The Future of the Library<br />
What are we about as a library?<br />Knowledge management<br />
		Facilitating Knowledge <br />Discovery<br />Creation<br />Dissemination<br />Evaluation<br />
Activities<br />Organize<br />Quality filter<br />Navigate<br />Teach<br />Connect with users<br />Identify and implement ...
What has changed?<br />Books<br />Journals<br />AVs<br />DVDs<br />CDs<br />Microfilm<br />Databases<br />
Now<br />Social networking<br />Blogs<br />Aggregators<br />Twitter<br />Publishing on the web<br />Communities of learnin...
The more things change, the more they remain the same<br />		Knowledge containers<br />			What is critical is the knowledg...
Gutenburg Press 1440<br />Access to knowledge fundamentally changed<br />Greater democratization of knowledge<br />Mass di...
What does this remind you of?<br />Internet and the WWW!<br />
We have stood at this threshold before<br />		What served us then will serve us now<br />Commitment<br />Service ethic	<br...
		What brings innovation?<br />Then Technology<br />People First<br />
What is the role of the library?<br />Bring value to the mission of the organization through knowledge management.<br />
Service organizations support but also lead.<br />
What are the missions of our organization?<br />Education<br />Research<br />Patient Care<br />Community Service<br />
Everything we do must align with the core missions of the institution<br />
It is our job to know the missions of the institution and to pay very close attention to the pressures, changes, needs of ...
Education<br />School of Medicine<br />Cells to Society Curriculum<br />Integration of clinical and basic sciences<br />Ne...
Most faculty new to this type of teaching<br />Need for faculty development<br />Medical Center – increase need for traini...
School of Nursing<br />Ongoing demand for new nurses <br />		online courses, Doctor of Nursing Practice<br />Advanced prac...
Research<br />Translational – Bench to Community and Back to Bench<br />Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)<br...
Greater demands<br />Tension with teaching role<br />Researchers more and more dispersed – across grounds and across the c...
Patient Care<br />Unknown impact of health care reform<br />Financial pressures<br />Building networks – Culpeper – others...
Community Service<br />Engage and listen to the community<br />Provide access to health care<br />Serve the needs of the c...
Commission on the Future of the University <br />Student experience – research, public service, global influences<br />Inc...
Trends in IT and Knowledge management<br />Mobile devices<br />Open source environments<br />Collaboration<br />Integratio...
Economic Pressures<br />Does it align with the mission of the institution?<br />Is it core to the institution and to us?<b...
Successful Organizations Shape their Liabilities into Strengths <br />Ensure each dollar has the greatest impact<br />Less...
Our Strengths as a Library to Address these Missions<br />Positive Image<br />Mandate<br />Service Ethic<br />Creative<br ...
What We Need to Do<br />Clarify, value and celebrate our skills and expertise<br />Embrace the new ways of knowledge manag...
Accept and embrace that change will be constant<br />Need to adapt and innovate will be constant<br />Need for knowledge w...
The Challenge<br />	Create a future where knowledge is embedded in every facet of the institution’s missions<br />	Think, ...
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  1. 1. The Future of the Library<br />
  2. 2. What are we about as a library?<br />Knowledge management<br />
  3. 3. Facilitating Knowledge <br />Discovery<br />Creation<br />Dissemination<br />Evaluation<br />
  4. 4. Activities<br />Organize<br />Quality filter<br />Navigate<br />Teach<br />Connect with users<br />Identify and implement new systems<br />
  5. 5. What has changed?<br />Books<br />Journals<br />AVs<br />DVDs<br />CDs<br />Microfilm<br />Databases<br />
  6. 6. Now<br />Social networking<br />Blogs<br />Aggregators<br />Twitter<br />Publishing on the web<br />Communities of learning<br />
  7. 7. The more things change, the more they remain the same<br /> Knowledge containers<br /> What is critical is the knowledge itself!<br />
  8. 8. Gutenburg Press 1440<br />Access to knowledge fundamentally changed<br />Greater democratization of knowledge<br />Mass distribution now possible<br />Quality could not necessarily be controlled<br />Society, often in the form of libraries, had to develop new systems to manage information explosion<br />Scientists could communicate and share knowledge leading to a knowledge explosion<br />Copyright and Intellectual Property<br />
  9. 9. What does this remind you of?<br />Internet and the WWW!<br />
  10. 10. We have stood at this threshold before<br /> What served us then will serve us now<br />Commitment<br />Service ethic <br />Creativity<br />Innovation<br />Professional values and expertise<br />
  11. 11. What brings innovation?<br />Then Technology<br />People First<br />
  12. 12. What is the role of the library?<br />Bring value to the mission of the organization through knowledge management.<br />
  13. 13. Service organizations support but also lead.<br />
  14. 14. What are the missions of our organization?<br />Education<br />Research<br />Patient Care<br />Community Service<br />
  15. 15. Everything we do must align with the core missions of the institution<br />
  16. 16. It is our job to know the missions of the institution and to pay very close attention to the pressures, changes, needs of the institutional mission. <br />Look for ways that we can support the mission. Proactive, Opportunistic<br />
  17. 17. Education<br />School of Medicine<br />Cells to Society Curriculum<br />Integration of clinical and basic sciences<br />New building with new learning environment<br />New ways of teaching – active learning, small groups<br />Competency –based – all UME, GME, CME<br />New students with new skills and experiences<br />Increased class size<br />Open source movements – Collab<br />Open learning communities – MIT, Minnesota<br />More learning is dispersed – virtual, communities<br />
  18. 18. Most faculty new to this type of teaching<br />Need for faculty development<br />Medical Center – increase need for training that is flexible, uses adult learning theory, cost- effective, different learning levels, compliance requirements<br />EMR – training<br />
  19. 19. School of Nursing<br />Ongoing demand for new nurses <br /> online courses, Doctor of Nursing Practice<br />Advanced practice nurses role in healthcare delivery<br />Interprofessional education<br />
  20. 20. Research<br />Translational – Bench to Community and Back to Bench<br />Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA)<br />“Big Science”<br />Volume of grant submissions increasing but less submissions per grant permitted<br />Knowledge sharing across disciplines<br />Reduced funding – smaller and more elite<br />Increasing need for bioinformatics infrastructure and skill development<br />New paradigms for computing support – cloud computing<br />
  21. 21. Greater demands<br />Tension with teaching role<br />Researchers more and more dispersed – across grounds and across the country<br />eScience<br />Research integrity<br />
  22. 22. Patient Care<br />Unknown impact of health care reform<br />Financial pressures<br />Building networks – Culpeper – others?<br />“Pay for performance”<br />More and more accountability<br />Patient shopping – “medical tourism”<br />New EMR – knowledge based resource integration<br />Patient education<br />Personal Health Records – Google and others<br />Workforce issues<br />
  23. 23. Community Service<br />Engage and listen to the community<br />Provide access to health care<br />Serve the needs of the community<br />Serve the needs of the commonwealth<br />Promote healthy behaviors<br />
  24. 24. Commission on the Future of the University <br />Student experience – research, public service, global influences<br />Increasing international, science, technology<br />Collaboration and Innovation across disciplines<br />CASTL – (Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning)Evidenced-based innovation and improvement in teaching for all programs<br />Presidential Search<br />
  25. 25. Trends in IT and Knowledge management<br />Mobile devices<br />Open source environments<br />Collaboration<br />Integration<br />Traditional “containers” less important – knowledge sharing in non-traditional ways<br />Publishing on the web<br />Knowledge and Social communities<br />
  26. 26. Economic Pressures<br />Does it align with the mission of the institution?<br />Is it core to the institution and to us?<br />What is the net gain or loss?<br />Is it future-oriented? Is it strategic?<br />We will need to do more with less.<br />We will ultimately be stronger for doing this.<br />
  27. 27. Successful Organizations Shape their Liabilities into Strengths <br />Ensure each dollar has the greatest impact<br />Less Money<br />Less user face-to-face contact<br />Make sure we have the best virtual presence <br />Integrate library services inside resources our patrons use<br />WWW/Google<br />
  28. 28. Our Strengths as a Library to Address these Missions<br />Positive Image<br />Mandate<br />Service Ethic<br />Creative<br />Committed <br />Welcome responsibility<br />Entrusted with an excellent library<br />Endowment<br />
  29. 29. What We Need to Do<br />Clarify, value and celebrate our skills and expertise<br />Embrace the new ways of knowledge management<br />Future is unknown but we can shape it<br />Constantly look at the organization for opportunities to provide expertise<br />Collaborate-talk-learn-expand<br />Explore<br />Take risks<br />Innovate and create – learn from each other<br />Innovation is not about technology – it’s people<br />
  30. 30. Accept and embrace that change will be constant<br />Need to adapt and innovate will be constant<br />Need for knowledge will be constant<br />Rather than the institution wanting less of what we do, it wants more but in a new way<br />Library is the intersection of knowledge and innovation and people<br />
  31. 31. The Challenge<br /> Create a future where knowledge is embedded in every facet of the institution’s missions<br /> Think, Imagine, Talk and Share<br /> September 25th LMG Meeting – come ready to share!<br />

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