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Tomorrow’s Technology, Tomorrow's User, Tomorrow's Library


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Take a glimpse at the emerging technologies, biotechnological enhancements, and shifts in information culture that are impacting the future of libraries.

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Tomorrow’s Technology, Tomorrow's User, Tomorrow's Library

  1. 1. <ul>Tomorrow’s Technology, Tomorrow's User, Tomorrow’s Library </ul><ul>Cliff Landis <li>Georgia State University </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul>Not so long ago…. </ul><ul> </ul>
  4. 5. <ul>Kids today… </ul><ul> </ul>
  5. 6. <ul>TOMORROW’S TECHNOLOGY </ul>
  6. 7. <ul>Say goodbye to your keyboard and mouse… </ul>F:TanLe_2010G.mp4 <ul> </ul><ul> </ul>
  7. 8. <ul>Augmenting Reality </ul><ul> </ul>
  8. 9. F:PranavMistry_2009I.mp4
  9. 10. <ul>TOMORROW'S USER </ul>
  10. 11. <ul>Cyborg Kitteh sez resistance is futile! </ul><ul> </ul>
  11. 12. <ul>Oscar Pistorius </ul><ul><li>Double amputee sprinter.
  12. 13. Runs with the aid of Cheetah Flex-Foot carbon fibre transtibial artificial limbs.
  13. 14. Barred by the IAAF from competition because his artificial lower legs gave him an unfair advantage (a ruling that was eventually overturned). </li></ul><ul> </ul>
  14. 15. <ul>Everyday enhancements </ul>
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  16. 17. <ul>TOMORROW’S LIBRARY </ul>
  17. 18. <ul>No need for Luddites </ul><ul> </ul>
  18. 19. <ul>Libraries vs Publishers </ul>
  19. 20. <ul>The eReader Revolution </ul>
  20. 21. <ul>Lots of books, lots of publishers </ul>
  21. 22. <ul>Make your book on the fly </ul>
  22. 24. <ul>Participatory Culture </ul>
  23. 25. <ul>Where are libraries in all this?!? </ul>