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FEDLINK Membership Meeting June 2, 2009

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  1. 2. Editor: Elizabeth Periale Contributions to blog by approximately 20 staff FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09
  2. 3. <ul><li>Smithsonian Institution Libraries Strategic Planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Began 2/2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hired a Consultant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Involved other SI partners; SIL Board </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Included Web 2.0 initiatives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. G. Wayne Clough, 12th Secretary of the Smithsonian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology and new modes of communication based on the World Wide Web are dramatically altering the way people access, interact with and communicate knowledge. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Smithsonian Strategic Planning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Began Fall 2008 </li></ul></ul>FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09
  3. 4. <ul><li>Smithsonian 2.0 ( ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Gathering to Re-Imagine the Smithsonian in the Digital Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does SI effectively serve its growing virtual visitors? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does SI deliver to those visitors 137 million artifacts, works of art and scientific specimens in its collections? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>How does SI do so in an engaging, educational manner? </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Smithsonian 2.0 Forum – Opening a dialog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All Access vs. Controlled Access </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Strategize vs. Explore </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free vs. Charge a Fee </li></ul></ul></ul>FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09
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  8. 9. TypePad Posts automatically appear on facebook and twitter Stats on May 4, 2009 Page views: 26,874 Average per day: 51 In the last 7 days: 804 Today: 46 Stats on May 27, 2009 Page views: 30149 Average per day: 55.83 In the past 7 days: 920 Today: 63 FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09
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  12. 13. <ul><li>Creating the Digital Library </li></ul><ul><li>The soundtrack is the Smithsonian Polka . </li></ul>FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09
  13. 14. <ul><li>Elizabeth Periale, SIL Blog Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Kalfatovic, SIL Assistant Director Digital Services and creator of Creating the Digital Library </li></ul>FEDLINK Membership Meeting 6/2/09