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Cloud Computing and Libraries

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Cloud Computing and Libraries

  1. 1. Libraries in the Cloud:<br />Starting the Conversation<br />Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/20353608@N04/3081046647/<br />
  2. 2. Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/jasohill/45710262/<br />
  3. 3. …Cheap, utility-supplied computing will ultimately change society as profoundly as cheap electricity did. <br />Nick Carr… “The Big Switch”<br />
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  5. 5. The Cloud Computing Manifesto Principles<br /><ul><li> User centric
  6. 6. Philanthropic
  7. 7. Openness
  8. 8. Transparency
  9. 9. Interoperability
  10. 10. Representation
  11. 11. Discrimination
  12. 12. Evolution
  13. 13. Balance
  14. 14. Security</li></ul>Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/49014237@N00/491134213/<br />
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  16. 16. The age of silos is over….<br />Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/52587958@N00/183360432/<br />
  17. 17. OCLC views these new services as increasing the value of the subscriptions it offers to its members. It eliminates many of the redundancies inherent in the current patterns of library automation and allows libraries to take advantage of Web-scale efficiencies. – Marshall Breeding<br />Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/81841957@N00/430328206/<br />
  18. 18. Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/52942259@N00/2232724570/<br />
  19. 19. “Visits to libraries, focus groups, and over a decade of engagement in the library automation world have convinced me that libraries require less complexity in their management systems”<br />
  20. 20. Libraries spend a great deal of time on repetitive tasks, such as cataloging best-sellers, while ignoring the most valuable aspects of their collections: the archives, the rare items, the unique collections. <br />Libraries must &quot;transfer effort into higher value activity&quot; and embrace the web as the primary technology infrastructure.<br />Report of <br />The Library of Congress Working Group <br />on the Future of Bibliographic Control <br />
  21. 21. libraries <br />in the cloud<br />http://flickr.com/ivanomak/378880737/<br />
  22. 22. Libraries in the cloud<br />library management<br />http://flickr.com/ivanomak/378880737/<br />
  23. 23. Libraries in the cloud<br />discovery<br />http://flickr.com/ivanomak/378880737/<br />
  24. 24. tools<br />for<br />anyone<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  25. 25. collaborate. create.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  26. 26. sync. share.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  27. 27. post. publish.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  28. 28. connect. converse.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  29. 29. listen. learn.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />
  30. 30. anywhere. anytime.<br />http://flickr.com/photos/cogdog/265279980/<br />

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