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Access Services 2.0: Tools for a new era


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Access Services 2.0: Tools for a new era

  1. 1. Access Services 2.0: Tools for the new era Andrew Shuping November 12, 2009 Jack Tarver Library, Mercer University
  2. 2. What are we covering? <ul><ul><li>Why new tools? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What types of things did we try? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What failed? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What worked? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Why new tools? <ul><li> </li></ul>
  4. 4. Exploration <ul><li> </li></ul>
  5. 5. New     <ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6.   <ul><li> </li></ul>
  7. 7. Improve efficiency <ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. Collaboration <ul><li> </li></ul>
  9. 9. It's Free! <ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 10. What we tried <ul><li>Some of the things that we tried in the beginning: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki manual </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Map </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Wiki Manual <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  12. 12.   <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  13. 13. Google Document (pt 1) <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  14. 14. ILL Blog <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  15. 15. ILL Map
  16. 16.   <ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. Why did they fail? <ul><ul><li>Not the right time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the right people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the right interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the right way to present it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not the right project </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Fear <ul><li> </li></ul>
  19. 19.   <ul><li> </li></ul>
  20. 20. However... <ul><li>Would I try these tools again? </li></ul><ul><li>Without a doubt. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><li>Circumstances change. </li></ul><ul><li>People change. </li></ul><ul><li>Tools get better. </li></ul>
  21. 21. What did work? <ul><li>For staff use: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LibraryThing  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Generating ideas: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Society of the World </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friendfeed </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Google Calendar <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  23. 23. Google Documents (pt. 2) <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  24. 24. LibraryThing <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  25. 25. Library Society of the World (LSW) <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  26. 26. What else do I want to try?     <ul><ul><li>IM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wiki...yes again </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>dropi.o </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>GoodReads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ninite </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. dropi.o <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  28. 28. Ninite <ul><li>  </li></ul>
  29. 29. Recommendations <ul><ul><li>What is it that you need? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Who are the people using it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What tech skills do they have </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Find a tool that meets your need </li></ul></ul><ul><li>and most importantly... </li></ul>
  30. 30.   <ul><li> </li></ul>
  31. 31. take chances <ul><li> </li></ul>
  32. 32. Make some waves <ul><li> </li></ul>
  33. 33. Be willing to take u-turns <ul><li> </li></ul>
  34. 34. Play! <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  35. 35.   <ul><li> N00 /1507585665/ </li></ul>
  36. 36. Thank you! <ul><li>I can be found at: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Link for my presentation will be located on my webpage </li></ul>