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Discover - e:Tips and Tricks for connecting users to library-provided electronic resources <br />
West St. Petersburg Community Library at St. Petersburg College(Joint-use)<br />Now …<br />
Connecting Users to eContent<br />+<br />Information Discovery<br />Enhanced/creative learning?!<br />
Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li> Acquire
 Promote
 Use
 Success?
 Future?!</li></li></ul><li>Buy smart!<br />Increase usage!<br />
Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li>Acquire
Promote!</li></li></ul><li>Word of mouth!<br />
Promote during library instruction!<br />
Promote during library instruction!<br />
Promote during library instruction!<br />
Promote during library instruction!<br />
Promote during library instruction!<br />
New Book Images Web Page promoting new books and eBooks.<br />
New eContent is promoted through various channels -- Library Blog, Twitter, Toolbars, etc.<br />
RSS feeds on library toolbar!www.conduit.com/<br />
Embedded librarians<br />
Resource page in ANGEL<br />
Help moderate research projects as an Authenticated Guest.<br />A great way to promote applicable resources!<br />
Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li>Acquire
Promote
Use</li></li></ul><li>
Emphasize the importance of citing sources.<br />Copy/paste culture<br />
Create a library repository and include course e-reserves within your Course Management System.<br />
Faculty can search for course content and link to it within their courses!<br />
Create persistent links and include a Meebo widget for “just-in-time” assistance.<br />
Create course accounts so students can access pre-selected content, add notes, create search alerts etc.<br />
Bring content automatically into your courses using RSS!<br />
Here are some of the research tools that have been most valuable to students and faculty. <br />Library toolbar<br />World...
Use Jing to show how to find eContent!<br />
<ul><li> Acquire
 Promote
 Use
Success?</li></li></ul><li>Anecdotal Evidence<br />More and more professors are beginning to “embed” librarians because th...
Each class submits a Technology and Research Use Survey and submits a follow-up research survey once the class is over.  <...
Photo courtesy of Michael Marlatt(Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0)<br />
What is the future of reading and scholarship?<br />
TED videosphere<br />Photo from W3C Mobile Initiative http://www.w3.org/Mobile/<br />Mashups<br />Tools and widgets<br />E...
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Discover - e: Tips and Tricks for Connecting Users to Library-provided Electronic Resources

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OCLC events at ALA Annual 2009 (July 12).

A panel will share advice about helping library users connect with library-provided electronic resources and discuss current innovations in formation discovery.

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Discover - e: Tips and Tricks for Connecting Users to Library-provided Electronic Resources

  1. 1. Discover - e:Tips and Tricks for connecting users to library-provided electronic resources <br />
  2. 2. West St. Petersburg Community Library at St. Petersburg College(Joint-use)<br />Now …<br />
  3. 3. Connecting Users to eContent<br />+<br />Information Discovery<br />Enhanced/creative learning?!<br />
  4. 4.
  5. 5. Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li> Acquire
  6. 6. Promote
  7. 7. Use
  8. 8. Success?
  9. 9. Future?!</li></li></ul><li>Buy smart!<br />Increase usage!<br />
  10. 10. Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li>Acquire
  11. 11. Promote!</li></li></ul><li>Word of mouth!<br />
  12. 12. Promote during library instruction!<br />
  13. 13. Promote during library instruction!<br />
  14. 14. Promote during library instruction!<br />
  15. 15. Promote during library instruction!<br />
  16. 16. Promote during library instruction!<br />
  17. 17. New Book Images Web Page promoting new books and eBooks.<br />
  18. 18. New eContent is promoted through various channels -- Library Blog, Twitter, Toolbars, etc.<br />
  19. 19. RSS feeds on library toolbar!www.conduit.com/<br />
  20. 20. Embedded librarians<br />
  21. 21. Resource page in ANGEL<br />
  22. 22. Help moderate research projects as an Authenticated Guest.<br />A great way to promote applicable resources!<br />
  23. 23. Tips/Tricks Checklist<br /><ul><li>Acquire
  24. 24. Promote
  25. 25. Use</li></li></ul><li>
  26. 26. Emphasize the importance of citing sources.<br />Copy/paste culture<br />
  27. 27. Create a library repository and include course e-reserves within your Course Management System.<br />
  28. 28. Faculty can search for course content and link to it within their courses!<br />
  29. 29. Create persistent links and include a Meebo widget for “just-in-time” assistance.<br />
  30. 30. Create course accounts so students can access pre-selected content, add notes, create search alerts etc.<br />
  31. 31. Bring content automatically into your courses using RSS!<br />
  32. 32.
  33. 33. Here are some of the research tools that have been most valuable to students and faculty. <br />Library toolbar<br />WorldCat Citations<br />Facebook Search App.<br />LINCCWeb Library Toolbar<br />
  34. 34. Use Jing to show how to find eContent!<br />
  35. 35. <ul><li> Acquire
  36. 36. Promote
  37. 37. Use
  38. 38. Success?</li></li></ul><li>Anecdotal Evidence<br />More and more professors are beginning to “embed” librarians because they love the fact that there is someone “present” to help students with their research. Papers are getting better!<br />Students and faculty love the research tools, especially the LibX and LINCCWeb library toolbars and WorldCat citations. These tools allow users to spend more quality time digesting the content rather than jumping through all the access hoops! <br />
  39. 39. Each class submits a Technology and Research Use Survey and submits a follow-up research survey once the class is over. <br />Note: more detailed results are available on request and summaries are available at http://chadmairn.pbwiki.com/ .<br />
  40. 40. Photo courtesy of Michael Marlatt(Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 2.0)<br />
  41. 41. What is the future of reading and scholarship?<br />
  42. 42. TED videosphere<br />Photo from W3C Mobile Initiative http://www.w3.org/Mobile/<br />Mashups<br />Tools and widgets<br />Everything<br />
  43. 43. Strive to acquire more DRM-free (or at least more porous) content!<br />Illustration for an article against DRM by Cory Doctorow, published in Macmania magazine. <br />
  44. 44. Connecting Users to eContent AND to one another<br />+<br />Both Information and Self Discovery<br />Enhanced/creative learning!<br />
  45. 45.
  46. 46. Bloom’s Taxonomy Revised<br />Creation<br />Evaluate<br />Analyze<br />Notice the dotted lines: the learning domains should permeate into one another. No distinct lines! <br />Apply<br />Understand<br />Remember<br />“How the Gifted Brain Learns” -- David A. Sousa, E.D.<br />
  47. 47. Created at: http://www.wordle.net/<br />
  48. 48. Comments/Questions?<br />Chad Mairn, M.L.I.S.St. Petersburg College<br />*e-mail: mairn.chad@spcollege.edu  (office: (727) 341.7181chadmairn@gmail.com<br />chadmairn<br />Presentation: http://www.slideshare.net/chadmairnUnfinished business: http://chadmairn.pbwiki.com/<br />

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