MOOCs are a Massive
Opportunity for Libraries
Meredith Schwartz
Senior Editor, News & Features

Library Journal
@Kalendari...
Gartner Hype Cycle

Source: www.comindwork.com
MOOCbrarian Role #1:
Material Matchmaker
Locating Open Access alternatives
Negotiating permissions
Finding the boundaries ...
New Developments in Non-OA
Content for MOOCs:
New Developments in Non-OA
Content for MOOCs:
• Coursera + Five Publisher Pilot
• Elsevier + edX
• SIPX creates pay-per-vi...
Pieces of the Production Puzzle
• Lending video recording
equipment
• Providing a recording studio
and/or editing software...
MOOCs for Librarianship
• New Librarianship Masterclass

• Hyperlinked Library
• Metadata: Organizing and Discovering
Info...
MOOCs in the Public Library
Libraries Make Their Own MOOCs

Source: New York Public Library’s Sinology 101 MOOC
Still to Come

• Assessment
• Preservation

Source: Russell Boyatt, University of Warwick
Gartner Hype Cycle

Source: www.comindwork.com
The Embedded MOOCbrarian
Further Reading
• Emerging Technology Plan: Implementing a MOOC
Club
• Disaggregating the Aggregators: MOOCs as Course
Sup...
“The path to success is
to take massive,
determined action.”
—Tony Robbins
Thank you!
Meredith Schwartz
Senior Editor, News & Features

Library Journal
www.libraryjournal.com
mschwartz@mediasourcei...
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MOOC Panel, Meredith Schwartz, Library Journal

  1. 1. MOOCs are a Massive Opportunity for Libraries Meredith Schwartz Senior Editor, News & Features Library Journal @Kalendaries Author of “Massive Open Opportunity: Supporting MOOCs in Public and Academic Libraries”
  2. 2. Gartner Hype Cycle Source: www.comindwork.com
  3. 3. MOOCbrarian Role #1: Material Matchmaker Locating Open Access alternatives Negotiating permissions Finding the boundaries of fair use
  4. 4. New Developments in Non-OA Content for MOOCs:
  5. 5. New Developments in Non-OA Content for MOOCs: • Coursera + Five Publisher Pilot • Elsevier + edX • SIPX creates pay-per-view coursepacks for MOOCs
  6. 6. Pieces of the Production Puzzle • Lending video recording equipment • Providing a recording studio and/or editing software • Check out an audience!
  7. 7. MOOCs for Librarianship • New Librarianship Masterclass • Hyperlinked Library • Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information
  8. 8. MOOCs in the Public Library
  9. 9. Libraries Make Their Own MOOCs Source: New York Public Library’s Sinology 101 MOOC
  10. 10. Still to Come • Assessment • Preservation Source: Russell Boyatt, University of Warwick
  11. 11. Gartner Hype Cycle Source: www.comindwork.com
  12. 12. The Embedded MOOCbrarian
  13. 13. Further Reading • Emerging Technology Plan: Implementing a MOOC Club • Disaggregating the Aggregators: MOOCs as Course Supplements • Make Way for SPOCS: Small, Private Online Courses May Provide What MOOCs Can't
  14. 14. “The path to success is to take massive, determined action.” —Tony Robbins
  15. 15. Thank you! Meredith Schwartz Senior Editor, News & Features Library Journal www.libraryjournal.com mschwartz@mediasourceinc.com

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