Innovation <br />in an Age <br />of Limits<br />
News Flash<br />News Flash<br />Tech Shift Happens<br />People Shift Follows<br />
What has changed academically?<br />Recognize key shifts:<br />Library at the center of academic settings – NOT.<br />Seri...
Focus on the ShiftsAnd Innovate THERE<br />Incremental improvements of past successes and platforms will not get us to whe...
Sensemaking<br />
Grocery Stores<br />
Grocery Stores<br />
Grocery Stores<br />
Cookbooks, Chefs . . .<br />
Cookbooks, Chefs . . .<br />
Meals<br />
The new bibliography and collection development<br />KNOWLEDGE PORTALS<br />KNOWLEDGE,<br />LEARNING,<br />INFORMATION &<b...
You have the tools.<br />
Stop Making it so Hard!<br />
Trans-Literacy:   Measure the Impact(s) <br /><ul><li>News literacy
Technology literacy
Information literacy
Media literacy
Adaptive literacy
Research literacy
Academic literacy
Reputation, Etc.
Reading literacy
Numeracy
Critical literacy
Social literacy
Computer literacy
Web literacy
Content literacy
Written literacy</li></li></ul><li>
List of content farms and general spammy user generated content sites:<br /><ul><li>Experts Exchange (experts-exchange.com)
eZine Articles (ezinearticles.com)
Find Articles (findarticles.com)
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  1. 1. Innovation <br />in an Age <br />of Limits<br />
  2. 2. News Flash<br />News Flash<br />Tech Shift Happens<br />People Shift Follows<br />
  3. 3. What has changed academically?<br />Recognize key shifts:<br />Library at the center of academic settings – NOT.<br />Serials versus Books<br />Non-fiction versus fiction<br />Teens versus the rest<br />Administration and Faculty Shift<br />Discipline versus inter-disciplinary <br />Technology as a tool, not the goal<br />
  4. 4. Focus on the ShiftsAnd Innovate THERE<br />Incremental improvements of past successes and platforms will not get us to where we need to be<br />
  5. 5. Sensemaking<br />
  6. 6. Grocery Stores<br />
  7. 7. Grocery Stores<br />
  8. 8. Grocery Stores<br />
  9. 9. Cookbooks, Chefs . . .<br />
  10. 10. Cookbooks, Chefs . . .<br />
  11. 11. Meals<br />
  12. 12. The new bibliography and collection development<br />KNOWLEDGE PORTALS<br />KNOWLEDGE,<br />LEARNING,<br />INFORMATION &<br />RESEARCH<br />COMMONS<br />
  13. 13. You have the tools.<br />
  14. 14. Stop Making it so Hard!<br />
  15. 15. Trans-Literacy: Measure the Impact(s) <br /><ul><li>News literacy
  16. 16. Technology literacy
  17. 17. Information literacy
  18. 18. Media literacy
  19. 19. Adaptive literacy
  20. 20. Research literacy
  21. 21. Academic literacy
  22. 22. Reputation, Etc.
  23. 23. Reading literacy
  24. 24. Numeracy
  25. 25. Critical literacy
  26. 26. Social literacy
  27. 27. Computer literacy
  28. 28. Web literacy
  29. 29. Content literacy
  30. 30. Written literacy</li></li></ul><li>
  31. 31. List of content farms and general spammy user generated content sites:<br /><ul><li>Experts Exchange (experts-exchange.com)
  32. 32. eZine Articles (ezinearticles.com)
  33. 33. Find Articles (findarticles.com)
  34. 34. FixYa (fixya.com Helium (helium.com)
  35. 35. Hub Pages (hubpages.com)
  36. 36. InfoBarrel (infobarrel.com)
  37. 37. Livestrong (livestrong.com)
  38. 38. Mahalo (mahalo.com)
  39. 39. Mail Archive (mail-archive.com)
  40. 40. Question Hub (questionhub.com)
  41. 41. Squidoo (squidoo.com)
  42. 42. Suite101 (suite101.com)
  43. 43. Twenga (twenga.com)
  44. 44. WiseGeek (wisegeek.com)
  45. 45. Wonder How To (wonderhowto.com)
  46. 46. Yahoo! Answers (answers.yahoo.com)
  47. 47. Xomba (xomba.com)
  48. 48. All Experts (allexperts.com)
  49. 49. Answers (answers.com)
  50. 50. Answer Bag (answerbag.com)
  51. 51. Articles Base (articlesbase.com)
  52. 52. Ask (ask.com)
  53. 53. Associated Content (associatedcontent.com)
  54. 54. BizRate (bizrate.com)
  55. 55. Buzle (buzzle.com)
  56. 56. Brothersoft (brothersoft.com)
  57. 57. Bytes (bytes.com)
  58. 58. ChaCha (chacha.com)
  59. 59. eFreedom (efreedom.com)
  60. 60. eHow (ehow.com)
  61. 61. Essortment (essortment.com)
  62. 62. Examiner (examiner.com)
  63. 63. Expert Village (expertvillage.com)</li></li></ul><li>
  64. 64.
  65. 65.
  66. 66. The nasty facts about Google & Bing and consumer search:<br />SEO / SMO<br />Content Farms<br />Advertiser-driven<br />Geotagging<br />GOOG<br />
  67. 67. StrategicAnalytics<br />
  68. 68.
  69. 69. What We Never Really Knew Before (US/Canada)<br />We often believe a lot that isn’t true.<br /><ul><li>27% of our users are under 18.
  70. 70. 59% are female.
  71. 71. 29% are college students.
  72. 72. 5% are professors and 6% are teachers.
  73. 73. On any given day, 35% of our users are there for the very first time!
  74. 74. Only 29% found the databases via the library website.
  75. 75. 59% found what they were looking for on their first search.
  76. 76. 72% trusted our content more than Google.
  77. 77. But, 81% still use Google.</li></li></ul><li>2010 Eduventures Research on Investments<br /><ul><li>58% of instructors believe that technology in courses positively impacts student engagement.
  78. 78. 71% of instructors that rated student engagement levels as “high” as a result of using technology in courses.
  79. 79. 71% of students who are employed full-time and 77% of students who are employed part-time prefer more technology-based tools in the classroom.
  80. 80. 79% of instructors and 86 percent of students have seen the average level of engagement improve over the last year as they have increased their use of digital educational tools.
  81. 81. 87% of students believe online libraries and databases have had the most significant impact on their overall learning.
  82. 82. 62% identify blogs, wikis, and other online authoring tools while 59% identify YouTube and recorded lectures.
  83. 83. E-books and e-textbooks impact overall learning among 50% of students surveyed, while 42% of students identify online portals.
  84. 84. 44% of instructors believe that online libraries and databases will have the greatest impact on student engagement.
  85. 85. 32% of instructors identify e-textbooks and 30% identify interactive homework solutions as having the potential to improve engagement and learning outcomes. (e-readers was 11%)
  86. 86. 49% of students believe that online libraries and databases will have the greatest impact on student engagement.
  87. 87. Students are more optimistic about the potential for technology.</li></li></ul><li>
  88. 88. What do we need to know?<br /><ul><li>How do library databases and virtual services compare with other web experiences?
  89. 89. Who are our core virtual users? Are there gaps?
  90. 90. Does learning happen? How about discovery?
  91. 91. What are user expectations for true satisfaction?
  92. 92. How does library search compare to consumer search like Google and retail or government?
  93. 93. How do people find and connect with library virtual services?
  94. 94. Are end users being successful in their POV?
  95. 95. Are they happy? Will they come back? Tell a friend?</li></li></ul><li>Summary<br /><ul><li> Focus on the Questions (Needs, CRM)
  96. 96. Build or Buy Knowledge Portals (Meals)
  97. 97. Emphasize Content Quality (not books)
  98. 98. Expand Programs on Information Literacy
  99. 99. Become Truly Format Agnostic
  100. 100. Invest in Strategic Analytics – Measurements of Impact, ROI and Value
  101. 101. Be Lesson-centric</li></li></ul><li>
  102. 102. A Third Path<br />
  103. 103.
  104. 104. Emboldened Librarians hold the key<br />
  105. 105. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA<br />VP strategic partnerships and markets<br />Cengage Learning (Gale)<br />Cel: 416-669-4855<br />stephen.abram@cengage.com<br />Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog<br />http://stephenslighthouse.com<br />Facebook: Stephen Abram<br />LinkedIn / Plaxo: Stephen Abram<br />Twitter: sabram<br />SlideShare: StephenAbram1<br />
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