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Sharing Knowledge Acuril08 MG

  1. 1. Acuril 2008 summary followed by a plenary discussion on what could be of interest for us and how to give follow-up sharing knowledge and ideas
  2. 2. ACURIL 2008 <ul><li>“ E-librarian: Ideas, Innovation and Inspiration” </li></ul><ul><li>Acuril participants from our region: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aruba : Astrid Britten, Ronny Alders, Lilian Semeleer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curaçao : Margo Groenewoud </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>St. Maarten : Monique Alberts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Surinam : Jane Smith, Dennis Chin-A-Fat </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Presenting this summary: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Astrid Britten (BNA) & Margo Groenewoud (UNA) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Outline <ul><li>Summary of our experiences </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Workshops and presentations attended </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Things that we have taken home with us (our good intentions) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>From ‘good intentions’ to ‘making it real’ </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do we really want and/or need to invest in? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Would it help to do things cooperatively?* </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>So what do we do next? </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Input from audience: what would you like to work on? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What could we do cooperatively?* </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* see next slide </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. *side note on cooperation <ul><li>co-operation could be: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>information sharing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>policy alignment – working from a shared framework </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>resource sharing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>projects: central coordination, local operation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>projects: central coordination, central operation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Whatever fits the purpose: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improving our services </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Working cost-effectively </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Expanding our possibilities </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Astrid’s Acuril summary <ul><li>Presentations and workshops attended </li></ul><ul><li>Things that I have taken home with me (my good intentions) </li></ul><ul><li>> Go to Astrid’s slides </li></ul>
  6. 6. Margo’s Acuril summary <ul><li>Presentations and workshops attended: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Key-note Stephen Abram </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SIG Academic Libraries (two sessions) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>OCLC general presentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>dLOC (presentation and workshop) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright issues in the digital environment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>E-librarian: redefining roles in academic libraries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Web 2.0 (presentation and workshop) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 (tools and tricks) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Information literacy as the driving engine for economic success </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Putting the ‘e’ in oral history </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. what was it about? <ul><li>Stephen Abram </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Inspiring & Engaging our Communities and Users” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http:// stephenslighthouse . sirsidynix .com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Question: How can libraries and information have no borders? </li></ul><ul><li>1. BE MORE OPEN… </li></ul><ul><li>… to the users’ paths, …to social networks, etc… </li></ul><ul><li>2. REMOVE BORDERS… </li></ul><ul><li>… borders inside library, … between library & users, etc </li></ul><ul><li>3. CONTEXT IS KING </li></ul><ul><li>(not content) (note: this is the added value libraries bring – use it!) </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Special Interest Group Academic Libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion on what was presented to us… </li></ul><ul><li>BIG QUESTIONS: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Is this really our near future? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Is this applicable to us? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Are we – Caribbeans – different? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Conclusion: what do we know about us? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research needed on our youth, how they learn, how they read, how they use internet (web 2.0) etc </li></ul></ul>what was it about?
  9. 9. what was it about? <ul><li>Web 2.0 (Cliff Landis - Valdosta State University) </li></ul><ul><li>What our students use & like: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>social software: Facebook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>communication tools: email, MSN, Skype, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>media: podcast, youtube </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What we – reference librarians - use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reference tools: Zotero (firefox plug-in), librarything.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Email & chat for customer support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>What we should consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Make ourselves visible in our users world = virtual world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know routines of our users and be there where they are </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Learning Web 2.0 (Carrie Glits, Florida University) </li></ul><ul><li>Wat is Web 2.0: all things new on the internet </li></ul><ul><li>Big Question: should we really go into this? </li></ul><ul><li>Most libraries: ”ehm…” or… “who, me?” </li></ul><ul><li>Learning 2.0 is developed as a team challenge for libraries to discover web 2.0. It is a widely used & acclaimed learning programme, valued even by sceptics and non-believers. </li></ul><ul><li>Info: http://plcmcl2-about.blogspot.com/ or google “Learning 2.0” </li></ul>what was it about?
  11. 11. what was it about? <ul><li>Bringing the ‘e’ in oral history </li></ul><ul><li>(Mark Greenberg, University of South Florida) </li></ul><ul><li>Oral History = time consuming </li></ul><ul><li>Simple modern tools such as mp3 can make it easier </li></ul><ul><li>New software available making transcript-typing easier </li></ul><ul><li>Digital transcipt = multi-useable research material </li></ul><ul><li>So: what are we waiting for? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Margo’s Acuril summary <ul><li>2. Things that I have taken home with me (my good intentions) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Intensify contacts with students (clients) > what is their routine? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get insight in to what extent Web 2.0 stuff fits in our region/culture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See what we can do with OCLC on a regional level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bring dLOC to Curaçao </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discuss what we need to do with oral history (new and existing material) </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. From ‘good intentions’ to ‘making it real’ <ul><li>Wrap-up: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What do we really want and/or need to invest in? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Would it help to do things cooperatively?* </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. So what do we do next? <ul><li>Discussion: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Input from audience: what would you like to work on? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>What could we do co-operatively?* </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>* co-operatively could be: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>information sharing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>policy alignment – working from a shared framework </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>resource sharing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>projects: central coordination, local operation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>projects: central coordination, central operation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>

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