Acrl 2011 tech_lib_roundup


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Gabe Gossett's portion of the April 12 ACRL Technology and Libraries Lightening Roundup.

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Acrl 2011 tech_lib_roundup

  1. 1. Gabe Gossett Librarian for Extended Education at Western Washington University
  2. 2. Interdependence/Interconnected <ul><ul><li>Technology Sabbath (Shlain) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Romanticize” the research process (Lanier) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Benefits of organizational change  </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Virtual spaces <ul><ul><li>Distance ed pushing us to develop virtual learning spaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Experimental phase </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tools, techniques, and access vary widely by institution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hybrid: virtual tools giving choice of access within physical libraries </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. This is the story . . .  Coastal Carolina University (Barbara Burd, Jennifer Shinaberger, Tracy Gaskin, and Casey Schacher) <ul><ul><li>Larger university changes leading to new collaborations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving IT into the library  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IT learns about librarians, librarians upgrade skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving library access points into BlackBoard </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. The Backchannel to the Backchannel
  6. 6. Poster: Using Focus Groups to Assess Library Services for Distance Users (Jennifer Castaldo and Christine Patterson)
  7. 7. Poster: &quot;Be where Our Faculty Are:&quot; Technology Use Information seeking Workflows (Julia Bauder & Jenny Emanuel) <ul><ul><li>Survey at Grinnel College and Illinois University  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>55% of faculty (67% of junior faculty) use Google Scholar at least weekly  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>32% use mobile devices on the web  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>90% use Wikipedia once a month  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>77% would definitely use a personalized library web page  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>71% would like to have new book email alerts  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>75% want tables of contents delivered over email </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Talk: Is there a Role for Trust in Science? (Jean-Claude Bradley) <ul><ul><li>The open notebook concept </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moving from a system of peer review to proof </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ChemInfo Validation Explorer: a database of organic compounds melting points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Still an open question about long term data management </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Vendor product: Springshare's LibAnswers with Multilytics