Are You A 2.0 Library? (METRO)

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Are You A 2.0 Library? (METRO)

  1. 1. Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian Nebraska Library Commission METRO 13 April 2009
  2. 2. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dullhunk/202872717/
  3. 3. http://www.flickr.com/photos/seven13avenue/2381588471 /
  4. 4. Are we locked-in to the old ways? http://www.flickr.com/photos/denverjeffrey/255952747/
  5. 5. http://www.flickr.com/photos/picstever/387307699/
  6. 6. http://www.flickr.com/photos/23258232@N00/1811656015/
  7. 7. Feed Me
  8. 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/11196774@N00/426010338/
  9. 9. http://flickr.com/photos/cambodia4kidsorg/260004685/
  10. 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/tuttlibrary/2419679602
  11. 11. Embrace the Commons C http://www.flickr.com/photos/20176570@N00/2422981453/
  12. 12. Go where the users are http://www.flickr.com/photos/patisfaction/33984854/
  13. 13. • A 2005 report from the Pew Internet and American Life Project called “Teens and Technology” found that teenagers preferred new technology, like instant messaging or text messaging, for talking to friends and use e-mail to communicate with “old people.” • E-mail is “too confusing” http://www.flickr.com/photos/couleursgm/244737979/
  14. 14. http://www.nlc.state.ne.us/ref/contactus.html
  15. 15. Break Down Barriers “The power of a single sledgehammer,” 12 November, 1989 © John Gaps / AP
  16. 16. http://www.libraryforlife.org/firefox/
  17. 17. Can your users find what they’re looking for?
  18. 18. http://www.flickr.com/photos/maisonbisson/2097181217/
  19. 19. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rubyshoes/491964464/
  20. 20. Is your library a Nanny State? http://www.flickr.com/photos/kkanouse/61814643/
  21. 21. http://www.flickr.com/photos/heyjude/498780272/in/photostream/ vs. Join the conversation http://www.flickr.com/photos/heyjude/498780300/
  22. 22. Go Mobile http://www.flickr.com/photos/73084860@N00/7603357/
  23. 23. “Ivanhoe library does not have a conventional reference desk. Instead they use a portable tablet which can be carried around the library by roving reference staff.” http://www.flickr.com/photos/yarraplenty/521189422/ (used with permission)
  24. 24. SMS via E-mail
  25. 25. SMS via E-mail
  26. 26. SMS via E-mail
  27. 27. Thoughts to build on http://www.flickr.com/photos/29498428@N00/2314610838/
  28. 28. http://alreadygone.blogspot.com/2007/08/another-attempt-at-illustrating.html
  29. 29. “It’s the simplest lesson of the Internet: it’s the people stupid. We don’t have computers because we want to interact with machines; we have them because they allow us to communicate more effectively with other people.”
  30. 30. http://www.flickr.com/photos/memestate/54408373/
  31. 31. Michael Sauers Technology Innovation Librarian, Nebraska Library Commission msauers@nlc.state.ne.us www.travelinlibrarian.info www.slideshare.net/travelinlibrarian

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