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  • Strategic Planning Assumption: By 2005, agile enterprises will assess people not by what skills they possess, but rather by whom they interact with and how well they collaborate with or manage the work of other parties (0.7 probability). How will emerging technologies transform specific business functions? The character of the e-workplace is not determined only by business processes and IT systems. The character of the work itself is changing. As work increasingly requires situational knowledge, the likelihood that people will work collaboratively, just-in-time and in multiple teams rises quickly. Collaboration initiatives need to acknowledge the different purposes of collaboration: To share ideas, from ad hoc thoughts in e-mail to completed documents on an intranet To share the creation process in real time or as part of a sequential workflow To share a sense of presence, substituting virtual presence indicators and cues for those available in face-to-face interactions Most enterprises continue to reward people for achieving individual objectives, sometimes adding company performance as a bonus. In a collaborative world, however, performance measures and assessments must focus on people’s contribution to, and participation in, team goals. Action Item: Enterprises must reexamine reward systems, redesign work and distribute workloads appropriately.
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    1. 1. Leah Krevit Rice University The Rest of Us Kids and Teens: Are they that different? Stephen Abram Canadian Library Association / U of Western Ontario FIMS Young Adult Interest Group Workshop 2010
    2. 2. These slides available at Stephen’s Lighthouse blog
    3. 4. Libraries evolve
    4. 6. Me
    5. 7. My son: Zachary
    6. 8. My daughter: Sydney
    7. 9. Try to understand everyone
    8. 11. Boomer Box Relationship Gap Awareness Gap Peer Gap Silo Gap Glass Ceilings Generation Gap Learning Gap Permeate It Meet It See It Expand It Connect It Break It Leap It Bridge It
    9. 12. NextGen/NetGen Differences Increase in IQ Plus 15-20 Points Brain Changes
    10. 13. The Scary re-wiring of the Millennials and post-Millennials
    11. 14. NextGen/NetGen Differences Eye Movement Changes
    12. 15. Usability The A frame adopted from newspaper layout is not what works. Eyetools
    13. 17. Eye Movement Changes
    14. 18. NetGen Differences Developmental Changes Puberty and Understanding Puberty
    15. 19. NetGen Differences Differences between Boys & Girls
    16. 20. NetGen Differences Learning Styles Genomic 15 Years of Change in Ontario Curricula
    17. 21. Information Literacy <ul><li>Standard Curriculum Components </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics / Arithmetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Science, Biology, Physics & Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>English, Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History, Geography, Politics, Sociology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music, Art, Phys ed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance, Religion </li></ul></ul>
    18. 22. Information Literacy <ul><li>Information literacy is integrally tied every aspect of the curriculum: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematical logical thinking skills - Math and Arithmetic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific method - Sciences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Criticism, interpretation and comprehension - English and languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Analytical thinking - History, Geography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretive and imaginative- music, art & phys ed. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter and Intrapersonal skills - Religion, Guidance, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There is an imperative for people to have a lifelong curriculum - a personal learning strategy </li></ul></ul>
    19. 23. Information Literacy <ul><li>Information selection and integration skills </li></ul><ul><li>Information organization (micro and macro) skills - taxonomies and ontologies </li></ul><ul><li>Interface selection and design combined with training skills </li></ul><ul><li>Searching, finding and usage (analysis, packaging, reporting) skills </li></ul><ul><li>High level information literacy skills (added to numeracy, critical thinking, analytical, etc.) </li></ul>
    20. 24. Literacy <ul><li>Reading literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Numeracy </li></ul><ul><li>Critical literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Social literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Computer literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Web literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Content literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Written literacy </li></ul><ul><li>News literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Media literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Adaptive literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Research literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Academic literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
    21. 25. NetGen Differences Gaming Scaffolds
    22. 26. NetGen Differences Standardized Testing Progress International Comparisons
    23. 27. NetGen Differences Crime Rates Down an average of 65%
    24. 28. NetGen Differences Massive Behavioural Changes 70% overlap with Boomers
    25. 29. NetGen Differences Library Differences: Forest of Reading TD Summer Reading School Libraries
    26. 30. NetGen Differences Mobile
    27. 34. NetGen Differences Gaming
    28. 36. Simplify These Interfaces
    29. 37. Millennial Characteristics Credit: Richard Sweeney, NJIT Entrepreneurial Patriotic Inclusive Multi-taskers Achievement Oriented Graphical Family Oriented Healthy Lifestyle More Liberal & Conservative Direct Confident Independent Experiential Gamers Nomadic Collaborative High Expectations Civic Minded Adaptive / Flexible Balanced Lives Format Agnostic More Choices Internet Natives Optimistic / Positive Respect Intelligence & Skills More Diverse More Friends Principled / Values
    30. 40. The power of libraries
    31. 47. What Are Libraries Really For? <ul><li>Economic Impact – ($6.50 per $1, workforce preparedness, industrial attraction, quality of life, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Equity (digital divide, integrating population growth, generations, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Student Performance (up to 25 point increase) </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Advantage (Canada, EC, India, China, etc.) </li></ul><ul><li>Social Glue </li></ul><ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Interaction </li></ul>
    32. 48. Social Glue and Libraries
    33. 49. What We Never Knew Before <ul><li>27% of our users are under 18. </li></ul><ul><li>59% are female. </li></ul><ul><li>29% are college students. </li></ul><ul><li>5% are professors and 6% are teachers. </li></ul><ul><li>On any given day, 35% of our users are there for the first time. </li></ul><ul><li>29% found our products via the library website. </li></ul><ul><li>59% found what they were looking for on their first search. </li></ul><ul><li>72% trusted the content more than what they found on Google. </li></ul><ul><li>But, 81% still use Google. </li></ul>
    34. 50. Driving User to the Library <ul><li>Encyclopedia.com </li></ul><ul><li>HighBeam </li></ul><ul><li>WorldCat </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone App </li></ul><ul><li>Questia </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Watch for more . . .? </li></ul>
    35. 51. 5 Tricks You Can Do Right Away <ul><li>Tiny Gale Cengage Learning Ad: </li></ul><ul><li>Double Your Usage EVERY 18 months! </li></ul><ul><li>Ask Us. We know how. </li></ul><ul><li>We have a huge and growing widget library (hundreds and all Facebook enabled) </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll build websites and landing pages for free (over 1,000 so far) </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll install Google Analytics and Foresee for free </li></ul><ul><li>AccessMyLibrary iPhone app free </li></ul><ul><li>AccessMyLibrary K-12 iPhone app </li></ul><ul><li>Ask me about strategic partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Gale OCLC WorldCat partnership </li></ul>
    36. 52. Gale Widgets
    37. 53. Google Books Settlement
    38. 54. Google Editions: Bookstore
    39. 55. SEO: Search Engine Optimization SMO: Social Media Optimization
    40. 56. I  my customers
    41. 58. Transmogrifying C0ntainers
    42. 60. Is the traditional book now a hollow experience?
    43. 61. Geo-IP
    44. 62. A Third Path
    45. 63. Broadband
    46. 64. The Article Economy++ Format Agnosticism
    47. 65. Devices like iPads Kindles, eDGe, and Mobile
    48. 66. The Experience
    49. 69. Knowledge Workplace Shared Ideas Shared Creation Shared Presence Collaborative Design E-Mail Instant Messaging Networked Virtual Worlds Videoconferencing Web Conferencing Discussion Databases Workflow Content Mgmt. Intranets Avatars Portals
    50. 70. WEB 2.0 <ul><li>RSS – really simple syndication </li></ul><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul><ul><li>New Programming Tools: AJAX, API </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs and blogging </li></ul><ul><li>Recommender Functionality </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Web Services </li></ul><ul><li>Folksonomies, Tagging and Tag Clouds </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul><ul><li>Open access, Open Source, Open Content </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasting </li></ul><ul><li>Commentary and comments </li></ul><ul><li>Personalization and My Profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Podcasting and MP3 files </li></ul><ul><li>Streaming Media – audio and video </li></ul><ul><li>User-driven Reviews </li></ul><ul><li>Rankings & User-driven Ratings </li></ul><ul><li>Instant Messaging and Virtual Reference </li></ul><ul><li>Photos (e.g. Flickr, Picasa) </li></ul><ul><li>Socially Driven Content </li></ul><ul><li>Social Bookmarking </li></ul><ul><li>Geo-everything </li></ul>
    51. 73. Are we going to a totally build it yourself world? Imagine IKEA merging with GM...
    52. 76. Newspapers: Assemble them yourself. Re-imagine the textbook, coursepack, etc.
    53. 77. Yes, this is ancient marketing/sales wisdom: they aren't buying your hammer, they are buying the deck of their dreams. Help them build it.
    54. 82. Thanks! <ul><li>Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA </li></ul><ul><li>VP Strategic partnerships and markets </li></ul><ul><li>Gale Cengage Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Cel: 416-669-4855 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gale.com </li></ul><ul><li>Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog </li></ul><ul><li>http://stephenslighthouse.com </li></ul>

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