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  • 1. The Big Picture:
    Trends, Technology and Beyond in Libraries
    Stephen Abram, MLS
    Florida Library Directors
    Tallahassee, FL
    Oct. 13, 2011
    These slides are available at Stephen’s Lighthouse blog
  • 2. Change: Are libraries Future Ready?
    Reducing Suspense:
    And the answer is . . . .
    MAYBE
  • 3. Strategic Choice
    Are there too many choices?
    Will disagreements about the
    future freeze the process?
  • 4. se·duc·tion (s-dkshn) n.1. a. The act of seducing.b. The condition of being seduced.2. Something that seduces or has the qualities to seduce; an enticement.[Latin sducti, sductin-, from sductus, past participle of sdcere, to lead astray : s-, apart; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + dcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]
  • 5. Smelly
    Yellow
    Liquid
    Or
    Sex
    Appeal?
  • 6. It’s the Whole Experience
  • 7. News Flash
    “The Internet and technology have now progressed to their infancy”
  • 8. 7 Gifts to Libraries, Publishers & Booksellers
    The book isn’t dead or dying. It is evolving.
    Our users/customers are improving.
    Technology is going social and can support social acts.
    The PC isn’t dead, but, again, it’s evolving and more mobile.
    We know more about our customers than ever before.
    Talent, Insight, Community, have social value.
    Opportunities always exist more in times of change
  • 9.
  • 10.
  • 11.
  • 12.
  • 13.
  • 14.
  • 15. Change can happen very fast
  • 16. Gift #1
  • 17. The Evolutionof Books
  • 18.
  • 19.
  • 20. GBS
  • 21. Launched in US on June 30th
  • 22.
  • 23. Back Office: Baker & Taylor
    Expected Launch Fall 2011
  • 24. Launched July 2011
    $15 Billion Franchise
  • 25. Amazon eBook Subscriptions
  • 26. Can we frame the e-book issue so that it can be addressed rationally?
  • 27. Why do people read?
  • 28. Why do people read?
    To learn
    To engage in hearing other’s opinions (to agree or disagree or understand)
    To develop more knowledge about myself and develop as a whole person
    To be entertained and laugh, to engage and interact
    To address boredom and the inexorable progress of time
    To research and keep up-to-date
    To participate well in civil society (everything from news to voting)
    To be informed (and maybe smarter)
    To understand others (individually and culturally)
    To escape our day-to-day lives
    To stimulate the imagination and be inspired or spiritual
    To write and communicate better through reading others
    To teach
    To have something to talk about
    To connect with like-minded people
  • 29. Fiction
  • 30. Non-Fiction
  • 31.
  • 32.
  • 33. Borders Kobo, B&N Nook, Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad, Sony Reader, etc. . . .
  • 34.
  • 35.
  • 36. Gift #2
  • 37. Content Spam
  • 38. Trans-Literacy: Move beyond reading & PC skills
  • 54. List of content farms and general spammy user generated content sites:
    • Experts Exchange (experts-exchange.com)
    • 55. eZine Articles (ezinearticles.com)
    • 56. Find Articles (findarticles.com)
    • 57. FixYa (fixya.com Helium (helium.com)
    • 58. Hub Pages (hubpages.com)
    • 59. InfoBarrel (infobarrel.com)
    • 60. Livestrong (livestrong.com)
    • 61. Mahalo (mahalo.com)
    • 62. Mail Archive (mail-archive.com)
    • 63. Question Hub (questionhub.com)
    • 64. Squidoo (squidoo.com)
    • 65. Suite101 (suite101.com)
    • 66. Twenga (twenga.com)
    • 67. WiseGeek (wisegeek.com)
    • 68. Wonder How To (wonderhowto.com)
    • 69. Yahoo! Answers (answers.yahoo.com)
    • 70. Xomba (xomba.com)
    • 71. All Experts (allexperts.com)
    • 72. Answers (answers.com)
    • 73. Answer Bag (answerbag.com)
    • 74. Articles Base (articlesbase.com)
    • 75. Ask (ask.com)
    • 76. Associated Content (associatedcontent.com)
    • 77. BizRate (bizrate.com)
    • 78. Buzle (buzzle.com)
    • 79. Brothersoft (brothersoft.com)
    • 80. Bytes (bytes.com)
    • 81. ChaCha (chacha.com)
    • 82. eFreedom (efreedom.com)
    • 83. eHow (ehow.com)
    • 84. Essortment (essortment.com)
    • 85. Examiner (examiner.com)
    • 86. Expert Village (expertvillage.com)
    • 87. )
  • 88.
  • 89.
  • 90. The nasty facts about Google & Bing and consumer search:
    SEO / SMO
    Content Farms
    Advertiser-driven
    Geotagging
    Whack-a-Mole:
    Farmer
    Panda
    Panda Silver
    GOOG
  • 91. Gift #3
  • 92. The Evolutionof Answers
  • 93. Sensemaking: Too much choice
  • 94. Why do people ask questions?
  • 95. What are your top 10-20 questions?What is the service portfolio model that goes with those?
  • 96. The new bibliography and collection development
    KNOWLEDGE PORTALS
    KNOWLEDGE,
    LEARNING,
    INFORMATION &
    RESEARCH
    COMMONS
  • 97. Driving the Knowledge Portal alignment with User Behaviour
  • 98.
  • 99. What does all this mean?
    • The Article level universe
    • 100. The Chapter and Paragraph Universe
    • 101. Integrated with Visuals – graphics and charts
    • 102. Integrated with ‘video’
    • 103. Integrated with Sound and Speech
    • 104. Integrated with social web
    • 105. Integrated with interaction and not just interactivity
    • 106. How would you enhance a book?
    • 107. How do Libraries play the game?
  • What Are Libraries Really For?
  • Questions for Libraries & Publishers Today:
    Are our priorities right?
    Are learning, research, discovery changing materially and what is actually changing?
    Books. Meh.
    What is the role of information and recreational reading in the real future (that is not an extension of the past)?
    Are we for the 21st Century world that will be or the 20th Century one that was?
  • 114. Grocery Stores
  • 115. Grocery Stores
  • 116. Grocery Stores
  • 117. Cookbooks, Chefs . . .
  • 118. Cookbooks, Chefs . . .
  • 119. Meals
  • 120. Gift #4
  • 121. Mobility: Where the Patron Is
  • 122. Mobility
  • 123.
  • 124. Gift #5
  • 125. Libraries are Social Institutions
  • 126.
  • 127. The New Social Skills
    • Credulity (tricks, SEO, SMO, spam, phish, farms)
    • 128. Transparent distrust and radical intellect
    • 129. The Filter Bubble
    • 130. Finding black hole data (like non-digital)
    • 131. Networking with a Closed Circle
    • 132. Beyond search to find/discover, choose/use, understand/internalize and FORGET.
    • 133. Tagging and organizing – offline remembering
    • 134. Information ethics and creation
    • 135. Curation
  • How would this look?
    • Top Reference and Research Questions
    • 136. Do you know them? Or do you know retail sales numbers or circulation numbers better?
    • 137. Health . . .
    • 138. Career Advice and Job Finding
    • 139. Genealogy
    • 140. Homework
    • 141. Etc.
  • Chefs, counsellors, teachers, magicians
    Librarians, Publishers and Booksellers play a vital role in building the critical connections between information , knowledge & learning.
  • 142.
  • 143. Libraries
    Are Social Institutions
  • 144.
  • 145.
  • 146. Summary
    • End User Psychographic Centricity
    • 147. Focus on the Questions (Needs, CRM)
    • 148. Build or Buy Knowledge Portals (Meals)
    • 149. Emphasize Content Quality (not books)
    • 150. Expand Social Media Programs on Information Literacy
    • 151. Advocate and Align with the Listener
    • 152. Tell Stories, Have users tell stories
    • 153. Invest in Strategic Analytics – Measurements of Impact, ROI and Value
    • 154. Collaborate vs. socialize
  • News Flash
    News Flash
    Shift Happens
  • 155. Focus on the ShiftsAnd Innovate THERE
    The biggest shift from the internet and the web has been the social web.
  • 156.
  • 157. The power of libraries
  • 158. Stephen Abram, MLS, FSLA
    VP strategic partnerships and markets
    Cengage Learning (Gale)
    Cel: 416-669-4855
    stephen.abram@cengage.com
    Stephen’s Lighthouse Blog
    http://stephenslighthouse.com
    Facebook or Google+: Stephen Abram
    LinkedIn / Plaxo: Stephen Abram
    Twitter: sabram
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