal. Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Is it Web 2.0?  Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Look for these features. Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Clock: World Time  Uploaded to Flcikr on  July 3, 2007  by  pouwerkerk   <ul><li>24 / 7 </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http:...
Read / write web <ul><li>Pencil Fun 1  Uploaded to Flickr on  April 3, 2007  by  alandd   </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  htt...
Social Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Hive Mind <ul><li>Bee Hive  Uploaded to Flickr on  December 3, 2006  by  Somerslea   </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://l...
Mashups <ul><li>Granny wants to Mashup ?  Uploaded to Flickr on  May 10, 2007  by  psd   </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http...
Perpetual beta <ul><li>LOGO 2.0 Part II  Uploaded to Flickr on  February 20, 2006  by  Stabilo oss   </li></ul>Kathryn Gre...
Web as platform <ul><li>Internet café in Bangkok  Uploaded to Flickr on  June 17, 2007  by  sara y tzunky   </li></ul>Kath...
<ul><li>Scale  Uploaded on  February 1, 2007  by  blmurch   </li></ul>Changing the balance of power between provider and u...
On the hit list: <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Online Virtual Worlds </li>...
Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Five  reasons Five Fingers?   Uploaded to Flickr  October 10, 2005 by  imageo Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Save your time Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Be connected Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Users are keeping up Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Users are keeping up Some Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Vendors IT department Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Future is unknown Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Compass points <ul><li>Perdiendo el Norte   Uploaded to Flickr on  August 27, 2005  by  Junjan </li></ul>Keep in mind... K...
What your users are doing Cat and Wii   Uploaded on  October 15, 2007   by  plynoi Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmat...
What your users want Please Sir, I Want Some More   uploaded to Flickr on  July 25, 2007 Kathryn Greenhill  http://librari...
What others are doing big ribbon cat by the mailbox    Uploaded to  Flickr on  August 22, 2008  by  Torley Kathryn Greenhi...
It will not always work FAIL?  uploaded to Flickr on  March 26, 2008  by  sheeshoo Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmat...
You do not have  to know it all Bill Bob  uploaded to Flickr on  June 7, 2008  by  Gattou/Lucie - Here, there and everywhe...
It is ongoing lily looks down the road less traveled   uploaded to Flickr on  April 5, 2007  by  paul+photos=moody Kathryn...
Preparation <ul><li>DIY Halloween   </li></ul><ul><li>Uploaded to Flickr  on  </li></ul><ul><li>August 25, 2007  by  pt </...
Do not try to apply it to work Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Do not try to apply it to work ... yet Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
What floats your boat? Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
What are your goals? Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
What will you swap? Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Your tool kit <ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/katej/1043510993/   Uploaded to Flickr  on  August 8, 2007  by  kate e. did...
Time Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Find just 15 minutes per day Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Teenager’s phone number Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Learning buddy Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Learning community Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Attitude Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Budget for a gadget Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Organisational support Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Useful sites <ul><li>Frici is reading comments  Uploaded to Flickr  on  December 11, 2006  by  elekesmagdi </li></ul>Kathr...
23 Things Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
http://plcmcl2-things.blogspot.com/ Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
All together now: a 2.0 Learning experience Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/290000629.html Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Five weeks to a Social Library Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
http://www.sociallibraries.com/course/ Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Blogs <ul><li>Mashable </li></ul><ul><li>Techcrunch </li></ul><ul><li>Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Lifehacker </li></u...
NMC / Educause Horizon Reports Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
http://www.nmc.org/publications/2008-horizon-report Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
People <ul><li>Friendfeed.com </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Taking it to your organisation <ul><li>Farm Cat Group  Uploaded to Flickr  on  March 25, 2007  by  weesmalldoll </li></ul>...
How are innovations adopted ? Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
1962 Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
1991 Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Start with the problem <ul><li>Then find the tool </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Create a pilot project <ul><li>Have a well thought out proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Build in evaluation from the start </li>...
Maybe...Do it in your own time <ul><li>Think of it as an investment in your employability / skills </li></ul>Kathryn Green...
The “go to” person <ul><li>This may be you... </li></ul><ul><li>....but there will be others </li></ul><ul><li>What do the...
The “it will never work” person <ul><li>Hope this isn’t you </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to them </li></ul><ul><li>Can you get...
Ask your users to co-create <ul><li>Eg. Darebin Historical Encyclopedia </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatt...
http://dhe.darebin-libraries.vic.gov.au/ Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
Immerse yourself Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com Water On My Hands  Uploaded to Flickr on  March 13, 2006  ...
Kathryn Greenhill  http://librariansmatter.com
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Presentation given at "Collections and the Web" session at Scitech, Perth Tuesday 9 September 2008.

I sound kind of breathless because I'd spent all morning in bed with a child-borne virus and I wasn't sure my voice was going to hold out until the end.

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  1. 1. “ ...but I don’t have time, and THEY don’t get it.” Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  2. 2. Finding time and reasons to learn about emerging technologies Kathryn Greenhill Emerging Technologies Specialist Murdoch University SEPTEMBER 2008 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  3. 3. Slides at: <ul><li>Slideshare.net User: sirexkat </li></ul><ul><li>Librarians Matter </li></ul><ul><li>http://librariansmatter.com </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  4. 4. Outline <ul><li>What are emerging technologies ? </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Compass points </li></ul><ul><li>Preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul><ul><li>Useful sites </li></ul><ul><li>Convincing THEM </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  5. 5. It’s not optional. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  6. 6. It’s not about training. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  7. 7. It’s personal. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  8. 8. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  9. 9. Is it Web 2.0? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  10. 10. Look for these features. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  11. 11. Clock: World Time Uploaded to Flcikr on July 3, 2007 by pouwerkerk <ul><li>24 / 7 </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  12. 12. Read / write web <ul><li>Pencil Fun 1 Uploaded to Flickr on April 3, 2007 by alandd </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  13. 13. Social Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  14. 14. Hive Mind <ul><li>Bee Hive Uploaded to Flickr on December 3, 2006 by Somerslea </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  15. 15. Mashups <ul><li>Granny wants to Mashup ? Uploaded to Flickr on May 10, 2007 by psd </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  16. 16. Perpetual beta <ul><li>LOGO 2.0 Part II Uploaded to Flickr on February 20, 2006 by Stabilo oss </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  17. 17. Web as platform <ul><li>Internet café in Bangkok Uploaded to Flickr on June 17, 2007 by sara y tzunky </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  18. 18. <ul><li>Scale Uploaded on February 1, 2007 by blmurch </li></ul>Changing the balance of power between provider and user Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  19. 19. On the hit list: <ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>RSS </li></ul><ul><li>Online Virtual Worlds </li></ul><ul><li>Mobile devices </li></ul><ul><li>Live streamed video </li></ul><ul><li>Photo, video and audio sharing sites </li></ul><ul><li>Microblogging </li></ul><ul><li>Online Social Networks </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  20. 20. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  21. 21. Five reasons Five Fingers? Uploaded to Flickr October 10, 2005 by imageo Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  22. 22. Save your time Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  23. 23. Be connected Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  24. 24. Users are keeping up Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  25. 25. Users are keeping up Some Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  26. 26. Vendors IT department Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  27. 27. Future is unknown Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  28. 28. Compass points <ul><li>Perdiendo el Norte Uploaded to Flickr on August 27, 2005 by Junjan </li></ul>Keep in mind... Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  29. 29. What your users are doing Cat and Wii Uploaded on October 15, 2007 by plynoi Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  30. 30. What your users want Please Sir, I Want Some More uploaded to Flickr on July 25, 2007 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  31. 31. What others are doing big ribbon cat by the mailbox Uploaded to Flickr on August 22, 2008 by Torley Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  32. 32. It will not always work FAIL? uploaded to Flickr on March 26, 2008 by sheeshoo Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  33. 33. You do not have to know it all Bill Bob uploaded to Flickr on June 7, 2008 by Gattou/Lucie - Here, there and everywhere.. ;o) Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  34. 34. It is ongoing lily looks down the road less traveled uploaded to Flickr on April 5, 2007 by paul+photos=moody Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  35. 35. Preparation <ul><li>DIY Halloween </li></ul><ul><li>Uploaded to Flickr on </li></ul><ul><li>August 25, 2007 by pt </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  36. 36. Do not try to apply it to work Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  37. 37. Do not try to apply it to work ... yet Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  38. 38. What floats your boat? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  39. 39. What are your goals? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  40. 40. What will you swap? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  41. 41. Your tool kit <ul><li>http://flickr.com/photos/katej/1043510993/ Uploaded to Flickr on August 8, 2007 by kate e. did </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  42. 42. Time Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  43. 43. Find just 15 minutes per day Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  44. 44. Teenager’s phone number Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  45. 45. Learning buddy Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  46. 46. Learning community Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  47. 47. Attitude Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  48. 48. Budget for a gadget Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  49. 49. Organisational support Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  50. 50. Useful sites <ul><li>Frici is reading comments Uploaded to Flickr on December 11, 2006 by elekesmagdi </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  51. 51. 23 Things Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  52. 52. http://plcmcl2-things.blogspot.com/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  53. 53. All together now: a 2.0 Learning experience Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  54. 54. http://www.schoollibraryjournal.com/blog/290000629.html Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  55. 55. Five weeks to a Social Library Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  56. 56. http://www.sociallibraries.com/course/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  57. 57. Blogs <ul><li>Mashable </li></ul><ul><li>Techcrunch </li></ul><ul><li>Read/Write Web </li></ul><ul><li>Lifehacker </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  58. 58. NMC / Educause Horizon Reports Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  59. 59. http://www.nmc.org/publications/2008-horizon-report Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  60. 60. People <ul><li>Friendfeed.com </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  61. 61. Taking it to your organisation <ul><li>Farm Cat Group Uploaded to Flickr on March 25, 2007 by weesmalldoll </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  62. 62. How are innovations adopted ? Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  63. 63. 1962 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  64. 64. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  65. 65. 1991 Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  66. 66. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  67. 67. Start with the problem <ul><li>Then find the tool </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  68. 68. Create a pilot project <ul><li>Have a well thought out proposal </li></ul><ul><li>Build in evaluation from the start </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  69. 69. Maybe...Do it in your own time <ul><li>Think of it as an investment in your employability / skills </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  70. 70. The “go to” person <ul><li>This may be you... </li></ul><ul><li>....but there will be others </li></ul><ul><li>What do they do to keep up? </li></ul><ul><li>Can you get them on side ? </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  71. 71. The “it will never work” person <ul><li>Hope this isn’t you </li></ul><ul><li>Listen to them </li></ul><ul><li>Can you get them on side ? </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  72. 72. Ask your users to co-create <ul><li>Eg. Darebin Historical Encyclopedia </li></ul>Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  73. 73. http://dhe.darebin-libraries.vic.gov.au/ Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com
  74. 74. Immerse yourself Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com Water On My Hands Uploaded to Flickr on March 13, 2006 by carlosluis
  75. 75. Kathryn Greenhill http://librariansmatter.com

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