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"It's 2010: 20 Technologies to Watch, and How to Cope" for SLA's Click University. The real secret is that the best way to cope is to remain positive and reframe our perception of the changes. They …

"It's 2010: 20 Technologies to Watch, and How to Cope" for SLA's Click University. The real secret is that the best way to cope is to remain positive and reframe our perception of the changes. They don't happen to us. We make them happen. Create the future. Who is better qualified to help invent the information and knowledge based economy than us?

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  • 1. It's 2010: Technologies to Watch, and How to Cope
    Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
    SLA Click University
    January 17, 2010
  • 2. Slides available soon on SlideShare
    & at Stephen’s Lighthouse blog
  • 3. How do
    we really
    feel about
    technology?
  • 4. The BIG Insight
    “The Internet has now progressed to its infancy”
    Search, Social Networks, Learning, Commerce
  • 5. What is the future architecture of work?
    What are social institutions?
    Everywhere there are humans!
  • 14.
  • 15.
  • 16. How does
    knowledge transform?
    Librarians and Information
    Professionals support
    Transformations
    not transactions.
  • 17.
  • 18. So what are the tools That are normal?
    What is the future architecture of work?
  • 19. AMAZON
  • 20. http://www.flickr.com/photos/nessman/2590572476/
  • 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/briansolis/2735401175/
  • 22.
  • 23. The
    Sharing
    Economy
  • 24. Collaboration Suite
    Wikis
  • 25. Collaboration Suite
    Tagging
  • 26. Collaboration Suite
    The Cloud
  • 27. Get Good at The Cloud
  • 28. What is the Cloud?
    Cloud computing is a model for enabling convenient, on-demand network access to a shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers, storage, applications, and services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. This cloud model promotes availability and is composed of five essential characteristics, three service models, and four deployment models.
    Service Models:
    Cloud Software as a Service (SaaS)
    Cloud Platform as a Service (PaaS)
    Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS).
    Deployment Models:
    Private cloud.
    Community cloud
    Public cloud
    Hybrid cloud
  • 29. The API Cloud
    Amazon API
    Google Books API
    Google Scholar API
    OCLC WorldCat API
    Wolfram Alpha API
    YouTube API
    Twitter API
    Widgets
    Gadgets
    API’s for EBSCO, Gale, ProQuest, SirsiDynix, etc.
    Etc.
  • 30. Collaboration Suite
    Blogs
  • 31. Collaboration Suite
    Photos
  • 32. Collaboration Suite
    SlideShare
  • 33. Collaboration Suite
    Social Networks
  • 34. Be Where Your Users Are
  • 35. Big Shifts
    What is happening in Technology
  • 36. Major Shifts Afoot
    Cloud computing
    Repository integration
    Metadata plateau
    Linked open data / semantic
    Excessive Mobile
    Bandwidth bottlenecks
    SmartWeb
    Sensors Everywhere
    The ‘new’ Privacy
    Decentralization of Education
    Decentralization of R&D
    Internet of Things
    Content price wars – e.g. eBooks
    Collaboration via Wave, etc.
    Asia Centricity
    Discovery on Steroids (genome, brain, nano, green, climate,...)
    Less search, more context and focus on display delivery
    Social web dominant for sharing
    Ultimate network = phone + mobile commerce
    Augmented reality
    The Real Time Web
    Experience Portals + e-learning
    Hybrid content
    App stores and API stores decline
    Cybercrime and Cyberterror
  • 37. Shift Number 1
    The Transmogrifying Book and Periodical
  • 38. How many articles did it take?
    How many books does it take?
  • 39.
  • 40. What is Driving the Need for Open?
    User Expectation
    Generational Change
    IT Architecture
    The Cloud
    API’s
    Social Media
    Experience trends
    Personalization
  • 41.
  • 42. Is the traditional book
    or text book
    now a hollow
    experience?
  • 43. Old Containers
    These are not going away!
    But they are always physical and that results in compromises
    Paper Books, magazines, periodicals, scholarly journals, coursepacks, DVDs, tape, video, cassette, photos, games, …
    They are losing market and mindshare.
    Especially in the discovery and learning space.
  • 44. Traditional Experiences
    School
    Eureka Research
    Shopping
    Elections
    Reading
    Concerts, Entertainment
    Movies, Plays, Theatre
    And more and we don’t call it content!
  • 45. New Containers
    What are the new containers?
    The are mostly virtual
    e-courses, e-coursepacks, lessons, e-learning objects, video, music, podcast recordings, websites, portals, sessions, event, digital photo albums, etc.
    How do these fit into a positive transformational experience?
  • 46. Types of Containers
    OLD
    Databases
    Articles
    Books
    DVD
    Spreadsheets
    Albums
    Game
    Weight & Volume
    REVISED
    Paragraphs
    Chapters
    Clips
    Graphics
    Pictures
    Animations
    Games
    Engaging Experiences
  • 47. Container Success
    Focus on the End User(s) in context
    Content is not enough
    Focus on the results of the Experience:
    Learning, Social, Entertainment, Community, Hobbies, etc.
    Collectors not collections, Learners not Teachers, Readers not authors, publishers or librarians, decisions not photocopies
    IMPACT, Transformations, Results
  • 48. Issues in Experience Publishing
    Design for Use not clicks
    Understand Transitions
    The goal is Transformations not Transactions
    Learning styles
    Technology adoption and penetration
    Learning curves
    Multiple intelligences
    Target market differences
    Tuning – e.g. Flesch-Kincaid, Lexiles, levelling, levelled reading
    Technical issues like persistent content (persistent URLs, etc.) and deep linking, rights management, etc.
  • 49. Can we design a 21st Century content (book) experience?
  • 50. Being Ready for Mobile
    Nook, Overdrive, ....
  • 51.
  • 52. Mobility
  • 53. Are we ready for a truly post print world?
    http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=book+sculpture&page=44
  • 54. Can we get our heads out of book-centric experiences?
  • 55.
  • 56. Will Reading Matter?Are your staff confusing books and reading?
    Audiobooks, Cengage and eBooks . . . And Google
  • 57. Can you link to book chapters or paragraphs?
    Is your Community different?
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/blu_blue/262096844/in/pool-booksandportraits
  • 58. What knowledge portals have you created?
    Experiences?
    Advanced pathfinders?
    eLearning?
    Training and CE
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/lori_an/319433801/
  • 59. Are we going to a totally build it yourself world?
    Imagine IKEA merging with GM...
  • 60.
  • 61.
  • 62. Newspapers: Assemble them yourself.
    Re-imagine the textbook, coursepack, etc.
  • 63. Shift Number 2
    Islands in the Stream: DVD, CD, and death thereof
  • 64.
  • 65.
  • 66.
  • 67. What is the scariest scenario for libraries?I have an archaeology background . . .
  • 68.
  • 69. Shift Number 3
    Smart Kids & Employees
  • 70. Literacy = Life Success
    News literacy
    Technology literacy
    Information literacy
    Media literacy
    Adaptive literacy
    Research literacy
    Academic literacy
    Etc.
    Reading literacy
    Numeracy
    Critical literacy
    Social literacy
    Computer literacy
    Web literacy
    Content literacy
    Written literacy
  • 71. Play
  • 72.
  • 73. Shift Number 4
    Mind Share and Libraries
  • 74. What Are Libraries Really For?
    Special Libraries
    SLA Alignment research
    Hospitals, Police, Fire, Ambulance and Libraries
    “Everything is there on the Internet for free!”
    Economic Impact – ($6.50 per $1, workforce preparedness, industrial attraction, quality of life, etc.)
    Equity (digital divide, integrating population growth, generations, etc.)
    Student Performance (up to 25 point increase)
    Competitive Advantage (Canada, EC, India, China, etc.)
    Social Glue
    Community
    Learning
    Interaction
  • 75.
  • 76. Shift Number 5
    Bricks, Clicks and Tricks: Physical Space
  • 77. Bricks, Clicks and Tricks:Knowledge Commons
  • 78. Comfort
  • 79. What’s Your Experience Look Like?
  • 80. What’s Your Experience Look Like?
  • 81. What’s Your Experience Look Like?
  • 82. Shift Number 6
    Social Libraries
  • 83. Or will we defend a 16th Century vision?
  • 84. Community
  • 85. Life
  • 86. You can’t wait for everyone to change at once.
  • 87. Shift Number 7
    Partnerships, CollaborationsCooperation
  • 88. Community Networks
  • 89. Do we truly understand their goals &
    environment?
  • 90. Conversations
  • 91. Relationships
  • 92. What do libraries want?
    Relevance
    Making a Difference
  • 93. Choose the pebbles you need to throw and aim now.
  • 94. Make a Connection
  • 95. Know their names!
  • 96. Understand each Person
  • 97. Shift Number8
    An E-learning World
  • 98. You all know e-learning...
    Key strategies that must happen...
    There is an imperative that the library and institutional and provincial/national strategies align quick ly.
    Liaisons need to be prioritized over service
    Self service needs to be thought through
    Niche priorities over service for all
    On demand content
    Copyright, etc.
    Puzzle experiments – i.e. How does the espresso book machine puzzle into our strategies
  • 99. Shift Number 9
    A Volatile World(for you and your employer)
  • 100. Shift Number 9
    InterdisciplinaryCross-disciplinaryMulti-disciplinary
  • 101.
  • 102. Discovery & Ideas
  • 103.
  • 104.
  • 105.
  • 106.
  • 107.
  • 108.
  • 109.
  • 110. The Future Discovered
    Stem Cells
    fMRI and The Brain
    Cloning
    Wind and other energy
    Nanotechnology
    Robotics
    Book Digitization
    Music
    Streaming Media
    Seed Bank
  • 111.
  • 112. Eye Movement Changes
  • 113. Learning Styles
    Visual/Spatial (Picture Smart)
    Verbal/Linguistic (Word Smart)
    Musical/Rhythmic (Music Smart)
    Logical/Mathematical (Number Smart)
    Bodily/Kinesthetic (Body Smart)
    Interpersonal (People Smart)
    Intrapersonal (Self Smart)
    Piaget, Bloom, Gardner, etc.
  • 114.
  • 115. Be where your users are – really where they are.
  • 116. Diabetes Online
    Yes, Stephen did just say Lizard Spit
  • 117. Volatility
    Especially in Education and Research
  • 118. “Web 2.0 generally refers to a second generation of services available on the WWW that lets people collaborate and share information online.” Wikipedia
    Shared Pictures =
    Shared Knowledge =
    Shared Bookmarks =
    Shared News =
    Shared Videos =
    Shared Everything =
  • 119.
  • 120. Credit: Lorcan Dempsey
  • 121. http://heyjude.wordpress.com/2006/09/01/music-inspires-library-20-matrix/
  • 122.
  • 123.
  • 124.
  • 125.
  • 126. What are the Real Challenges?
    Scalability (and this doesn’t mean web scale)
    Retreading our colleagues - quickly
    Prejudice about users & Disrespect of users
    Demographic Mosaic Change
    Lack of Accountability and Urgency to Act
    Demand for Reproducibility and Proofs
    Coordination and Sharing
    Vision
    Leadership
    Financial Resources (excuse vs. reason)
  • 127. Shift Number 10
    The Librarian as Expert Contact& Team Member
  • 128.
  • 129.
  • 130. The thing about success, is that it’s not about things.
    Or 2.0 Technology
  • 131.
  • 132. LibrariansCreating the Third Path…
  • 133. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
    President 2008, SLA
    VP Strategic Partnerships and Markets
    Gale Cengage Learning
    Cel: 416-669-4855
    stephen.abram@cengage.com
    http://www.cengage.com
    Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog
    http://stephenslighthouse.sirsidynix.com

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