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B104: New directions for libraries
Internet Librarian International 2013
15.10.2013
Anita Laamanen
VTT Technical Research ...
211/10/2013
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
VTT IS
 a globally networked multitechnological applied
research org...
311/10/2013
1997 •E-journals 306
•Article downloads 1.500
•National seminar on e-journals (1999)
2002 •E-journals 3.100
•F...
411/10/2013
Development of VTT’s electronic library
0%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
Proportion of electronic to print journals
e-j...
511/10/2013
Background for electronic only library
 Several office buildings scattered all over Finland and also abroad
...
611/10/2013
Tricks for electronic only library
 Deployment
 Library team recommends e-books
 Training and communication...
711/10/2013
Challenges for electronic only library
 Cost
 As a multidisciplinary research institution, VTT needs content...
811/10/2013
Contact
Anita Laamanen
VTT, Knowledge Solutions
www.vtt.fi
Anita.Laamanen@vtt.fi
Tel. +358 20 722 4401
911/10/2013
VTT creates business from technology
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New directions for libraries - Anita Laamanen

  1. 1. B104: New directions for libraries Internet Librarian International 2013 15.10.2013 Anita Laamanen VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
  2. 2. 211/10/2013 VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland VTT IS  a globally networked multitechnological applied research organisation VTT HAS  extensive cross-disciplinary technological and business expertise  unique research infrastructure  comprehensive global partnership networks in business, industrial and research communities VTT CREATES  new technology and science-based innovations in co-operation with domestic and foreign partners Focus areas of research  Applied materials  Bio- and chemical processes  Energy  Information and communication technologies  Industrial systems management  Microtechnologies and electronics  Services and the built environment  Business research VTT Group  Turnover 316 M€ (2012)  Personnel 3,206 (31.12.2012)  Established 1942  VTT has been granted ISO9001:2008 certificate.
  3. 3. 311/10/2013 1997 •E-journals 306 •Article downloads 1.500 •National seminar on e-journals (1999) 2002 •E-journals 3.100 •First e-books •Big deals •Member of the national consortium 2009 •E-journals 19.000 •E-books 18.000 •Discovery service 2013 •E-journals 34.000 •E-books 54.000 •Importance of market information grows Development of VTT’s electronic library
  4. 4. 411/10/2013 Development of VTT’s electronic library 0% 20% 40% 60% 80% 100% Proportion of electronic to print journals e-journals p-journals
  5. 5. 511/10/2013 Background for electronic only library  Several office buildings scattered all over Finland and also abroad  Employees are mobile: 9% of full-time VTTers remote work on a regular basis, normally 1 - 2 days a week.  24/7 availability
  6. 6. 611/10/2013 Tricks for electronic only library  Deployment  Library team recommends e-books  Training and communications  Advertising collections in intranet  Technical  Multi-user access always when possible  Financial aspects  E-books are paid from the library budget, p-books from the research budget
  7. 7. 711/10/2013 Challenges for electronic only library  Cost  As a multidisciplinary research institution, VTT needs content from several subject areas. Potential users per subject area are very small. Publishers set prices per FTE.  Devices  Only 10% has handheld computer (iPad etc).  Changing the way to work, news ways need to be learned.
  8. 8. 811/10/2013 Contact Anita Laamanen VTT, Knowledge Solutions www.vtt.fi Anita.Laamanen@vtt.fi Tel. +358 20 722 4401
  9. 9. 911/10/2013 VTT creates business from technology

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