wherever they are
School Library Example
• Embedding the library
• Information literacy
skills 21st Century
• Embracing Web 2.0 &
• Content evaluation &
• Mobile apps
Virtual Library Example
• Embedding library
services in virtual
• Embracing Web 3.0
• Global spaces,
“What we’re trying to do is have the library be wherever you are.” Nancy Roderer,
John Hopkins Welch Medical Library http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2010/06/09/hopkins
Web 3.0 & the Rise of a Networked
We all live in virtual worlds, whether or not we have avatars.
Is individual privacy a relic?
Digital citizenship is part of information literacy.
The library and the librarian
are not synonymous.
Take a risk and go where no
librarian has gone before!
“It may be that the great age of libraries is waning, but I am
here to tell you that the great age of librarians is just
beginning. It’s up to you to decide if you want to be a part of
~T. Scott Plutchak
Barlow. A. and R. Leston. (2012). Beyond the Blogosphere: Information and Its
Children. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, LLC.
Carr, N. (2010). The shallows: What the internet is doing to our brains.
New York: W.W. Norton & Co.
Davidson, Cathy N. (2011). Now You See It: How the Brain Science of
Attentioan Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn. New York:
Gleick, J. (2011). The information: A history, a theory, a flood. Pantheon.
Keen, Andrew. (2012). Digital Vertigo. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Lanier, J. (2011). You are not a gadget. New York: Random House.
Rainie, Lee and Barry Wellman. (2012). Networked: The New Social Operating
System. Cambridge, MASS: MIT Press.
Rheingold, H.(2012). Net Smart: How to Thrive Online. Cambridge, MA: MIT.
Solomon, Laura. (2011). Doing Social Media So It matters: A Librarian's Guide.
Chicago: American Library Association.
Turkle, S. (2011). Alone together: Why we expect more from technology and
less from each other. New York: Basic Books.
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